Ireland Baldwin Dyes Her Hair Purple

03/06/2014 at 10:37 AM ET

Ireland Baldwin Purple HairPascal Le Segretain/Getty; Courtesy Ireland Baldwi

Kelly Osbourne has been purple for years. Nicole Richie has been purple for days. Now Ireland Baldwin has joined the lavender locks club, making us wonder if we should expect a tidal wave of violet-hued stars to hit the streets of Hollywood in the near future.

Baldwin, 18, a model and the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin, previewed the new do change, posting a shot of her in the salon chair with the caption “What’s next.”

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As it turns out, what was next was “purp,” as she shared below, though she covered her face with her newly technicolor do before the big reveal, above, which she captioned “I could get used to this.” (Though later, she confessed to having some sartorial difficulty, Tweeting “Purple hair and work out clothes really don’t go together … Like I may have to give up physical activity for my purple hair … Hair like this deserves combat boots and hobo-chic jeans.”)

As an up-and-coming model, we’re surprised that Baldwin would mess with her signature look, but we’re sort of loving the purple on her. Now we’re wondering who should go purple next: Taylor Swift? Jennifer Aniston? Channing Tatum? Vote in the poll and tell us your thoughts on this trend in the comments!

–Alex Apatoff

FILED UNDER: Beauty , Hair , Models
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Amaryllis on

She”s a kid. Hopefully it’s temporary hair color.

lr on

Nothing special about her.

Sabrine on

The usual fatties making negative comments. She’s 18, young and this is what people do at that age. You make nasty comments but here you are with your faces in the trough yet again looking at more photos of her!

camryn on

Why? It looks so stupid and reminds me of my little pony.

Nancy on

I love this. Maybe not the colour so much, but i love the way it’s been cut. I’ve been trying to get my hairdresser to cut/style my hair like this for the last 3 years. Grr.. I tell him, ‘layered cut, with bangs,’ but it doesn’t turn out like Irelands for some reason.

Janine Marie Max on

I’ve been deep purple with black underneath for years. Did I start a trend? I love Ireland’s new hue!

laure50 on

It’s fun, she’s beautiful and allowed to play with her look. I’d do it if I looked like her!

Catherine in Tulsa on

I can only assume that someone is paying the press to run stories on her. I don’t think I’ve seen a more boring teen.

jacky Aleen on

Kelly going lavender was new, different, fresh. everyone else is a copycat-just boring…find a different color!!

Debbie on

She looks like her Father. Her mother was beautiful, but she isn’t even close to attractive.

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