Unless you’ve been vacationing on Venus, you know that short haircuts—specifically, the cropped on the sides, long on top look—are super-trendy right now. But it wasn’t until last week, when eternally long-haired Janet Jackson debuted her sleek crop, that knew the cut was officially this season’s ‘do du jour. From Miss Jackson If You’re Nasty to Toni Braxton, here are our favorite celebrity short cuts.
The cut that spawned a zillion imitators! Here, Rihanna puts a cool spin on her signature coif by adding rumpled ringlets.
With her brand-new short haircut and glossy, sunny-streaked color, Toni Braxton is poised to make a brilliant comeback.
Dirty Money’s Dawn Richard puts a casual spin on her tiger-striped coif by finger-styling it with a bit of texturizer. The rumpled look is so sexy!
Michelle Williams’s new, spiky-chic hairstyle is the perfect fit for her role in Broadway’s “Chicago.”
Kandi Burruss took her ultra-chic “rooster” cut to edgy new heights by dying the tips a smoking hot, fire-engine-red shade.
Fantasia Barrino adds body and volume to her short style with glossy, touchable ringlets.
Mary J. Blige’s sleek, honey-streaked pompadour manages to be both wildly trendy and “ladies who lunch” sophisticated.
Eva Marcille’s short, naturally curly do gets a dose of dimension with a platinum blonde streak at the hairline.