The 50 Best Bangs for Fall

Alle Connell
The 50 Best Bangs for Fall
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There’s no doubt about it: bangs are the biggest hair trend for fall 2015. And while we love a good face-framing fringe, finding the style that suits you best can be a difficult prospect—until now. Ladies and fashion-forward gentlemen, welcome to your ultimate guide to bangs. These are the best wispy, blunt, piecey, straight long and short bangs of all time, all right here to inspire you. Call your stylist; you’ll definitely want to make the chop after this.

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For thin hair, ask for slightly layered bangs. This will create movement and stop your strands from getting weighed down.

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Dakota Johnson has the perfect fall fringe; whether worn to the front or split to the side, these long, feathery bangs are the most coveted hairstyle of the year.

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Thick bangs look perfect on girls with curls—just make sure your brows are on point, as this style will draw a lot of attention to them!

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Angled short bangs and a pixie cut are a match made in hair heaven. They look especially chic when curled slightly and swept to the side.

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Piecey, feathery bangs like Kerry's look incredible with slight waves.

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A deep side-part with swept-over bangs is the perfect way to modernize a pixie for fall.

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Long live Beyonce's brow-skimming bangs—whether you wear your hair up or down, this fringe is an elegant accessory to all hair types and textures.

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Carey Mulligan's long, side-swept bangs are the perfect fringe style for fine hair.

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U-shaped bangs that are shorter in the middle and longer at the outsides are a perfectly modern take on an '80s classic.

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Don't want to make the chop? That's fine—deep part your hair to one side, then sweep the front section across your forehead to give the look of a fringe, then secure with a bobby pin. The perfect way to embrace the trend without regret!

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Make your bangs a little longer at either side for a touch of the seventies that still looks modern and fresh.

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These long, elegant bangs are pure rockstar glam.

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Baby bangs frame oval-shaped faces absolutely perfectly—don't be afraid to make the cut!

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Kate Middleton's bangs are truly inspirational—have yours cut at cheekbone length for maximum versatility and a retro look that isn't dated.

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Dry your straight bangs with a wide-barreled round brush for a shiny, '60s-inspired fringe.

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Audrey Hepburn had the original chic bangs—you could do worse than her as your inspiration.

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The thicker your locks, the thicker you can go with your bangs—so if you have majorly thick strands, go for the biggest, bluntest fringe you possibly can.

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Growing out your pixie? Make the most of the look by turning the awkward lengths into a fun fringe! Straighten the ends that frame your face for a super-chic, sharp look.

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Reese Witherspoon's sleek bangs are serious red carpet hairspo.

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Have highlights? Bangs will work for you, too—like they do for Laverne Cox. Make sure your stylist keeps your light sections thin and well-dispersed, with a little visible root to make the growing out period easier.

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Have short hair? Fake the look by combing your hair forward from the crown and holding it in place with hairspray.

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Worried about finding the perfect fringe length? For thick bangs, like Hannah Simone's, go about 1/4 inch below your brows for a beautifully flattering frame that doesn't look too heavy.

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Long bangs and short hair are fall perfection.

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Rounded bangs that are longer in the center work perfectly with super-long hair.

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Curl long bangs under and style them oh-so-slightly to the side for a romantic, 1920s inspired look.

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Long sides at the corners of your fringe are the best way to soften razor-sharp bangs.

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Straight bangs need movement, too! Curl half of your bangs so that they face in towards the center of your head for a slightly imperfect, I-woke-up-like-this look.

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Rihanna is ultimate curly-bang inspiration. We love her and her fearless looks.

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Long, dead-straight bangs are amazing—especially if you like heavy liner looks.

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Get inspired by the Ramones with pupil-length thick bangs that work beautifully with medium-length locks.

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Pair your long, sideswept bangs with a sparkly hair accessory for a seriously elegant nighttime look.

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Thinner, straight hair needs more delicate bangs. Make sure your stylist cuts it with a razor to prevent it from getting weighed down.

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Stop an updo from looking too severe by messing up your straight bangs just a little.

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Wavy hair and disheveled bangs = amazing. Can you imagine how cute this would look peeking out from a fall hat? Exactly.

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You don't have to be a queen diva like Mariah to rock curly bangs—just make sure you never cut (or trim) them when they're wet, or they'll end up way too short!

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Shaggy bangs that make the most of long, thick hair are always a great look—especially when they're slightly uneven.

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If you're worried about the commitment of short, thick bangs, start out slow. Lashline-length thin bangs are the perfect way to get used to having hair framing your face, but can easily be center-parted and turned back into a flattering first layer in your lengths.

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Monica Bellucci's cheekbone-skimming bangs are the perfect compliment to her long, naturally wavy hair.

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Avoid any Justin Bieber comparisons by embracing choppiness in your seriously side-swept bangs.

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If you have big, loose curls like Rihanna is rocking, eye-length bangs that you can style straight, wavy or curled are your best bet.

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If you have a natural part or cowlick that fights your bangs—don't struggle! Let it happen and embrace the unique imperfection; it's a surprisingly sexy look.

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Short hair looks amazing with piecey, separated bangs.

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Curl your bangs to one side the way Zooey has done to break up a heavy fringe.

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Tousled bangs are a great way to add interest to straight, slippery hair—make sure you seal with a blast of lightweight hairspray after you mess them up, naturally!

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Feathery, delicate bangs brushed forward and held in place with light gel look stunning with short hair.

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Ask for razor-cut lengths for a fringe with seriously sexy movement.

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Choppy, thick bangs are a great way to change up a signature hairstyle, like Naomi's long, slightly wavy locks.

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Center-parting your fringe is a fun way to style mid-length wispy bangs.

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if you're growing out your bangs (but still love the look), sweep them to one side and secure with a barrette for a texturized, gorgeously messy look.

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Messy bangs are a fact of life sometimes—embrace them! Mess up your fringe with texturizing spray for a deliberately beachy effect.

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