27.09.2021

Cut your hair now because bobs are officially the most popular hairstyle of the season

Emily Ratajkowski has been rocking long hair for as long as we can remember, but the 27-year-old model has switched up her look with a choppy new bob. The voluminous ‘do perfectly frames her face – we are loving it!

Mila Kunis has a new haircut and we’re loving the chic ‘do. The actress stepped out for Cinema-Con with a side-parted wavy bob. We first spotted her new look on her hairstylist’s Insta, Chad Mood. He’s known for looking after her tresses as well as Oliva Munn’s and Shay Mitchell’s.

Dua Lipa is the undisputed queen of cool and her latest hairstyle is all the evidence we need. The singer posted this snap to her Instagram with the caption ‘snip snip’ and she’s giving us all the inspo we need to take the chop.

Demi Lovato can do no wrong when it comes to changing up her hairstyle. As the ultimate chameleon, she’s now rocking a swept over choppy bob and makes us all want to pull out the scissors. Her hairdresser, Cesar DeLeon Ramirez, confirmed he’d created this wig for Demi for when she wanted to rock a shorter look, but we think she’d suit it full time!

Nobody does a beach girl bob better than Chris Hemsworth’s wife, Elsa Pataky. Shoulder-length and full of choppy texture it’s the perfect ‘wake up and go’ cut.

Vanessa Hudgens isn’t afraid to try out daring new styles, and her latest cut is leaps away from the mermaid hair she used to wear. The Audrey-esque fringe is very on trend and we’re betting bobs will go from chin-length to cheek-grazing in 2018.

Olivia Culpo looks like a total boss with her sleek and sharp bob. If you’re sporting a similar length, straighten it, use your fingers to run through some wet-look gel and then comb into place.

This is the perfect wake-up-and-go length for those with a natural wave. Simply flick some of your shorter layers over to your favoured side and you’ll create instant bedhead volume.

Jourdan Dunn knows how to style a shorter crop. The Brit beauty likes to add texture to her bob in the form of glossy undone ringlets. It gets our vote, for sure.

Eiza González recently chopped off her long hair and debuted this gorgeous lob – aka the perfect side-parted haircut. We love how the waves add dimension to layers.

Kristen Bell is our current go-to lob inspiration, her wavy strands and long fringe shape her face greatly.

Kendall Jenner’s tousled mid-length bob is perfect for thick hair.

How stunning is Jenna Dewan-Tatum? The beauty overshadowed her hubby, Channing Tatum, at the premiere of Kingsman: The Golden Circle. And can we talk about her tousled bob? So on point!

Who would have guessed that a polo neck would be the best way set off a bob? Emma Roberts shows us how.

We think Jemima Kirke is looking fantastic at the moment. Her peachy-pink makeup in this photo is stunning, as is her wavy bob-length locks.

Alexa Chung is our pin-up for cool girl hair. And we predict this choppy bob with a softly sweeping side-fringe is going to convince a legion of long hair fans to go for the chop.

Yes we adored Michelle Williams’ elfin bob, but her sleek shoulder-length version looks pretty chic too.

We adore Leigh Lezark’s choppy black texturised bob and how she has paired it with pretty pink lips.

Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale recently debuted a new blonde hue, but it was her cut we were more excited about. Her graduated choppy lob is the stuff of short hair dreams.

Charlize Theron rocks this soft wavy bob with her effortless Hollywood edge.

Collar-bone is a great length to shape your face, we’re big fans of Jenna Coleman’s haircut.

J-Law’s amazing tousled bob keeps getting more and more blonde, and we seriously approve. The star showed off her latest look at the Madrid premiere for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.

Officially the most gorgeous lob (long-bob) in the world; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley adds plenty of texture to her wavy side-swept style at Paris Couture Week

We really adore Jourdan Dunn’s ombre lob, which looks great when styled into subtle curls.

Anyone else want to run to the hairdressers after seeing this pic of Anne Hathaway’s glossy bob?

Lily Collins rocks pretty much the best lob we’ve ever seen. Ever.

On an initial look, Lily James’ hair doesn’t look like a bob. The actress indeed wears her hair in a lob – a longer bob – rather than a short choppy bob cut, and we think it seriously suits her. This is a great option if you’re not quite ready to cut off lots of hair.

Khloe Kardashian has a new short ‘do, and we love it! The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star called upon celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin and gave her permission to chop chop chop.

Olivia Wilde recently cut her locks and her new sleek bob is giving us all the hair-spo. Tuck yours behind your ears, just like Olivia, for sophisticated chic.

We love Bella Hadid’s take on a straight bob – it’s sleek but with added texture.

Bella Hadid owns the copyright on chic bob with this cut.

Selena Gomez wore her hair in a simple centre-parting bob for the Met Gala 2017. We love how the simplicity of her style let her bold pink eyes do the talking.

Jourdan Dunn looked chic and sharp on the VMAs red carpet where she debuted shoulder-length graduated bob.

