Margot Robbie, who was nominated for Leading Actress at the Oscars, debuted a new length bob on the red carpet. She’d taken the scissors to her ‘lob’, so that it no longer fell to her shoulders, before styling her new cut into sleek ‘S’ shaped waves.
Another nominee to embrace the bob for the Academy Awards was Saoirse Ronan, whose laser-cut style was a lesson in precise hairstyling. Wear your hair super sleek with a centre-parting and tucked behind your ears to follow her example.
Emily Ratajkowski is known for temporarily trying out new hair styles while on the red carpet but we’re loving this sleek bob that she debuted at Rihanna’s diamond Ball last night in New York.
After having a mid-length wavy haircut for a while, Olivia Palermo debuted a much sleeker new bob while attending a benefit in New York.
Selena Gomez is the latest celebrity to chop off her long locks in favour of a shorter ‘do. The singer showed off her new long choppy bob on Instagram before walking down the red carpet with the stylish cut.
Chrissy Teigen was the latest to adopt fashion’s current love of shorter hair, chopping off her long wavy locks into a straight blunt bob, which she debuted at the Rainbow Crow premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Having had a mid-length shoulder-grazing cut for a while, Kendall Jenner showed off a much shorter centre-parted bob on the New York Fashion Week catwalk.
After trying out a long wavy bob, Cate Blanchett opted for a far shorter style which she unveiled at the Louis Vuitton and Jeff Koons collaboration event in Paris.
Diane Kruger debuted a brand-new, curly bob at the Dior Couture show in Paris .
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Hailey Baldwin unveiled a wet-look, blonde bob at a Golden Globes’ after-party.
After years of having long blonde waves, Cara Delevingne opted for a new grown-up ‘do, showing off a tousled side-parted long bob.
Emily Ratajkowski’s faux, wavy bob looked chic and on trend at the 2017 Golden Globes.
After years of having long hair, Victoria Beckham decided to go for the chop courtesy of stylist Luke Hersheson; the result being a softly tousled long bob – not a million miles away from the infamous ‘Pob’ that spawned a thousand copycats in the mid-noughties. Undoubtedly this will result in just as many trips to the salon.
Kristen Stewart’s textured platinum-blonde bob looked both edgy and chic at the opening of the 69th Cannes Film Festival.
Kylie Jenner unveiled a shorter, sleeker style at this year’s Met Gala. While it’s likely to be a faux bob, the chin-length hairstyle suits her.
Kylie Jenner wasn’t the only celebrity to go short at the Met Gala this year. Michelle Williams revealed her choppy bob, complete with a short fringe, on the red carpet.
Emma Watson has never been one to shy away from a haircut – famously chopping her long locks into a pixie crop back in 2011. Now she has opted for a slightly softer style, a layered asymmetrical bob with longer lengths framing her face.
Kerry Washington debuted her shorter, choppy hair at the HBO Sundance event early this year. Rather than going for a dramatic cut, the Scandal actress has gradually been taking a few inches off of her hair over the past year.
After years of having shoulder-length brunette hair, Miranda Kerr unveiled her shorter, lighter hairstyle in Tokyo earlier this year. The Australian-born model styled her fresh bob with soft waves swept over to one side. Discover how to recreate Miranda’s natural-look highlights here.
Adele stood out on the red carpet at this year’s Brit Awards with her new cut, worn with a natural wave and slightly off centre.
Gigi Hadid lost her long beachy waves in favour of (what appeared to be) a chic new side-parted bob, which she wore swept back from her face and tucked behind her ears at the 2015 American Music Awards.
Jennifer Lawrence has found her perfect haircut – this soft bob in a platinum blonde – after experimenting with darker, longer and shorter styles.
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On the red carpet at this year’s Venice Film Festival, Dakota Johnson showed us how you can dress up a short bob with tight curls – to particularly chic effect.
Lily James was showing off a new grown-up look at Comic-Con 2015, promoting her new film Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Gone was all trace of her bouncing blonde Cinderellamane, and in its place a choppy brunette bob. We’re big fans.
We loved Kristen Stewart’s swept-back hairstyle at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of her indie drama Equals; a glamorous way to style short hair for the evening.
Emilia Clarke is already a master of transformation on the small screen as the white-haired Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones, so it’s great to see her experimenting with her brunette locks off-screen too, cutting them into this chic long side-parted bob.
Kate Hudson eases into her newly cut long bob with soft beachy waves.
Ellie Goulding opted into the season’s hottest hair trend, the lob (long bob), debuting a shorter blonde cut at Balmain’s London flagship opening.
In a move that the star herself confessed was “long overdue”, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini lost her famous long curls in favour of a chic long bob – which she styles with added volume.
Margot Robbie teamed her long bob with a red lip at the Oscars this weekend.
Nicole Kidman updates her look for spring with a long bob.
Kim Kardashian is the latest celebrity to cut her hair into a bob, debuting a shorter, textured look at the Grammy Awards 2015.
Rosie lost her beachy California waves in favour of a youthful choppy long bob – and we think she’s never looked better.
This season is all about the lob, otherwise known as the long bob. The sleek shoulder-length style has been spotted on a host of stars, including Kate Bosworth, who debuted the sophisticated look on her Instagram before showing it off on the red carpet in New York.
In keeping with her perfectly finished, feminine style, Taylor Swift’s shoulder-skimming bob comes complete with a softly sweeping fringe and Hollywood star curls.
After going for a dramatic pixie crop late last year, Jennifer Lawrence’s hair has grown out into a sophisticated, red carpet-worthy soft bob.
Sleek and razor sharp, there’s a simple elegance to Rosamund Pike’s immaculate bob.
Sienna Miller debuted her new chin-grazing bob, complete with wispy fringe and blonde highlights, on the red carpet in London.
Beyoncé sported a new choppy cropped hairstyle at the Made in America festival in Los Angeles, updating the classic bob with her sexy, voluminous waves and subtle blonde highlights.
The actress chose the Venice Film Festival as the stage on which to debut her choppy new bob. The soft, none-too-neat strawberry-blonde style was the perfect antidote to her glamorous Valentino couture gown.
Jourdan Dunn showed off her sleek new bob, complete with honey-coloured highlights, at the 2014 MTV VMAs. The longer length and side-parting give a subtle, simple frame to her face while the shade highlights Dunn’s enviable complexion.
In what was been considered an odd move by many, Scarlett Johansson cut off her signature Marilyn Monroe blonde waves just weeks before her wedding. The resulting sharp, simple bob has a touch of nineties style about it that we find it hard not to love.
Jennifer Aniston is the hair chameleon that always gets it just right. This sleek, shiny bob is modern and flattering without being aging.
Rewind a couple of years – before Alexa resolutely crowned herself “It”- and greatness was only prophesied through her perfect bob.
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It was Arizona’s jaw-skimming cut that defined her as fashion’s darling only three years ago. Prizing her away from a swarm of long-haired and lanky models, the bob maximizes her perfectly strong and symmetrical features.
Gwyneth’s longer, parted bob was a trail-blazer in 2008. With extra length in the front, the look flatters most face shapes and is an easy one to style.
Though her Mad Men alter ego is a Grace Kelly lookalike, January Jones opts for a messier style off-screen. Perhaps the best bob in terms of versatility.
The cut that spawned a thousand copycats. Choppy and gloriously low-maintenance, Karlie’s bob is 2013’s one to want.
Keira’s graduated bob is the perfect complement to her angular features and square jaw.
Rihanna has never been shy when it comes to trying something new with her hair so seeing her with a bob was inevitable at some stage. The blunt edges and longer length of this bob are a flattering frame for her enviable bone structure.
This post originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar US.
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