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Modern yet Timeless: Short Hairstyles for Men

Short Hairstyles for Men
Ewan McGregor styled his top hair into a quiff. The natural look of the moderately large quiff distracts from the receding hairline
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Some men keep wearing the same hairstyle year after year while others have fun surprising with new hairstyles in unexpected ways. Whether you like the comfort of the familiar or the thrill of experimentation, we hope you will find your new hairstyle or at least a hairstyle element in our gallery. Have fun trying or pondering our style suggestions!

  • Short hairstyles never really go out of style for men. Plain short hairstyles are easily accepted especially if they have a modern touch. They are neither dandy nor do they express contrarian attitudes; they are simple, practical, and manly. These hairstyles are suitable for home, work, leisure, and gala events. This explains why many men will stay with them for many years. If you like to look good wherever you go we have some great hairstyles for you!

  • Are Short Haircuts for Men Here to Stay?

    The love affair with classic short hairstyles may be forever or it may only last through a specific phase in your life, which may last for weeks or a few years. Check out the photos of hairstyles in our gallery! You may rediscover how practical and appealing short hair can be. There are choices galore from Michael Fassbender’s short hairstyle to Leonardo DiCaprio’s elegant gel-assisted hairstyle to Charlie Hunnam’s tousled style. These short hairstyles appeal in part because they are easy to style and maintain. All it takes is a little hair wax, a comb, and nimble fingers.

  • Gallery: Short Hairstyles for Men

    Short Hairstyles for Men: Michael Fassbender

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    Short Hairstyles for Men: Plain without Fringes

    Michael Fassbender wears his hair short and plain. His hairstyle is suitable for all occasions. The timeless hairstyle does not obscure his facial features

    Short Hairstyles for Men: Gary Barlow

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    Short Hairstyles for Men: Layered Hair

    Singer, song writer and record producer Gary Barlow cut his side hair razor-short. The top hair is no more than a smidgeon longer. The hair is just long enough to create a side parting. The designer beard gives Gary an almost tough appearance

    Short Hairstyles for Men: Leonardo DiCaprio and Colin Farrell

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    Short Hairstyles for Men: Elegant Gel-Styled Hair

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Colin Farrell style their hair using gel. Colin Farrell wears his greying hair without parting while Leonardo DiCaprio parted his hair on one side. This hairstyle is ideal for men with beginning widow’s peak

    Short Hairstyles for Men: Orlando Bloom

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    Short Hairstyles for Men: Curls

    Orlando Bloom’s short haircut shows off his dark curls without allowing his hair to overwhelm his facial features

    Short Hairstyles for Men: Ricky Martin

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    Short Hairstyles for Men: Spiked Hair

    Ricky Martin’s hair spikes upward on the crown of his head for a sassy yet stylish look

    Short Hairstyles for Men: Charlie Hunnam and Robert Pattinson

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    Short Hairstyles for Men: The Tousled Look

    Charlie Hunnam and Robert Pattinson wear the tousled style well. The hair is styled by taking individual strands of hair and twirling them. This makes these strands stand up and stand out