Bella Hadid Is Rocking L.A.'s Favorite Hairstyle — & It's Not The First Time

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Have you ever noticed that big-name models — the Gigis, the Kendalls, the Kaias — rarely get haircuts? If they do, it must be an undetectable trim (a dusting, if you will) just to maintain their signature look. They are human blank canvases, after all, and considering they spend most of their day with a glam squad being primped for shoots, runways, and red-carpet events, it's no wonder they try to keep everything as simple as possible.
That said, you might consider Bella Hadid one of the exceptions. If any modern supermodel has a penchant for changing her hair, it's Bella. She's no stranger to faking it with extensions or clip-in bangs on any given occasion, but when it comes to cutting her hair for real, she always goes for one cut in particular: the bob. Not only is it consistently trending in L.A. (no matter the season), but it's also one of those hairstyles that triggers instant nostalgia. In fact, dare we suggest that Hadid's cut is slightly inspired by another supermodel of the '90s, Christy Turlington?
Needless to say, Bella Hadid loves a good bob — and we have proof. Her best are just ahead...
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May 2017

By the first Monday in May (a.k.a. the Met Gala), Hadid had officially cut off her belly-grazing brunette hair for something most of the night's attendees couldn't try without a lace wig (celebs love wigs, FYI). Curled at the ends, just messy enough to still walk down a red carpet, and the kind of too-cool-to-care texture that will be seen on Instagram and Pinterest until the end of time: This was just the beginning of the model's bob journey.
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Later that week, Hadid jetted off to Cannes Film Festival to rock a necklace fit for Titanic's Rose — and a wavy bob that redefines modern glamour.
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June 2017

Speaking of clip-ins, this is just one of the moments Hadid favored the fringe look. Next to the bob, bangs may just be her second-favorite style.
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July 2017

A month later, Hadid showed off a new cut so short it didn't even graze her shoulders. Consider the model off-duty bar officially raised.
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September 2017

Even after months of rocking this cropped look, Hadid's bob remained intact. We never thought a Matrix aesthetic could be so chic.
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January 2018

By the new year, Hadid's spot at fashion week was secured — and so was her growing lob.
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June 2018

After months of growing out her ends, Hadid finally went back to the chop from last summer while visiting Paris for men's fashion week.
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Although she's not really French, we can't help but love this It-girl cut with '90s edge (and clearly, neither can she).

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