Zendaya is scoring some major cool points at the moment not just for her style (here’s seven reasons for starters) but please can we just take a moment to appreciate this excellent bob action?

We really liked Kylie Jenner’s short icy blonde bob at the Met Gala 2017. The tucked-behind-the-ear detail is so understated yet chic.

Rihanna’s hair was extremely on point at the BRIT awards 2016. Styled into a sleek bob with flicked-out ends, we will definitely be taking these pictures to our hair salon.

Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin revealed Khloe Kardashian’s shorter bob cut on her Instagram. She had previously been sporting a lob, but these extra few inches off have made all the difference.

This is how you create the “power bob”. Bravo, Jemima Kirke.

Sleek and chic, gorgeous girl-next-door Kirsten Dunst has been rocking this blonde bob for years.

For a super-sharp look, try a chic, short, straight bob like Alicia Keys.

We can’t wait to play copycat with Kate Bosworth’s sleek and straight side-parted long bob.

Rosamund Pike’s Golden Globes 2015 side-swept bob is all kinds of wonderful. Take this picture to a hairdresser, stat!

Jennifer Aniston never gets it wrong when it comes to hair – and we love this long sun-kissed bob on the actress.

Bella Heathcoate looked stunning in Cannes. She proved straight locks are having a moment, as are classic red lips.

Kelly Rowland’s sleek cut is perfectly shaped with a gorgeous glossy finish. Top marks!

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke showed off her glossy brunette bob on the red carpet. We love the flicked-out ends of the style.

JLaw has been making a fairly regular appearance in our bobs gallery, mainly due to the fact her ‘do quite literally goes from strength to strength.

Hailey Baldwin’s textured lob is alllll the hair-spiration we need. We’ll be taking this picture to the hairdresser…

The 2016 GRAMMY awards saw Kaley Cuoco sporting an excellent tousled bob, complete with rock’n’roll grown-out roots.

Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale has one of the dreamiest bobs out there! Here she kept the style simple with a centre parting and tousled waves.

Kristen Wiig’s wavy blonde lob has become our new hairstyle inspo. She looked fantastic at the premiere for Zoolander 2.

Sienna Miller’s tousled, wavy bob had a laid-back boho feel, which we totally love.

Kristen Stewart’s hair has been through many changes, but we think we like her best with a short wavy bob, as seen here.

Naomi Watts has the perfect tousled beach blonde bob – we’ll be taking this pic to our hairstylist!

We’re rather obsessed with Charlize Theron’s perfect beachy blonde bob. She showed off her gorgeous locks at an event for The Huntsman.

We’re loving Vanessa Hudgens’ shorter locks. She looks so cute with perfect curls and those gorgeous smoky eyes.

…Katy’s curled bob is reminiscent of silver-screen goddesses of the golden era. Classic, chic and oh-so stylish.
A-listers with pixie crops

Before Cara shaved her head for a role, she was rocking this stunning icy blonde bob cut.

Seriously, how does Lily Collins get that shine on her stunning wavy bob?!

Emma Stone showed off her cute curly bob at a press conference in Cannes for La La Land. We like her matte lip colour, too.

Lea Seydoux’s short bob is chic, cool and extremely stylish. Especially when she pairs it with this rosy lip!

Blonde beauty January Jones gives us a lesson in vintage glamour with this softly curled long bob. We adore.

We love Jessica Chastain’s short strawberry blonde bob (we don’t know if it is a new ‘do or simply a faux-bob), which was styled into vintage waves for the Metropolitan Opera season opening night of Verdi’s “Otello” in New York. If it’s simply a faux-bob for Jessica, we think it looks fab and that she should consider the chop!

Want to trial a bob without going for the chop? Follow Emily Blunt’s lead and try a tucked under faux-bob style. Leave one longer curl forward for a super-sophisticated look.

Not only is Zosia pulling off the tricky grey hair colour trend with aplomb, her side swept bob is picture perfect, too.

Wow. Jennifer Lopez’s new curled bob is so super gorgeous we’ve already called our stylist.

Style icon Tavi Gevinson has been upping her beauty game recently, too. We adore this subtly curled short bob style she’s been rocking as of late.

Miranda Kerr recently cut her hair into a bob, and showed it off at the Vanity Fair Oscars party. We love the tight curls and glossy sheen.

Kate Hudson’s awesome bob strikes again! The star has been taking her look shorter and shorter recently, and wore her locks in cute curls for a red carpet event.

Stepping out on the 2014 Venice Film Festival red carpet with a brand new ‘do this month, was Emma Stone. The actress debuted this rather gorgeous jaw-skimming rusty red bob which was the perfectly chic tonic to her diaphanous green gown.

The most dramatically-debuted bob in a long while, Taylor Swift’s new shorter style got us all talking following the GRAMMYs 2016.

Italian model and actress Eva Riccobono’s bob is so short it’s almost a pixie crop. If you’re feeling brave, a super short choppy cut is a great way to wear the trend.

