Fleur has seriously changed things up

Fleur East left fans in shock as she took to Instagram this week to debut a striking new look.

Fleur East

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The former X-Factor star looked almost unrecognisable as she ditched her signature afro style hair for sleek, straightened locks.

Teaming her shiny new barnet with a glowing make up look and a super chic bright pink blazer dress with matching Gucci belt, the 31-year-old songstress simply penned the caption: ‘Straight Hair…😊.’

Some of the Sax hit maker’s 880 thousand followers weren’t sure about the hair transformation though, with some begging Fleur to bring back her classic look.

‘Nooooo😩bring back the big hair,’ one commented, while another opinionated fan chipped in: ‘No no no Fleur you must have your curls that’s what makes you 👍.’

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‘Oh god no! I didn’t recognise you, curls all the way 👌🏻,’ a third added.

Meanwhile, heaps of Fleur’s loyal supporters were swooning over the new vibe.

‘Omg!!!😍 I love it♥️,’ one wrote, and a second agreed, penning: ‘Beautiful, reckon you should keep it that way.’

We doubt that Fleur has ditched the curls for good, though, as she was photographed rocking her well-loved afro on the red carpet as she attended the Downton Abbey movie premiere just last week.

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Stepping out in front of the photographers, Fleur posed and showed off her stunningly unique outfit, grinning for the cameras as she donned a fluorescent pink, zip embellished shirt teamed with an unusual black trouser and skirt hybrid.

Sharing a pic from the evening on Instagram, Fleur raked in hundreds of compliments from commenters.

‘Love the outfit on you!! Fiyaaa🔥,’ gushed one, and another piped up to add: ‘Looking glam girl 🔥🔥🔥,’ while others naturally praised her iconic hair style, saying: ‘Hair looks bomb🔥🔥🔥💯💯.’