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10 Celebrity Pixie Cuts That Will Inspire A Big Chop

From Zoe Kravitz to Emma Watson.

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One could argue that Audrey Hepburn brought pixie hair into the mainstream when she chopped off her lengths in Roman Holiday. The scene implied freedom from past selves and patriarchal expectations of women — and these celebrity pixie cuts prove the style’s enduring appeal.

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Michelle Williams’ Side Swept Cut

While at the 2018 premiere of Venom, Williams wore her signature tapered pixie cut with the longer front pieces swept to the side.

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Rihanna’s Baby Bangs Pixie

It's nearly impossible to keep track of Rihanna's hair changes, but the entrepreneur-singer-actor regularly returns to the pixie cut. She wore the short style with baby bangs at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Bella Hadid’s Glam Faux Pixie

At the 2019 Met Gala, Hadid decided to channel the year's "Camp" theme with a sophisticated and sleek (but faux) pixie cut and bejeweled cutout dress.

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Winona Ryder’s ‘90s Pixie

The pixie cut was the look in the '90s, and Ryder was the it-girl of the decade — so obviously the two had to join forces. Here the actor rocks a disheveled styling of the cut at the 1997 AMC Film Festival in Los Angeles.

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Zendaya’s Powder Blonde Pixie

Another hair chameleon, Zendaya chose to transform her naturally dark strands into a loosely textured platinum blonde pixie at the 2017 Fashion Awards in London.

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Emma Watson’s Surprising Pixie

Because of her role as Hermione Granger, Watson was associated with long and unruly curls. But in 2010, the actor attended a Harry Potter premiere with a short pixie cut topped with a glamorous hair accessory.

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Halle Berry’s Historic Pixie

In 2002, Berry made history as the first African American to win an Oscar for best actress. At the awards ceremony, the star opted for a face-highlighting pixie cut to complete her now-infamous sheer dress.

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Zoe Kravitz’s Short And Sweet ‘Do

Kravitz cycles through different hairstyles, but the pixie seems to be her go-to. At a 2020 event for her show High Fidelity, the actor wore the style short and tapered with a prominent side part.

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Mia Farrow’s Famous Pixie Cut

In 1968, hairstylist Vidal Sassoon famously chopped Farrow’s long locks into a short pixie cut for her role in Rosemary’s Baby. The style remains a signature look for the actor and iconic moment in movie history.

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Rowan Blanchard’s Face-Framing Pixie

At a Women in Film Oscar Party in 2019, Blanchard demonstrated that a pixie cut can look chic even as it begins to grow out. The longer layers of her ‘do became face-framing pieces that made for an elegant look.

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