“ Bobbed hair’s-breadth ” redirects here. For early uses, see Bobbed Hair A charwoman with bob haircut from behind. A bob cut, besides known as a bob, is a short circuit to medium length haircut, in which the hair is typically cut straight around the head at approximately call on the carpet level, but no longer than shoulder-length, much with fringe or bangs at the front. The standard bob baseball swing exposes the back of the neck and keeps all of the haircloth well above the shoulders.

history [edit ]

A 1920 newspaper article by Djuna Barnes proclaims “ Bobbed Hair ‘s the thing ! ” historically, women in the West have normally worn their hair hanker. Although young girls, actresses and a few “ advance ” or fashionable women had worn short hair even before World War I [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] —for model in 1910 the french actress Polaire is described as having “ a electric shock of short, dark hair ”, [ 5 ] a cut she adopted in the early 1890s [ 6 ] —the style was not considered generally goodly [ 7 ] until given drift by the inconvenience of hanker hair to girls engaged in war work. [ 8 ] [ 9 ] In 1909, Antoni Cierplikowski, called Antoine de Paris, Polish hairdresser who became the global ‘s first fame hairdresser, started a manner for a short bob cut, which was inspired by Joan of Arc. In the 1920s, he introduced the shingle cut which became democratic with daring young women—the Bloomsbury stage set and flappers. Among his clients were world-famous female personalities like Coco Chanel, Queen Marie of Romania, Sarah Bernhardt, Greta Garbo, U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Brigitte Bardot. english club smasher Lady Diana Cooper, who had bobbed hair as a child, [ 10 ] kept the style through her adolescent years [ 11 ] and continued in 1914 as an adult. [ 12 ] It has been said that renowned dancer and manner trendsetter Irene Castle introduced her “ Castle bob ” to a receptive american english hearing in 1915, and by 1920 the manner was quickly becoming stylish. [ 13 ] however, it was artist and illustrator Clara Tice who was the beginning populace person who used it the United States. [ 14 ] Popularized by film star Mary Thurman in the early 1920s [ 15 ] and by Colleen Moore and Louise Brooks in the mid to late 1920s, it was placid seen as a reasonably shock statement of independence in young women known as flappers, as older people were used to seeing girls wearing retentive dresses and grave Edwardian-style hair. Hairdressers, whose educate was chiefly in arranging and curling farseeing hair, were slow to realise that short styles for women had arrived to stay, and then barbers in many cities found lines of women outside their shops, waiting to be shorn of hair that had taken many years to grow. [ 16 ] [ 17 ] Time (15 February 1926) Lady Diana Cooper, ( 15 February 1926 ) Although angstrom early as 1922 the manner correspondent of The Times was suggesting that bobbed hair was passé, [ 18 ] by the mid-1920s the expressive style ( in diverse versions, frequently worn with a side-parting, curled or waved, and with the hair at the nape of the neck “ shingled ” short ), was the dominant female hairdo in the western universe. The style was spreading evening beyond the West, as women who rejected traditional roles adopted the bob cut as a sign of modernity. [ 19 ] Close-fitting cloche hats had besides become very popular, and could n’t be worn with retentive haircloth. well-known bob-wearers were actresses Clara Bow and Joan Crawford, ampere well as Dutch film star Truus avant-garde Aalten. As the 1930s approached, women started to grow their hair’s-breadth longer, and the sharp lines of the bobtail were abandoned. [ 20 ]

1960s and beyond [edit ]

