Zooey Deschanel With & Without Bangs: Her Signature Hairstyle

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Famous for her signature fringe hairstyle, Zooey Deschanel is rarely seen without her bangs. An exception was the Costume Institute Gala for the “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibition.

She hit the red carpet with a low side-swept bun in a one-shouldered Tommy Hilfiger striped gown.

Actress Zooey Deschanel without her signature bangs at the Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" exhibitionActress Zooey Deschanel without her signature bangs at the Costume Institute Gala for the “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013, in New York City

In August 2013, Zooey opened up about her signature hairstyle, explaining why she (almost) always rocks bangs.

She told Glamour: “It all started at age two, when, at my very first haircut, the stylist lopped off the front of my waves into girly, face-framing fringe. I’ve had bangs for most of my life since. I was way more into doing my hair and makeup than my older sister, Emily.”

Zooey Deschanel without bangs at the anniversary party for Kiehl's productsZooey Deschanel without bangs at the anniversary party for Kiehl’s products held at Barney’s in Los Angeles on October 17, 2001

She added: “I’ve tried growing out my bangs a few times, but it’s never stuck. They’ve been styled into all sorts of shapes and lengths. Now I’m very specific about how they look and feel.”

Zooey Deschanel (R) shows off her forehead while posing with her sister Emily Deschanel at the "Glory Road" world premiereZooey Deschanel (R) shows off her forehead while posing with her sister Emily Deschanel at the “Glory Road” world premiere held at Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, California, on January 5, 2006

In July 2019, Zooey was back with her signature bangs at the premiere of The Lion King at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California.

Zooey Deschanel with her signature bangs in a twee Abodi Spring 2019 dress Zooey Deschanel with her signature bangs in a twee Abodi Spring 2019 dress

Toting a Jimmy Choo ‘Celeste’ clutch, she was joined by her father, cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel, her mother, actress Mary Jo Deschanel, and her sister, actress Emily Deschanel.

She wore a polka dot Abodi Spring 2019 tulle dress and completed her look with Roger Vivier pumps.

Caleb Deschanel, Mary Jo Deschanel, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Deschanel at the premiere of The Lion KingCaleb Deschanel, Mary Jo Deschanel, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Deschanel at the premiere of The Lion King at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California, on July 9, 2019

In July 2012, Zooey hit the red carpet at the ESPY awards in a metallic-gold and silver sequined dress by Oscar de la Renta and matching Sergio Rossi heels. She carried an Edie Parker clutch and completed the outfit with Dana Rebecca Designs earrings.

Zooey Deschanel flaunts her sexy legs in a metallic gold and silver sequined dressZooey Deschanel flaunts her sexy legs in a metallic-gold and silver sequined dress

The Oscar de la Renta gold dress was really dramatic and the red belt added an interesting touch.

Zooey Deschanel's signature hairstyle with bangs at the 2012 ESPY AwardsZooey Deschanel’s signature hairstyle with bangs at the 2012 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on in Los Angeles on July 11, 2012

While both the dress and heels were metallic, the other elements of her ensemble broke it up well. What is your verdict?

Zooey Deschanel shows off her feet in peep-toe Sergio Rossi heelsZooey Deschanel shows off her feet in peep-toe Sergio Rossi heels

Zooey’s shoes feature a covered platform and heel with a cute peep toe. The softer gold of these heels complemented her bold sequined dress nicely. They’d work with other dress options as well.

I’d like to pair them with a black or bold cobalt dress. You could even style them with jeans and an embellished tank for a night out.

You can find Zooey’s “Cachet” pumps in many different color variations Farfetch and Zappos.

Sergio Rossi Cachet Platform Pumps, $715

Sergio Rossi Pink Cachet Crystallized Slingback

Sergio Rossi Purple Cachet Textured Suede Pumps

Sergio Rossi Red Cachet Peep Toe Pump

So, what’s your verdict? Are you a fan of her pumps and outfit?

Credit: FayesVision / WENN / Lia Toby / Nikki Nelson

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