The Pixie Cut has a rebellious past with an iconic Fanclub and quite the story to tell.
From that memorable scene on the silver screen with Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (1953) the iconoclast Pixie Cut quickly became a symbol of empowerment, new beginnings and freedom. With the 1960s came ideas of gender fluidity and the look was catapulted further into popular culture, as seen on Twiggy and Mia Farrow in Rosemary's Baby - still a major reference today, imo.
From then, like most trends, it comes and goes from the spotlight, weaving its way through It Girls and movie stars of the 90s; Chloë Sevigny, Winona Ryder and Halle Berry, snapping back at beauty ideals with their own individualistic styles.
Today, we love to see a fresh take on the iconic Pixie Cut, in all its forms and colours. We hope you enjoy our ode to the Pixie Cut, and if you like what you see, don't be afraid to embrace the change!
Wet look Kiss Curls à la Josephine Baker. Alexa Demie we stan.
Minimal and androgynous. Great haircut, Fran Summers.
Celeste Fitzpatrick proves that a pixie on the go won't get in your eyes.
Charithra Chandran sets the stakes high for a texturised, wet-look pixie.
Ruth Negga shows that curls love a Pixie cut and purple eyeliner, too.
Prim and proper in the Dior Matrix, a sleek moment for this 'do on the SS22 runway.
Emma Watson goes a little bit mod for Prada. You can really work in a good amount of texture with a Pixie cut.
Edie Campbell is swamp chic.
Bleached hair, bleached brow and sun-kissed blush. We love it! Suzi Leenaars for Chanel.
60s pretty in baby pink, Lucan Gillespie for Chanel
Slick it back and have fun with colour. Emma Corrin knows that pink hair is still cool.
Supersize your accessories like Prada, SS19.
Grown-out pixie, like a Mixie, mullet meets pixie. Extra fun with colour at Chloe Pre Fall 23.
London Scully packs a tropical punch at the GCDS show.
Heaps of gel, a centre part, some cute flicks, glossy skin and your best glitter heels. Ready!
A no-make-up, shiny hair look for when you're going from the beach to dinner. As seen backstage at Jacquemus Spring 2023 RTW.
Arty and demure like Lea Seydoux
Esther Mcgregor is a Miu Miu biker baddie in fur and leather.
Bedazzled! Don't shy away from the hair gel if you're really committed to pulling off a long-lasting, dance-all-night look, like Florence.
Texture, volume, flicky bits! Ella Hunt shows us pretty.
The one and only Zoe Kravitz, always on everyone's mind.