Trend Alert: The Mom Cut

Forget jeans inspired by your ‘mom’, this season it’s all about your hair. Growing your hair out has never looked so cool, as mid-length tresses adopted by your mum back in the 90s have made a serious comeback – here are how the stars are styling it. 

Joan Smalls

Model Joan Smalls added subtle waves to her mid-length hair, with a side parting for a retro feel. 

Hailey Baldwin

Hailey Baldwin threw it back even further, bringing out her inner Olivia Newton-John in with this tight curled look for the ultimate in retro volume.


Margot Robbie

Growing out your lob? No fear as Margot Robbie is demonstrating the mid-length look as perfect for summer.  Her beach waves looked effortlessly chic with a classic red lip and some cat eye sunglasses. 

Bella Hadid

Away from her slicked back signature look, Bella Hadid softened her face with a mid-length style, complete with untamed side part. 

Emma Roberts

Recently announcing her hair colour change for a new role, actress Emma Roberts opted for a whole new cut too. If there’s anyone who can make mid-length chocolate brown waves appealing, it’s her.  


Although she’s constantly experimenting when it comes to her hair, we are loving these voluminous waves Zendaya rocked on her Instagram recently; mid-length for that 90s feel. 

Alexa Chung

The OG of the mom cut, Alexa Chung has been rocking mid-length hair for years and she never fails to keep things effortless. Steal her style with a middle parting and subtle ombre. 

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