The Most Memorable Celebrity Ponytails Through The Decades

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The ponytail doesn't get the respect that it's due. It may be a pretty straightforward hairstyle, but the versatility of this look proves why it has remained popular throughout history.

Fifties actresses Sandra Dee and Audrey Hepburn sported ponytail hairstyles that are perfect for shoulder-length locks. There's no need to look further than Catherine Deneuve for voluminous pony inspiration. And we all know that Ariana Grande learned her high ponytail tricks from the original pop princess, Mariah Carey. However, no one wears a polished pony quite like Kate Middleton.

Scroll down below to see 19 of the most iconic celebrity ponytails. Then, tell us in the comments section who you'd add to our list.

Brigitte Bardot, circa 1954
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Sandra Dee, 1959
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Audrey Hepburn, 1956
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Catherine Deneuve, 1963
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Farrah Fawcett, 1974
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Madonna, 1985
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Janet Jackson, 1994
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Mariah Carey, 1997
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Jennifer Lopez, 2004
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Beyonce, 2009
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Drew Barrymore, 2009
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Reese Witherspoon, 2011
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Angelina Jolie, 2011
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Blake Lively, 2011
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Olivia Palermo, 2013
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, 2014
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Rihanna, 2015
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Ariana Grande, 2015
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Gigi Hadid, 2015
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