Tracee Ellis Ross did a little bit time touring on the Emmy Awards on January 15, each on the purple carpet and onstage. Whereas she reworked herself into Lucille Ball for an ode to I Love Lucy reverse Natasha Lyonne throughout the ceremony, full with a shiny purple Lucy wig, it was her flippy pre-show ponytail that despatched us proper again to the ’60s.
Earlier than dressing up like Ball within the notorious chocolate manufacturing facility sequence, Ross hit the purple carpet in a excessive, perky pony paired with a white robe and glam purple lip. (On Instagram, Ross referred to it as an “Esmeralda” pony, saying you “gotta title the hairz.”) Hairstylist E Williams used Ross’s line Sample Magnificence on the star, pulling her hair tightly again from her face for a slicked-back base, then making a full, bouncy-yet-structural excessive ponytail proper on the crown of her head. The ends of the horse have been dramatically flipped out for a classic vibe, a enjoyable distinction in opposition to her super-modern costume.