In winter of 2012, Rihanna donned a shaggy blonde style with face-framing layers. The wispy bangs hung in her eyes, peek-a-boo style, again giving off an air of sexiness and mystery.

The length was flattering, especially when she wore it blown straight. The buttery hue popped against her mocha skin.

After months of the red hue she rocked (more of which you'll see), it was a refreshing change of pace. It was more normal than we were used to from her, but she never, ever looked ordinary with it. As if Ri could ever look anything but uber sexafied...