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When we talk about fashion icons we often mention those with a classical style, but edgy girls need inspiration too. Edie Campbell is young, but she’s already made an impact and her hair has been a huge part of her success. Her first major transformation from a flaxen one-length cut with bangs to an ebony shag debuted on the cover of Vogue. She wears styles that other girls fear – bowls, mullets – and she makes them look sexy and glamorous. Her most recent style is a jet bob-length crop with some very unusual details. Click the notes to learn more and see her latest look. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →


The long bob or ‘lob’ was definitely the cut of 2014. Celebrities left and right were cutting off their long lengths or taking out their extensions and going for this short, fun, and flirty look. So what’s the newest cut IT cut as we move into 2015? Layers, upon layers upon layers, all cut with a razor to give a highly textured and free form look. Click the notes for more.

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While both long and short shapes are in fashion this fall, the trendiest length lies in between. Shoulder skimming cuts in a variety of styles, from sleek and smooth to tousled and textured, are striking the perfect balance. Learn more about this season’s hottest length, and the best shapes it comes in, in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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This spritely shape is youthful and playful, framing the face with a rounded fringe and lots of short, choppy layers that provide a wide range of styling possibilities. Exposed ears and a head-hugging shape give this cut a cropped feeling, though the longest tips dust the shoulders. The hybrid shape is short enough to feel gamine and long enough to pull into a ponytail; a perfect solution if you love crops but are scared to loose all your length. Read on for tips on getting the shape and styling it at home. –– Laura Martin

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