3 breezy bob upgrades made for the heat
Even if the sight of long beach waves can inspire a momentary twinge of envy among short-haired girls, there's hardly a cut that's better suited to the steamy weather than a chin-length chop. It lets you feel the breeze against the back of your neck—and radiates thoughtful polish whether you leave the house with wet hair or spend a few extra minutes in the bathroom.
Take Victoria Beckham, who parted with her waist-grazing mane just in time for the hot months. Spotted in New York City with above-the-shoulder layers falling into winningly disheveled pieces, the designer offered living proof that even the most laissez-faire bob has built-in elegance.
Over in Paris, Léa Seydoux made the case for a quick evening upgrade with smooth waves that projected the same French flair as her crisp red lips. But it was Arizona Muse's springy curls that showed how easily the style can be reimagined to high-impact effect—that is, if you're brave enough to fire up your iron in the midsummer heat.
Above, three reasons why fashion's favorite haircut feels fresher than ever.
This article originally appeared on Vogue.