As any savvy lady knows, it's almost never a wise choice to take styling cues from platinums like Christina, Gwen, or Paris, who have beaten the bleached-n-teased, Marilyn Monroe-inspired 'do to death for almost a decade now. But when the adorable Drew Barrymore created a splash with her tousled locks at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards a few of weeks ago, we started taking notice of a low-pitched blonde backlash against mousy, recumbent, Rapunzel-like tresses. From the runway to the red carpet, things are beginning to look a little bigger and a little blonder. With Barbie usurping the runway and Pamela Anderson for Vivienne Westwood ads everywhere, has the fateful moment arrived for the blonde bombshell to restart her reign of terror?
Above, clockwise from left: Our favorite plastic blonde; Drew's controversial Golden Globes 'do; a model at Lorick's spring '09 presentation; the original big blonde; and ad from Vivienne Westwood's new campaign featuring Pam Anderson.