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Ellie Goulding looks almost unrecognisable with dramatic new pixie bangs

The singer unveiled her latest hair look ahead of a BBC Radio 2 performance

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Orin Carlin
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We genuinely cannot keep up with the number of celebrities that have been switching it up in the hair department of late. From Emily Ratajkowski's agonisingly chic French bob to Hailey Bieber's sleek Margot Tenenbaum-inspired 'do, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to 2023 hair inspiration. Salon visit impending…

Ellie Goulding is the latest famous face to have thrown her hat into the mix, with the artist having unveiled a brand-new style as she arrived at BBC's Maida Vale studios on Monday.

The 36-year-old was spotted sporting pixie bangs, a tufty fringe which paired effortlessly alongside a high ponytail.

The Starry Eyed singer, who for the best part of her career has rocked a beachy blonde shade, first debuted her much darker hue last November.

Since then, Ellie has been living her brunette best life and now she has raised the stakes with her new choppy fringe.

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Ellie rocked pixie bangs at her BBC Radio 2 performance 

Mini fringes are not for the fainthearted, they require plenty of maintenance to keep them looking fresh. But they can dramatically transform the face – and choppy styles such as Ellie's are quite forgiving (rather than a thick, block shape) in terms of everyday styling. Her new bangs give her look a certain gamine, ethereal quality, and we're into it.

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The singer stepped out in a pink textured off-the-shoulder top 

In an Instagram post shared with her 14m followers, Ellie informed her fans of her latest hair update, beginning her caption with: "Bangs entered the chat!" She wore a pink textured off-the-shoulder top adorned with gleaming buttons and classic high-waisted black trousers and topped off her look with a pair of square-toe wedge boots.

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Ellie's stylish appearance was in aid of a BBC Radio 2 Piano Room performance in which she sang a cover of Northern Irish singer Cara Dillon's She Moved Through the Fair. She urged her fans to give it a listen, writing: "Really hope I did it justice!"

Speaking of justice, the pixie bangs style is seemingly forever in her debt…

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