The bowl cut made history. And with the comeback in 2021, it will find a new shape. Beehive. Rachel. Pixie. Bowl cut. Among the epochal hairstyles, the latter is probably the one with the least inspiring name: the pot haircut. It also brings back memories of the pragmatic hairstyle from childhood. This year, however, the bowl cut takes on a new shape.
The looks at the prêt-à-porter shows by Celine, Prada, or Dolce & Gabbana triggered a déjà vu, but above all an “Oh, look at”, because the supposedly one-dimensional haircut proves to be surprisingly versatile. The stylists used the “five-point cut” by Vidal Sassoon from 1965 as an example. His geometric bob became famous thanks to the fashion designer Mary Quant, who is still considered the perfect template for the accurate cut. In the new edition, however, it becomes clear how changeable the look can be.
The bowl cut has become bolder and is often combined with an undercut or a different tiered pony.
ANDREAS WILD, SENIOR STYLIST AT JOHN FRIEDA
Most recently, Charlize Theron demonstrated this. But who can still wear this hairstyle? Wildly encouraged: “The bowl cut suits every face shape. The only important thing is the correct variant. For narrow faces, I recommend a shallower cut with steps on the top of the head and shorter bangs. For rounder faces a longer pony, ”says Andreas Wild, Senior Stylist at John Frieda. Another bonus: The cut is suitable for all hair structures, from curls to fine hair. When it comes to styling, the expert advises: "Dry shampoo brings even more movement into the cut, a finishing cream tames individual hair." Regardless of the individual touch, the bowl cut is always a statement. Whoever wears it can be considered pioneering. So the pot haircut from back then was not just practical, it was much ahead of its time.