1 Hairstyle, 9 Ways: The Bob That Goes With Everything

The world may have moved on to pixie cuts and super-trendy swooshes, but we here in the R29 beauty department will always have a soft spot in our hearts for the bob. Whether cropped right at the jawline, or worn below the collarbone, this look is always chic.
Thankfully, there's still plenty of bob inspiration to go around, from Rita Ora's adorably neat jaw-length 'do to Olivia Munn's flowing waves. Whether you're looking for a final push to go short (and can't muster the strength to go all Coco Rocha chop), or are looking for new ways to wear your medium-length hair, these celebs will breathe new life into your locks — click through to see all of their fresh chops.
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Photo: REX USA/Everett Collection.
Hats off to Olivia Munn for demonstrating exactly how to grow out a bob gracefully. We're obsessed with her collarbone-length 'do — the slight wave and not-quite-blunt ends make it really modern.
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Always right on the must-have hair trends, Nicole Richie recently proved that she can truly pull off any style when she was photographed with this severely straight, angled bob. We're blinded by the shine — and by her beautiful hazel eyes that totally pop when framed by this chic style.
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Photo: REX USA/Rob Latour.
In our opinions, Aubrey Plaza is a perfect example of why every woman should try going shorter at some point in her lives — while the Parks and Recreation star looked super-cute with long hair, we think her short cut suits the actress' features even better. Do you agree?
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Photo: BEImages/Jim Smeal.
For anyone who thinks that only long locks can be sexy, we'd like to offer up this photo of Australian star Rachael Taylor, whose mid-length strands look smokin' hot.
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Photo: REX USA/Picture Perfect.
We're so glad that Laura Prepon is finally back to her Donna-red locks — winningly showcased in this perfectly textured haircut.
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Photo: REX USA/Camilla Morandi/Rex.
We've waxed poetic about Rebecca Hall's beyond-amazing asymmetrical bob before, but check out how great it looks styled into smooth, glamorous waves. If you worried that this trendy haircut wouldn't be versatile — well, Hall successfully shut that worry down.
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Photo: REX USA/Camilla Morandi/Rex.
She looked cute in a pixie, but actress Mia Wasikowska looks formidably chic with a brunette chin-length bob and piecey bangs. The style looks like she lopped it off with her own two hands (in the best way possible, of course).
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Photo: REX USA/Erik Pendzich.
We totally dig that Rita Ora can rock the hell out of glam waves and glam lipstick, but we were stopped in our tracks when the star showed up on the red carpet with this simple, stick-straight 'do and beautifully pared-down makeup — all the better to show off her beautiful skin and saucy smile.
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Photo: KCS Presse
We know that J.Law's bob isn't necessarily brand-new, but we love how her short cut got a new lease on life when she wore it super-straight to jibe with her Dior ensemble (inset joke here about her being blinded by her own hotness!).
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