Keira Knightley Debuts a Brand New Bob: Love It or Hate It?

10/05/2010 at 11:55 AM ET

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It looks like Keira Knightley is taking Parisian chic to a whole new level, stepping out at the Chanel show during Paris Fashion Week this morning with a sleek new bob. The British actress is no stranger to switching up her style, having rocked everything from a pixie crop to tumbling shoulder-length locks, but this new sideswept bob is shorter than we’ve seen the star go in quite some time. And while she recently proved to be Chic for Chanel on the biker-babe set of her Coco Mademoiselle fragrance campaign, this morning, she took her Parisian look one step further for the designer, complementing her plumped and pouty lips with her new perfectly layered locks. Though we’re confident that Keira can pull off any look, we think this new style frames her petite face quite perfectly. Tell us: What do you think of Keira Knightley’s new bob?

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anth on

looking super hot nice!

Dammon on

Just shows you beautiful women can pull off short hair. BUT all you normal women out there better come down to reality and understand long sexy hair will add greatly to your appeal to men. Only women in general like short hair, so unless Ellen D. is your GF keep the hair ladies.

And Keira …call me…lol

piper on

Keira’s new bob looks absolutely adorable on her. IOt really brings out her eyes. She is beautiful!

jay on

Another hot chick screws up her looks with a man cut.

Heather on

It looks beautiful on her. Very elegant and classy!

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jade on

she looks fresh and pretty with this new bob, i don’t know about other people, but i always saw a resemblance with natalie portman.

nICKERS on

JUST BECAUSE A GIRL HAS SHORT HAIR DOES NOT MEAN SHE IS GAY, SERIOUSLY PPL. I HAVE SHORT HAIR CUZ THAT IS WHAT LOOKS GOOD ON ME, WILL NOT GROW OUT HAIR JUST TO GET A MAN.

Kristi on

LOOOOVE IT!!!

Abby on

It suits her. She’s so pretty.

Lisa on

Love love love!!!

L on

To all you men commenters…don’t even understand why you are making comments…you are on people.com looking at the style section, which is mainly geared to women…

canada girl on

she has had short hair before…Love Actually!
She looks best with short hair

canada girl on

I agree that just because a woman has short hair dose not mean she is gay. There are woman out there with long hair that are gay..Get a life people!

Natasha on

Love it!! She’s a beautiful woman, and any length suits her:)

Deanna on

LOVE IT! My hair is cut the same way & has been since July, but I have bangs. I love this look for her. It is so fresh & beautiful!

Jay on

Cute!

mike on

too hot for words. ultrabeautiful

Lisa Bush on

@ Jay….does Halle Berry, one of the most beautiful woman on this planet look like a man to you? She is flawless in every way with short or long hair.

Lindsay on

The cut suits her very well. She has a pretty face. But there is something about that mouth of hers that makes me want to punch it really hard.

Karey on

I liked her hair better when she had it longer – she still looks beautiful, but I think this cut makes her look older. I think she looks alot like Mariska Hartigay (sp?).

Anna on

Love it!

bob on

I like it…I like it.

Bob

dipsy on

love it! short hair weeds out all the bad men, you know!

Elle on

Love it — It frames her face nicely and rounds her out. Otherwise, she can look too skinny with severe angles.

Mel on

If all these men want long hair they should grow their own. I love her new hair cut.
FYI-Lesbians have long hair too, and straight girls have short hair!!! A hair cut doesn’t indicate sexual preference. Quit dragging your nuckles and move into the 2000’s.

Fruttel on

Love it.

aly on

I like it. Fits her perfectly.

It also looks like Katie Holmes haircut from a few years ago except Keira is missing the bangs.

Claire Coker on

I love it! She is so beautiful anyway, but I think she looks fierce when she has short hair!

pandamom on

I love it !

Sarah on

Very cute! She is such a beautiful woman any ways, now it just inhances her that more.

Pam on

Love it! And all you guys that love long hair, us women over 50 have short hair because it looks better on us than trying to look like we’re 25.

Elanor on

She looks elegant and fantastic. This sleek bob really suits her. I think she should stick with this style.

If she needs to return to long hair for a role she can just wear a wig.

addy on

I’m not a fan of short hair on women. At all. But this actually looks really good on her. Still prefer her long hair, though.

hotjul on

She is a gorgeous woman no matter what she does with her hair.. This new cut is divine on her.. Very sophisticated and sexy.

LJ on

she looks wonderfully mature.

Amazing on

I love it! That style looks amazing on Keira.

Bunny on

Long hair can drag down a woman’s face, and make her look heavy.It works on some people, but not others. Or sometimes people want a change. It has nothing to do with orientation. It can look very feminine (as this does) if it is styled to do so.

Haven’t seen too many men who rock the bob, or who look like Halle Berry walking around out there!

Lie on

@Dammon is a peen and probably has syphilis.

M on

@nICKERS…i totally agree.
@Jay…you’re probably single. what a moron.

