Game of Thrones spoiler alert! In case you missed this week’s long-awaited reveal, Jon Snow (played by Kit Harington) is back from the dead. Sure, the moment when Jon reawakens is shocking, but there’s a shot just moments before may be even more shocking: Melisandre cuts. Jon’s. glorious. hair. According to our friends at Entertainment Weekly, Melisandre actually chopped his extensions(!), because Harington went shorter following the season-five finale to “sell [the story that he was leaving the series] a bit more” after when the character was killed. EW also revealed that Jon’s newly shorn locks will be worn in a new style this season: the man-bun. The revelation got us thinking, why stop there? Here, we offer the showrunners five more relevant hairstyles in case their “Curly Hairstyles” Pinterest board is running a little low on inspiration.
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Ü know nothing, Jon Snow.
Jared Leto’s man-ombré
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Give him some loose waves and a few gentle highlights, and we’re in business.
Kris Jenner’s pixie (a.k.a. “The Kris”)
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Just call him Kit Kardashian.
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Is he maybe, kinda pulling this off? (Never mind. Don’t answer that.)
And finally, the Khaleesi
That one’s for all you Jon Snow-Daenerys Targaryen shippers.
What hairstyle do you want to see Jon Snow wear this season? Let us know in the comments.
— Lindy Segal