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The Curtain Haircut – Fun Blast from the Past, or Infamous Blunder?

Let's travel through decades together: a beauty guide highlighting the best haircut styles

written by The Editors

In the dark days of the Macarena, Furby, and annoying AOL dial-up noises, the center-parted curtain haircut reigned supreme.  Leonardo, Brad, JTT, and Robbie Williams all famously sported one. It was a non-threatening, suburban take on the laidback surfer’s long drape.  But like prepackaged boy bands and acid wash jeans, the style seemed to fall out of favor around the early 2000s, only popping up on the heads of insufferable donuts like Shrek’s Prince Charming and pre-redemption Jaime Lannister (Season 8 doesn’t count).

Recently the look seems to be making a comeback, though usually with subtle changes. Here’s some blast from the past examples and some modern takes on this infamous hairdo.