What is it about bangs that immediately adds cool to any look? From the wispy, insouciance of Jane Birkin and Charlotte Gainsbourg to the mussed-up, modern ease of Alex Chung and Dakota Johnson, it is clear that the allure of the fringe is timeless. Here, we look at a few of our favourite bang moments of all time.
Parted down the middle, or swept to the side, Brigitte’s long, face framing bangs are the sex kitten standard.
Dakota wears her mid-length brown hair and fringe in a sexy tousled style, for a more un kept style.
When we think bangs, we think Jane Birkin. Her wispy, frequently askew fringe is a component of her signature look.
Mia famously had her long locks chopped into a pixie cut by Vidal Sassoon, complete with a short, sweet fringe.
With soft layers and mussed-up texture, everything about Alexa’s signature fringe is on point.
Everything about Audrey Hepburn’s look is iconic, but the baby bangs she wore to complement her pixie really stand out.
The straight shiny bangs Uma wore as Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction defined a generation of copycats.
As a model in the 60s, Peggy became best known for her Vidal Sassoon five-point cut, as she was one of the very first to wear the iconic style.