Nicole Richie Gets Bobbed: Other Celebrities Rockin' New Hairdos for the New Year

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Nicole Richie Gets Bobbed: Other Celebrities Rockin' New Hairdos for the New Year

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Nicole Richie has taken the plunge and chopped off her glorious long locks!

The mom of two traded in her long, flowing tresses for a stylish shoulder-length bob. The "Fashion Star" mentor took to Instagram to chronicle her makeover earlier this week. When it came to making the big change to her look, Nicole turned to celebrity stylist Andy Lecompte to take her from long and dramatic to short and sweet.

The Winter Kate designer has a long tradition of switching up her look going from dark to blonde and long to short as the styles change. This time around, the cut seems to be a perfect fit for the mom of Harlow, 4, and Sparrow, 3.

Here are a few stars who are embracing a new year style chance.

Michelle Obama: In the days leading up to the inauguration, the First Lady took to Twitter for the first time to celebrate her birthday with a new look. For her debut on the social networking platform, Michelle used her debut tweet to show off a brand new haircut with a gorgeous set of face-framing bangs just in time for her 49th birthday.

January Jones: The "Mad Man" star has taken to the new year by returning to her natural blonde roots. The change comes two months after she made the radical change of dying her famous light locks a rich chocolate brown. The actress made the grand reveal at the Sundance Film Festival where she was on-hand to promote the new film, "Sweetwater."

Kim Kardashian: The mom-to-be is rocking a new 'do and showing off her brand new baby bump. The reality star tried on a pair of clip-on bangs last month and apparently decided to make the change permanent earlier this week when she chopped off her beautiful brown tresses for a set of shaggy bangs.

Rihanna: The singer is bucking the trend by adding length to her look rather than going for a shorter hairdo. After going from a blunt pixie cut to long luscious locks, the "Diamonds" singer has decided to start the new year out with longer, straighter, light brown hair.

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