Paris Hilton is known for many things–including pink Juicy tracksuits, bedazzled cell phones and, of course, inventing the selfie–but her long, platinum blonde extensions are her most signature and consistent attribute.
On Tuesday night, Hilton finally debuted a new hairstyle. Sort of. At Paper Magazine’s runway benefit for the Make-a-Wish Foundation in Los Angeles, the 36-year-old socialite debuted a darker color. The perfect blend of blonde and brunette, Hilton’s long, sleek waves were a much more toned-down version of her signature look–and felt perfect for a California blonde in fall. To compliment her new lowlights, Hilton kept the rest of her ensemble fairly simple, wearing an off-the-shoulder black Self-Portrait dress with neutral eyeshadow and a glossy pink lip.
This isn’t the first time Hilton has experimented with a darker hair color. Over the summer, she posted a photograph of herself on Instagram with the hashtag #BrunettesHaveFunToo. (It turned out she was wearing a wig for a movie role, and had not dyed her hair.) Perhaps she discovered that brunettes have more fun, and Hilton plans to join the dark side permanently.
See Long Forgotten Pictures of Paris, Nicky, And the Rest Of the Hilton Family
Kathy, Nicky, and Paris Hilton pose for a portrait in c.1985 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Rick Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Kathy Hilton, and Paris Hilton at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Paris Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Rick Hilton, and Nicky Hilton at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
The Hilton family pose with Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney World Resort on February 19, 2005 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Hilton family visited the resort in honor of Paris’ birthday. (Photo by Matt Stroshane/WDW via Getty Images)
Paris Hilton with her parents, Kathy and Richard Hilton, 5th July 1996. (Photo by Colin Davey/Getty Images)
The Hilton family at a Hilton Residence on May 27, 2001. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Getty Images)
Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton during Anand Jon Fall 2001 – Backstage and Runway at WWF Restaurant, Times Square in New York, NY, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Rick Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Paris Hilton and Barron Hilton (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
Nicky Hilton and Paris Hilton in New York City, New York (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Nicky Hilton & Paris Hilton during “Enough” New York City Premiere at Loews Theatres (68th Street) in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Nicky Hilton in Tommy Hilfiger , Rick Hilton, Kathy Hilton and Paris Hilton in Tommy Hilfiger (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage for Tommy Hilfiger)
Paris Hilton during Paris Hilton File Photos in Los Angeles. (Photo by S. Granitz/WireImage)
Kathy Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Rick Hilton and Paris Hilton attend Rick Hilton’s Birthday Party at Hilton Home on August 26, 2005 in Southampton, NY. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Nicky Hilton and Conrad Hilton attend T-MOBILE SIDEKICK Lounge at the MERCEDES-BENZ Bridgehampton Polo Challenge at Two Trees Farm on July 19, 2008 in Bridgehampton, NY. (Photo by NICK HUNT /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton at an event in New York. (Photo by Steve Eichner/Getty Images)
Conrad Hilton, Mark Burnett, Donald Trump, Melania Knauss, Rick Hilton and Kathy Hilton attend Kathy and Rick Hilton’s party for Donald Trump and “The Apprentice” at the Hiltons’ Home on February 28, 2004 in Holmby Hills, California. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Paris and Nicky Hilton pose for photographers at the Backstreet Boys” “Black and Blue” record release party November 21, 2000 at Times Square in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
Paris Hilton and brother Barron Hilton during The Launch of Marciano Hosted by Vanity Fair at Dolce in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
Barron Nicholas Hilton, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Kathy Hilton and Rick Hilton attend the World Music Awards 2010 at the Sporting Club on May 18, 2010 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Paris Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Rick Hilton & Nicky Hilton (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Donald Trump with Paris and Nikke Hilton during rehearsals for the 2001 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, 10/18/01. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.
Barron Hilton and Nicky Hilton attend the Dennis Basso SS17 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Watch: Paris Hilton Breaks Down Her 13 Favorite 2000s Trends, And Why They’re Still Hot