Rashida Jones' Purple Highlights Are Subtle, But They Make a Big Statement

It's been a few months since purple hair was THE celebrity trend (that title currently goes to the lob), but the shade is just as fresh as ever. Rashida Jones debuted purple hair that is somehow subtle enough to be totally unexpected. I'm a huge sucker for any purple-haired celeb these days, but Jones' new 'do rivals even Kelly Osborne's violet locks.

The former Parks & Recreation star appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night, where she joined the host in a few rousing parodies of this year's biggest pop hits ("Oh won't you/drink with me/I hate my family." sung to the tune of Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" is particularly a memorable line). As hilarious as the skit was, Jones' dip-dyed brown hair, quirky glasses, and ruffled black dress stole the show.

Her whole outfit was totally adorkable (yes, I actually wrote that), but the deep purple highlights added a level of edginess to the whole look. I don't think the glasses, which reminded me of the ones Maddy Feguson wears on Twin Peaks to distract you from the fact that she's played by the same actress as the late Laura Palmer, would have worked at all without the too cool for school hair.

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Although this is the first I've seen or heard about Jones going purple, it seems the actress went for purple ombre awhile back. Here's a photo from her Instagram account that was posted on November 1st.

Love. It.