Pompadour is a hairstyle named after Madame de Pompadour (1721 – 1764), Mistress of Louis XV. Pompadour Hairstyle initially was very famous amongst fashionable women in 18th Century. Pompadour Hairstyles was revised as a part of the, “Gibson Girl” look in the 1890’s and continued to be in Vogue until World War 1. The style was in vogue for women once again in the 1940’s. The men’s version came into existence later in 1950’s.
Pompadour Hairstyle for Men was invented by Elvis Presley, nothing short of a Rock God, made it extremely famous. Elvis Presley an “Early Country, Rock and Roll Star” made the Globe go nuts over “The Pompadour Hairstyle”. The Pompadour Hairstyle, in the Modern Japanese Popular Culture, was often worn by Gang Members, Thugs, Members of Yakuza and its junior counterpart Brozoku and other similar groups such as Yankii (High-School Hoodlums). The Pompadour Hairstyle was adopted in the East too. In Afghanistan “Ahmad Zahir, as well as actors such as James Dean and Desi Arnaz”
The Pompadour Hairstyle gives a touch of Retro, Modern, Classy, Western and Rock-Star look. Today, The Pompadour Hairstyle is worn by celebrity men who include “David Beckham, Zac Efron, Zayn Malik, Justin Timberlake, Jessy Nelson and Shahid Kapoor”. We have 10 Elegant Pompadour Hairstyles which will make you feel like a Rock-Star.