Based on 2,000 votes cast by people in the UK, the top iconic hairstyle of all time has been crowned, and it happens to have made its screen debut over half a century ago!
The winning look: Audrey Hepburn’s bouffant updo which she wore for her role as socialite Holly Golightly in the 1961 film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”
The look beat out 49 other hairstyles for the #1 spot.
Creative director of Toni & Guy salon, Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, conducted the survey for the brand’s 50th anniversary and had this to say about the winning ‘do:
“The image of her with her dark hair piled up while she is holding a cigarette holder is one of the most recognizable film images of all time.
“The fact that the famous style is still topping these kinds of lists half a century since the film was released shows how iconic it really is," he added.
Take, for example, this little girl who is still very much inspired by Ms. Golightly’s look, 52 years after the film's release:
As for second place, Elvis Presley’s hysteria-starting quiff took that honor while Bob Marley followed closely behind for his head-banging dreadlocks.
Take a look at the top 10 most iconic hairstyles:
Audrey Hepburn bouffant from "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Elvis Presley's Quiff
Bob Marley's Dreadlocks
Jennifer Aniston- The "Rachel" haircut from "Friends"
Amy Winehouse's Beehive
The Beatles' Mop Tops
Marilyn Monroe's Blonde Curls
Farrah Fawcett's Golden Flicks
Princess Diana's Feathered Pageboy Cut
Brigitte Bardot's Messy Bedhead 'Do