In the pop music spotlight for nearly 30 years, Madonna — a.k.a. the Queen of Reinvention — has pushed the beauty and fashion envelope time and time again. (Does her infamous Blonde Ambition tour cone bra ring a bell?) So for her current MDNA world tour, the “Girls Gone Wild” singer ensures that concert-goers are still looking by switching up her hair and wardrobe every few songs.
In the video above, Us Weekly‘s Beauty Director, Gwen Flamberg, grills Us‘ Senior Music Editor, Ian Drew, on the Queen of Pop’s on-stage hairstyles. (Drew attended one of the 53-year-old Material Girl’s European shows.)
Straying away from the typical loose waves that most singers choose to rock on stage, the iconic pop star pays homage to history and mixes it up with retro styles like a Brigitte Bardot-inspired ‘do and an androgynous pompadour.
In Harper’s BAZAAR back in November 2011, the superstar proclaimed her reasoning behind her statement-making ways. “To have fun, that’s the main issue. To continue to be a provocateur, to do what we perceive as the realm of young people, to provoke, to be rebellious, to start a revolution.”
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