9 micro fringe styles we predict will go viral this year

The micro fringe trend is back with a bang.  

Fringes are fast becoming the style of choice for many women the world over. From Bardot to Birkin, we can’t seem to get enough of them. And, if you’re wondering what fringe style is going to bot in 2019, Pinterest has revealed it to be the micro fringe (yep, searches for cropped bangs have gone up 51%!).

With familiar faces such as Bella Hadid and Laura Herrier flaunting the look, we think it’s about time you found out how you too can wear the trend in a way that suits you best..

Micro fringe: Soo Joo Park with bleach blonde shoulder length hair in retro waves with a micro fringe wearing a bold red lipstick.
Modern twist on a vintage classic. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Soo Joo Park’s vintage style

We are obsessed with how DJ and model Soo Joo Park styled her bleach blonde hair with a rounded micro fringe. We don’t know about you but this is giving us retro Bettie Page vibes with a modern update.

bella hadid dark brown hair micro fringe ponytail
Bella Hadid channels Bettie Page vibes. Credit: Instagram.com/bellahadid

2. Bella Hadid’s Bettie Page retro fringe

A huge fan of the micro fringe trend is none other than style icon Bella Hadid. A great way to add a fresh update to your look, make like Bella and go for a full micro fringe and style with a high ponytail – this is the style for any retro lovers out there. Credit: @bellahadid

Editor’s tip: Thinking of following in the footsteps of Bella Hadid and teaming your new bangs with a ponytail? If so, be sure to seal in your style with a hairspray, like the VO5 Tame & Shine Spray, to keep your bangs looking on-point.

Micro fringe: Imogen Poots with wavy dirty blonde hair and micro fringe styles in a messy bun smiling.
Give your everyday style an overhaul. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Imogen Poots messy bun

There isn’t much we don’t think looks great with a messy bun, and the way Imogen Poots has styled hers with a micro fringe makes for a match made in heaven in our eyes.

emma watson short micro fringe on brown hair
Emma Watson channels Audrey Hepburn vibes. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Emma Watson’s Hepburn bangs

Named after Audrey Hepburn’s side-sweeping fringe from movies such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Sabrina, Hepburn bangs are fast becoming the hottest bangs trend of 2018.

Hepburn bangs look best styled to the side and with soft edges, just like Emma Watson’s look.

Rowan Blanchard with a short, black micro fringe and an Audrey Hepburn-inspired pixie haircut, wearing a pink tulle dress on the red carpet
You can pair a micro fringe with a pixie haircut! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Rowan Blanchard’s Hepburn bangs and pixie

If you’re planning on going shorter and getting bangs, let Rowan Blanchard’s recent mane update be your inspiration. With this feathered micro fringe and pixie haircut in your life, you’ll be able to ooze glam vibes 24-7.

Zoë Kravitz with golden blonde short hair with a wispy micro fringe, wearing all black and posing on the red carpet
Zoë Kravitz never shies away from trying trends. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Zoë Kravitz’ wispy bangs

Here, Zoë Kravitz proves that wispy bangs look best when paired with a tousled bob hairstyle. This look is effortless, chic, and guaranteed to get you all the likes.

model on runway with micro fringe choppy shoulder length hair
Runway approved is the only way to go. Credit: indigitalimages.com

7. Catwalk-worthy blunt glossy bangs

As with most trends, it tends to start from the catwalk before reaching the masses, and the micro fringe trend is no exception.

Spotted on the Custo Barcelona and Alexander Wang runways over the last few seasons, models were seen strutting their stuff with choppy bob haircuts and blunt bangs.

side view of woman with brown medium length wavy hair and micro fringe
Looking good from all angles. Credit: Instagram.com/benjaminryanhair

8. Long shag and micro fringe combo

Want to get in on the micro fringe trend but want to keep the length of your hair? Then you will be happy to know that a micro fringe looks amazing on longer tresses, too!

Wear yours with one of 2018’s hottest haircut – the long shag – to be the ultimate trendsetter. Credit: @benjaminryanhair

woman with micro fringe and ombre bob
Team your micro fringe with a cool ombre hue. Credit: Instagram.com/kbsthanshaugen

9. Textured grunge fringe

From undercuts to the much-loved shag haircut, micro fringes have the versatility to be styled in whichever manner suits your personality best.

We’re loving the way this Instagrammer wears her textured micro fringe with a bold ombre bob for a grungy yet on-trend update. Feeling that ’90s nostalgia much? Credit: @kbsthanshaugen

Editor’s tip: Enhance your natural texture by using the TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray over damp or dry hair for added texture and tousled waves.