Once upon a time, finding a gray hair meant spending the rest of the day armed with a pair of tweezers, in between rushing to the salon and contemplating hari-kari.

Now, embracing those silver strands -- whether premature or not -- is a sign of confidence, dignity, and, as the runways have shown us, even trendiness.

With that in mind, we're saluting the celebs who have resisted the urge to hit up the Clairol and have flaunted their gray hair with pride. Talk about silver linings!

Browse our gallery of silver foxes over the years.

Meanwhile, read about options for gray hair.