This Hair Trend Sweeps All Red Carpet 'Dos

This Hair Trend Sweeps All Red Carpet 'Dos(Source: Ian Gavan/Getty Images, Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images, Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Some ladies love their hair up, some love their hair down, but lately stars have been favoring a new look: off to the side. The side sweep has popped up on red carpets aplenty as the perfect mixture of glamorous and edgy. It's no wonder celebs who eschew ultra-feminine style, such as Rooney Mara and Kristen Stewart, rock the half-and-half look.

Part slicked-back and part voluminous, the style works on virtually any haircut—long, short, curly and straight alike. From the front, it gives the shock factor of a shaved head without the risky cut. From the side, cascading locks achieve an effortless vibe. The best part: it shows off what you're wearing, which is especially flattering on strapless numbers, as seen on Cara Delevingne.

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(Source: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)Rooney Mara demonstrated how the style works with a bob:

Calvin Klein Party at Cannes(Source: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner tried the look with her ultra long red tresses:

Sophie+Turner(Source: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images North America)

Rather than just pulling hair back to one side, an alternative way to re-create the style is by French braiding one side back for more texture. See it on Kristen Stewart and Heidi Klum

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This Hair Trend Sweeps All Red Carpet 'Dos

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