'Pixies' Out in Full Force at Met Gala Ball

Red carpet watchers noticed an increase in Hollywood stars sporting the short, edgy haircut.
2:57 | 05/09/13

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index," the pixie cut, hollywood's new favorite look, everywhere at the met ball this week and asked abc's abbie boudreau to go in search of the perfect pixie cut. Here's a look. Reporter: It was a hair showdown at the met gala in new york city. From sarah jessica parker's elaborate headpiece and nicole richie's short and ann hathaway. It's what's on top of your head getting the double take. The short hair is taking the red carpet by storm. Doesn't matter whether a haircut costs $15 or $500, you can get the look. Reporter: Inspiring, yes. According to a recent poll conducted by the hairdressing council of great britain and universal pictures, anne hathaway's perfect pixie she donned in "les miz" was the best all time. She's not the only one to go short. Emma watson. Halle berry, viola davis make it look powerful and gorgeous. Reporter: Chris mcmillan famous for creating rachel back IN THE '90s ON JENNIFER ANISTON Say many can pull off the pixie. It has to be shaped right. Little tweaks here and there, a little longer in the bang, oh, maybe a little shorter in the bang. Are you ready? I'm ready. Reporter: Well, this tax accountant in california taking a cue from anne hathaway wants to go from long and luxurious to short and sassy. I've always liked drastic haircuts so now is the time. Reporter: Here's her before. And take a look at her now. You like it? I do. It's so short. Yeah. Wow! You got the pixie cut. It's awesome. It's so, so dramatic. It's really edgy and it's fun. I like it. Reporter: And just a few days later, do you feel like you achieved that anne hathaway look? I think a little bit. You know, no one is going to rock it like anne hathaway. You're rocking it girl. If you're not quite ready to take the plunge. Say good-bye to my long hair. There are other ways to test the trend first. And just maybe shorter is better. All right. So what do you think, guys? Do you think that this is the new me? I got a pixie cut -- I feel funky. 1993. That's different from a pixie cut. Yeah, different. It's a little funky, a little punky. I feel kind of confident, though. I got to tell you, robin, I know you know what I'm talking about. Absolutely. Maybe better. I don't know if this is -- not my full time look. You could pull it off. Thank you, abbie boudreau.

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