By Kinky Roots | Apr 16, 2018
When Janelle Monae releases a new song, we’re all ears, but this time the video for her latest single, PYNK has been equally eye-grabbing! It’s a given by now, that when it comes to creativity with music, the singer, songwriter turned filmmaker and actress never ceases to surprise us. This latest single only goes to second that! Fierce, strong, bold and statement-making seems to be the way of the day for Ms. Monae! Having said that, her hair game doesn’t fall too far behind either. It’s what has propelled her to the top of our list of all-time celebrity style icons. An unmatched versatility and persona to go with her stylish ways, we’ve rounded up our list of iconic Janelle-dos for you.
Leave it to JMonae to show you that retro can still reign and lend some futuristic sophistication. It’s hard to overlook this puffy pompadour that she has come to be synonymous with, that its called “The Monae”.
Edgy everytime and inspirational always! Undeniably her versatility precedes her and is what makes her so unique. She goes all glam with her pixie haircut for the 2017 Oscars. She may be super choppy but we like it for it accentuates her features. With a jawline like that, you can never really go wrong! Full points for the feminine flavour, courtesy the gilded headband. Don’t you love it too?
While the pompadour and pixie are lovely, it is the hat that steals the limelight along with our hearts. Not a mere fashion accessory, it redefines her whole style game. Throw in some drama with the red lips and the hat which is the perfect solution to a bad hair day. Not sure about you, but we are definitely stealing this style from Janelle’s style book.
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…Again! These Mickey mouse buns are unapologetically out of the box and are styled unlike any other we’ve seen. The safety pins… yes, the safety pins are just to add to the drama. And if a hairstyle is a reflection of your personality, we definitely want to be friends with Madame Monae. So whilst we’re wondering how to rock this style, Janelle is already thinking up her next head-turning hairstyle. Borrow some confidence, ladies. We trust you’re sure to slay!
Is it a Mohawk? Is it a Pompadour? Is it a braid? We’re still figuring this one out guys! But we reckon the METGala had its own hair-raising moment with this combination hairstyle. That’s what you get when drama meets sophistication and we are totally spellbound. Want to try this look? Why wait? The dramatic jumbo braid is a go-to for the days when you want to tame your mane and look super stylish too. Add some Darling’s One Million Braids Hair Extensions for the thick, extra-long look.
The queen of quirk once revealed that the accessories she chooses to adorn in her hair are all part of a hidden message. Well, here’s another one delivered with this braided crown interwoven with a silver wire at the 2017 Producers Guild Awards.
Her crowning glory indeed is a red carpet number. We’ll be watching her closely for more secret messages.
Can’t get enough of these celebrity hairstyles? Check out The Best Head-Turning Rihanna Hairstyles.
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