What are Curtain Bangs?

Alexa Chung

You may have come across the new term—curtain bangs and wondered WTF is that? Curtain bangs are just grown out/shaggy (or full volume) bangs that are parted in the middle and frames your face —-aka Alexa Chung’s bangs for the past few years! This is not a new way of wearing your bangs or fringe, but it did just gain its funny viral title recently.

WTF Are ‘Curtain Bangs’?

The style has gained real popularity on Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter since you can wear the bangs with all lengths of hair from pixie cuts to waist length hair.  Zooey Deschanel, Taylor Swift, Sienna Miller, Dakota Johnson and even Jennifer Lopez have rocked the look—with the OG of the style being Brigitte Bardot.

So have you tried curtain bangs?

Photo from PR Photos

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