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Topic: Gwyneth Paltrow
Posted By: fatmoogas
Subject: Gwyneth Paltrow
Date Posted: March 18 2008 at 2:45pm
I'm surprised no-one's cottoned on to this, but it seems GP has cut her hair to shoulder length. For me, it's a lot better as I wasn't admiring the "Shakespearean Lady with Lute".







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Posted By: Bob S
Date Posted: March 18 2008 at 3:56pm
     For me, Fat, the length made Gwyneth's hair somewhat impressive. She never really fixed it much, though. Overall, the layering and probable shortening does nothing to improve matters. Best, Bob Ouch 


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: March 18 2008 at 7:57pm
Another longhair icon bites the dust. Crap.


Posted By: HAWG
Date Posted: March 18 2008 at 9:15pm
I've always thought she needed to find a brush.  Here's another look at her new do
 
 
Here's a couple of long hair pictures from days gone by
 
 
And from Sliding Doors (when she went short)
 
 
A collage of different looks
 
 
and for those of that have a minute and 22 seconds, the very short haircut scene from Sliding Doors
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekxvGyzBspM - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekxvGyzBspM


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Posted By: arch94
Date Posted: March 18 2008 at 10:15pm
HUGE IMPROVEMENT!!! Maybe she'll film Sliding Doors 2?
 
Anyone offer up another bedtime story for me?


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Posted By: Mike46019
Date Posted: March 19 2008 at 1:33am
Ok well. Kramer said it best. I'm really starting to hate opening these threads of late. Can someone spare me the details and put (name of actress) Cut short or still long. LOL. Thanks.

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Posted By: Jared
Date Posted: March 19 2008 at 3:54pm
I can't remember a time when i've seen so many actresses go short. It seems like nearly all of the post are about actresses cutting their hair. It is sad to see Gwyneth follow this disturbing trend.


Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: March 19 2008 at 4:02pm
Originally posted by Bob S Bob S wrote:

     For me, Fat, the length made Gwyneth's hair somewhat impressive. She never really fixed it much, though. Overall, the layering and probable shortening does nothing to improve matters. Best, Bob Ouch 
 
It so often looks unfixed because its to thin and fine to be as long as she generally keeps it.  I love to disagree, Bob cutting it shorter and adding layers will do everything to improve it!  Another few inches shorter and she might even be able to have a style other than the 60's love child look she has sported for years.  Best, Hal


Posted By: illhl
Date Posted: March 20 2008 at 2:03pm

Still prefer the long haired princess she once was.

http://www.gwyneth-paltrow.org/gallery/displayimage.php?album=187&pos=15 - http://www.gwyneth-paltrow.org/gallery/displayimage.php?album=187&pos=15

 



Posted By: Jared
Date Posted: March 20 2008 at 6:03pm
Thanks for the pic illhl. I don't think there is any comparison between the pic you posted and footmoogas pic. I have no idea why she chose that awful short style. We can only hope she will grow her hair long again.


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: March 20 2008 at 11:04pm
As much as I loved Gwyneth with long hair -- obviously -- it would be a lot easier to hate this new hairstyle if she looked awful in it. She doesn't. She still looks gorgeous. Come on. Admit it.


Posted By: arch94
Date Posted: March 20 2008 at 11:38pm
I think it's worth mentioning that on people.com's website, under the "what's her best look" section that 66% have voted in favor of her shorter cut...i'm actually surprised at that. I didn't think there were that many wonks out there voting!

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Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: March 21 2008 at 1:32pm
She looks more real and less aetherial with the new do.


Posted By: Skydancer
Date Posted: March 21 2008 at 4:15pm
Not sure about long vs short but I prefer her hair wavy to straight, both the long wavy picture and the short picture look amazing.

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Posted By: makeover
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 11:18am
she even went shorter



Posted By: makeover
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 11:22am
she even went shorter:

http://socialitelife.buzznet.com/images/2008/04/gwynethpaltrow-photos-040608-01.jpg - http://socialitelife.buzznet.com/images/2008/04/gwynethpaltrow-photos-040608-01.jpg


Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 1:42pm
And getting better...