Robyn on

She’d look good bald. She’s gorgeous.

Vanessa on

Love it!! She looks sexy/sweet/sophisticated. I think that lighter-colored long hair looks best on her, but this look is gorgeous, too!

Carri on

It’s a very becoming haircut for her!! Looks so cute, neat and up-to-date rather than the long hair that women are always pushing out of their faces. Hate seeing women over 40 with long hair trying to look younger.

JS on

LOVE IT!!!! Very fresh and chic. This is a style that is flattering on almost any woman. She looks beautiful with either long or short hair.
To the men with the hair obsession…..get OVER it!!! Many women, like myself, look better with a shorter style. Just don’t have the right hair to wear it long and have it look GOOD too. There is a huge difference between long hair and having gorgeous, long hair. If it doesn’t look good, one shouldn’t do it simply for the sake of having “long” hair.

Emily on

Very cute!

natalie on

Keira has always sported short hair. If you look at the press interviews when she promoted the 1st POTC film, she had a short bob. Short, chin length hair looks really nice on Keira. She has got that face shape where she can pull it off flawlessly. She had the fringe bangs with the long hair, and that style looked to straggly. This new style, shows off her beautiful facial features.

Jule on

Jeez, some of the comments from males on this…boobs and long hair–the hetro male way! THings haven’t change much since 1950…!!!
Anyway, her ‘bob’ looks great. Who cares what the sexist guys think. Jeez, unreal.

Carrie on

Looks like a younger version of Mariska Hargitay from Law and Order:SVU .

Kelli on

Hey DAMMON – you’re a jerk. My husband LOVES short hair on women.

Sharron on

She’s beautiful! Love the classy hair cut!

Kim on

LOVE IT!!!!!!

jasmine on

A woman hair weather long or short does not define who she is it is her heart and personality.

penny on

Dammon and Jay are idiots.

Leslie on

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT

Stacy on

I think women should wear there hair anyway they like b/c its there hair and who cares what anyone else thinks… however some peoples hair is kind of wacked and old fashion and could use some tips, Keira’s hair looks great long and she I assumed wanted something different so she went with a BoB which looks good on her she has the Jaw structure to support such a hair cut Ive seen some people with this same hair cut and it doesn’t fit them right…

Ashley on

She needs to eat something!

Sarah on

I think she looks great with her short hair! And just for all those men out there, yea, that hot long sexy hair-that’s all paid for, it’s called extensions! Its not like she wakes up in the morning w/red carpet locks!

Samantha on

I love it! Very modern and shiek.

bones on

She has the most beautiful face in the world.

Emily on

Love it!

zz on

Absolutely hate it. Short hair ages a woman 10 years instantly. If you are under 50, please don’t do this to yoursoelf.

mary on

Fantastic look!

Cynthia R. on

LOVE IT.

Ally on

Girl is gorgeous no matter what!

NOEL on

GOSH BESIDE GETTING PRETTY—EEER YES YOUR RIGHT CERTAIN WPOMEN CAN HANG WITH SHORT HAIR SOME NOT-SO BUT KERIA GOOD LOOKS AND HAIR DO IT THE RIGHJT WAY

Todd on

Keira is one of the most beautiful people on this planet. For that reason, she can pull off alot of things that most people can’t. This is true for any sex regardless of sexual preference. That being said, men are not attracted to this hair style, except on already beautiful women but would still prefer a Longer (not long) cut. I personally like shorter hair to longer but this is too short for me. I think she looks hot though.

Denise on

She is beautiful… but what is that thing she does with her mouth? It almost looks like a smaller version of the duck face. She does it in every photo.

Jenna on

I adore the bob and her. She’s a fine actress and I always look forward to her movies!

Seriously? on

To all the guys posting who say they don’t like women with short hair..ask us if we care. Women don’t need to dress or wear their hair for men. This is 2010 sweetie. And FYI, most women prefer MEN who don’t sit around drinking beer and watching football all week-end and don’t have a beer gut hanging over their jeans.

Brittany on

Love it!!!!
:D

Hot mess on

I love it, she’s so beautiful <3

emily on

love, love, love it!!!

Bridgett on

Super adorable! Looks like I have another actress’ hair I wanna try to get my hair cut like!

Bunny on

Short hair does not necessarily age a woman. Long hair does if it drags your face down, though.

Bunny on

Marilyn Monroe had short hair, Twiggy had short hair, Linda Evangelista has had short hair, Audrey Hepburn had short hair, Halle Berry has short hair, Victoria Beckham has had short hair….can you SERIOUSLY say these women aren’t feminine?

Hugh Johnson on

looks okay. can’t wait for her to get bigger boobs and change her accent. then she’ll be hot.

Valerie on

Love it. She looks great! Wish I could pull off that cut too.

Vera on

Keira looks good,but think she looks better with longer hair. If you notice stars like Eva Longoria, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, they all have short hair in reality,but when they are out in public you will Always see them wearing Extensions, because they know that most men like long hair,so they know it makes them look sexier!

