These Bold Beauty Collages Are An Unexpected Style Inspiration

You'll want to dye your hair after this.
Our hair has affectionately been referred to as our crowning glory -- and for good reason. No matter its color, length or texture, our tresses sit atop our heads with so much style.
And that sentiment is certainly celebrated in Lorna Simpson's collection of eye-catching collages called "Ebony." The 55-year-old New York City-based artist has taken images of black women from vintage Ebony and Jet magazines and transformed them into colorful works of art.
"For me, the images hearken back to my childhood, but are also a lens through which to see the past fifty years in American history," Simpson told The Paris Review.
The vibrant ink-washed hairdos might seem over-the-top and unexpected, but they are the perfect style inspiration -- beauty- or fashion-wise -- for this party-filled holiday season and beyond. And if you've been thinking about dying your hair a gorgeous shade of gray, a lovely lilac, or a ravishing red then you'll definitely want to pin the following images to your Pinterest board. And for a pretty penny you can even snag one for your wall at home.
Check out the head-turning works of art below and tell us which one is your favorite.
Lorna Simpson
Mixed Grey, 2012
Lorna Simpson
Black Pink, 2013
Lorna Simpson
Distance, 2013
Lorna Simpson
Tulip, 2014
Lorna Simpson
Pink, 2013
Lorna Simpson
Windblown, 2014
Lorna Simpson
Ultra Violet 2, 2015

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