Posted By: Curlyfan
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 2:32pm
Better, but she still clings to that center part and one-length style, when the rest of the world moved on years ago. Interesting.

She's one of those actresses who I always think looks better in her movie roles ("The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Sliding Doors"), when she's styled for a character, then when she's left to her own devices.

I'd also suggest she take off that pillow case she's wearing and put on something flattering.

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Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 3:01pm
What about those knees?


Posted By: Katherine
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 4:28pm
Originally posted by Curlyfan Curlyfan wrote:

Better, but she still clings to that center part and one-length style, when the rest of the world moved on years ago. Interesting.

 
Keeping the one-length style would make growing it out much simpler, so she may be keeping that option open.  She seems to be a "long hair" at heart.  I think she only had short hair around the time of "Sliding Doors."


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 5:51pm
I don't know, Hal. I don't look at that hairstyle and think "better." It looks like she just decided on a length and said, "chop it there." She's one of those celebs that every time I look at her I'm going to think, "man she looked great with long hair."
 
Regarding her knees, Fatmoo, Gwyneth suffered from a "bum knee," which turned out to be a broken leg, if I'm not mistaken. Maybe that had something to do with something. At least she shaves her legs.
 
From http://thegimpygirls.com/blog/?cat=66 - http://thegimpygirls.com/blog/?cat=66

http://thegimpygirls.com/blog/?p=118 - Gimpy and Glamorous. Who Knew?

http://thegimpygirls.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/gwyneth-paltrow.png">Gwyneth%20Paltrow%20—%20W%20Magazine Gwyneth Paltrow was recovering from a bum knee when W magazine decided to incorporate her crutches into a long-scheduled photo shoot. http://thegimpygirls.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/gwyneth-paltrow-and-daughter-apple.png">Gwyneth%20Paltrow%20with%20daughter%20Apple
Yes, she’s Gwyneth - blond, lean and lovely by dint of DNA. But she sure makes crutches and pajamas look good. Notice in the photo of her in “real life” - with her daughter, Apple - she’s wisely padded the top of the crutches for a little relief.



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Posted By: HAWG
Date Posted: April 07 2008 at 9:13pm
This was at Jay-Z and Beyonce's wedding this weekend.  Looking better.
 
 


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Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: April 08 2008 at 12:51pm
Now if she would just give up that center part...not complaining though, this is the best she has looked in years!


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: April 09 2008 at 8:18am
The Latest
 
http://img266.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gwynethpbikinispuhq99lb9.jpg"> http://img240.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gwynethpbikinispuhq98dw9.jpg"> http://img367.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gwynethpbikinispuhq97ct8.jpg">


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Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: April 09 2008 at 9:13am
I think this cut give her hair life... before, unless it was from a photo shoot, it was thin, stringy, pinned up or pulled and almost always in need of a brush.  Seems she is enjoying it too.


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 1:11am
Originally posted by Hal Hal wrote:

I think this cut give her hair life...  Seems she is enjoying it too.
Hal, as much as I was tempted to let your observation go without comment, I just couldn't.
 
1. If Gwyneth likes her new haircut so much, why is she nearly frowning in the photos above? If anything, maybe she likes it better curlier than whatever style you'd call that above, eh?
 
2. Taking your logic to the next step, is Martha MacCallum pouting because she doesn't like her trim? She seemed to be smiling all the time when her hair was a tad longer.
 
 
3. What about Ann Curry here? Is she disgusted that she no longer gets major props and big ratings for cutting her hair and donating it to Locks of Love?
 
 
4. Is Jennifer Connolly in shock because she just put her finger in a live socket?
 
http://img184.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=27706_Jennifer_Connelly_-_Unknown_Shoot0006_123_529lo.jpg">  
 
5. Is Rhona Mitra bored with her beautiful hair? She looks bored to me. And she did cut it.
 
http://img154.imageshack.us/my.php?image=rmitra4532b14f85710770665825cre6.jpg">
 
I could go on, but it's 2 a.m. and I've gotta get up in five hours. Besides, I've probably pissed off your legions of supporters who will no doubt team up on me, even though I'm just having a little fun.
 
