45 Celebrity Bobs That Aren't Your Average Mom Cut

So short. So chic.

Another day, another lob—but the bob still holds its own for its simple elegance. Take it from the celebs who keep sporting shockingly shorter strands, from Kristen Stewart's textured tresses to Lily Collins' slicked-back quiff. Whether you're on the tail end of last year's pixie or are just now making the jump from long to short, the chin-length cut is versatile and timeless. Keep clicking to find your perfect cut.

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Vanessa Hudgens

Hudgens looks every bit the fairy tale princess with a chic, wavy blowout and the white ribboned dress of dreams. 

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Jennifer Lopez

Got somewhere fancy to go and not enough hair to throw your hair into a chignon or updo? Try curling up your hair—in spirals by the ears and in an S-shape with the pieces closest to your line of sight. 

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Twiggy

This one's an oldie but a goodie greatie. For this super editorial look, curl only the strands closest to your face in two big S-waves: it's ideal for a morning when you're really pressed for time. 

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Katie Holmes

It's pretty, easy to pull off, and a classic bob shape, but what really sells this look is that she has her hair tucked behind her ears. Pin back your hair with bobby pins if you want to highlight your features even more. 

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Naomi Campbell

The supermodel way to add character to a bob? Keep it cropped super short and add some jagged bangs. 

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Lucy Hale

Keep your lengths sleek, straight, and all one length for an elegant bob like Hale's. 

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Marion Cotillard

If you have finer, naturally straight hair, the best way to add some volume is to lop off some lengths (the bob is much less maintenance for this hair type than the lob). 

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Chloe Sevigny

Curl out the strands closest to your face for a wispy pixie-style bob with character.

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Alesha Dixon

Make an even larger style statement if you're a natural brunette by opting for a platinum hue (the shorter length will make it easier to maintain the lighter tones, and there'll likely be less breakage involved). 

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Christina Hendricks

Hendricks knows how to nail a dramatic moment, and here the Old Hollywood curls aren't the end of this vintage style. Top off your bob with a chic little pillbox hat like hers in the colder months. 

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Milla Jovovich

To add even more volume to a wavy bob, choose a deep part, blast your hair at the roots,  and round brush the lengths closest to your face. 

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Paris Hilton

Here, Hilton ditches the long hair to go the Betty Draper route with a chin length bob that's curled all the way to the bangs. 

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Selena Gomez

Even though she's now known for her long straight hair, Selena Gomez once rocked a shoulder-length bob that looks even sweeter with side-swept bangs. 

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Sarah Jessica Parker

In which SJP forgoes her signature Carrie Bradshaw curls for this short and bouncy style (the middle part is key). 

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Natalie Portman

One of our favorite #tbt Natalie Portman looks: a flapper-style bob with piece-y, DIY bangs. 

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Kirsten Dunst

Dunst's angular features are even more accentuated by this chin-length, face-framing cut. 

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Jessica Chastain

Wrap your strands around a curling iron to experiment with Old Hollywood waves. 

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Katy Perry

Perry does her best Cleopatra impression with a rounded bob and blunt, brow-skimming bangs. 

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Ashley Benson

Highlights and perfectly teased curls make Benson look practically like royalty. 

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Lily Collins

We're loving the sleek and slicked-back style seen on Lily Collins here. 

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Kate Bosworth

Switching up the part on your bob can give it this cool asymmetrical look, especially if you ask your stylist for longer locks in the front and shorter strands in the back. 

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Karlie Kloss

Ditching her supermodel locks, Kloss looks the picture of a '20s flapper girl with short curled strands and and side-swept bangs. 

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Rose Byrne

This English rose keeps it interesting with cropped bangs and rounded edges (blowout your hair with a round brush to achieve the look). 

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Jaime King

The perfect style for a wedding or special occasion: pull your hair back with an ornate headband and curl your hair in rollers to perfect Jaime King's bouncy ringlets.

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Keira Knightley

A longer cut in the front that tapers in the back will keep your rounded bob looking fresh—and not overly matronly. 

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Dianna Agron

Agron goes the bedhead route with piece-y bangs for a youthful night-out look. 

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Alexa Chung

Chung keeps her bob from looking dowdy with a blunt cut and an ombre gradient.

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Ciara

Textured strands and a play on dark roots could give you Ciara's rocker-chic bob. 

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January Jones

Take your bob from day to night by running a curling iron through the strands and experimenting with a curving part. 

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Emilia Clarke

#Throwback to when the Mother of Dragons surprised us all with shorter locks. We know, we know—her signature golden mane on GoT is a wig (and a glorious one, at that) and will return come winter (see what we did there?).

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