The 11 Most Ridiculous Hair Trends Of All Time

The Mullet

Business in the front, party in the back! David Bowie's asymmetrical Ziggy Stardust 'do helped spark a style that Hollywood's pretty young things (see: Scarlett Johansson, Taylor Momsen) have taken for a spin too.


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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!