Jenna Lyons Has a New Haircut and We're Into It

The J.Crew president and creative director's new look caught our eye at the Time 100 gala on Tuesday.
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The J.Crew president and creative director's new look caught our eye at the Time 100 gala on Tuesday.
Jenna Lyons. Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Jenna Lyons. Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

In case you missed it — and we did, because we clearly weren't paying enough attention to Jenna Lyons's social calendar last month — J.Crew's president and creative director debuted a new haircut at a CFDA event last month. And it looks really, really good.

It's an easy, natural look, pretty much the opposite of the slicked-down bun she's worn for the last few years. At the Time 100 gala on Tuesday night she went the unfussy, voluminous route, pushing it up and back without a part. But it also sits nicely just tucked behind her ears: See Lyons's appearance a Cipriani Wall Street event in early April, below.

The new look seems symbolic, too; a personal gesture at a time when J.Crew's flagging performance on the sales floor suggests that the collection's aesthetic is in need of a refresher.

But maybe it's just a haircut. Either way, it looks damn good. 

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