Trying to keep things classy for a formal event, like a wedding or a major office get together, can be a little more difficult than it seems. And sometimes, having short hair can feel very limiting in terms of styling, but that’s why we have to think outside of the beauty box with our chopped tresses. If you need some styling guidance with your short strands, you’ve come to the right place: We’ve hand-picked the ultimate classy short hairstyles just for you to try out for your next big event. Don’t let your hair fall flat at the party, look like the belle of the ball with these short classy hairstyles:
17 Classy Short Hairstyles for Your Swanky Parties
1. Side Swept Pixie
This elegant look is perfect for any glitzy party you’re planning on attending!
2. Curly Pixie
Make your pixie cut stand out from the crowd by keeping it curly. Make sure you give your natural curls an all-day hold while taming any frizziness by using TRESemmé TRES Two Mega Firm Control Gel.
3. Curled Bob
Give your bob a fabulous, camera-ready look by curling your locks into big and bold curls.
4. Side Swept Bob
This sleek side swept bob is one of our favorite classy short haircuts for its sultry attitude and appearance. Make it extra sleek by using Nexxus Humectress Encapsulate Serum.
5. Side Shaved Buzz Cut
Want to add a bit of an edge to your formal look while still staying posh? Then this faded buzz cut is one of the perfect classy short hairstyles for you.
6. Side Parted Curls
Part your curls to the side for the ultimate voluminous look. Make sure you give your locks an extra boost of body and fullness by using Nexxus Exxpand+ Volumizing Whip.
7. Fringe Bob
Give your classic bob some attitude and edginess while still keeping it classy by getting a fringed cut.
8. Overgrown Pixie
Give your average pixie cut a little more length by letting it grow out. If you want to add more texture to it, then style it with Bed Head by TIGI Stick.
9. Micro Bangs
Micro bangs are much more than just a street style cut. These minuscule bangs pair perfectly with all short classy haircuts, and they’ll definitely get heads turning.
10. Bowl Cut
This isn’t your average bowl cut. It’s been upgraded to a chic, runway-ready look that’s fit for any event.
11. Blown Out Bob
A blow out has always been one of our go-to classy short hairstyles for it’s timeless look and glamorous feel.
12. Angled Pixie
Give your pixie cut an asymmetrical angled look for an extra boost of chic style.
13. Straightened Bob
Give your bob some sheen by straightening your locks. Make sure you protect them from any heat damage by using Dove Style+Care Smooth & Shine Heat Protection Spray before styling!
14. Tussled Pixie
You don’t have to stay completely prim and proper during special events. Give your style a little edge by tussling your pixie just a bit.
15. Wispy Updo
A wispy updo like the one above gives your style an extra femme and delicate look.
16. Sleek Pixie
This classy short haircut has been rocked by runway models for decades. It’s a low-maintenance style with major impact: just slick your locks down with Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel, and you’re ready to head out!
17. Fringe Bangs
If you’re more into adding your style in subtler ways, then these fringe bangs will do just the trick. They’re so chic, yet classy enough for even the most formal of occasions.