Dakota Johnson Ditches Her Signature Highlights For A Rich Winter Hair Color

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Come fall and winter, there's an impulse to overhaul your wardrobe, trade your light-wash denim for black jeans and a charcoal wool sweater, and lean into the cozy vibes of the season. The same can be said for your hair color. Just take a cue from Dakota Johnson, who recently traded her sunny golden-brown hair for a rich, glossy borderline-black tone.
The actress showcased her new hair transformation in a promotional photoshoot in honor of the announcement of her new role as co-creative director of Maude, a modern sexual wellness brand. In the campaign portrait, Johnson sits alongside the brand's founder, Éva Goicochea, wearing a charcoal strapless dress, a chic (and seasonal) complement to her longer and much darker waves.
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Not only does the rich, reflective color prove to be stunning, but Johnson's cut and style match the sophisticated aesthetic. The length is super long — actually grazing the actress's waistline — which may be to the credit of some well-blended hair extensions, while the bangs are cut in a soft and feathered curtain style as opposed to blunt and skimming straight across her forehead.
With this new pre-winter color, Johnson hits the sweet spot between dark and edgy à la Demi Moore and classic elegance reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn. Honestly, this entire ensemble is inspiring us to go all-in on a darker color palette for the remainder of 2020: We'll take the oxford-gray strapless gown, terra cotta lip color, and shiny dark lowlights to a formal Zoom dinner for the duration.

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