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8 Queens of the Pixie Cut

Pixie cuts have always been a staple of Hollywood, defining elegance with Audrey Hepburn’s principal style in the 50s, all the way to Miley Cyrus’ career-changing chop in more recent times.

Now with more high-profile celebs taking on the trend, it seems the cut is enjoying its usual prominence in 2015. A-listers such as Lena Dunham, Lily Collins, Tyra Banks, Nicole Richie and Rita Ora have chosen the look this year – and your clients may want to follow suit.

To inspire them – and you – we’ve found 8 of our favourite pixie cuts throughout Hollywood’s history. Take a look.

1. Audrey Hepburn


The darling of the Golden Era of cinema was renowned for this short crop, first showcased as part of the storyline for her role in Roman Holiday. Although daring at the time, the style has had an enduring legacy. Thanks Audrey!

2. Twiggy

Twiggy In Hollywood

An alluring figure of the 60s mod look, Twiggy was known as much for her big eyes and thin physique as she was for this chic pixie cut.

3. Mia Farrow 

mia farrow

In the late 60s Mia cut this style herself and had it perfected by the one and only Vidal Sassoon.

4. Liza Minelli

Liza MINNELLI in 'Cabaret' 1972

Liza’s jet-black pixie cut, complete with pointed edges and dramatic fringe, was a defining feature of her role in the 1972 film Cabaret.

5. Keri Russell


Keri’s cutting of her iconically long locks was so controversial in the late 90s, it was credited with the drop in ratings of her hit show Felicity. We’re personally quite enamoured with her take on the curly pixie cut.

6. Halle Berry


Halle Berry’s pixie cut has been a defining feature of her look from her career beginnings in the 80s, all the way to her hair aesthetic in 2015.

7. Miley Cyrus


Cyrus famously went from girl next door Hannah Montanna to the tongue-wagging, wrecking-ball-riding iteration of her persona today, with this chop two years ago.

8. Jennifer Lawrence

jen lawrence

In the eyes of the public J-Law can do wrong – we tend to agree when it comes to this layered pixie cut, that the actress has been sporting since late 2013.

Worn on red carpets both classic and modern, the pixie cut has proved itself as a timeless style that is still dominating the trends in 2015. Which of your clients will opt for this look?

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