Italy is the subject of the latest "100 Years of Beauty" video series from Cut. As one of the most influential places on Earth in terms of 20th century style, there's a lot to cover…in about a minute.

As you can see, it's pretty much an overview of all Western beauty trends, which speaks to the influence of Italian designers and style-people. It's also pretty crazy to see how different the same person can look. People don't change, but style does. CONSTANTLY.

For example, here's an austere, simple look from the 1940s, when shortages and war made life not terribly fabulous:

She's smiling because Mussolini is the coolest. (Via YouTube)

And here's a common 1960s style:

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