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Lily Collins reveals the exact moment her Emily in Paris fringe was cut by her hairstylist

Wait, we thought she cut them herself?

Natalie Salmon
Natalie SalmonFashion Digital Editor
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For all you Emily in Paris fans out there, you may remember when the teaser trailer came out for season three. 

That's when we all got a first look at Lily Collins' new hairstyle for the titular character... a Jane Birkin-esque Parisian fringe. "This is the hardest decision I have ever had to make," Emily said in the trailer "This is just something I have to do." And then we see our protagonist transform herself into a Parisian bombshell. Her best friend Mindy Chen (played by Ashley Park) isn’t so convinced, "Emily, no!" she utters, To which Emily replies, "It's Paris!"

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Now Lily has shared the exact moment her fringe was cut for the series, and as you might have guessed it wasn't the 33-year-old actress doing the heavy lifting, but instead an A lister adored hairstylist. 

Lily shared a video on her personal Instagram to her 27.4 million followers with the caption, "Not exactly trauma bangs… unlike Emily, I didn’t cut these myself! Big thank you to the master @gregoryrussellhair for inducting me into my fringe era and starting Emily’s new hair journey…"

The fringe of course, suits Emily perfectly, adding a certain je ne sais quoi to her spectacular wardrobe. Merci for the divine hair inspiration Gregory.

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Who is Lily Collins hairstylist?

Lily Collins' trusted hairdresser Gregory Russell is a Los Angeles-based hairstylist represented by the Wall Group. Gregory currently works at the Andy Lecompte Salon in addition to his freelance career.

"His hairstyles reflect an eclectic mix of high fashion influences with a retro-modern approach, and can be seen on the likes of Anya Taylor-Joy, Chloe Grace Moretz, Lily Collins, Zoey Deutch, and Hailee Steinfeld," his website explains. 

He has collaborated with prominent photographers, including Patrick Demarchelier, David Roemer, Yelena Yemchuk, Mariano Vivanco, and Chris Colls. He has worked on editorials with Vogue, Vogue Australia, Vogue Spain, Vogue HK, Interview, Instyle, W, and Harper’s Bazaar, among others. Gregory has also worked on major ad campaigns including Cartier, Viktor & Rolf, Kate Spade, and Max Mara. 

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