When Phoebe Waller-Bridge asserted in Fleabag, "Hair is everything! We wish it wasn't so we could actually think about something else occasionally," we felt seen.
It hits at the core of what hair means. For many women, our identity is connected to things like a polished hairstyle as it helps us feel confident and feels a part of our identity, even when the world deems women's interests as frivolous.
Royal women have inspired hairstyles since even before Princess Diana, and when Queen Victoria reigned from 1876 to 1901, her hair was integral to her image for ceremonial display and private ritual.
These days, royal women are more likely to get their hair crafted into more fashionable cuts and hues that can be easily replicated at your local hairdressers.
Recently, Princess Sofia of Sweden debuted a 70s curtain fringe that was undoubtedly inspired by a resurgent trend that Gen Z have been obsessing over on popular video sharing platform, TikTok.
While Sofia has been experimenting with her look, other royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have been playing with length and layers.
There are bounds of royally iconic hairstyles that have come out of 2021, and there is something classic, edgy and even avant-garde for everyone's taste.
For some inspiration, scroll through the royal hairstyle trends that have breathed life into 2021.
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