As for Gwyneth, she's probably getting tons of compliments about her hair when it's all curly. That -- plus the attention she's getting -- no doubt put that smile on her beautiful face.


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Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 7:18am
Sorry I caused to you waste so much time for so little gain.  I said "enjoy" simple because several times in a short time, her hair has been down and actually looks nice too.  I should not have guessed at her emotional state... my bad.
 
 
To a greater point Miss Paltrow made ET's Hottest Hair Trends of 2008!  In fact she was #1.  According to them the hottest new trend is cutting 3 or 4 inches!  Shall we all hope it sweeps the nation just like the Pob has!!!!!!
 
Kramer if I knew your cell phone number I would called to tell you second I saw it!  They rattled off 1/2 dozen or so stars that have done it, A. Jolie, C. Z. Jones, N. Morallas... Platrow and so on!!!!!!! 
 
Wowhoooo!!!!!!!  Let the good times roll!!!!!!
 
 


Posted By: trekgod
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 7:52am
http://www.etonline.com/news/2008/04/60461/index.html

Here is the link to the story you refer to. Everyone looks for the quick fix now a days in my opinion.


Posted By: shortvslong
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 10:30am
I thought she looked great in sliding doors.


Posted By: shortvslong
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 10:31am
but, the shoulder lenght is very nice too!


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 2:01pm
A. The report said "2 to 3 inches."
B. It was only the fifth most popular trend behind: 1) add vertical curls; 2) that awful crop cut; 3) add a headband; and 4) the always original go blonder.
C. Most celebs are not doing any of the above. They're fine at status quo.
Yet, these are trends?
D. I think many of those that change hairstyles do it because they want the attention. Most of the babes we talk about have changed their hairstyle one way or the other.
E. What about bangs? With all of the celebs that have gone to bangs (Underwood, Bilson, Kate Hudson, et al.), how did they leave off that trend?


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Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 3:18pm
I can hear you crying from here.....lol


Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: April 10 2008 at 4:07pm
I think Ann Curry looks really good in that photo: pity she spent so much of her broadcasting life trying to look frumpish!


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: April 23 2008 at 10:12pm
Yet another style for Gwyneth. Not my cup of tea.
 
http://img201.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=85920_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--001_122_92lo.JPG"> http://img202.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=85934_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--002_122_62lo.JPG"> http://img221.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=85937_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--003_122_369lo.JPG"> http://img150.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=85940_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--008_122_1013lo.JPG"> http://img222.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=85976_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--007_122_506lo.JPG">   http://img219.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=86009_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--005_122_507lo.JPG - http://img210.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=86012_Gwyneth_Paltrow-Ironman_premiere_in_Rome--006_122_391lo.JPG">


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Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: April 24 2008 at 1:34am
Wow!


Posted By: loveshorthair
Date Posted: April 24 2008 at 4:47am
An improvement with that last pic - starting to get away from that awful center part?


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: April 24 2008 at 7:40am
Shorter and shorter. April 23, 2008.
 
