Last Night’s Hairstyles: 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards


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2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards Hairstyles Feature

The 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards were held on March 4, 2023, in Santa Monica, California. The hairstyles were many of the same looks that have inundated the red carpet this awards season. There were several formal updos worth a second look, the most notable being Stephanie Hsu’s sleek updo.


Standout Hairstyle: Stephanie Hsu – Sleek Formal Updo

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Stephanie Hsu – Sleek Formal Updo (2023)
[Hairstylist: Brian Fisher]
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Brian Fisher

Everything Everywhere All At Once actress Stephanie Hsu hit the red carpet with an oh-so-chic, sleek formal updo by celebrity hairstylist Brian Fisher. Hsu won the award for Best Breakout Performance for her work in Everything Everywhere All At Once for her role as Joy Wang / Jobu Tupaki.


Michelle Yeoh – Vintage Updo

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Michelle Yeoh – Vintage Updo (2023)
[Hairstylist: Aaron Light]
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Aaron Light

Everything Everywhere All At Once actress Michelle Yeoh attended the event with a vintage updo by celebrity hairstylist Aaron Light. Yeoh was the big winner of the night, winning Best Lead Performance for her work in Everything Everywhere All At Once as Evelyn Wang.


Cate Blanchett – Medium Length Beach Waves Hairstyle

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Cate Blanchett – Medium Length Beach Waves Hairstyle (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Robert Vetica

Tár actress Cate Blanchett attended the event with her usual medium-length beach waves hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Robert Vetica. Blanchett was nominated for Best Lead Performance for her work in the film Tár as Lydia Tár.


Monica Barbaro – Wavy Bob

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Monica Barbaro – Wavy Bob (2023)
[Hairstylist: Eddie Cook]
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Eddie Cook

Top Gun Maverick actress Monica Barbaro attended with a slight wave in her bob by celebrity hairstylist Eddie Cook.

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Gabrielle Union – Long Curled Hairstyle

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Gabrielle Union – Long Curled Hairstyle (2023)
[Hairstylist: Larry Sims]
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Larry Sims

The Inspection actress Gabrielle Union attended with a long curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims. Union was nominated for Best Supporting Performance for her work in The Inspection as Inez French.


Aubrey Plaza – Simple Updo

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Aubrey Plaza – Simple Updo (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Mark Townsend

Emily the Criminal actress Aubrey Plaza sported a simple updo by celebrity hairstylist Mark Townsend. Plaza was nominated for Best Lead Performance for her work in Emily the Criminal as Emily.


Claire Foy – Romantic Soft Waves Hairstyle

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Claire Foy – Romantic Soft Waves Hairstyle (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Christian Wood

Women Talking actress Claire Foy attended with a romantic soft waves hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Christian Wood. Foy won The Robert Altman Award along with fellow cast members for her work in Women Talking.


Rooney Mara – Simple Sleek Updo

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Rooney Mara – Sleek Simple Updo (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Adir Abergel

Women Talking actress Rooney Mara attended the event with a sleek, simple updo by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel. Rooney also won The Robert Altman Award along with fellow cast members for her work in Women Talking.


Simona Tabasco – Medium Beach Waves Hairstyle

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Simona Tabasco – Medium Beach Waves Hairstyle (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Marcus Francis

The White Lotus actress Simona Tabasco sported a light wave in her medium-length hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Marcus Francis.


Sharon Horgan – Long Curled Hairstyle (2023)

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Sharon Horgan – Long Curled Hairstyle (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Dicky Collins

Bad Sisters actress Sharon Horgan attended with a long curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Dicky Collins.


Aimee Carrero – Low Ponytail (2023)

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Aimee Carrero – Low Ponytail (2023)
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Celebrity Hairstylist: Aviva Jansen Perea

The Consultant actress Aimee Carrero attended the 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards with a low ponytail by celebrity hairstylist Aviva Jansen Perea.


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