To bang, or to not bang — that’s at all times the query.

Bangs usually get a nasty rap. It’s straightforward to get scissor-happy and snip away at our fringe till it winds up too quick…or in a regrettable bowl reduce. You both love ’em or hate ’em, however there’s no denying a stable set of bangs whenever you spot them.

This summer season, on the subject of bangs our vote is a powerful sure — and it seems that celebrities on the 2023 Cannes Movie Competition purple carpet, from Dua Lipa to Blackpink’s Rosé, are in settlement. On the star-studded two-week-long occasion, we’ve witnessed loads of issues price mentioning: the return of uncovered bras, Jennifer Lawrence in flip-flops, Elle Fanning in her slay period — and bangs. Tons and many bangs, of every kind.

From stylish micro-bangs to full-on fringes, we current to you the perfect bang hairstyles worn by your favorite stars on the 2023 Cannes Movie Competition.

Dua Lipa

For her Cannes debut, Dua Lipa walked the purple carpet with jet-black, piece-y bangs that swept over her eyes and down all the best way to her jawline. Stylist to the celebs Rio Sreedharan sculpted Lipa’s cool-girl fringe as a part of a intentionally undone French twist updo. When in Cannes, ’do because the French ’do, non?

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell has by no means been one to shrink back from a bang, and we’re grateful for it. This supermodel introduced her signature black bangs to Cannes, they usually had been as blunt as ever, falling simply beneath her eyebrows. The stylist accountable? Lorenzo Barcella, who usually collaborates with Naomi to craft lengthy lengths and avant-garde haircuts for main editorial moments.


To mark her first time on the Cannes movie pageant, Blackpink’s Rosé unveiled a cutesy set of rose gold (ha!) tinted micro-bangs. In an Instagram submit by the Ok-pop star, we get a behind-the-scenes take a look at hairstylist Lee Seon-Yeong at work throughout the software means of what seems to be a clip-in bang — which is the proper various to taking the plunge and snipping away at your pure hair.

Sabrina Elba

Choosing a full-on and fanned-out fringe, Sabrina Elba wowed us with this daring look. Additionally styled by the aforementioned Sreedharan — whose experience is clearly a sizzling commodity in Cannes — we cherished the best way Elba’s brow-grazing bangs transitioned into an elaborately crafted spiked-out bun. Refined bangs within the entrance, social gathering within the again.

Nadia Lee Cohen

Inventive visionary Nadia Lee Cohen stepped out with a fiery fringe peeking by the hood of her slinky Saint Laurent robe. Behind the fashion, Gonn Kinoshita labored to form Cohen’s copper hair right into a child bang and a face-framing curl. “76th Cannes but my first!” writes Cohen in one other Instagram submit. With hair this good, we’re positive it gained’t be her final.

Gemma Chan

This 12 months at Cannes, worldwide L’Oréal Paris hair artist and professional Stephane Lancien had a case of bang fever. His bang-wearing Cannes clientele included Aja Naomi King, Luma Grothe, and Gemma Chan. Chan was a ray of sunshine on the purple carpet in a white full-length Louis Vuitton robe that juxtaposed her uneven, forehead-covering bangs (which had been additionally clip-ins!).

Grace Elizabeth

With a tousled set of curly black bangs, former Victoria’s Secret mannequin Grace Elizabeth was a imaginative and prescient of Outdated Hollywood magnificence. For this coiffure carried out by world hair artist Aleksandra Sasha Nesterchuk, the highest mannequin’s pixie reduce was reworked by plucking out items on the entrance of the top and creating particular person C-shaped curls. Neglect Barbie, this look was giving Betty Boop.