Our favorite “Backwoods Barbie” has joined the world of blogging! Dolly Parton launched her official Tumblr last week, and we’re already inspired by the many quotes, GIFs, and vintage beauty photos among her posts. “I would never stoop so low as to be fashionable,” Parton once joked to InStyle on her trademark wardrobe. To celebrate, we’re taking a look back at the many hair and makeup choices she has sported—all of which are worth a reblog. See her transformation by clicking through the gallery.
Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton! The longtime country music superstar and spitfire actress turns 67 today. The industry veteran, who has been sporting her signature frosted-blonde coif ever since she made her debut, has always taken a fun approach to her style. “I got to fixin’ myself up,” Parton has said of her teenage years. “I wanted my clothes tight, my makeup bright, my nails long, my lips red. I got into it.” And today, the songstress continues to embrace her Barbie look. In honor of her birthday, click through the gallery to see how this ageless star has weathered the years with equal parts grace and sass!
Dolly Parton turns 66 today! This photo shows the budding superstar—pre-makeover—at the age of 18. “I always wanted to be prettier,” Parton has said of her teenage self. “I got to fixin’ myself up. I wanted my clothes tight, my makeup bright, my nails long, my lips red. I got into it.” And did she ever! Check out Dolly Parton’s transformation from Tennessee tot to country Barbie in the gallery now, and be sure to catch her latest flick Joyful Noise, in theaters now.
In Dolly Parton’s four-decade career, the 65-year-old superstar has charted 25 number-one hits, sold 100 million records and even opened her very own (enormously successful) theme park. Her frankly artificial beauty, from her platinum wigs to her Coke bottle figure, are just part of her ample charm. “People say, ‘Are you offended by the dumb-blonde jokes?’” she joked on The View. “And I say no, because I know I’m not dumb and I know I’m not blonde.” With her new movie Joyful Noise in theaters today, check out Parton’s transformation from Tennessee tot to all-out superstar in the gallery now.