RED OAKS: General Hair Notes

See notes and reference images below.

Please note, everyone will have some type of hair product applied (hairspray, etc...).

  • Men come with clean, dry hair. (Do not wear any heavy pomades or anything that slicks the hair back.) 
  • If your hair is curly, come with curly hair. 
  • Women who know how to use hot rollers and/or curling iron, please utilize.
  • Women with short hair: please come with clean, dry hair and the hair department will style it.
  • Women with long hair: come with dry hair. Blow dry hair upside down to increase volume at roots. Blow dry with a mousse or a light, non-sticky product that won't weigh hair down.
  • Do not come to set with greasy roots. Please do not overuse dry shampoo. If you have a dry shampoo product you like to use, bring it with you, and the hair department will apply it for you. 

RED OAKS: What to bring to your costume fitting....

Please bring/wear the following to your costume fitting:



  • general period appropriate underwear, soft cup bra or bralette and full coverage "bikini" underwear. Nude colored bra and nude colored underwear is preferred. No molded cup, padded, push-up or sports bras. No boy short or thong underwear. 
  • Nude panty hose/hosiery
  • If you have it, please wear/bring gold necklace and earrings, pearl necklace and earrings, tennis bracelet.
  • If cast as a golfer, please bring your own golf shoes.
  • If cast as a pool patron, please bring thong underwear to wear under swimsuit, and if you have it: 1980s visor, sunhat, and/or flip-flops.



  • period appropriate underwear (no boxers, no boxer briefs). Please wear white briefs and a v-neck undershirt.
  • White short sleeve undershirt
  • socks
  • If cast as a golfer, please bring your own golf shoes.
  • If cast as a pool patron, please wear white brief underwear (no boxers/boxer briefs). If you have it: 1980s flip-flops or deck shoes.

Men, if you have it, please also wear/bring the following (see reference photos below):

  • Pastel or light color Oxford or polo shirt with no logos. 
  • Pleated pants, khakis or shorts 
  • Plaid golf pants (no madras)
  • Dock siders
  • Classic Sneakers
  • Penny Loafers
  • Plain light-colored sweater vests
  • Gold chain necklace and/or gold bracelet