How to wear the Midi-Bob now

Penélope Cruz, Jennifer Aniston, Selena Gomez and Eva Longoria: We’re only a few months in to 2024, and they have all shown off different variations on the midi-bob. A style set to take over this spring and beyond, the in-between cut – it tends to sit between the shoulders and décolletage – is a great option for those growing out a shorter bob as well as anyone wanting to experiment with something shorter, without going the whole hog.

They’re also more versatile than your average bob because there’s more hair to play with.‌

Here, some of our favourite looks to date, with tips on how you can style now.

Jen An’s shapely midi bob features face-framing layers and a lived-in texture. The cut is perfectly balanced to soften her face shape and draw attention to her eyes.


Where to Get Selena Gomez's Outfits 2024

‌Styling her new midi-bob in a deep side-parting with bouncy, curled ends, Gomez’s new look offers a more glamorous, polished take on the style.


This voluminous, full midi-bob is a simple silhouette, but it works so well. Cut with no layers to ensure full ends, and worn in a centre parting, the all-over colour makes what is a minimal cut look effortlessly good.


Penélope Cruz steps out with a majorly short haircut at the Annual Governors Awards‌

Another styling trick for the midi? Curl your ends underneath, towards your face, like Penélope Cruz. All you need is a hair dryer and a brush, or a straightening iron, to achieve the look quickly.

The "Midi Flick" Takes the Coastal Grandmother Trend to Your Hair

Flipping your hair over to the side is a great way to transform a midi-bob – it adds volume, switches up your look and can help elevate certain features on your face, as Laura Harrier proves.


Eva Longoria serves a wet-look, shag-style midi-bob, with lots of layers and a fringe. Proof that mid-length cuts don’t have to be boring, adding layers in to the mid-lengths and via bangs is always a good idea.


Lots of texture and flicked-out ends, Jodie Comer’s midi-bob looks like it walked straight off the beach.