Celebrity hair wars
With Hairspray on the way, ‘dos continue their upward march. But will a cropped counter-faction steal the summer? Break out the flatiron, unleash the Aqua Net, and let the Hair Wars begin.
Origins of Species
Amy Winehouse vs. Victoria Beckham
No one sports the beehive and bob as boldly as these Brits. They also both seem to think it’s okay to show the world their underwear. WINNER Winehouse, with the edge for making entertainment we enjoy.
Carrie Underwood vs. Rihanna
Hate them for their infectious melodies that define this season, love them for their fashion flair. WINNER Rihanna. Count on country to pump up the volume, but for now, our lady of Barbados can do no wrong.
Angelina Jolie vs. Katie Holmes
Gia, Joey. Joey, Gia. Tortured adolescents-turned-stylish matriarchs, now playing on red carpets and beaches near you. WINNER Holmes, who, with Tom’s and Suri’s cropped locks, makes a matching set — collect all three!
In Good Character
Michelle Pfeiffer vs. Ellen Barkin
As Hairspray‘s villain, Pfeiffer embraces the pouf, while Barkin goes glam in Ocean’s Thirteen. WINNER Pfeiffer. Remind us when we hit fortysomethingish that big hair can do beautiful things even for beautiful people.