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The Mullet Is Cool Again

Now that Rihanna has reinvented the mullet, will graying rockers turn to the “skullet”?

Miley Cyrus in her pixie mullet on Instagram in 2020 / Credit: @MileyCyrus on Instagram

Want to feel old? Ask yourself this: Are you ready to go back to that “business in the front, party in the back” haircut you wore in the ’80s? The one you thought was the summit of cool when you saw it on David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Simon Le Bon, and others?



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Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book editor of the Plain Dealer and book columnist for Glamour. Words in NYT, WSJ, and other major media.