In seasons one and two (which take place between 1912 and 1920), Mary is seen wearing more complex coiffures. During that time, these types of intricate updos signified maturity among women, a trait Lady Mary often flaunts. But as the 1920s progressed, the bobbed style came into fashion due to American influences like Louise Brooks and Irene Castle. Women began chopping off their length for the more daring chin-length look.
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