What Kind of Haircut Should I Ask for Tomorrow?

The mad flow of the ’90s is back. Here are the men whose headshots you should — and shouldn’t — consider showing to your barber.


Short: Chris Hemsworth

Perfect If: Your boss said the Nordic god look wasn’t office-appropriate.

Our cover star is freshly shorn — perhaps to repent for the role he played in the rise of the man bun.


Medium: Milo Ventimiglia

Perfect If: You’re asserting your authority over bald newborns.

As the hot dad on This Is Us, his full, tousled head of hair balances experience and youthfulness.


(Too) Long: David Beckham

Perfect If: Your midlife crisis led you to found a grunge-revival band.

The Brit is growing his blond locks out into a grungy ’do that has echoes of Kurt Cobain.


(Too) Colourful: Jaden Smith

Perfect If: You missed out on rave culture and feel like experimenting.

On Netflix’s Neo Yokio, he voices a demon slayer with pink hair. It seems he’s intent on life imitating art.