The one hair trend that ruled the runways this Fall 2017 fashion week season is the ubiquitous bob. Whether with a centre part or blunt bangs, chin-length or sweeping the shoulders, the versatile look can be styled in several different ways, and can be flattering on any face shape too, depending on which cut is chosen. And with our hot and humid weather, a shorter hairstyle is always welcome – check out our ten picks of the best bobs and head to your nearest salon pronto.
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This effortless do gives a youthful appearance – the short length, which sits above the chin, can help add width to a long or oval-shaped face.
This sophisticated style will look great on almost all face shapes – use the layered ends to frame a pair of statement earrings.
This shoulder length cut, spotted on Kendall Jenner, is universally flattering – dress up the cut with some dainty hair accessories.
This slick style will work great as an elegant evening option – the deep side part works especially well with more rounded features.
This piece-y, chin-length bob with its centre-parted bangs can add some dimension to a round face shape.
This relaxed style is universally flattering and requires little maintenance – add some curls at the ends to help widen a long or oval face shape.
This textured, curly bob is great for those with a naturally wavy hair texture and looks good on almost all face shapes.
This bed-tousled style has more volume at its ends – perfect for adding width to a slimmer chin for those with a heart or triangle shaped face.
This blunt chop is just the right amount of edge – the straight bangs can help hide a wider or longer forehead on heart or oblong shaped faces.
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For those with a square or rectangle shaped face, side swept bangs that hit right at the jaw will highlight your strong jawline.
Clockwise from top left: Dolce & Gabbana brass and crystal hair comb, $805, www.mytheresa.com. Valentino brass headband, US$849 (S$1,187), www.net-a-porter.com. Rosantica brass hair band, $723, www.farfetch.com. Polycarbonate and brass earrings, $690, Balenciaga. Hair pins, Fendi. Dio(r)evolution metal earrings, $460, Dior.
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