Jennifer Lopez’s New Lob | Pret-a-Reporter
New season, new haircut.
Jennifer Lopez is kicking off spring with a fresh new ‘do.
The multihyphenate’s latest lob comes courtesy of hairstylist Chris Appleton, who shared a photo of her new sleek hair that now sits just a few inches below her shoulders (as opposed her to former waist-grazing locks). “Finishing touches on @jlo New Chop today for @worldofdance press day,” captioned Appleton, who counts Ariana Grande and Katy Perry as clients.
Lopez showed off her freshly chopped hair as she stepped out to promote her new NBC dance competition series, World of Dance, on Monday. The performer, dressed by power styling duo Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn, paired her new ‘do with an Elie Saab Haute Couture gown embellished with sequins, silk threads and crystals, and black Christian Louboutin pumps.
Lopez is just the latest star to change up her look. Earlier this month, Kristen Stewart debuted a new bleach-blonde buzz cut and Katy Perry opted for a pixie cut that she shared was inspired by Michelle Williams.
This isn’t the first time Lopez has gone for a lob. In 2015, the actress went for the shorter style for her role in the NBC police drama Shades of Blue. “J.Lo is very passionate about her new role and has a very specific idea of who the character is and what she should look like. […] It’s a character she’s created to suit a specific need, and the cut reflects that,” hairstylist Juan Carlos Maciques said at the time.
It’s unclear whether the 47-year-old star’s new cut is for her Shades of Blue character again, but either way, she was no doubt feelin’ herself. As she wrote on Instagram, she was “camera ready …”