One wig, two wig, red wig… silver sparkly wig?
This year’s winter formal was “Wiggin’ Out at Willmott,” which is a fitting theme considering I completely wigged out when I stepped into the gym to see the likes of Kylie Jenner and Lady Gaga dougie-ing on the dance floor. Starstruck, I danced to the center of the action to get a closer look and found something even better: turkeys from every grade rocking wigs which put Jenner to shame. While everyone looked wig-tastic, I think some of the hair I saw deserves some special recognition. So, I took to the dance floor to document some of the most beautiful bobs, bangs, and curls at winter formal.
Ellie Bridges Greenfield, 11
Ellie is on-trend with her jewel-tone, monochromatic look. The emerald green is a solid choice, especially considering green wigs were a rare find at formal this year. Also, the matching wig and dress is a power move.
Meghan Aslin, 10
Faux hair, don’t care. Meghan’s bangin’ bob is sleek, shiny, and sassy. Unlike Ellie in her all-green matching wig and dress combo, Meghan wears a black ensemble that shows off her red wig. I don’t blame her; that wig deserves to be the center of attention.
Pink was a popular color choice among the senior class this year. All the pink wigs reminded me where the money from the dance would go: The Pink Wig Project, which provides wigs as encouragement to cancer fighters and survivors and raises awareness and funds for research.
Nora James Eikner, 10
I was feeling anything but blue when I saw this wig. Nora James and her fabulous blue curls make a case for wearing wigs on the daily — who’s with me?
Ginny Bratton, 12
Who needs a disco ball when there are wigs like these? Ginny Bratton brought the pep with her silver pom-pom wig, and I must say it was my personal favorite.
“I think winter formal was so much fun and such a success,” said Student Council President Celia Stem (12). “I also really loved that everyone wore their wigs to support the Student Council and The Pink Wig Project!” Whether people were wearing pink curls, sporting silver strands, or keeping it natural, winter formal was an exciting way to kick off the second semester.
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