Long hair is eternally popular, but short hair deserves to get attention, too. It's a lot more versatile than most people think, and it can be really sexy because it's such a confident look.
But sometimes, it just isn't done right. I hate to say it, but Renée Zellweger needs to find a new stylist. Pronto. Take a look at her here in New York, where she taped a talk-show with Kelly Ripa and the Reege. This cut does nothing to flatter poor Renee, whose pretty face is overshadowed by a sloppy cut. Fortunately, hair grows, and in a couple of months, Renée could have a stunning, chic cropped bob.
As I said, I love short hair and think it's a fashion-forward and sexy look. But there are a few things to think about if you go short. First, know which cuts flatter your face shape. What looks good on one person might not work for another. I've written a guide to help you see which cuts work for various bone structures, so start there. Then, when you're choosing a stylist, be sure to find someone who has experience with precision cuts. Be clear about what "short" means to you — for some, it's a pixie cut, and for others, it's a chin-length bob. Finally, don't freak out if the cut isn't exactly what you were hoping for. Hair does grow, after all—and I can't wait to see what Renée (and her new stylist, I hope) comes up with next.