Blackpink’s Lisa sporting a “hime cut” in the MV for How You Like That. Photo: Buro MY
Blackpink’s Lisa sporting a “hime cut” in the MV for How You Like That. Photo: Buro MY
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Is Blackpink member Lisa’s ‘hime cut’ the next big hairstyle trend? She wore it the How You Like That music video and Twice’s Momo is a fan, but where did the Japanese anime look come from?

  • The ‘hime cut’ has been making its way through K-pop girl bands and Instagram, but it was originally worn by noblewomen in Heian Japan
  • Japanese actress, singer and model Megumi Asaoka popularised the look in the 70s, it crops up in countless classic manga series and even Cher gave it a go

Blackpink’s Lisa sporting a “hime cut” in the MV for How You Like That. Photo: Buro MY
Blackpink’s Lisa sporting a “hime cut” in the MV for How You Like That. Photo: Buro MY
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