Portfolio: The World's 13 Most Iconic Brunettes

Just in time for fall, dark, brunette locks are back - the shinier the better. Get inspired with our list of the 13 most iconic brunettes of all time - from Elizabeth Taylor's glamorous coif, to Angelina Jolie's sexy length, to Zooey Deschanel's trademark fringe, these leading ladies prove that blondes aren't the only ones having fun!

1. Elizabeth Taylor

2. Ava Gardner

s, Sophia Loren became known worldwide after winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women. She soon became a beauty icon, instantly recognizable by her ultra-voluminous, curly, chestnut-colored strands.

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4. Audrey Hepburn

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5. Natalie Wood

rd-winning actress, Salma Hayek is known for both her dramatic and comedic roles, as well as for directing, producing and activism. The stunning star has made a few (though rare) hair color changes, including golden-hued highlights, yet, this signature chocolate shade is our favorite!

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7. Angelina Jolie


the unusual combo of whip-smart, funny and gorgeous. Her signature chestnut locks, cut to collarbone length, are (almost) as iconic as Fey herself.

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10. Kate Middleton

on ABC's Modern Family as the hilarious, scene-stealing Gloria. Surprisingly, the gorgeous star is a natural blonde, who chose to dye her strands dark to jumpstart her career. According to Vergara, “When I first got to Hollywood, I wasn’t getting roles because I didn’t look, according to many casting directors and producers, ‘Latina enough'… The reality is Latinos come in all colors, heights, and flavors, but who was I to preach this stuff when I needed a job? My team and I decided to darken my hair to make it more in tune with my accent, and it worked.” Natural or not, the rich, dark hue has become her signature look - one that we find quite stunning!

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12. Mila Kunis


13. Zooey Deschanel

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