Dakota Fanning Went Brunette — and She's Not the Only One

10/16/2012 at 12:00 PM ET

Dakota Fanning BrunetteCourtesy Dakota Fanning

From pink to blonde to brunette, Dakota Fanning has tried it all this year! The starlet debuted her third hair hue of 2012 — a warm chestnut color — on Instagram over the weekend, writing simply, “Well look who turned into a brunette!”

Fanning, currently a student at New York University, hasn’t sported such dark tresses since starring in Hide and Seek in 2005. And though blonde hair suits her pale complexion, we have to say, she wears the brunette well.

As if her look wasn’t enough news for one day, though, another star made a major hair change, too …

Brooklyn Decker brunetteNeilson Barnard/Getty

… Brooklyn Decker! The actress also took a trip to the dark side this week, going brunette on Monday (and giving a shout out to stylist Michael Angelo, who did the dye job). She flaunted the look later that night at the God’s Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in New York City.

Decker hasn’t made a major hair change since her big chop last March, but has said she’s always up for a new look. Well, Brooklyn, we’re loving this one.

Tell us: Do you like the new looks? Who does brunette better: Dakota or Brooklyn?


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MyTwoCents on

Not crazy about it…

Pam on

Dakota looks too pale for that hair color and that scarf is so huge that you can’t even really see her hair. There’s something annoying about her face too, like a stupid smirk or something.Lol! Brooklyn looks great as a brunette! Haha Dakota and Brooklyn they both have places names. :P

fanofboardwalkempire on

I think that Brookly looks great darker but I don’t like the dark brunette shade on Dakota. Chanige is nice but it also has to work with the skin tone and Dakota is a natural blonde. Is Dakota dark for a film role?

KJ on

I think they both look better as blondes. Nothing against brunettes…just think their skin tones/eye color goes with blonde. Maybe Dakota is just trying to blend in b/c…she’s blended!

Chrissy on

She looks vaguely reminiscent of Marion Cotillard. I like it, though I think her light blonde natural color suits her most. Cute change, whatever the motivation. :)

cirquedelatelier on

Loving the brunette Dakota!

Annabella on

Dakota looks washed out and older. Like her better as a blonde.
Not familiar with Brooklyn Decker, but her hair color looks good,

Rachel on

I like it! Suits both :)

Lynn on

Hmmm….trying out for the role of Miss Steele in Fifty Shades perhaps??? I’m thinking perfect!

Christina B on

Why does everyone make Brooklyn Decker a big deal? She sucks as an actress and she’s not that great looking.

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