Short sides long top is all you see these days. In the magazines, on TV and on the streets.
Insanely popular among the male crowd (and fairly popular among the opposite sex), short sides long top hairstyles have seriously become the craze of the hairstyle world.
It doesn’t come as a surprise, though. We’re in love with them, too. In fact, we’re so head over heels with short sides long top hairstyles, that we are going to share with you the 20 most awesome long top short sides haircuts on our list. They’re the haircuts that have made us want to run to the barber with a picture in hand, screaming “Drop what you’re doing – I want this done to my hair now!”.
If you’ve thought about going for this hairstyle but haven’t felt inspired, this article is going to help. Ready? Here come the best of the best.
#1: Heavy Fringe + Fade
The true charm of a short sides long top hairstyle is the contrast between the lengths. The contrast makes the look appear modern, daring and a little mismatched – ideal for a contemporary man.
#2: French Crop + Skin Fade
If just getting short sides long top isn’t enough to make you feel brave, how about incorporating wild green into your look? You’ll be turning heads, that’s for sure.
#3: Fohawk + Sharp Fade
A little pomade can do wonderful things. If you’re into spikes and height, then this hairstyle is for you!
#4: Curly Fringe + Fade
For a man with curly hair, the invention of the long top short sides haircut is an absolute blessing. Curly hair can sometimes look overwhelming due to its natural volume, but a short sides long top haircut ensures the top is left to be the star of the party – while the sides remain humble.
#5: High Pompadour + Fade
Volume and texture! If these two words define what you’re aiming for in terms of a hairstyle, then the high pompadour combined with a fade is a cut for you.
#6: Neat Combover + Mid Fade
Classy but cool – that’s what a combover with a fade is. If you’re a man who isn’t afraid to combine elegance with edge, you and this neat combover should pair up.
#7: Long Hair + Tapered Sides
The longer the hair, the bigger the contrast. We’re digging this long hairstyle with tapered sides – the only thing that upsets us is that we’re still a year away from this length. Sad face.
#8: Quiff + Tapered Sides
A charming quiff with tapered sides is the option for a man with a plan. If you’re someone who has to wear a suit to work every day, then you’ll be able to look professional while subtly chasing the latest hairstyle trend simultaneously.
#9: Medium Hair + Mid Fade
A simple cut for someone looking to “tidy up” their hair. This classic short sides long top cut is uncomplicated – but it works!
#10: Statement Color + Taper Cut
Nothing floats our boat more than a cool blonde color! If you’re a man who likes to do a bit of experimentation with his hair, then this cut could be your next hairstyle adventure.
#11: Topknot + Bald Fade Braids & Beard shape
The thing with topknots is that you either love them or hate them. Love them, you say? Well, then, how about this short sides long top with a topknot?
#12: Pomp + Short Sides + Beard
Facial hair can be sexy – we know it. So, if you’ve been blessed with a solid beard, flaunt it. Short sides long top haircuts allow you to compensate with facial hair – and this is your opportunity.
#13: Slick Back + Bald Fade
There’s hardly anything that says “I have my sh*t together” better than a nice slick back. If you’re that man – then you need this hairstyle in your life.
#14: Spikes + Taper Cut
Spikes immediately make people look cool, don’t they? Yup, but only if done tastefully. Don’t go crazy on the gel, my friend. A pea-sized amount of pomade will do the job.
#15: Quiff + Tapered Sides
The fashion and hairstyles world has been in a romantic relationship with the quiff for many, many years. Is it ever going to end? Nope.
#16: Classic Short Cut + Mid Fade
While the hair on top may not be considered ‘long’ – this is still a long top short sides cut, since there is a difference between the two lengths. If you’re looking for a simple, stylish cut – this is your ‘do.
#17: Long and Messy + Short Sides
The appeal of messy cuts? The fact that they’re so low-maintenance. If you’d rather be out and about than posing in front of the mirror – pick this.
#18: Sleek Pompadour + Moustache
We love a good pompadour – and so should you! Especially if you pair it with a killer moustache…
#19: Sleek Combover + Mid Fade
Whether you’re attending a posh charity night – or are heading to the cinema with friends, a combover won’t disappoint. When it’s combined with a mid-fade – it’s both sophisticated and edgy!
#20: Statement Faux Hawk + Bald Fade
Mohawk may be a little too daring – but a fohawk is just the right amount of brave. Pair it with a bald fade – and you’ll be sporting one of the trendiest cuts.