In the mid 1960s, Vidal Sassoon made it popular again, using the form of the early bobtail and making it more stylish in a childlike dilute. Its revival coincided with the arrival of the “ wipe up circus tent “ Beatle cut for men. [ 21 ] Those associated with the bob at that time included the manner designers Mary Quant and Jean Muir, actresses Nancy Kwan, Carolyn Jones, Barbara Feldon and Amanda Barrie, and singers a diverse as Keely Smith, Cilla Black, Billie Davis, Juliette Gréco, Mireille Mathieu and Beverly Bivens of the american group We Five. Valentina, the transgressively erotic heroine of a dreamlike italian amusing denude series created by Guido Crepax in 1965, sported an iconic bob inspired by Louise Brooks ( angstrom well as by Crepax ‘s own wife Luisa ). [ 22 ] The bob cut was besides democratic with African-Americans in the mid-to-late 1960s, reflected in groups including Diana Ross & The Supremes and The Marvelettes. many styles and combinations of the “ bob ” have evolved since. In the late 1980s, Siouxsie Sioux, lead singer of Siouxsie and the Banshees, and Corinne Drewery, singer of “ Swing Out Sister “, had bob cuts for a short clock. Singer Linda Ronstadt sported a very “ Louise Brooks ” inspired bob on the cover of two Grammy award winning albums in the late 1980s. 1987 ‘s Trio album with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris and her 1989 spill Cry Like A Rainstorm, Howl Like The Wind. She besides wears the cut in the video for her duet with James Ingram, “ somewhere Out There “. Annie Potts made an appearance in the supernatural drollery film Ghostbusters II with a bob as she played the quality Janine Melnitz. Phoebe Cates ’ character Elizabeth in the 1991 black drollery film Drop Dead Fred got a bobtail haircut after getting a share of her long black hair’s-breadth cut off. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue since 1988, apparently had hers trimmed every day ( Times 2, 10 July 2006 ). In the early 1990s Cyndi Lauper had a bobsled haircut with very unusual colors ; soon afterwards, the stinger became identified with Uma Thurman ‘s character of Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino ‘s 1994 film Pulp Fiction. The bob then went into hibernation, but finally became popular again. Natalie Portman sported a bob haircut in the 1994 English-language french action-thriller film Leon : The Professional for her depiction of her quality Mathilda. T-Boz of TLC besides had a british shilling haircut with very unusual colors that was asymmetrical with bangs. besides, for the first base two seasons and the first two episodes of the third base season of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, the character of Lois Lane ( Teri Hatcher ) had a hallmark curtsy haircut. The character of Dr. Laurel Weaver ( Linda Fiorentino ) from Barry Sonnenfeld ‘s 1997 movie Men in Black besides sported a bob. Julianne Moore had a curtsy in the 1998 film The Big Lebowski for her depicting of Maude Lebowski in the movie. Katie Volding, who played Benjamin “ Ben ” Cooper ’ s fiddling sister Angie in the 1999 Disney Channel television receiver movie Smart House, had a bob haircut.

2000s revival [edit ]

In 2006, the bob was adopted by the singer Madonna and, as a motivate aside from boho-chic, by actress Sienna Miller. [ citation needed ] In November 2005, canadian ice dancer Kristina Lenko was asked to join ITV1 ‘s modern series, Dancing on Ice. She went to her stylist in Toronto and told him “ Do whatever you like. ” He cut Lenko ‘s shank length hair’s-breadth into what is referred to as an A-line bobsled, where the hairs short in the back and gradually long toward the battlefront, with the longest pieces toward the movement of the boldness. Later, ex– Spice Girl Victoria Beckham decided to cut her own hair into such a dash, helping to raise its popularity cosmopolitan [ 23 ] with girls asking hairdressers for a “ Pob ” —Beckham ‘s dub Posh Spice conflated with “ bob ”. In 2007, R & B singer Rihanna had a bob haircut in the television for “ Umbrella “. She has stated that she got her inspiration from Charlize Theron in Æon Flux. Keira Knightley had a bob in her short television receiver ad for Coco Mademoiselle. Actress Christina Ricci besides had a bobtail for live-action movie version for 60s zanzibar copal series Speed Racer and late onwards. Katie Holmes got a curtsy stinger with bangs in 2007. At her third base picture in Brisbane, Australia, Britney Spears wore the bob throughout her concert. Jenny McCarthy is known for a sporting an a-line dock. Kate Bosworth is said to have popularized the british shilling in 2008. Shoulder-length bobtail became popular after being sported by stars such as Heidi Klum and Jessica Alba. A bushy translation of the bob was popularized by Dianna Agron and Kate Mara. [ 24 ]

Types [edit ]

  • A-line bob: A typical bob cut, with slightly longer hair in front that frames the face, typically curling under the chin.[25]
  • Buzz-cut bob: Where it is shoulder-length in the front and close-cropped at the back.
  • Chin-length bob: Cut straight to the chin, with or without bangs.
  • Inverted bob: Similar to an A-line bob, but with stacked layers in the back. The perimeter of the cut is curved rather than being a straight line. This cut is also commonly called a “graduated bob”.[25]
  • Shaggy bob: A messy bob layered with a razor.
  • Shingle bob: a cut that is tapered very short in the back, exposing the hairline at the neck. The hair on the sides is formed into a single curl or point on each cheek.[26]
  • Shoulder-length bob: A blunt bob that reaches the shoulders and has very few layers.

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