http://img241.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17186_Gwyneth_Paltrow_2_97Ironman48_photocall_in_Rome1_Italy7_April_232_2008_-_03_122_583lo.jpg"> http://img17.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17201_Gwyneth_Paltrow_5_50Ironman20_photocall_in_Rome7_Italy8_April_230_2008_-_04_122_835lo.jpg">   http://img208.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17415_Gwyneth_Paltrow_7_98Ironman62_photocall_in_Rome7_Italy1_April_230_2008_-_10_122_249lo.JPG"> http://img171.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17346_Gwyneth_Paltrow_7_96Ironman76_photocall_in_Rome8_Italy3_April_233_2008_-_11_122_986lo.JPG">   http://img187.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17366_Gwyneth_Paltrow_6_33Ironman57_photocall_in_Rome9_Italy1_April_238_2008_-_12_122_164lo.JPG -   http://img186.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17480_Gwyneth_Paltrow_4_98Ironman86_photocall_in_Rome6_Italy3_April_232_2008_-_13_122_101lo.JPG -   http://img219.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17514_Gwyneth_Paltrow_5_87Ironman95_photocall_in_Rome4_Italy4_April_235_2008_-_14_122_211lo.JPG -   http://img210.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17436_Gwyneth_Paltrow_0_30Ironman25_photocall_in_Rome3_Italy7_April_231_2008_-_15_122_590lo.jpg -   http://img232.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17451_Gwyneth_Paltrow_2_04Ironman98_photocall_in_Rome0_Italy4_April_235_2008_-_16_122_30lo.jpg - http://img205.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17465_Gwyneth_Paltrow_3_97Ironman04_photocall_in_Rome4_Italy1_April_237_2008_-_17_122_34lo.jpg"> http://img224.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17249_Gwyneth_Paltrow_8_9Ironman1_photocall_in_Rome1_Italy0_April_239_2008_-_18_122_211lo.jpg">   http://img245.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17296_Gwyneth_Paltrow_5_6Ironman3_photocall_in_Rome4_Italy3_April_235_2008_-_21_122_235lo.jpg"> http://img214.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=17541_Gwyneth_Paltrow_4_34Ironman42_photocall_in_Rome6_Italy9_April_232_2008_-_22_122_121lo.jpg">


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Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: May 03 2008 at 1:30am

For those looking to reminisce about Gwyneth with longer hair, check out the June 2008 GQ magazine:

http://img143.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65112_gp_GQ_616_123_721lo.jpg"> http://img223.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65138_gp_GQ_020_123_156lo.jpg"> http://img106.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65143_gp_GQ_535_123_1129lo.jpg"> http://img34.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65148_gp_GQ_343_123_870lo.jpg"> http://img124.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65156_gp_GQ_352_123_886lo.jpg"> http://img200.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65169_gp_GQ_161_123_406lo.jpg"> http://img43.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=65172_gp_GQ_779_123_633lo.jpg">



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Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: May 20 2008 at 9:36am
When I see photos like this, I think to myself, geez, if all of Gwyneth's photos were headshots cut off just above the shoulder people might think she still had long hair. If only I could convince myself that was the case. She looks so pretty with straight sleek hair without roots.
 
http://i102.imagethrust.com/images/3L8T/view-image/gpaltrow-1.html"> http://i104.imagethrust.com/images/3L8U/view-image/gpaltrow-2.html"> http://i106.imagethrust.com/images/3L8V/view-image/gpaltrow-3.html"> http://i117.imagethrust.com/images/3L8W/view-image/gpaltrow-4.html"> http://i112.imagethrust.com/images/3L8X/view-image/gpaltrow-5.html"> http://i114.imagethrust.com/images/3L8Y/view-image/gpaltrow-6.html">


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Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: May 20 2008 at 10:25am
Ah.. and then there is that one great shot, body sideways and head turned when you realize Gwyneth's actaully does have a sexy hairstyle AND she brushed it!


Posted By: Scarlet123
Date Posted: May 20 2008 at 12:03pm
I prefer her hair long, makes her look very girly and innocent. The new look does make her look more wise and refreshed. I like her either way to be honest, wouldnt complain if i looked like her lol.

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Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: May 20 2008 at 6:55pm
She overdid the long haired sleek, girly thing. Time for her to look like a woman of the world!


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: May 20 2008 at 10:38pm

Two words: Oh brother.



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Posted By: Curlyfan
Date Posted: May 21 2008 at 8:57am
Just saw Iron Man yesterday, in which Gwyneth plays Tony Stark's assistant Pepper Potts. Her hair looks REALLY good in it, I thought, with pretty much the style I'd like her to have in real life: soft sideswept bangs, bouncy waves hanging just below the shoulders, and worn in a variety of styles (up, pulled back, down with volume) through the film. Oh, and it was light red, which I don't think is better than blonde, but did look great too.

