Kelly Brook lightens up her locks to blonde

Blonde bombshell! Kelly Brook lightens up her locks

She”s experimented with almost every hair shade during her years in the spotlight, and managed to look stunning with every one.

But after spending the past year as a loyal brunette, Kelly Brook appears ready for another change.

The model, 32, stepped out at the opening day of the Hollywood International Film Festival in Capri with significantly lighter locks yesterday.

Blonde bombshell! Kelly Brooke debuted a lighter, brighter

Blonde bombshell! Kelly Brooke debuted a lighter, brighter “do in Italy with boyfriend Thom Evans last night

Miss Brook has been gradually highlighting her hair in recent weeks after wrapping filming on Keith Lemon: The Movie.

Her long curls have been transformed into a golden mane that goes from blonde to a deeper hue at the ends.

The new look already appears to be rather high maintenance, with Kelly”s natural dark colour already visible at the roots.

La Dolce Vita: The 32-year-old attended the opening day of the 16th Annual Capri Hollywood International Film Festival in Capri

La Dolce Vita: The 32-year-old attended the opening day of the 16th Annual Capri Hollywood International Film Festival in Capri

Kelly”s transformation to blonde comes as the “brunette brigade” top the list of beauty icons of 2011.

The Duchess of Cambridge, her sister Pippa Middleton, Cheryl Cole and Rihanna took the four top spots on the list, with Holly Willoughby the only blonde.

She gave fans a hint of her new “do in a cheeky picture posted to Twitter over Christmas.

The model posed in a naughty Santa costume next to her Christmas tree with the caption “Ho ho ho.”

Lighten up: The model Lighten up: The model

Lighten up: The model”s transformation to blonde is almost complete after highlighting her formerly brunette locks in recent weeks

Chameleon: Kelly has experimented with a number of different shades over the years Chameleon: Kelly has experimented with a number of different shades over the years

Chameleon: Kelly has experimented with a number of different shades over the years

The model turned actress attended the Italian film festival with her boyfriend Thom Evans.

The couple posed happily together on the red carpet, both elegantly turned-out for the occasion.

Kelly wore a prim cream shift dress with a vintage brooch fastened at the neckline and matching satin platform heels.

Former rugby player Thom, 26, wore a tailored grey suit beneath a matching coat and artfully draped scarf.

Saucy Santa: The model turned actress gave fans a hint of her new

Saucy Santa: The model turned actress gave fans a hint of her new “do in the picture posted on Twitter over Christmas

His stunning girlfriend tweeted from the festival: “Having such a wonderful time in Italy. Watching Great Movies this week and eating the best pasta with the ones I love most. Bellissimo x”

Some of the films being screened at this year”s event include We Bought a Zoo, The Artist, Moneyball, Drive and Margin Call.

Miss Brook will be rubbing shoulders with directors and producers, perhaps in an effort to continue her quest for Hollywood stardom.

In addition to Keith Lemon: The Movie, Kelly”s recent resum includes horrors Piranha and Removal.

“Bellissimo”: Kelly tweeted that she was having a wonderful time “watching great movies this week and eating the best pasta with the ones I love most”