Besides her many nominations alongside the cast of Hidden Figures, Janelle Monáe is also getting nods for having the coolest hairstyles to ever grace the red carpet. This past weekend, the singer turned actress hit the SAG Awards in a beautiful updo, adorned with tiny flower jewels. As of late, the hair chameleon has been rocking lots of unconventional accessories like googly eyed craft stickers and gold wire.
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Her creative coifs are accredited to longtime hairstylist, Nikki Nelms, the self-proclaimed hair MacGyver who is also responsible for Solange Knowles beaded braid look in her “Don’t Touch My Hair” music video. Nelms told Cosmopolitan.com that she often frequents Michael’s Arts and Crafts store and “loves finding more than one purpose for things," which explains that time Monáe artfully rocked safety pins in her hair on the red carpet.
These accessories are pretty gutsy, and if anyone can pull it off, it's Monáe. See a roundup of her standout looks below.