Long Hair Icons

Many Long hair icons have graced the celebrity world. But, There are a few key players who’ve had luscious hair that stood the test of time.

Cher

 

You cannot separate Cher from her big hair and her distinct musical intonations. The American singer and actress of the famed Sonny & Cher duo has been making great music and iconic fashion statements throughout her career. From big, bold curls to sleek straight bangs, Cher has always known how to channel her Goddess of Pop status. She is the main inspiration for the current extra long trend that was re-introduced recently by Kim Kardashian and followed by many other pop stars, creating a renewed interest in hair extensions.

Gisele Bündchen

The Brazilian supermodel, known simply by her first name, has been amongst the world’s most prominent models since 2004. Her long, flyaway dirty-blonde hair is a key part of what makes Gisele so iconic. From being a Victoria’s Secret Angel, to being called one of—if not the only—remaining supermodels in the world, Gisele has the big-time flair, in part thanks to her glowing locks.

Naomi Campbell

The English supermodel and actress has rocked a few different hairstyles over the years, but whether the traditional waves or straight across bangs, her glossy black hair has alway

s stayed flawless. The actress began modeling in the 1980s, and found herself and her iconic style in the international limelight in the late 80s on into the 90s.

Brigitte Bardot

She began as an aspiring ballerina, then transitioned into a sensual cinematic icon after starring in the film , And God Created Woman. The French blonde bombshell is known for her gorgeous long hair, and for nailing the beehive look of the age.

Stevie Nicks

The American singer-songwriter is known as the iconic Queen of Rock and Roll for a reason—great style, excellent vocals, potent songwriting and musicianship, and a steady stream of iconic hairstyles. It’s hard to think of Stevie Nicks as separate from her big, bold, blonde curls. No matter what stage of her career, that big hair has always been essential to her artistic expression.

 

Lady Godiva

The iconic Lady Godiva, Countess of Mercia, is a legendary female figure known for her bold nude ride throughout the streets of Coventry in England, with only her long, sweeping locks to shield her. The bold ride was the Lady Godiva’s flagrant protest against her noble husband’s mistreatment and oppressive taxation over their tenants. It was also seen as a physical act of penance to the townspeople themselves. Bold gallantry and long, sweeping curls—what could be more divine?