There is the expected way of doing something, and then there is the Janelle Monáe way. Case in point: When celebs vowed to wear white roses to music’s biggest night of the year — a move that pays homage to the suffragettes, who, led by Susan B. Anthony, fought to get women the right to vote — the multi-hyphenate star took the act of protest one step further… by wearing flowers on her tux, its lapel, her ears, and, like the beauty girl she is, pinned in her hair.
The floral pattern brought a refreshing burst of color to her ensemble and her teal-meets-purple eyeshadow look (created with Buxom’s Hold The Line Waterproof Eyeliner in Ring My Bell) was certainly attention-grabbing — but it’s the fact that she chose to use her hair and accessories to represent something so much bigger that made the most impact.
Daring, expressive, and a nod to feminine rebellion — hair looks a lot better when kissed by a rose, don’t you think?
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