This is the hairstyle that owned 2017

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PHOTO: Minnie Dlamini Instagram
PHOTO: Minnie Dlamini Instagram

This was the year of the blunt-cut bob, according to BET. And rightly so! The cut, highly influenced by Kim K, was worn sleek or edgy, and was a hairdo must-have.

But it’s not a new trend – sorry, Kim. According to Elle UK, the cut was created by Polish-born hairdresser Antoine de Paris in France in 1909 and is still one of the most versatile cuts to sport – whether it’s long, aka “the Lob”; shoulder length and choppy; or a blunt jaw-skimmer.

From megastars to our Mzansi sweethearts, check out how celebs slayed this ’do: 

Boity Thulo

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Ayanda Thabethe

Khloe Kardashian

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Bonang Matheba 

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DJ Zinhle

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Kerry Washington

Liesl Laurie

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Taraji P Henson

Minnie Dlamini

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