Bella Hadid's micro bob is a fierce flapper look that sent the internet abuzz

Check out the new Bella Hadid hairstyle: some say it's very Velma Kelly, while others are getting a 'Fleabag' flashback...

Top Model Bella Hadid is seen backstage at the Max Mara fashion show on February 20, 2020 in Milan, Italy, Bella Hadid hairstyle
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A new Bella Hadid hairstyle always warrants ample time in the spotlight, especially when it's a chic micro bob. A subtle nod to the flapper era, the hair chameleon's latest look proves she is the queen of versatility.

While shooting a video for LaQuan Smith, the 25-year-old stunned with this drastically different 'do, a far cry from her long brown strands. But the best shampoo bars, brushes and styling tools weren't needed—it was simply a wig! Even so, the internet was instantly intrigued by her salute to Velma Kelly.  

In addition to heart and fire emojis, fans were quick to show their approval with declarations of love. "Te amo," several commenters wrote. "Stunning," wrote another. Some noticed that Claire from Fleabag attempted a similar hairstyle, but we all know how that turned out. ("It's French!")



New Bella Hadid hairstyle for LaQuan Smith

If you're feeling inspired to give the bob a go, there are a few things to note. For one, this short cut doesn't equate to a no-frills approach. 

"This is a very stylized look, says Kristina Dimoplon of Live By The Sword Salon in Brooklyn, New York. "You have to be committed to styling and getting a cut at least once a month to keep the shape. It would work best on those with fine, straight hair."

(Again, a quick reference to Fleabag's Claire: don't be impulsive, and don't go to Anthony.)

Why not take a cue from Miss Hadid's other looks this year? There are plenty! See her bright-red bob or chunky red highlights for a bit of inspo. A quick peruse of her Instagram page, filled to the brim with runway-ready looks, might do the trick.

Danielle Valente
Danielle Valente

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