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10 Colorful Ways Celebrities Wear Ombre This Spring

This spring season, we’re seeing sizzling new ways to spice up your life with ombre. Óle! Inspired by the 60’s, 70’s,and 80’s ombre is the fad of dissolving shades from one side of the spectrum to the other. You probably already adore the ombre fad, but guess what? For spring, this retro trend gets a modern makeover, so whip out your notebooks, ladies, because you’ll want to update your spring style list!

Where some celebs are sporting major ombre-in-your-face hairstyles like Dakota Fanning’s pink dip-dyed ends, Rachel Bilson shows that an understated ombre hairstyle, such as her beach waves that fade from dark-to-light, is just as hip. And, let’s not forget to mention that ombre can show up in one’s wardrobe as well!  Below, we’ve listed 10 celebrities who are flaunting their ombre hairstyles and ombre wardrobes. Leave a comment below with your ombre thoughts and tweet us @nubry with pictures of your ombre-tude (get it? ombre attitude?!).

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5 Ombre Hairstyle Tips:

1. Neon Dip-Dyed Hair – If you love the 60s, 70s, and the 80s, this is a bomb new way to look groovy, baby. Check out Jaime King’s rockin’ blue ends!

Jaime King makes a statement with her blue and blonde ombre hair

2. Pastel Dip-Dyed Hair – For those of you infatuated with pastels this season, spruce up your ‘do by adding some blunt color to your ends, like Dakota Fanning’s pink dip-dye hairstyle.

Dakota Fanning shows off pink dip dye ombre hair, while channeling her inner Monroe with cat-eye sunglasses

3. Classic Ombre Hair – For the of you who have that natural brown hair color that’s to-die-for and are thinking of finally dying your virgin hair, this one is for you.  Think Rachel Bilson!

Rachel Bilson sparkles with sexy beach waves and classic ombre hair, fading dark-to-light

4. Reverse Ombre Hair – If you’re bored with the dark-to-light hairstyle and cringe at the thought of rainbow-colored hair dye, try transforming your locks from a natural light color to a natural dark color, like Poppy Delevigne.

Poppy Delevigne glows by straying away from the norm in her light-to-dark ombre hairdo

5. Subtle Ombre Hair – This is a way to express your love of ombre without making a drastic change, like Demi Lovato.

Demi Lovato has to-die-for hair with auburn tresses that merely fade from root to end

5 Ombre Style & Wardrobe Tips:

1. Dip-Dyed Denim – For an effortless way to wear ombre, simply strut your stuff in a dip-dyed denim piece such as a button-down, cut-off shorts, cut-off vest, or jeans. Also a great look for Coachella!

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Kate Bosworth owns the denim-on-denim trend with her dip-dyed denim button down shirt and minimal accessories

2. Dip-Dyed Jacket – Update your bright or embellished statement jacket by going ombre, like Jessica Alba in her green pre-fall 2012 Doo.Ri cocoon trench coat.

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Jessica Alba mixes bold pieces with a green ombre Doo.ri trench coat and spring must-have, floral jeans

3. Multi-Colored Ombre Coat – Kick it up a notch further with a multi-colored ombre coat, like Blake Lively did in her Kaelen coat while on the set of Gossip Girl recently.

Blake Lively wears a multicolored ombre coat by Kaelen

4. Ombre Maxi Skirt/Dress – Look LA chic with an ombre maxi skirt or dress that can be dressed-up or down, just like Louise Roe in her Reiss dip-dyed maxi and oversized top.

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Louise Roe

5. Ombre Nails – Jumpstart your ombre wardrobe by painting your nails in a variety of one colored hue, like Lauren Conrad did with her blue ombre nails!

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Lauren Conrad shows off her blue hued nails in true ombre fashion


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Rachel is a blunt and bubbly journalist with a passion for the entertainment industry, pop culture, fashion, media, psychology, and health. She currently resides in LA and works at Celebuzz. Also, she knows every word to the song "Gangsta's Paradise." Do the right thing and follow her on Twitter @RachieLevy and Pinterest.

6 Responses

  1. Catherine

    I’m trying to figure out how I can make the pink hair work in a corporate environment. Safe to say NO ONE has anything beyond the norm going on here, but even if it was just the subtlest of highlights, I’d really like to try something different! Thanks for the ideas!


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