From dreaming in the suburbs to living in Beverly Hills, Ruth Carter gave the stars, Halle Berry and Martin Landau, a look that said I'm "livin' large and takin' charge!"  From bright printed booty hugging wardrobes, to platforms out of this world, this designer kept the scenes full of eye popping colors and larger than life ensembles to match the over-the-top Hollywood lifestyle.

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With a modern twist! 

Nikki Brown
Dec, 22, 2016

What do Halle Berry, Queen Latifah, Lauren London and Vanessa Bell Calloway all have in common? Besides established and celebrated acting careers, these Black beauties have sported hairstyles that are synonymous with a specific character they've played.

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We love seeing these looks recreated for special occasions like Halloween, but who says you can't rock any of them with a modern twist just because?

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If that's the case, you're sure to get a kick out of Mayvenn's latest video, which pays homage to Black classics like Waiting To Exhale and B*A*P*S by putting a new spin on the hairstyles we've grown to love. 

From Nisi's over-the-top blonde mane (B*A*P*S.) to New New's laid ponytail (ATL) and of course, the epic royal tresses of Prince Hakeem's bride-to-be (Coming To America), you have to watch...even if it's just for the nostalgia.

And remember: Mayvenn's bundles are a must if you want a new do for the New Year. Press play (above) to see the throwback tresses we'll never forget.