The 11 Most Ridiculous Hair Trends Of All Time


Model Charlotte Free almost single-handedly launched the fashion world's obsession with pink strands when she debuted on the runway in February 2011. Meanwhile, stars like Nicki Minaj (whose debut album is appropriately titled Pink Friday) and Ellie Goulding introduced rose-toned 'dos to the music industry.

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Fact: hairstyles fall into and out of favor just as quickly as hemlines do. With every season's fresh crop of fashion silhouettes, so-hot-right-now colors and of-the-moment designers, so too do we welcome new 'dos into the public conscience. Some—like the sleek, chic bobs of the '20s and the stick-straight strands of the '90s—we still wear and love today. But just like style trends, many previously-cool hair trends just weren't that flattering.

Above, we've rounded up a handful of the most ridiculous hair trends in recent memory—all of which were worn and popularized by some of the world's most famous names. Click through to read more about them!