According to Los Angeles Times stringer, Nick P. Divito, the faux hawk hairstyle is dead.The trend must be six feet under if the Times finally writes about it. LAist has noticed a newer, more alarming male hairstyle on the streets of LA: the ponytail. On jaunts around town, we've seen various handsome (mainly Hispanic) men sporting long or longish locks pulled back in a messy pony tail or fastened with a clip, looking like Ali McGraw in "Love Story." The look is usually accompanied by a trimmed beard or goatee.
Dare we imagine that the ponytail is back from the dead? Is this a harbinger that a '90s revival is just around the corner, slipping up to the tipping point.