It has such a sweet little name, but it has been worn by some of the biggest, boldest, and bravest stars throughout history. Proving the cut has staying power, Pamela Anderson (yes, really!) and Jennifer Lawrence have recently debuted their own versions. Here, we round up the women who have inspired us with this short hairstyle over the decades.
The 1950s gave rise to hairstyles named the bouffant, the flip, the poodle, and, yes, even the artichoke. But it was the pixie cut, which Hepburn revealed in Roman Holiday, that has had the most enduring impact. The crop was part of the film's storyline, about a princess who goes incognito—thanks to a hairdresser chopping off her long strands—to get a break from her royal duties.