The bob hair cut was made famous by Vidal Sassoon in the 1960's but it's a hair style that has been worn throughout history (think 1920's flapper or 1970's men's haircut). Originally created in 1909 by Parisien hairdresser Antoine it was defined as being a hair cut that ended inbetween the bottom of the ear and the jaw line in a weighted section of hair. It really is an 'all time classic' hairstyle worn by the 'liberated woman'. It can be worn with or without a fringe or bangs, with blunt hard edges or softened with layers of hair and even curly or straight. Our collection of bob hair styles spans just 3 years of various shapes and trends but they are all based on the traditional bob hair cut shape.
Predictions for 2006/2007 are for the return of the bob as the must have hair cut so we hope some of these images all courtesy of the 2006 Hair Expo Awards will give you some inspiration.
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