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As with many adaptations of Lewis Carroll, the characters of the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen have been combined. Thus her hair is in the shape of a heart. Any resemblance to Mickey Mouse is coincidence. The widow's peak is a common appearance, especially for villainous characters, and also makes her face more heart-shaped. The concept art looks even ...


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According to hairstylist Terry Baliel, the wig for Helena Bonham-Carter was specifically designed to look like a heart. Any resemblance to the shape of Mickey Mouse's head would appear to be a coincidence, and therefore unintentional. Hair: “Helena’s look was hard and structured,” says Baliel. “We wanted the wig to be heart-shaped — we built some mesh ...


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I agree with @OrangeDog that the heart-shaped hair is intended as a reminder that this character is both the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen. However, it might also be an exaggerated version of the hairstyle found on a famous portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. This is attested to by Valli O'Reilly, an Oscar-winning makeup artist who worked on Alice in ...


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