People.com Lifestyle Style Long or Short: What's Her Best Hair? Emma Watson, Ashlee Simpson and more are embracing their inner pixie. Vote whether stars' should keep their hair short and sweet By Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester Published on February 2, 2011 10:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 14 ASHLEE SIMPSON Clint Spaulding/Patrick McMullan/Sipa The takes a less-is-more approach to her hair, hitting the bottle of bleach and shearing it short. 02 of 14 EMMA WATSON Brian Zak/Sipa; Jon Furniss/WireImage The Harry Potter star shape-shifts from witch to elf, marking the end of her contractual obligation to keep her hair long, by shearing it off into a close crop. 03 of 14 MICHELLE WILLIAMS Globe; Jason Merritt/Getty spreads pixie fever, inspiring countless makeovers with her elfin do. 04 of 14 RENéE ZELLWEGER Matt Baron/BEImages; Byron Purvis/AdMedia After chopping off her hair – in the dining room! – lets it inch its way into a classic bob. 05 of 14 HAYDEN PANETTIERE Jesse Grant/Getty; Peter Kramer/AP Almost a year after cutting off her long hair, love affair with her cropped cut is still going strong. 06 of 14 CAREY MULLIGAN Lionel Hahn/Abaca; Jim Spellman/WireImage One of the originators of the short-hair trend, the actress admitted, “I really want long hair.” And she’s following her dreams, gradually growing out the look. 07 of 14 RIHANNA Christopher Polk/Getty; Vince Flores/AFF-USA After dying her short bowl cut fire-engine red, has stayed true to the color for months – but kept her style evolution on course with inches of curls. 08 of 14 JESSICA STROUP Jordan Strauss/WireImage; Sara De Boer/Startraks “I wanted to do the Audrey Hepburn thing,” the 90210 actress explained of cutting her long hair into a chic crop. 09 of 14 JENNIE GARTH Mark Sullivan/WireImage; Hutchins Jennie’s adventurous young daughter inspired her to trim her bob into a trendy, shorter style. 10 of 14 SOLANGE KNOWLES Jim Spellman/Getty; Jason Kempin/Getty After fighting back when her short hair caused an internet debate, Solange gradually lengthened into equally fashion-forward curls. 11 of 14 CATE BLANCHETT James McCauley/Rex/Rex USA; Splash News Online She might have debuted her chic coif in the summer, but has kept her trims on track through the changing seasons. 12 of 14 KELLIE PICKLER INF; Jim Smeal/BEImages After a rendezvous with the shears, began growing her hair back into her signature long waves. 13 of 14 JANET JACKSON Janet Mayer/Splash News Online; John Spellman/Retna got sassy with a transformative buzz cut that was eons away from her former long layers. 14 of 14 KATE GOSSELIN Michael Kovac/FilmMagic; INF Rendering The Gosselin a trend of the past, the has stuck with the long hair she acquired during a 20-hour makeover.