Amy Winehouse’s hairdresser has revealed that he created the singer’s iconic beehive hairstyle as a “joke”.

Alex Foden was responsible for creating the look for Amy for her ‘Back to Black’ music video and although he intended for it to just be a bit of fun everyone loved the cut so much that it became her signature style.

In an interview with the Sunday People newspaper, he said: “As a joke, I backcombed her hair massively and put an extra packet of hair in.

“I said, ‘There you go, let’s go and show the finished look’, taking the p*** obviously, and as we came out the trailer everybody went, ‘Oh my God! That is it, that is the signature look.'”

Foden would then make Amy’s beehive bigger and

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