Asymmetrical bob: Top celebrity picks to inspire your next look

Thought the asymmetrical bob has been and gone? Then take a look at the A-list stars working it like there's no tomorrow...  

The asymmetrical bob has been hugely popular since the early noughties, giving birth to other cropped styles such as ‘the Pob‘, aptly named after Victoria Beckham’s ‘posh bob’. But it isn’t just VB who is a lover of these short and sleek ‘dos, as it seems the rest of the A-list world is also jumping on board, with the look popping up at red carpet events from London to LA.

Yet if you’re still not feeling convinced on the matter, take a scroll through our roundup of the top celeb-approved asymmetrical bob hairstyles, and you’ll soon have a fresh new look for the season ahead!

Celebrities who love asymmetrical bob hairstyles


Rosamund Pike blonde hair asymmetrical bob
Gone Girl star Rosamund Pike is a fan of the look. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Rosamund Pike

The Gone Girl actress stepped out with this chic asymmetrical bob and reminded us why the hairstyle is a hot-to-trot ‘do for women the world over.

Wearing her straight blonde hair styled into a neat side parting, tucking one side behind her ear, Rosamund Pike keeps the hairstyle effortless with a fresh face and minimal jewellery.

Editor’s tip: Get Rosamund’s glossy finish by applying a few pumps of the TONI&GUY High Shine Drops, as not only will this help tame frizz and flyaways, but your tresses will be left with a lovely sheen, too!

Jennifer Aniston golden blonde hair in straight asymmetrical bob
Jennifer Aniston always reverts back to an asymmetrical bob hairstyle. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Jennifer Aniston

Ever since she wore the now iconic ‘Rachel haircut‘ of the ’90s, all eyes have been on Jennifer to see what hairstyle she will wear next. So, when the Friends and Horrible Bosses actress wore her sun-kissed blonde hair in this graduated asymmetrical bob, it’s safe to say many followed suit.

Rachel McAdams blonde hair in side parting asymmetrical bob style
Rachel McAdams adds loose waves to her style. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Rachel McAdams

Out with the bleach blonde long tresses and in with this grown-up asymmetrical bob. Having transitioned through her fair share of fabulous hairstyles since her Mean Girls days, Rachel McAdams has now settled for what we think is her best ‘do yet.

The actress styled her multi-toned blonde hair in a casual side parting, sweeping her tousled wavy tresses over to the side, while the shorter layers around the front of the hair frame her face. Honestly, there’s nothing not to love about this look!

Rita Ora straight pink hair asymmetrical bob
Rita Ora teams her asymmetrical bob with a fun pink hue. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Rita Ora

Never one to do things by half (having rocked everything from a braided mohawk to multi-toned hair colours, and even that stand out Met Gala look), Rita Ora hit the red carpet with this pretty pink hue and instantly became our biggest hair crush.

Ditching her signature platinum blonde locks for the pastel shade takes her asymmetrical bob to stylish new heights, showing that rocking two trends in one is totally achievable!

Editor’s tip: Create Rita’s smooth, frizz-free finish by applying the TRESemmé Get Sleek Smooth & Tame Cream before you start blow-drying your tresses. It’ll help to provide a perfectly-polished finish without frizz or stickiness (bonus!).


If you need further hair inspiration, head on over to our Short Hairstyles & Haircuts page, which is packed full of runway-approved hairstyles and celebrity transformations.

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