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When referring to a traditional Italian hairstyle, it is pretty hard to think of a particular one. The representation of national traditions has changed drastically over time. Look back at Renaissance loose hairstyles with a defined hairline, the Baroque drawn back heavy braids, held by golden jewelry-embroidered headband, — these are impossible to associate with playful short puddle cuts, that the glamorous Italian actresses stunned the world with in the middle of the 20th century. Italy is generally associated with traditions, but, indeed, they do change. To understand the concept of traditional Italian hairstyles better, hop on a timespan and travel back to the rise of artistic era in 16th century, slowly making the way up to present day, where some elements are new, some are borrowed, and some have never gone out of style. A single glimpse at the Renaissance exposition in any art museum gives a complete picture of sophisticated, yet natural, ways Italian woman used to decorate their hair. Bonnets embroidered with pearls and sapphires and golden headbands really stand out on the paintings by some renowned artists of the era, like Sobanisba Anguissola, who painted herself and her sisters. Her portraits draw introduction to a traditional «Rinascimento»...