This classic hairstyle is still fresh and fierce.
If you’re not quite ready for a big chop, but still need a change in your hair routine, the bob or lob is a stylish compromise. No matter how many times we see our favorite celebrities or close friends wear the familiar cut, we’ll always be fascinated by the countless ways it can be worn. As one of the more versatile looks in our hair arsenal, we’re constantly stumbling upon inspiration for making it feel current and in vogue. Below, a host of beautiful women prove that rocking this style in 2017 is anything but basic.
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You can also opt for a technicolored mane.
2 of 13 @THEJENNIEJENKINS / instagram
Or spice up your do with a set of subtle highlights.
3 of 13 @khamilialevonne/ instagram
If you aren't afraid of going super short, have a stylist cut your bob just below the ears for a runway ready finish.
4 of 13 @classyversatility/ instagram
Use curling rods to add volume.
5 of 13 @sincerelyoghosa @thegaragestudio /instagram
This may be a New Year, but lavender color is still a tried and true favorite.
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And when you're ready for a small transition, grow your bob to a slightly longer lob.
7 of 13 @aaija_/ instagram
Sometimes, a simple and chic cut is best.
8 of 13 @jazminenicolee/ instagram
Whether it's a bob or lob, the bone straight look is next level chic.
9 of 13 @shantania_beckford/ instagram
Use texturizing spray or paste to achieve messy, just-got-out-of-bed, perfectly imperfect beach waves.
10 of 13 @fashionrebellion_
Add a little dimension by playing with different lengths on either side of your short cut.
11 of 13 @brianaamor/ instagram
Match the wintery vibes of the season by going full on jet black with your coif.
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Play up your new but with a set of bangs that are blunt, side swept or any other style you choose!
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Channel the screen sirens of Old Hollywood with luscious curls.
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