First came the lob, then the pixie, and now, a new celebrity hairstyle is taking over as it-trend of the moment. Kerry Washington debuted bangs in NYC on Thursday, and the fresh chop suits her beautifully. With the premiere of Scandal's fifth season on Thursday, and her stunning straight-off-the-runway Marc Jacobs look at the Emmys last week, there is no denying that Washington is on a roll. What better way to celebrate this streak of success then with a fresh new 'do?
The 38-year-old follows the example of a plethora of other celebs who have also hopped on the bangs bandwagon. Ciara has been rocking wispy bangs for a while now, as has The Dutchess of Cambridge. Laverne Cox and Taraji P. Henson both had short-lived stints with blunt bangs, and Sarah Jessica Parker just donned the hairdo on the cover of Harper's Bazaar, even if they were just clip-ins. Clearly, bangs are #trending for fall.
As for Washington, her spin on the popular look came in fringe form. She flaunted wispy feather-like bangs that framed her face perfectly. I know she sported bangs as Olivia Pope on the early seasons of Scandal, but never really IRL. Here's to hoping she sticks with the pretty style for a while.
Take a look.
The truth is, Washington can pull off just about any hairstyle she wants. Although bangs are my favorite on her, let's take a look at seven other hair looks she has donned before.
1. Tight Curls
Washington rarely wears her hair curly anymore, and I really wish she would because it looks gorgeous.
2. Long and Sleek
Wow. I'm obsessed with this look.
3. Short Bob
I was a big fan of this short bouncy bob she rocked in her early days.
Washington gave the collar-bone grazing lob a shot, and it looks amazing on her.
5. Swept-Back Pony
I'm really digging this pulled back look.
6. Mid-Length Side Part
7. Messy Braid
Edgy yet totally chic.
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