32 of the Best Bob Hairstyles for Your Next Haircut

My hair has recently reached that awkward in-between length. It's no longer the mid-length lob that I visited the hairdressers for last year, but it can't quite be considered a long hairstyle yet. Instead, it's sitting rather uninspiringly on my shoulders, causing me to seriously consider going for the chop. I've experimented with shorter hairstyles over the years but have never taken the plunge into a full-on bob.

However, with my Instagram feed starting to fill up with dramatic haircuts, I have to admit that I'm seriously tempted to forgo my lengths in favor of something shorter, choppier, and infinitely cooler. And a quick look online confirmed that the bob just might be the hairstyle of the fall. So many celebrities have undergone major short-hair transformations over the last year, and their styles look seriously amazing.

Keep scrolling for 32 celebrities and fashion girls who are stepping out in the best bob hairstyles right now. Trust me—these are the looks to copy if you're considering going for the chop.

Grece Ghanem
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Grece Ghanem has opted for a jaw-skimming bob that perfectly complements her beautiful silver shade.

Aïda Badji Sané
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Aïda Badji Sané has the cool-girl summer wave down to a T. Just add a white dress and straw hat.

Keria Knightley
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Keira Knightley's heart-shaped face is an ideal match for this choppy bob style.

Ambrosia Malbrough
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Ambrosia Malbrough is giving us all the summer bob vibes with her stunning chop. 

Miss Enocha
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Miss Enocha makes a very good case for a '20s-style bob plus sleek styling.

Chloe Miles
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For a retro finish, make like Chloe Miles and add a fringe to your bob hairstyle.

Jourdan Dunn
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The highlights! The texture! The waves! We are so into Jourdan Dunn's look.

Naaomi Ross
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A wavy bob in a vibrant shade of creamy blonde is never a bad idea.

Kaia Gerber
Best Bob Hairstyles: Kaia Gerber



Kaia Gerber's side part and tousled waves lend her bob hairstyle some serious French-girl vibes.

Fearne Cotton
Best Bob Hairstyles: Fearne Cotton



I think that Fearne Cotton's new short hair looks amazing. Use a texture spray through the ends to give your cut a similarly choppy feel.

Ada Oguntodu
Best Bob Hairstyles: Ada Oguntodu



Ada Oguntodu's bob-length braids are given a cool color makeover with a cool silver balayage effect.

Anna Wintour
Best Bob Hairstyles: Anna Wintour



The queen of the bob, Anna Wintour has a classic chin-length hairstyle that is totally timeless. Pair it with a blunt, full fringe for extra power points.

Best Bob Hairstyles: Sade



A headband plus natural curls make for the cutest combination, as worn by Sade.

Dua Lipa
Best Bob Hairstyles: Dua Lipa



If I could achieve even a fraction of the shine coming off of Dua Lipa's black bob, then I'd be one happy beauty editor.

María Bernad
Best Bob Hairstyles: María Bernad



María Bernad's micro bob isn't for the fainthearted, but it looks so damn amazing with her feathered fringe. 

Amy Lefévre
Best Bob Hairstyles: Amy Lefevre



Take a low-maintenance approach to bobs with short bangs and tons of face-framing layers like Amy Lefévre's.

Freddie Harrel
Best Bob Hairstyles: Freddie Harrel



Freddie Harrel's paprika-hued bob (it's going to be one of this season's hottest hair colors, FYI) is perfect for the summer months.

Bella Hadid
Best Bob Hairstyles: Bella Hadid



Before Bella Hadid went over to the blonde side, the supermodel could be spotted with this retro-inspired bob as her hairstyle of choice.

Jourdan Dunn
Best Bob Hairstyles: Jourdan Dunn



I'm totally obsessed with Jourdan's chin-length, wavy 'do. She might even have persuaded me to wave goodbye to my trademark bangs.

Carey Mulligan
Best Bob Hairstyles: Carey Mulligan



Carey Mulligan is serving up a triple dose of hair inspiration here with her perfect-length bob, that choppy fringe, and her beachy waves.

Laura Harrier
Best Bob Hairstyles: Laura Harrier



It's not just the fashion that it's worth looking to the '60s for; it's the beauty, too. Laura Harrier's beehive-inspired bob is created by adding plenty of volume at the back of the style and keeping things sleek at the front.

ASOS Lotte
Best Bob Hairstyles: ASOS Lotte



Think of ASOS Lotte's long bob as the perfect entry point to the hairstyle.

Tessa Thompson
Best Bob Hairstyles: Tessa Thompson



Tessa Thompson's razor-sharp ends are so cool.

Charlize Theron
Best Bob Hairstyles: Charlize Theron



Not only do I love the cut of Charlize Theron's style here, but I'm head over heels for that rich, chocolate-brown color.

Lizzy Hadfield
Best Bob Hairstyles: Lizzy Hadfield



Another fashion girl who took the plunge into short-hair territory this year is Lizzy Hadfield, and I adore it.

Emma Roberts
Best Bob Hairstyles: Emma Roberts



Stylists advise using a hair straightener to re-create the cool, relaxed L.A. waves that Emma Roberts is modeling here.

Lucy Boynton
Best Bob Hairstyles: Lucy Boynton



A dramatic side sweep and retro waves deliver red carpet glamour in abundance for Lucy Boynton.

Margot Robbie
Best Bob Hairstyles: Margot Robbie



Let's be honest: Margot Robbie always looks amazing, but I have a soft spot for this sharp, short bob that she wore to the Oscars last year.

Alyssa Coscarelli
Best Bob Hairstyles: Alyssa Coscarelli



If I were going to take the plunge for any bob, then it would most likely be a low-maintenance wavy style like Alyssa Coscarelli's.

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