20 of the Most Coveted Hollywood Hairstyles of All Time (PHOTOS)

Talk about hairspiration! If you're looking for a chic new way to wear your hair, these famous Hollywood styles will do the trick. The unique looks worn by celebrities such as Madonna, Jennifer Aniston, Farrah Fawcett, and Diana Ross were statement-making for a reason: They had edge, character, and sophistication all rolled into one seriously stylish 'do.

Click through for a look at 20 hairstyles that remain the most iconic and inspirational styles of all time. Get ready for some major hair envy.

 

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  • Sarah Jessica Parker's Curly Cues

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    She inspired girls to embrace their curls. The Sex and the City star's perfectly tousled spirals gave her a natural look that she still sometimes rocks today.

  • Farrah Fawcett's Feathered Look

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    Every girl wanted Farrah's fabulous feathered look! To get the Charlie's Angel's style, women everywhere would blow-dry their ends with big, round brushes in an effort to get that flippy '70s vibe.

  • Victoria Beckham's 'Pob'

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    Her asymmetrical cut made the former Spice Girl an instant hair icon. The graduated bob -- also known as the "The Pob" -- was both edgy and sexy.

     
  • Audrey Hepburn's Updo

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    As Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's, Hepburn put updos on the hair map. Even today, this elegant, timeless look is still popular on the red carpet.

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  • Brigitte Bardot's Big, Bold 'Do

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    It was hot back then and it's hot right now -- the French actress made this big, blond, half-up style sexy and girly at the same time.

     
  • Shannen Doherty's Blunt Bangs

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    The perfectly straight bangs and long hair was such an iconic look that when the Beverly Hills, 90210, star decided to chop it off, it came with consequences — she claims she was fired because of it. Talk about a hairy situation!

  • Diana Ross's Fierce Afro

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    The disco diva's voluminous Afro is so fierce and fabulous it inspires women to ditch the relaxer and go natural.

     
  • Princess Diana's Chic, Short Layers

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    She was the epitome of elegance and one of the most recognized style icons of our time, and the princess's layered, sophisticated, short look will never be forgotten (much like Diana herself).

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  • Jennifer Aniston's 'The Rachel'

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    "I think it was the ugliest haircut I've ever seen," the Friends star told Allure in 2011 of the infamous Rachel cut, but the rest of America loved (and loves) it! The look has become one of the most requested hairstyles of all time.

  • Tina Turner's Lion's Mane

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    Her epic life and music deserved epic hair, and this big, spiky, signature look did the trick.

     
  • Veronica Lake

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    Celebrities from Megan Fox to Sofia Vergara have copied Veronica Lake's iconic style on the red carpet and with good reason: The perfectly shaped, shiny look is considered the ultimate in Hollywood glamour.

  • Meg Ryan's Chopped-Up Shag

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    Known as the "Shaggy Sally" (celebrity stylist Sally Hershberger gave Ryan this rocker-y '90s signature cut), it made women everywhere want to chop off their locks and go for this tousled, piece-y bob.

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  • Halle Berry's Posh Pixie

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    The Oscar-winning actress's pixie cut was both sexy and feminine, making it an easy decision for many women who struggle with unruly hair to go short.

  • Marilyn Monroe's Wavy Bob

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    She wasn't a natural blonde, but what was 100 percent natural was the way Marilyn rocked her bombshell curls. Her sexy white-blond swirls have inspired a slew of celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson and Christina Aguilera.

     
  • Blake Lively's Long Layers

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    The former Gossip Girl's signature Serena cut — long, loose, and wavy — is coveted by women everywhere.

  • Mia Farrow's Pixie Cut

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    The pixie cut she debuted in Rosemary's Baby became the ultra-feminine crop copied by many. 

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  • Bo Derek's Braids

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    Bo made braids sexy. Period! 

  • Madonna's Unkempt '80s Look

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    She made many hairstyles famous, but her most iconic look is from her Like a Virgin 1985 tour. The Material Girl's messy, unkempt locks and dark roots had girls everywhere forgoing hair washing for an extra day or two.  

  • Cher's Sleek, Straight Part

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    Worn sleek and straight, parted down the middle, and looooooong (down to her waist, to be precise), Cher's hair was practically one of her accessories.

  • Louise Brooks's 1920s Bob

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    The 1920s silent actress used her eyes (and hair) to make a statement! The cropped style that featured above-brow bangs and ear-level-length hair was the signature flapper-style look of the 1920s.

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