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Blond ambition: 5 stars who shook things up in 2017

If these stars don't make you want to go blond, we're not sure what will
 

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If there was one overarching celebrity hair trend of 2017, it was surely the number of stars that opted to go blonde. We take a look at five of the biggest showbiz names that crossed over to the light side this year.

 

Katy Perry

 

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Popstar Katy Perry first began teasing blonde tresses early on this year, but she fully committed in April, when she unveiled a peroxide pixie cut that completely transformed her look. She has spent the better part of the year ever since rocking variations on the style and tone, from a white-blonde buzz cut to a choppy, darker crop.

 

 

Karlie Kloss

 

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Fans of supermodel Karlie Kloss are used to seeing her rock a honeyed blonde tone, but the fashion star stepped things up this July when she reached for the hair dye and unveiled a bright peroxide blonde shade. She seems to love her new hue, which she has maintained ever since.

 

 

Kim Kardashian

 

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Kim Kardashian welcomed in ‘Fashion Month' this September with a stunning silvery-white ‘do. The platinum hue is so ashy it almost looks grey, making for a futuristic aesthetic that she has kept ever since, despite recently taking to Twitter to reveal that it can take 13 hours to touch up her roots.

 

 

Selena Gomez

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Pop sensation Selena Gomez stunned when she rocked up to the American Music Awards this November with a brand-new blonde bob. The choppy cut, mid-blonde hue and glossy dark roots add a little edge to the star's look.

 

Zendaya

 

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Actress, singer and songwriter Zendaya's red carpet looks are fast becoming something of a legend, with the star treating us to afro curls, 1970s-style waves and a Hollywood ‘lob' this year alone. She closed the year on a fierce note, debuting a gamine, peroxide blonde pixie crop teamed with low-key makeup and simple, sweet diamond ear studs.

 

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