Leave it to the internet to wage war on our most beloved beauty trends. The latest beauty casualty? Side fringes. Yes, first TikTok declared that side-partings were under fire and with them came our beloved side fringes. How can this be? Side fringes are widely accepted as the most flattering style for every face shape and forehead length, not to mention their uncanny ability to conceal overgrown roots and scraggly lengths. To put it plainly, side fringes aren't just pretty. They're useful, too.
In return for their decades of loyal service, it's only right that we step in to defend them now and take a firm stance on this polarising subject. We're pro side fringes in this house! And we're not just being stubborn. We actually believe the classic style still has legs. But don't just take our word for it. Ahead, find 25 of our favourite examples of side fringes in all their glory. Scroll on to see the proof and prepare to recommit.
Kravitz's micro-fringe looks so chic all the time, but especially when pushed to the side.