Gwyneth is one of those actresses whose hair I think almost always looks better in film, when someone chooses a style for her character, than it does it real life, when she (presumably) chooses it. Watching Iron Man, I couldn't help but silently ask her, Don't you see how great that style looks on you? Why don't you want that in real life?

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Posted By: loveshorthair
Date Posted: May 21 2008 at 2:50pm
I saw that also and thought the red was great on her.


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 7:14am
Looking pretty plain on Regis and Kelly.
 
http://img144.imageshack.us/my.php?image=thumbs20080526013654up4.jpg">  


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Posted By: trekgod
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 7:27am
Looks like she is missing something in those pictures from Regis & Kelly .. it's pictures like this that really make me miss her long hair.


Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 1:22pm

Just think how hot she would have looked on Regis if hair were 6 inches longer!  Give me a break!!!!!!



Posted By: natasha
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 8:07pm
Yeah, like she'd look any less "plain" (your word, not mine) if her hair was styled the exact same way but had twice the length. Puh-lease ...


Posted By: trekgod
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 8:38pm
I think she would look less plain with twice the length, please don't ridicule my opinion.


Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 9:57pm
Sorry trek.. but it's not your opinion I was ridiculing...it's Kramers...and not his opinion....I respct that!
 
Not only do we get the same "all her sex appeal has been lost" and "I'm weeping over every lost inch" Im use to that but now seems with each new set of pictures including the unapproved cut we get yet another dissapproval.  Sometimes we even get enlightened about how the unhappy face in the picture most be due to the hair cut weeks earlier??????????


Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: May 26 2008 at 11:59pm
Wouldn't say that it looks like she's "missing" anything to me. Still, it's a pity she doesn't have a bit more volume to her hair.


Posted By: Kramer
Date Posted: May 28 2008 at 10:18am
Originally posted by Hal Hal wrote:

Sorry trek.. but it's not your opinion I was ridiculing...it's Kramers...and not his opinion....I respct that!
 
Not only do we get the same "all her sex appeal has been lost" and "I'm weeping over every lost inch" Im use to that but now seems with each new set of pictures including the unapproved cut we get yet another dissapproval.  Sometimes we even get enlightened about how the unhappy face in the picture most be due to the hair cut weeks earlier??????????
OK, Hal, I'll clarify it just for you since something seems to have been lost in the translation.
 
Plain (on Regis and Kelly):
 
http://img144.imageshack.us/my.php?image=thumbs20080526013654up4.jpg">  
 
Much better with more volume (on Letterman):
 
http://img196.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=45743_GP_122_86lo.jpg">
 
Lovely:
 
http://img266.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gwynethpbikinispuhq99lb9.jpg">
 
Breathtaking:
 
 
 


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Posted By: Hal
Date Posted: May 28 2008 at 10:58am

Nothing was lost... I get it... I get it over and over and over........



Posted By: fatmoogas
Date Posted: May 28 2008 at 8:41pm
For me, the last picture is not "breathtaking": IMO the pictures on Letterman are the best. For some reason I strongly dislike that long limp look on GP.


Posted By: rardman
Date Posted: September 27 2008 at 2:31pm
Shotrer again. Pobish.
 
http://justjared.buzznet.com/gallery/photos.php?yr=2008&mon=09&evt=paltrow-hostess&pic=gwyneth-paltrow-hostess-mostess-04.jpg - http://justjared.buzznet.com/gallery/photos.php?yr=2008&mon=09&evt=paltrow-hostess&pic=gwyneth-paltrow-hostess-mostess-04.jpg


Posted By: Curlyfan
Date Posted: September 27 2008 at 9:55pm
And still, she hangs on to that middle part, flat texture, and non-layered style like life itself...

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Posted By: loveshorthair
Date Posted: September 27 2008 at 10:46pm
AAGGHH, Get rid of that middle part!


