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Proof That Jane Birkin Is Still The Ultimate Hair Icon

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Today, bangs are considered an It-girl staple in the beauty world, with plenty of celebrities hopping on the bandwagon. But we can’t forget the original style icon who put fringe on the map back in the ’70s—none other than the pioneer of chic nonchalance, Jane Birkin. Although time has passed, we’ll readily admit that Jane’s bangs are still some of the very best and continue to inspire. In light of her 70th birthday, we’ve gathered proof that she’s still the coolest hair muse of all.

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Then: Wispies

Jane's short fluttery bangs grazed her brow and were styled with natural ease.

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Now: Wispies

Dakota Johnson has been a fan of fringe for quite some time. Her own set of wispies look nearly identical to Jane's.

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Then: Blunt

Jane also rocked heavier bangs cut straight across but similar in length to her wispy version.

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Now: Blunt

When she first decided to stray from her signature curls, Taylor Swift debuted solid bangs strikingly similar to Jane's.

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Then: Sideswept

Jane eventually opted for parted, longer bangs that could move away from her face.

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Now: Sideswept

Alexa Chung is an English-bred style icon just like Jane. She also gave the sweepy 'do a try, to laid-back chic effect.