We’ve already fan-girled over the stunning Marion Cotillard and her gorgeous wavy bob, but we also love it when she straightens it out, like this. Major points go to the star for her excellent sweeping bangs as well.

While growing out her famous pixie crop, Emma Watson worked a chic retro bob complete with corkscrew curls.

Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson stepped out in New York City showing off a new hairstyle – a long bob. Let’s just hope she’ll be able to grow out her hair in time for filming Fifty Shades Darker, the second installment.

We’ve been obsessed with Kate Mara’s hair from day one. She’s rocked a number of styles and shades, but this bleach blonde bob is one of our ultimate faves.

It’s no secret Alexa Chung has one of the best bobs in the biz. At Chanel the style icon led the way with 70s tousles and a parted fringe. Lovely.

Add a long, choppy fringe to your bob for a seasonal update that will score you maximum style points. We love Edie Campbell’s above-shoulder crop.

Hair chameleon Rita Ora joined the bob brigade with this soft, slightly tousled blonde hairstyle with a messy fringe cut in. It’s a more subtle hair hue for Ms Ora too.

Thinking of trying a bob but not sure if it’ll suit you? Pull a Claire Danes, who showed off this pretty faux-bob ‘do to the 2013 Emmys. A winning look, we think you’ll agree.
In case you were wondering, that gorgeous lip colour is Laura Mercier’s ‘Mod’,

Sweep your blond bob to one side and add volume at the roots to recreate Cameron Diaz’s look.

Keira Knightley looks effortlessly beautiful with this wavy super-short bob.

When we finally pluck up the courage to get a killer jaw-length bob – we’re going to ask our hairdresser to copy Kate Mara’s gorgeously dip-dyed version. Please.

Blimey jingles. We cannot handle how devastatingly, achingly darn cool this shaggy, choppy bob is on Clemence Poesy. Pass us the scissors – stat!

For her appearance at the Love, Rosie film photocall at the Rome Film Festival in mid October, LilyCollins teamed a champagne hued trouser and crop top ensemble with a hot red lips and neatly tonged bob. This is sophisticated and oh-so-easy to recreate red carpet beauty look.

The stunning Arizona Muse has one of the best curly bronde bobs in celebs-ville. We love how she recently combined her style with some nude lips and kohl-lined eyes.

Dad’s a drummer, Bob’s your uncle.
Lily Collins new chop is poster-girl-worthy for shorter styles. We love the extreme side parting and gentle flick.

Evan Rachel Wood is never shy to take a risk when it comes to her hairstyle. Long, short and everything in between, the 27-year-old beauty has tried the lot. Her latest look, a glossy cropped bob, is a striking style, and it gets even better…

This super cropped (and partially shaved) bob isn’t one for the faint hearted but it’s a cool edgy style if you’ve got the confidence to pull it off.

How amazing is Coco Rocha’s bright bleached bob? It looks especially cool when paired with this electric pink lip.

If you’re looking to cut your hair into a bob for the first time, this graduated wavy cut which Cate Blanchett has been sporting, is a great option.

Rachel ‘s gorgeous short wavy bob strikes again at the Oscars 2016 luncheon. She looked so pretty with pared-down makeup and a gorgeous pink minidress.

Anne Hathaway has been around the hairstyle block; cropped, mid-length, long… she’s tried them all. Her latest look is a closely cropped bob which we think is an ultra flattering style for the A-lister. And it looks good from all angles…

Wouldn’t you agree? We’re off to the hairdresser with this pic asap.

Sienna Miller’s graduated, longer cut is perfect for bob newbies. To recreate her mussed up ‘do, apply a smoothing cream to damp hair, twist in sections, leave to dry, et voila – soft, undone waves.

Jessica Alba has gone for the chop! The mum-of-two thanked her hair stylist Gianna Andrea, whose clients include Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Chrissy Teigen and Reese Witherspoon, for chopping off her locks. The Sin City beauty is rocking a blunt, texturised bob, perfect for a teased-out wave – we want to copy it. And pronto.

Actress Kristen Wigg almost had us reaching for the scissors when we spotted her on the red carpet at the Hateship Loveship premiere in New York. The choppy style complete with bold lip was the perfect complement to her edgy leather dress. Vampy and very nice indeed.

For the Emmys 2015, Taylor Schilling opted to style her bob with gorgeous waves and a deep side partings.

Okay, so it’s not real (not sure how but Gigi Hadid managed to rock a bob sans cut or wig at the AMAs) but it’s still a pic we’ll be drawing bobspiration from. Gorgeous.

Running out of ways to work your bob? Make like Chloe Sevigny and try a slicked-back androgynous style. It won’t work on everyone but quirk queen Chloe rocks it.

Vanessa Hudgens’s short slicked-back bob was given volume at the front and combined with frosted nude lips.

Leighton Meester looks stunning with her super-chic blunt-cut bob swept straight back with volume at the roots. That glossy red lip is picture-perfect, too.

Jaimie Alexander showed off exactly how to wear a slicked back bob at the Emmys 2015.

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