The 1950s was a decade known for experimentation with new styles and culture. Following World War II and the economy years of the post-war period, the 1950s were a time of comparative prosperity, which influenced style and the concept of charm. Hairstylists found new hairstyles for rich patrons. The American film industry, and popular music industry influenced short haircut around the world, both in mainstream fashion and teenage sub-culture. With the advent of the rock music industry, teenage culture, and teenage fashion became progressively important and unique from mainstream fashion, with American style being imitated in Europe, Asia, Australasia and South America. The dynamism and simultaneous retreat to more conservative times are both clear in the era’s styles, which veer wildly from rockabilly hair to pixie cuts and primly wavy bobs. It was a time of enormous change and style to match, so check out some of the 50s Hairstyles For Short Hair.