45 Sexy Short Hairstyles – Dapper & Upscale Trims For Men
Sexy short hairstyles are the in-thing, and they are what every man that wants to look fashionable and keep up with time should have. Most of these hairdos are also easy to manage, and styling them is fun. They also come in many shapes and designs, and so a man can always be confident of finding something that will make him look upscale. Peek through the photo gallery below for some inspiration on how to wear one of these modern hairstyles.
# 1 Rockabilly Side Sweep
This old-school hairdo still makes the cut as a trendy and modern design. It entails maintaining a couple of inches of hair at the top and giving the rest of the head a skin fade. The design then finishes with a clean side sweep of the long strands.
# 2 Skin Tapered and Front Swept Bangs
The smooth bald taper on the sides creates a disconnection between the hair at the top and the full facial hair. But, the styling of the textured bangs with a forward sweep and slight layering is the highlight of this look.
# 3 Side Parted Quiff
Quiff hairdos are as sexy as any modern cut can look and this particular one combines it with a hard side part and a smooth taper. The styling entails giving the long strands a lift at the front and a subtle sweep to the side.
# 4 Nice and Edgy
The sweet and edgy look in this headdress comes from an inventive slick back of the locks at the top that combines with a faded and disconnected undercut on the side.
# 5 Delicate Texture and Side Part
A good haircut and a quality hair product are all that you need to create the delicate texture at the top of this haircut. Apart from this, the design also has a sharp razor line and a smooth fade that also adds some charm to the overall look.
# 6 Clipper Cut and Tapered Comb Over
You will hardly find any other short hairstyle with a better shape than this one. It is a perfect cut that entails tapering the sides and back and styling the strands at the top with a side part and a smooth comb over.
# 7 Sexy and Elegant
Some sexy short hairstyles like this one will require some extra effort for maintenance, but the look that you get makes it worth it. The cut combines a short pompadour-like top with a soft side part and a zero taper fade to create a clean and modern hairdo.
# 8 Clean and Simple Cut
This short hairstyle is an excellent choice for men that prefer to wear clean formal looks. It entails chopping the sides short and uniform and leaving a couple of inches at the top. The next step is to form a hard part and use some gel to style the long strands into some simple waves.
# 9 Cropped Bands with Sharp Fade
The texture of the cropped and front swept bangs in the top part of this haircut is splendid. But, the design also has a sharp fade on the rest of the head that helps to spice up the appearance.
# 10 Classy Gelled and Shaped Up Cut
A classy look like this one will require you to give your hair a skillful fade throughout the head and use some gel to style the strands at the top into some side swept waves. The last step for the look is to shape-up the strands at the front and those on the face.
# 11 Zero Faded Short Waves
Whether you have a natural wavy hair or not, this style can still work for you. It is an impressive design that entails keeping some fresh waves throughout the head and spicing them up with a zero skin fade on the sides.
# 12 The Bald Fade
You have to work on both your head and face to wear sexy short hairstyles like this one. It maintains some short and neat strands at the top that you should style with a smooth front sweep and combine it with a bald fade that disconnects the style from the full beard.
# 13 Lined-up Sponge Curl Mohawk
This design keeps some natural sponge curls in the middle of the head with the sides having a zero skin fade. It also combines this with a line-up at the front to create a chic gentleman headdress.
# 14 Sweet Low Taper
This dramatic taper cut entails finishing the hair with a slight zero fade above the ear and giving it an impressive line-up at the front.
# 15 Wavy Upswept Top with Razor Line and Skin Fade
This hairstyle maintains some short sexy strands at the top that you should style with a wavy upsweep. The style also has a hard razor line, and a finishes with a smooth skin fade.
# 16 Disconnected with Razor Line
The skin fade on the sides of this beautiful hairdo creates a striking disconnection with the full beard, but there is still more to the style than this. The front and side-swept waves at the top and the sharp razor line also give the haircut an extra elegance.
# 17 Intricate Waves and Bald Fade Combo
You need a high-quality hair product to wear some sexy short hairstyles like this one. It is a simple short side and long top design, but the long strands have some intricate waves that pair with the bald fade on the sides to create a polished headdress.
# 18 Neat Shaped Up Waves
This design maintains some short and uniform waves at the top that you should spice up with a soft fade on the sides and a simple shape-up at the front.
# 19 Vintage Comb Over
A classic comb-over like this one that entails leaving some thick strands at the top creates a trendy hairdo that you should enhance with a side part and a bald fade.
# 20 Innovative and Sexy Haircut
It is always an excellent idea to try out something different, and this hairdo proves this. It has some long and textured strands at the top that you should style with a comb over and a smooth fade on the sides that you should spice up with a razor line and zero skin fade.
# 21 Blurry Faded Short Pomp
The neatness of this short pompadour design makes it as sexy as any haircut can get. But, the style also has a skillful skin fade on the sides and a razor line that makes it look chic.
# 22 Choppy Mohawk Bangs
Mohawks always make sexy short hairstyles, and this is why they never go out of trend. This particular one maintains some textured and front swept bangs in the middle and a skin fade on the side that disconnects them from the facial whiskers.
