A Celebration of Twiggy’s Most Iconic Hairstyles of All Time

Twiggy In Hollywood
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With her big blue eyes, long spider-like lashes and her iconic pixie haircut, British supermodel Lesley Hornby, who is better known as “Twiggy”, was the muse of the ’60s and ’70s. But that hasn’t stopped the model form experimenting with her hair and makeup in the years since–Twiggy has embraced a wide range of styles, from long natural curls to crimped waves and bouncy bangs. In celebration of her 68th birthday, here’s a look back at the British beauty’s most iconic beauty moments through the years.


British model Lesley Hornby, professionally know as “Twiggy,” wore her cropped golden blonde pixie side swept with a dark smoky eye.


Twiggy wears her famous spider-like lashes with a sleek, side-parted pixie.


Twiggy wears her shoulder length golden locks with two simple braids and an exaggerated lavender smokey eye in 1968.


In 1971, Twiggy wore her hair in a wavy, middle-parted bob with a multi-colored purple and blue smoky eyeshadow.


Twiggy left her hair in natural waves during an outing in Los Angeles in 1973.


Attending her own book signing in 1975, Twiggy wore her hair in a romantic half do with soft, polished waves embellished with a chic headband.


In 1975, Twiggy proves that crimped, tousled waves and a dark navy blue smoky eye go hand in hand.


Never afraid to play with color, Twiggy paired her metallic lavender eye with a hint of blush on the cheekbones and a natural glossy lip.


At the 34th Annual Director’s Guild of America Awards, Twiggy matched her frosted magenta eyeshadow with a pink ensemble.


Posing with actress Shirley MacLaine at the Fourth Annual Women in Film Festival in 1988, Twiggy paired her blunt, tousled bangs with long waves.


At the premiere of Hook in 1991, Twiggy paired her feathered bangs with shoulder-length locks and a sun-kissed skin.


At the fall fashion launch of “TWIGGY” Autumn 2004 in Tokyo, Twiggy paired her flipped out bob with a pair of translucent aviators.


At the 2008 Elle Style Awards, Twiggy opted for loose, tousled waves with a hint of blush on the cheekbones.


Twiggy kept her look casual, yet chic while paring her royal blue beret with natural waves at the Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2013 show during Paris Fashion Week.


Twiggy sported a playful, tousled high pony with a golden eye at the 2016 Fashion Awards in London.


At the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London, Twiggy looked playful in an all pink ensemble and big sunglasses.