Posted By: Dick
Date Posted: October 08 2008 at 4:36pm
http://www.showbizspy.com/showbiz/09302008/Gwyneth-Paltrow-Cut-Her-Hair-as-Part-of-The-Grieving-Process - http://www.showbizspy.com/showbiz/09302008/Gwyneth-Paltrow-Cut-Her-Hair-as-Part-of-The-Grieving-Process


Posted By: Mike46019
Date Posted: October 09 2008 at 12:27am
Oh well lets see how long it will take her this time to grow it out again or maybe just maybe she will keep it short.

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Posted By: think_tom
Date Posted: October 11 2008 at 6:53am
I fully agree that it works, and besides, no one can just leave their hair long their entire life, right??
Just my opinion, but I was getting a bit tired of seeing her with long hair only-- nice change I'd say.


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Posted By: Robocop
Date Posted: November 08 2008 at 5:56pm
Shorter again by the looks of it.
 
http://www.imagebam.com/image/3a983f17750862 - http://www.imagebam.com/image/3a983f17750862
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Posted By: Curlyfan
Date Posted: November 08 2008 at 7:04pm
She just won't give up that middle part and flat, straight, cheek-hugging shape, will she?

I'd trade almost any of Gwyneth's personally-chosen styles for almost any style she's been given for a movie role, from Mr. Ripley to Iron Man...

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Posted By: loveshorthair
Date Posted: November 08 2008 at 9:12pm
So do you think someone is giving her bad advice or do you think she really thinks it looks good.  I'm mainly referring to the center part thing - though I am not a fan of the few extra long wispy pieces in front either.


Posted By: Curlyfan
Date Posted: November 08 2008 at 10:21pm
I honestly don't know, and I may be in the minority, but from my perspective she's clinging to a texture and general shape, short or long, that's unflattering, worn-out, and several years behind the trends curve. For a woman who's often been considered a style icon, that doesn't quite make sense to me. For a woman who could look absolutely stunning with a more updated, flattering style (which for me would be banged in some way, side-parted, layered, and have volume to it) it's quite a major bummer.

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Your hair is your best accessory; wear it with STYLE!


Posted By: Bob S
Date Posted: November 10 2008 at 4:27pm
     At our local Boscov's, at a cosmetics counter, they have a looped film of Gwyneth with her beautiful long locks. Now, THAT was something! Now, I find the front length distracting, not attracting. The bob itself is all right, but the old length lent glamour. It catches my eye every time on that tape. Best, Bob Star


Posted By: lovebobs
Date Posted: November 12 2008 at 7:16am
she seems to have joined the bobbed bunch a bit too late huh?

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Long with BLUNT bangs or ALL cut to lip length, I cant decide my favorite!


Posted By: Curlyfan
Date Posted: November 12 2008 at 8:27am
I'd say it's more than joining too late. It's how she does the bob. Plenty of people do the bob with a side part, bangs of some length, so it's more cleared from the face, and tapered layers in back. Even when she chooses the bob, a relatively-new style she chooses the variation that keeps the severe middle part, flatness, and straightness encroaching on her face. In other words, she chooses a variation on a new style that still clings to her old, outdated, unflattering style. That's the part I don't get.

For a contrast, check her out in the party scene of Iron Man. Red, banged, with soft waves and curls to her shoulders. Not only fantastic (IMHO) but far more in keeping with today's trends, I think. I secretly wonder how SHE can look at herself with that style and not see how beautiful she looks, and know it reflects today's trends, and then not want to keep at least some element of it for her off-screen look.

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Your hair is your best accessory; wear it with STYLE!


Posted By: trout
Date Posted: November 12 2008 at 10:53am
I have never understood why Gwyneth Paltrow is considered a style icon.  She is skinny and blonde and that is about the extent of it. 

I agree that she has tried to go a new direction but is keeping some fundamentals that she just needs to get rid of as they are not really flattering.  That said I think that lately she has taken a pretty dramatic step forward both on her hair and the way she dresses/overall look, etc. in being younger and more fashion forward.  I hope she continues the trend. 
 
This is her best hair in a long time.  It is not perfect but it is also not nearly as bland, simple, and often messy as it has been in recent years. 
 
She was hot in Iron Man.  I'm really suprised she didn't keep the red. 



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