The Pixie: It’s not a coif for the faint of heart. Good thing there’s no shortage of gutsy girls in Hollywood. The pixie and other boyish cuts have made a comeback on starlets like Michelle Williams, Carey Mulligan, Rihanna and Emma Watson, with Anne Hathaway the latest to snip her tresses. The fuss-free do has been around since the Twenties, but was popularized in the Sixties by Twiggy and Mia Farrow, spawning decades of devotees. Here, the short list.
This story first appeared in the April 10, 2012 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.