The Haircuts Celebs Are Getting For Fall

It's no secret that our beauty team keeps close tabs on all things hair. We love reporting on the coolest underground color techniques and finding the best cuts coming out of top salons. And, of course, we pay just as much attention to the celeb set.
Celebs are known for making big hair changes on the regular — sometimes for a project and sometimes just to shake things up. This fall especially, we've already seen a ton of rad cuts coming from the stars we follow obsessively.

And the emerging trends couldn't be clearer. Nearly every long-haired celeb on this list has chopped their strands into a length somewhere between a bob and the on-trend, mid-length cut — proving the new lob is reigning supreme, especially when it skews shaggy. Meanwhile, there are cool new takes on short chops. As for bangs? Let's just say there's an entire parade of them hitting the red carpet right now.

Ahead, you'll find all of this and more — just in time to inspire your fall chop.


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Let's not forget that it was model Karlie Kloss who was one of the first bob converts, ushering the trend back into vogue (and Vogue) in 2012 — right before it swept the celeb world. Could her latest hair change be just as impactful?
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Well, duh! Just look at how cute these piece-y bangs are with her grown-out lob. They came courtesy of hairstylist Jen Atkin earlier this week. Translation: Call. Your. Stylist. Now.
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Gina Rodriguez has always been a fan of long, easy-to-air-dry lengths, but when the right role comes along it would be silly not to embrace a chop...
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That's right, her current undercut was a career move, done for a part in a new film. However, the shorter length, asymmetrical bob, and shaved sides also happen to be super-cool right now. (That's what we call a win-win.)
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Hailey Baldwin was playing with wispy bangs this spring, but it wasn't until the end of summer that she opted for a more dramatic change...
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By Labor Day, Baldwin snipped her long length into a blunt lob with light layering. Tip: This kind of chop makes hair appear fuller and healthier.
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Kendall Jenner teased her chop on Snapchat this summer — and, at first, we weren't convinced it was real...
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But of course, it is real — and so damn cute, we might add. Fresh, light, and perfectly on-trend, this cut is the perfect autumn update, especially if you're looking to lose ends damaged by summer swim and surf.
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Kelly Rowland is another celeb who traded in her long — and rather enviable — locks for something cool and short this fall...
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Rowland stepped out last month sporting a classic bob that would make Vidal Sassoon blush — it's sharp, blunt, and perfectly textbook.
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Emily Blunt's long-ish waves were chic and sun-kissed back in March...
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But her blond lob feels fresh and modern — especially with minimal layering and styled with light, lived-in bends.
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Here's R29 Un(Cover) star Priyanka Chopra wearing her locks long and full in the beginning of the year.
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And — you guessed it — she'd cut it into a glossy, bouncy lob by the end of July. While there's no denying she looks great both ways, this is the cut we're bringing to the salon this fall.
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Fair warning: Chrissy Teigen is a beauty person after our own hearts, which means she is constantly playing with extensions to achieve different looks. We love her longer hair back in March, but it's what came next that stole our attention...
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The lob strikes again: This time, worn by Teigen in loose waves and next-to-no layering.
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Back in June, Vanessa Hudgens was wearing her curls long and shiny...
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And they look just as striking 12 inches shorter. The clean lines and classic length are a great way to lighten up without losing versatility.
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Bored with your long 'do but don't want to get scissor-crazy? Cop Jessica Biel's latest style. She gave her long locks a fresh update for fall...
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Yep, more bangs. Biel opted for a medium-weight, eyebrow-grazing fringe courtesy of hairstylist Adir Abergel. It's French chic, but even better, it'll also grow out wonderfully. Just plan to have them trimmed every few weeks, whether it's to maintain or shape the fringe as it grows out.
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Lily Collins is another hair chameleon, here in June with a vibrant-red hue and a lightly layered lob.
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So technically these bangs are (faux) clip-ins, but they're inspiring nonetheless. Tip: Pick up an affordable pair to experiment for a few days before going in for the real deal.
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Gabrielle Union is also known for playing with various looks and lengths on the red carpet. Fun fact: Each is just as cool as the last.
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And we have a feeling this one is here to stay awhile. Blunt and just grazing her shoulders, this lob is the epitome of an on-trend fall cut. Bonus points for that killer shine.
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Cara Delevingne stays relatively consistent with her length — although she has experimented with deeper shades. Until now...
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While promoting Suicide Squad this summer, she chopped her signature lengths for a long bob — and man, does it look rad.
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Jennifer Hudson's hair was short and edgy back in April, but still long enough to be incredibly versatile. To wit: She often wore it in high pompadours, slicked-back chignons, and bouncy curls...
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But this blunt chop, seen here last month, could easily outshine her longer style. Edgy, modern, and cool, the fringe frames her face perfectly. Tip: Ask for choppy ends for a cool finish.
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Amanda Seyfried rarely changes up her signature blonde locks — except, of course, for films — so allow her to inspire you scissor-shy ladies out there...
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These simple, side-swept bangs are the perfect new accessory, minus the pain of seeing chunks of hair on the salon floor. Think: subtle tweak, major impact.
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Back in August, actress Jessica Szohr was sporting ombré waves that hit just below her collarbone. Stylish and flattering? Of course...
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But it's the chop she debuted shortly after that feels so damn fresh right now. Bonus points for showing off her enviable head of tight, natural curls.
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Before: Lauren Conrad is known for her precious styles, including this sweet braid and soft waves on her mid-length hair...
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But just this week, hairstylist Kristin Ess gave her a shaggier chop, adding more defined layers. Note: Shags in all forms are incredibly easy to style.
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