Lily James Hairstyles & Haircuts – All-Time Favorites


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Lily James Hairstyles Feature Collage

Lily James Hairstyles

You may recognize Lily James as Lady Rose MacClare in Downton Abbey, but you may be surprised to know that the actress has been in the spotlight for more than a decade. This feature showcases our favorite hairstyles from a look back at all of the actress’s appearances.

Be sure to check out Lily James‘s latest hairstyles, fresh from the red carpet.

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Click on any link with Lily James’s name for insider information about the hairstyle, including the celebrity hairstylist who created the look, the tools and products used, social media buzz, and additional style credits, including the stylist and makeup artist.


Lily James’ Hairstylists Present and Past


Hairstyle Stats

Lily James - Formal Updo/Baby Bangs (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230501
Lily James – Formal Updo/Baby Bangs (2023)
[Hairstylist: Halley Brisker]

Haircuts/Hairstyles Change Tolerance: Moderate. James’ hairstyles are fairly traditional, but she manages to sport a different look at each appearance.

Hair Color Change Tolerance: Moderate. James most often wears her hair dark, but she has tested blonde several times.

Wigs, Weaves, & Extensions: Sometimes. In the photo to the right, the baby bangs are faux.


Medium/Long Hairstyles

Lily James - Luxe Shiny Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20231204

Luxe Shiny Hairstyle

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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Tools & Products Used to Create This Style

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[Pictured: Lily James – Luxe Shiny Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – The Fashion Awards 2023 – London, England]


Lily James - Sleek Long Straight Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230309

Sleek Long Straight Hairstyle

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Versace FW23 Show – Pacific Design Center – West Hollywood, CA]


Lily James - Medium Length Curled Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Christian Wood] - 20230219

Medium Length Curled Hairstyle

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Christian Wood

[Pictured: Lily James – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Christian Wood] – The Charles Finch & CHANEL 2023 Pre-BAFTA Party – London, England]


Lily James - Medium Length Curled Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230213

Curly Medium Length Hairstyle

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” UK Premiere – Odeon Luxe Leicester Square – London, England]


Medium/Long Hairstyles (Cont.)

Lily James - Medium Length Curled Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230110

Medium Length Curled Hairstyle

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards The Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]


Lily James' Long Slicked Back Hairstyle - 20220502

Long Slicked Back Hairstyle

Celebrity Hairstylist: Danilo Dixon

[Pictured: Lily James’ Long Slicked Back Hairstyle – 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” – The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, NY – Hairstylist: Danilo Dixon]


Lily James' Long Straight Hairstyle - 20220306

Effortless Long Straight Hairstyle

Celebrity HairstylistDanilo Dixon

[Pictured: Lily James – Effortless Long Straight Hairstyle/Center Part – 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards – Santa Monica, CA – [Hairstylist: Danilo Dixon]]


Lily James - Long Curled Hairstyle - 20180716

Bouncy Long Curled Hairstyle

[Pictured: ]Lily James – Bouncy Long Curled Hairstyle – “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” UK Premiere – Eventim Apollo – London, England


Ponytails/Braids

Lily James - Playful Ponytail - 20230311

Playful Ponytail

[Pictured: Lily James – Playful Ponytail – CHANEL and Charles Finch Pre-Oscar Awards Dinner – Beverly Hills, CA]


Lily James - Braided Hairstyle/Twist - [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] - 20170616

Braided Hairstyle/Twist

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Adir Abergel

[Pictured: Lily James – Braided Hairstyle/Twist- [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] – “Baby Driver” Premiere – Los Angeles, CA]


Lily James - Curly High Ponytail - 20151103

Curly High Ponytail

[Pictured: Lily James – Curly High Ponytail – Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2015]


Lily James - Chic Loose Ponytail - 20150811

Chic Loose Ponytail

[Pictured: Lily James – Chic Loose Ponytail – BAFTA Celebrates “Downton Abbey”]


Updos

Lily James - Curly High Bun Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230918

Curly High Bun Updo

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Curly High Bun Updo – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – Vogue100 and Erdem Dinner – National Portrait Gallery – London, England]


Lily James - Formal Updo/Baby Bangs (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230501

Formal Updo/Baby Bangs

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Formal Updo/Baby Bangs – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – 2023 Met Gala – Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, NY]


Lily James - Sleek Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230219

Simple Updo

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 – The Royal Festival Hall – London, England]


Lily James - Formal Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230219

Formal Updo

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Halley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Formal Updo – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – British Vogue And Tiffany & Co. Celebrate Fashion And Film Party 2023 – London, England]


Lily James - Formal Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] - 20230115

Formal Updo

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Celebrity HairstylistHalley Brisker

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[Pictured: Lily James – Formal Updo – [Hairstylist: Halley Brisker] – 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards – Fairmont Century Plaza – Los Angeles, CA]


Updos (Cont.)

Lily James - Side Parted Updo - [Hairstylist: George Northwood] - 20190618

Side Parted Updo

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Celebrity Hairstylist: George Northwood

[Pictured: Lily James – Side Parted Updo – [Hairstylist: George Northwood] – “Yesterday” UK Premiere – Odeon Luxe Leicester Square – London, England]


Lily James - Curly Top Knot - [Hairstylist: George Northwood] - 20180218

Curly Top Knot

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Celebrity Hairstylist: George Northwood

[Pictured: Lily James – Curly Top Knot – [Hairstylist: George Northwood] – 2018 London Fashion Week – Burberry Show – London, England]


Lily James – Blonde Hair

Lily James - Long Curled Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: George Northwood] - 20180218

Blonde Long Curled Hairstyle

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Celebrity Hairstylist: George Northwood

[Pictured: Lily James – Blonde Long Curled Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: George Northwood] – EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) – Royal Albert Hall – London, England]


Lily James - Long Straight Hairstyle - [Hairstylist: George Northwood Salon] - 20140605

Blonde Long Straight Hairstyle

Downton Abbey actress Lily James accepted the Next Breakthrough Award at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards with a silky long straight hairstyle by Lotte Oshea at the George Northwood Salon.

[Pictured: Lily James – Long Straight Hairstyle – [Hairstylist: George Northwood Salon] – Glamour Women of the Year Awards – Berkeley Square Gardens – London, England]


Lily James - Sleek Long Blonde Hairstyle - 20150319

Sleek Long Blonde Hairstyle

[Picutred: Lily James – Sleek Long Blonde Hairstyle – “Cinderella” UK Premiere]


Lily James - Blonde Bouncy Curls Hairstyle - 20130428

Blonde Bouncy Curls Hairstyle

[Pictured: Lily James – Blonde Bouncy Curls Hairstyle – 2013 Laurence Olivier Awards]


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