Crops are Short, Sexy, Stylish and Back
Photo: Cristina Fialho
The crop and shorter hairstyles are coming back into fashion, more women will be swapping to a shorter crop
in 2007 and the trend has already begun. Short hairstyles and crops have never really been away, however they
are back not only are they sexy and stylish they also are low maintenance and give any women a sense of
freedom.The crop hairstyle has been popular over the years and is nothing new.
In the 1920ís it was seen as the height of fashion and Twiggy became a superstar and launched millions of
imitators in the sixties with her distinctive hairstyle.
Twiggy (born Lesley Hornby on September 19, 1949) is an English supermodel, actress, and singer, now
also known by her married name of Twiggy Lawson.
Twiggy was born in the London suburb of Neasden to William Norman (a master carpenter) and Helen Hornby
(a counter girl at Woolworth's). Twiggy became famous at the age of 16, under the influence of her boyfriend and
manager, Justin de Villeneuve. Soon she was regarded as the face of 1960s Swinging London, along with other
models such as Celia Hammond. She gained her nickname from her big-eyed, stick thin pubescent figure. She
was known for the high fashion mod look that she created.
Women now could do what they wanted and sexual and female liberation continued from here.
Many stars would be setting trends in short hair in the coming decades, so its never really been away.
Remember Linda Evangelistaís short hair? There are of course many more examples in the intervening period
and there will be more women now adopting this style.
The revival in the crop
Short hair got its exposure recently when the model Agyness Deyn cut her hair into a stunning platinum crop
and inspired by 80s model Jenny Howarth.
Her career took off, many other fashion models have followed suit and short cropped hair can be seen on the
covers of the major fashion magazines such as Vogue.
Recent fashion shows have also been pushing the crop hairstyle.
There are two main reasons women go for short hair.
1. Its liberating
Women use the crop as a statement and numerous women when they divorce break up with their partner or
encounter other important events.
They use the new look to signal a new beginning and a new confidence in their life.
2. The ultimate in convenience.
You can simply wash and go and keeping your hair looking great is easy.
You will save a lot of time with the crop and for many busy women today, thatís a huge advantage.
Does face shape matter?
Not really, simply because there are so many crops and short hairstyles to choose from and your stylist will
advice on which one is best.They can show you where to soften your features if you donít have the perfect bone
structure. A New Look & A New You. The short crop is back and for everyone.
Look stylish, chic, and sexy and save yourself a lot of time and maintenance Ė There the advatantages so what
are you waiting for get the look for 2007.