Bold Face: Pixie

Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.

Bold Face loves a good pixie cut… turns out so do some very famous ladies. In this week’s edition, we highlight three female celebs that prove the timeless hairstyle is chic and cross-generational…

Emma Thompson, 54 years young, is currently making the award show circuit thanks to her role as Pamela "P. L." Travers, the author of Mary Poppins, opposite Tom Hanks as Walt Disney, in the film Saving Mr. Banks. Thompson has brought her distinct form of British humor to the red carpet as well as her blond pixie cut styles a number of chic and age appropriate ways. Speaking of chic, here’s the English beauty in the Salvatore Ferragamo SF678S sunglasses from Marchon… 


The gorgeous Charlize Theron could probably rock any number of hairstyles but her current pixie can’t help but highlight her flawless bone structure. The 38-year-old actress buzzed her head in late 2012 for her role as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road scheduled for release in 2015 but has kept the short locks since filming wrapped last year. In the news lately quite a bit thanks to a new romance with Sean Penn, the beauty was snapped wearing the Tom Ford Campbell (FT0198) sunglasses from Marcolin at LAX in December. 


Miley Cyrus made news in late summer 2012 when she chopped all her hair off in favor of an edgy pixie cut. We all know now that it was just the first step for the former Disney star to shed her squeaky clean child star reputation for something much, much different. The singer/actress has become one to watch for both her antics and her fashion choices. Still rocking that edgy pixie, the 21-year-old made an impression in London in November wearing the Celine ZZ Top sunglasses from Safilo