We are here for Kim Kardashian's '90s chunky highlights

Gabrielle Dyer
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From Cosmopolitan

Remember when Kim Kardashian dyed her hair bleached blonde? Left was right, up was down, we were momentarily shook to our core. While there was no denying that it did suit her (and she looked cool AF), we were sad to see her wave goodbye to her naturally dark brown locks. After what felt like a lifetime, she went back to her roots and put her platinum days behind her. Since then, she's rarely strayed from her signature shade save for a few experimental wigs here and there.

Well, in true Kardashian spirit, it didn't take long for her to switch it up again. In bid to promote her newly launched KKW Beauty Mattes Collection - a mix of dark brown and nude toned lipsticks inspired by '90s glamour - Kim has been rocking a tonne of nostalgic makeup, hair and fashion lewks.

The latest nod to the '90s revival comes in the form of her new hair hue. Debuted by stylist, Andrew Fitzsimons, who posted a picture of the new 'do on his Instagram, Kim can be seen with pieces of thick highlights running through her lob. He captioned the pic: "Obsessed with these beige-brunette chunky 90’s-ass highlights I created on @KimKardashian for the latest @KKWbeauty campaign 🤤 #AndrewFitzsimonsHair@makeupbymario," and we'd just like to say we're living for this look.

Cast your mind to a time when posters of Christina Aguilera covered your walls (just us?), and your main fashion inspo came courtesy of Friends. Stripy highlights really were all the rage. Everyone from Jennifer Anniston, to Michelle Gellar, and Cindy Crawford had chunky blonde bits in their hair - and it looks like Kim's just brought it back, big time.

Will this be the end of balayage? Who could say, it's still one of our favourite colouring techniques so we don't wanna call it, all we know is this throwback has got us thinking about asking for foils at our next appointment, fr...

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