# 23 Sassy Fade and Line-Up
The precision and the level of skills that is necessary to create this beautiful cut can only come from a master barber. Everything from the smooth fade on the sides to the innovative styling at the top is just top notch. And if you pair this with a skillful line-up at the front and on the face you will have a stunning and trendy look.
# 24 Short and Flawless with Zero Fade
Sexy short hairstyles like this one will require almost no maintenance at all, and they are a perfect choice for men that do not have time to spare for their hair. The design keeps the strands short and uniform throughout the head but enhances the look with a zero fade and a line-up.
# 25 Razor Faded Sponge Curls
Men that are yet to try out sponge curls are missing out one of the trendiest cuts. In this design the curls are on the crown and the razor skin fading on the sides gives them an impressive and chic look.
# 26 Impeccable Fade and Shape-Up
It is hard to think of a short haircut that could be neater than this one. This beautiful headdress pairs some neat and shaped up strands with a smooth bald fade to create a refined and head-turning appearance.
# 27 Natural Drop Fade Coils
A simple drop fading on the sides and a regular line-up at the front are all that you need to give your natural coils a sassy look like this one.
# 28 Classic Fade Cut
This classic cut is a product of the skillful use of scissors. But, the styling at the top will also need a quality hair product, and the fading of the sides is from a clipper.
# 29 Simple and Clean Modern Scissor Cut
Modern scissor haircuts do not always have the bowl-like shape. To create one like this, you have to line-up the hair at the front to alter its design and give the sides a zero fade for an easy and clean look.
# 30 Spiky Top with Drop Fade
Here is another demonstration of the endless possibilities that come with a taper cut. The tapered design leaves some textured and spiky strands at the top that you should style with a lift at the front and a forward sweep before finishing the design with a skin fade on the sides.
# 31 Sleek Pomp with Razor Line
Pompadours are among the few designs that always form sexy short hairstyles, and this is more so if you give them a modern touch with a razor line and a smooth taper fade like in this design.
# 32 Skin Faded Brush Back
As straightforward as this hairdo might be it still makes a glamorous design for men. It entails leaving a thick tapered hair at the top and skin fading the rest of the head. You should then complete the look by brushing back the long locks.
# 33 Tapered and Parted Redhead Comb Over
You can never go wrong with redheads as they always create beautiful hairdos. Apart from the hair color these strands also have a beautiful design that entails skin tapering the sides and styling with a razor line and a comb over.
# 34 Slick Perfection
The slight lift at the front which forms a short quiff and the skillful side sweep of the strands at the top is the highlight of this design. But, it also has a hard razor line and a tapered skin fade that makes it look unique and trendy.
# 35 Innovative Styling
How you style your strands also determines how attractive they will look. The styling in this design is simple but still very creative, and it entails using some pomade or any other quality hair product to sweep back the strands in an intricate wavy pattern. But, the style would not look this adorable without the taper cut.
# 36 Elegant and Classy Wave
This hairstyle is also about creating a perfect taper cut but its beauty is also in the styling. It has an elegant and classy wave at the top which you can create with a good hold product and enhance with a disconnected skin fade.
# 37 Tight and Sleek Cut
Keeping thing tight and neat at the top is another effective way of creating sexy short hairstyles. Although it is what makes this a top notch haircut, the side part line and the nice taper fade on the sides of the headdress also have an important role to play.
# 38 Layered and Tapered Brush Back Cut
These strands have a smooth taper cut, but their styling is what gives them their attractive look. The style involves lifting them at the front and brushing them back, and the hairdo also has a simple skin fade on the sides.
# 39 Cool Short Layered Cut
This design maintains some textured and wavy locks at the top that you should style with a layered front sweep and slight lift at the front. The sides are short and have a beautiful skin fade.
# 40 Side Slick Hard Part
A man should always have some high-quality gel or pomade because it is what makes a style like this possible. The cut is a simple long top with a hard part and skin fade but the styling at the top that entails side sweeping the strands is the highlight of this look.
# 41 Awesome Textured Bangs
The long bangs in the upper part of this haircut have an excellent texture and a cropped cut. Styling them with a layered front sweep is enough to make them attractive. This design also has a clean fading that enhances the appearance.
# 42 Gentleman Waves and Fade
These waves are a product of a skillful tapering that leaves some long strands at the top which you should gel and lift at the front while brushing the rest sideways. It combines this with a skin fade to create a perfect gentleman cut.
# 43 Blurry Line-Up
The glossy strands at the top of this cut will require a high-quality product for styling. But, this look also depends on a skillful blurry fade and an excellent line-up at the front hairline.
# 44 Stunning Short Bowl Cut
Guys that are more comfortable with short and neat haircuts will look best in this particular one. It maintains a short bowl-like cut at the top that you should line-up and fade.
# 45 Stunning Stacked Locks
This hairdo is about leaving some textured locks at the crown and styling them with a layered forward sweep. You should then complement them with a smooth taper of the rest of the head.
The 45 sexy short hairstyles above demonstrate the endless designs that a man can wear when he does not wish to keep a long mane. They are simple styles, but they will make you look stunning. However, you still need to choose something that works for your hair type and head shape.