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Snood - the ribbon part, not the net You must arrange your hair before putting one on. Simply, this does not mean a ponytail or long braid laying loosely in the net...you must pin it somehow and hide the ends. In the 1860's, women always styled their hair before donning a decorative net. It wasn't used in lieu of styling.
timelytresses.com... This is the correct kind of net and ribbon to wear. Seen more on younger ladies than on older, but not unusual for older ladies either. It is not correct to call them snoods - snoods were worn during WWII. These are nets.