A-line Bob

For a flattering and classic hairstyle, try the A-line bob. Also known as an angled, stacked, or inverted bob, this cut has been made popular by hairstyle trend setters like Victoria Beckham, Hayden Panettiere, and Rihanna.

Bob haircuts are universally flattering – working for all face shapes depending on where the part is and whether or not there are bangs.  This short to medium length bob is cut shorter in the back, angling down to longer hair in the front. This dramatic angle highlights cheekbones and gives the appearance of a sculpted jaw line. Check out these A-line bob pictures to find your best hairstyle!

The short inverted bob combines roundness and angles. Stacked layers add softness at the back. The A-line is cut to follow the line of the jaw, ending in face framing tendrils. This is a great cut for ladies with thick hair looking to go short. For another sophisticated version of this cut, check out these asymmetrical bobs.


The graduated bob can be cut short or longer. This shoulder grazing length with side swept bangs is feminine and sophisticated. To get this sleek and shiny look that shows off the line of the cut, add a smoothing creme to wet hair and blow dry hair with a large round brush. This is a flattering style for round faces because it doesn’t add any width to the face.

Bob hairstyles aren’t just for straight hair! This is a low fuss and easy to style cut for wavy and curly hair. Be sure to use a stylist familiar with your hair type. Curl shrinkage needs to be factored in to get the right angle and stacking. Razoring is a precise way to keep the back section light and bouncy as opposed to weighed down and flat.