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40 Rapunzel-Inspired Concepts

From Fairytale Furniture to Intricate Couture Tresses

— June 10, 2012 — Fashion
These Rapunzel-inspired concepts are all built upon the back of the classic German folk story. While some have coveted the entire plot for its riveting and original twists, most have remained enamored with the fable's "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair" line. This famous sentence has become a fixture of pop culture, referenced time and time again via song, play and artistic rendering.

Fairytale furniture and intricate couture tresses are outgrowths of the mainstream obsession with the Rapunzel account. The excessively long braid worn by the female protagonist has been consistently replicated within products, looks and designs, each with its own distinctive take on the style. And though Rapunzel is a fictional character, this has stopped few from conjuring up her likeness.
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Braided Human Hair Bling
Braided Human Hair Bling
The Hayden Dunham 'New Dust' Collection is Rapunzel-Ready
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Rapunzel Hair Scarves
Rapunzel Hair Scarves
The Seventh Man Yann Faucher Shoot is Gracefully Rugged
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Brilliant Blonde Braid Depictions
Brilliant Blonde Braid Depictions
'Soft Ties' By Ellie Noble Features Floor-Length Platinum Locks
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37
German Magazine Marketing
German Magazine Marketing
Fairytale Campaign
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Distressed Damsel Homes
Distressed Damsel Homes
Andersson Wise Architects Construct a Contemporary Vertical Masterpiece
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Vibrant Fabric Braids
Vibrant Fabric Braids
Karlie Kloss in Hermes Spring/Summer 2010 Ad Campaign
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Fairy Tale Flooring
Fairy Tale Flooring
InterfaceFLOR's 'Once Upon a Tile' Collection is Mystical and Imaginative
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Charming Fairy Tale Chambers
Charming Fairy Tale Chambers
The 'Once Upon a Time' Room by Ontwerpduo is Magically Magnificent
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Rapunzel-Like Headwear
Rapunzel-Like Headwear
The Warmi Knits are Stylishly Adorable
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Braided Bound Beauties
Braided Bound Beauties
Marco D'Amico's The Crying Game is Tied Up
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Artistic Rapunzeltography
Artistic Rapunzeltography
Alice Anderson's Hairbrained Photo Shoot
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Climbable Coiffed Creations
Climbable Coiffed Creations
The Bizarre Jessica Wohl ‘Hairy Staircase' Art
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Guerrilla Fairytale Campaigns
Guerrilla Fairytale Campaigns
Rapunzel for Pantene
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Farcical Fairytale Dating Ads
Farcical Fairytale Dating Ads
The McCann Erickson JDate Poster Promotes Serious Relationships
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Growing Pigtail Pictorials
Growing Pigtail Pictorials
Bara Prasilova Photographs Beautiful Women in Weird Poses
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Rapunzel Hats
Rapunzel Hats
Faux Braided Hair Turbans by Denise Julia Reyton
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Elderly Fairytale Heroines
Elderly Fairytale Heroines
Sabugosa Ad Illustrates That Children's Books Last Forever
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Pseudo Dip-Dyed Locks
Pseudo Dip-Dyed Locks
Etsy Seller Candimathis Creates Gorgeous Clip-In Ombre Hair Extensions
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22
Odd Pageants
Odd Pageants
Miss Longest Hair
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21
Fairy Tale-Inspired Furniture
Fairy Tale-Inspired Furniture
Rapunzel Chair and Pouf Collection Gets Magical in the Home
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Tribal-Braided Shoots
Tribal-Braided Shoots
Heide Lindegren Looks Dazzling for Cosmopolitan US April 2012
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Self-Sufficient Heroines
Self-Sufficient Heroines
Fairytale Femmes in Home Depot's DIY Ads Don't Need Men
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Real Life Rapunzels
Real Life Rapunzels
Time To Cut These Insane Fairytale Hairstyles
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Fairy Tale-Inspired Homes
Fairy Tale-Inspired Homes
A Modern Day Rapunzel's Water Tower House by Zecc Architects
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Dark Rapunzel Photography
Dark Rapunzel Photography
Numero Korea February 2010 Shows Fairytale Fashions
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Hair-Filled Illustrations
Hair-Filled Illustrations
Dan May's Artwork Seems to Have a Hairy Fixation
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Ads with Unusual Endings
Ads with Unusual Endings
Unexpect The Expected at Calgary International Film Festival
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Retro Rapunzel Shoots
Retro Rapunzel Shoots
A Preview of the Lindsey Wixson and Miu Miu Spring 2010 Campaign
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Rapunzel Braiditorials
Rapunzel Braiditorials
Restrained Hair and 'Jackets of All Trades' in Vogue
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Emergency Grappling Hooks
Emergency Grappling Hooks
The Rapunzel Descending Device from Sin Sun Ho
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Pom Pom Shawls
Pom Pom Shawls
Una Hlin Kristjansdottir's Hair Raising 'Royal Extreme' Clothing Line
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Rapunzel-Inspired Lookbooks
Rapunzel-Inspired Lookbooks
The D_Luxe 2011 Jewelry Collection Shows Plenty of Girlish Charm
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Uncool Rapunzel Hair and Extreme Hair Lengths
Uncool Rapunzel Hair and Extreme Hair Lengths
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Fairy Tale Fashion Shoes
Fairy Tale Fashion Shoes
Footwear by 'Miss L Fire' Fit For Cinderella and Snow White
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Fiery Urban Fashion
Fiery Urban Fashion
Lookbook.nu User Cosette Munch is Ablaze in These Inner-City Stills
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5
Reimagined Fairytale Art
Reimagined Fairytale Art
The Fantasy-Filled Photography of Emily Nathan
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Iconic Disney Dress-Up
Iconic Disney Dress-Up
These Wearable Disney Fashion Designs are Contemporary & Cute
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3
Scarytale Photography
Scarytale Photography
Miwa Yanagi's ‘Fairytales' Series Will Keep You Up At Nigh
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2
Intricate Couture Tresses
Intricate Couture Tresses
Medieval Models with Woven Hair at the Alexander McQueen SS11 Show
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1
Naughty Fairytales
Naughty Fairytales
Melissa's Modern Heroine Photography
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