LOWER EAST SIDE — Anya Ayoung Chee's right and left side of of her head represent her past and present.
On the left is a mane of dark locks that reaches the middle of her back. They helped the Trinidadian compete in the 2008 Miss Universe beauty pageant.
On the right side, her head is shaved down to a short stubble, representing her current identity as an edgy Harlem-dwelling fashion designer.
"I just believed that hair carries memories," said Chee, 30, who left the beauty queen life three years ago when she got the new look.
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