"One ardent fan of the look is New York hair stylist Ashley Javier, who's dubbed it "the Ash," after himself. "It's the first thing that women did when they got the vote in 1918: They bobbed their hair," said Mr. Javier. "It creates a level of independence and identity." His preferred version is all one length ("a bit broomish," he said). He's in the process of easing one of his clients, Feed Projects founder Lauren Bush Lauren, from her long locks to something shorter. "She's hardworking but her longer hair says 'I ride horses,' " he said. "It doesn't give people the idea that you mean business."
"The bob looks great with minimalist clothing," said Ms. Fernandez