Ang on

Hey Jay,

I don’t know what kind of hair cut you have but if it looks like her new dew…then your the one with the chick hair cut! Just thought you should know.

BeerMe on

I can’t imaging what Keira would have to do to look bad. I don’t think it’s possible.

KH on

Lol @ the “straight” dudes who are reading celeb gossip on People.com and then telling us what “all men” like.

I did not want, nor did I marry a man who loves long hair. I wouldn’t want a man like that because I can’t stand to have hair more than a couple of inches past my shoulders!

Tiff on

It’s cute…she is soo pretty either way.

Mollie on

She is sooooooo pretty:) haha im so jealous! she looks great either way but i personaly like her better with long hair:)

Lacy on

Very cute!! It suits her face really well. Alot of these stars do weird stuff to their hair and cannot carry it off. Keira does it in spades.

Kat on

That actually looks really pretty on her. Sometimes when women do bobs it either makes them look mannish or ages them horribly, but Keira’s looks really pretty.

Kelly on

Keira Knightley would looke beautiful bald.

Jen on

LOVE IT – much better short

Sherri on

GORGEOUS!!!

NC on

GORGEOUS GIRL! And who are all these sexist a-holes saying that a woman needs long hair to command a guy’s attention!? You’re pigs.

Jh on

Boring. And what’s with this girls mouth why does she always put up this weirdo pouty mouth thing. It’s abnormal and shows she has huge self concious issues

JI on

Sorry, Don’t like it.

Pam on

The cut looks fantastic on her! I wish I could wear a cut like that, or like Halle Berry. And I think Keira does look a lot like Natalie Portman, as someone else mentioned.

And poor Dammon and Jay – I am sure the two of you have been without a woman, good looking or otherwise, for a looooong time.

jasmine on

Not all men loves women with long hair. Long hair and bad attitude sucks. The hair looks cute. We make so much fuss about celebreties and what they do.

Girl on

I like her old nose better!

BECKY on

I Love it!! she always looks so elegant and glamorous! I want mine hair like this.

gina on

It looks beautiful on her. This kind of haircut suits her well.

Bria on

perfection! Not many women can wear there fine hair in such a short cut. She looks really great!

Scott on

There is nothing you could possibly do to make this beautiful woman look bad.

Lisa on

WOW! She looks beautiful, but I am sure even she has hairstyles that are unflattering on her!

P.S. Dammon I wouldn’t hold my breath waiting for that phone call. That comment was very uncalled for!

Jon on

I like Keira Knightley’s new Bob!

Kim on

She’s beautiful, but I hate it. That style is “cute” for little girls.

Richard on

HOT If a women is beautiful with long hair, you’re beautiful with short hair. No exceptions.

Didi on

I really like her hair longer but the bob looks cute!

Amanda on

Love it!!!

Angela on

I have my hair cut almost exactly like this! It’s a great cut, easy to manage, and very sexy.

Go Keira!

K on

Sometimes short hair is not a choice. I had waist length hair when I lost it to cancer. So now short and curly it is. Think twice b4 u judge someone by their hair! Any day with hair is a good hair day!

kaeleysound on

Love the bob, wish I was that brave!!!

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Gorgeous!!

Savonna on

Love it!

Donny G on

Keira is the classic on screen star and looks great in anything: hair that is well styled be it either short, long, dry or wet. Clothes from any period work for her as well. Keira is the ultimate dress up doll for Hollywood. Gorgeous and intelligent – can’t go wrong…Love the bob..BRILLIANT as Keira would say!

patty on

Duh…not a man’s haircut or style. I love it. There’s probably not much she couldn’t wear or do wrong

Sharrie on

Keira’s face is way to round for this style.

Mamavalveeta03 on

She always looks good!! No matter what hair length she chooses. Dang it!

Christina on

absolutely gorgeous!!

Julie on

She can pull it off. She looks great. Someone mentioned that she looks like Natalie Portman. She actually played her decoy in the first Star Wars movie.

jodi on

She is absolutely gorgeous nomatter what her hair looks like! But I do love it!!!

Tracey on

Love it! I wan’t mine cut like that too!

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Love, Love, Love it! Short Hair Rules! :-D

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gigi on

I love her, love her hair…
I’m getting my hair done now just like hers..
She’s so pretty with her awesome hairstyle!!!

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klg416 on

Dammon and Jay…do you think all of us ladies live our lives focused on “how to get a man”? In your dreams. Don’t be so egotistical, it isn’t all about you, honey. Maybe we like to do our hair for us sometimes. So with that note, I think Keira looks gorgeous with this haircut and I’m absolutely envious of her; I wish I could have it look like that on me!

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Don on

cute, but not a fan of short hair. I would guess she’s got it this short because she can’t grow it long. I’m not a fan though ’cause she slammed my home town in the papers.

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