Bobby Glam recently conducted a survey amongst 100 women to find what the most popular haircut for a formal event was, this included the likes of weddings, interviews and proms. With
a recent revival of 50’s culture and retro style being chic it was no
surprise that the bob cut was chosen as the most popular style.
With 20% of the total vote the bob cut has had a recent revival with
the likes of Madonna, Sienna Miller and Rihanna all styling the cut.
It’s also worth pointing out that the vast majority that voted for the
Bob cut also fell within the 55+ age group, possibly as a result of the
cut being first made popular in the swinging 60’s.
Coming in a close second with 19% was the more glamorous loose curls a style made popular by celebrities like Taylor
Swift and Jessica Simpson. This cut was a lot more popular with the
younger audience, with a significant 30% of the total vote for loose
curls came from age group 18-30. This style again has been made more
attainable with the advantage of home hair styling kits and hair tools,
meaning this style of cut can be done without having an expensive trip
to the hairdresser or stylist.
In third position was another rejuvenated style from the 50’s that has been given a contemporary lift. The French twist made popular in American sitcom series like Mad Men and Desperate Housewifes has
recently seen a revival. This style works very well as a formal
hairstyle as it oozes style whilst at the same time giving a sense of
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