Our Favourite Oscar’s Hairstyles of All Time
Award season is upon us – and Sunday 24th February marks the momentous date of Hollywood’s biggest night, the Oscars. The stars will be stepping out onto the red carpet for an evening full of celebration, achievements and undoubtedly glamour! In anticipation of this year’s awards, we’ve complied some of our favourite and most memorable Oscar’s hairstyles of all time.
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Best of the Blondes
Grace Kelly – Oscars 1955
Rewind to 1955 and Grace Kelly has dazzled as she receives Best Actress. Styling her blonde tresses into a sleek, low chignon, she effortlessly displays classic Oscar’s elegance. Today, Grace’s name is still synonymous with chic and stylish.
Gwyneth Paltrow – Oscars 1999
Proving Grace Kelly’s chic style is a timeless fashion, we’re fast forwarding 40 years to 1999. Gwyneth Paltrow shined as she opted for a similarly sleek and beautiful, low bun.
Jennifer Lawrence – Oscars 2018
Last year, Jennifer Lawrence’s blonde locks stole the spotlight as she sported perfectly crimped curls on the red carpet. Bringing the 90s style to the present day, she left us all reaching for the curling wand! To achieve J-Laws look, book a blowdry at your nearest Rush and our stylists can curl your hair to the same perfection!
Margot Robbie – Oscars 2018
In recent years, Margot Robbie has become renowned for her sought after lob! However, last year Margot showcased a shorter, choppier and edgier cut to her classic lob. Short hair has never been cooler, take a look at The New Short for inspiration!
The Perfect Pixies
Audrey Hepburn – Oscars 1953
If you’re thinking about taking the chop, Audrey Hepburn is the ultimate example of a perfect pixie. In 1953, Audrey defied female beauty expectations of the time period, with a choppy and fearless pixie cut. Carrying the look with classic elegance, she debuted the cut at the Oscars, being the first to popularise the pixie style.
Halle Berry – Oscars 2002
Halle Berry has become known for her effortlessly cool, short hairstyles over the years. Frequently experimenting with new looks, Halle captured attention at the 2002 Oscars when she sported a beautifully textured, spikey pixie cut.
Scarlett Johansson – Oscars 2017
Similarly, Scarlett Johansson has become esteemed for her wide array of hairstyles. However, in recent years the pixie has become her most popular and signature look. In 2017, Scarlett’s striking pompadour-inspired pixie left everybody in awe as she stepped out onto the red carpet.
Kate Winslet – Oscars 1998
In 1998, Kate Winslet captivated the crowd with her iconic red tresses – thanks to her star-making role in Titanic. Styled with soft and wavy curls, draped across her shoulders, a young Kate shone on the red carpet.
Nicole Kidman – Oscars 2007
Nicole Kidman has consistently ruled the red carpet year upon year – hence becoming one of our most-loved style icons. At the 2007 awards ceremony, Nicole didn’t disappoint as she sported a stunning hue of strawberry blonde, paired with a sleek and straight style.
Emma Roberts – Oscars 2017
A decade later, Emma Roberts dazzled after transforming her locks to a deep, rich shade of fiery red. If you’re feeling inspired from our favourite redhead looks, you can book a free consultation at any of our Rush salons and our stylists can help you find the perfect shade of red!
Making a Statement
Reese Witherspoon – Oscars 2007
For the entirety of awards season in 2007, Reese Witherspoon switched up her signature long blonde with the addition of striking, short bangs. Perfectly framing her soft blue eyes, Reese’s fringe marked a trendsetting moment for hair. If you’re looking to experiment with bangs, our stylists are on hand to deliver top-notch advice to create your new style!
Rooney Mara – Oscars 2012
Blunt, beveled bangs, paired with a red lip defined Rooney Mara’s signature style on the red carpet at the 2012 awards. With her barely black hair slicked back into a sleek up do, Rooney’s striking style oozed ultimate chic!
Zendaya Coleman – Oscars 2015
Last and certainly not least, Zendaya Coleman turned heads in 2015 as she purposely and beautifully debuted a full head of dreadlocks at the Oscars. Unfortunately controversy surrounded Zendaya’s look – however since then she has used this to inspire women and change what people perceive as beautiful!
If you’ve taken inspiration from our Oscar collection, then find your nearest salon and book a free consultation with one of stylists to plan your next hair transformation!