Montgomery Clift

The most beautiful, faultless short back and sides in history. A look that suits anyone, it’s a cut that hasn’t aged since he wore it in the ‘50s and one that never will.

How To Look After It

Wash, towel–dry, then use a touch of moulding cream to style. Wear it side–parted or combed straight back, but don’t use too much product as this is a style where the haircut itself is the star.

How To Ask For It

Ask for a classic short, back and sides.

Who It Suits

It’s timeless, so will suit almost anyone. Classic, classic, classic: it will never date. It was modern in the 1950s and it still looks modern today.

Why It Works

Natural, neat and unreservedly classic, it’s the definitive haircut whether he wore it side–parted or slicked back. He was blessed with a great head of hair, so could pull off simplicity flawlessly. But he also had incredible attitude, so exuded confidence.

Get the look with...

Moulding Cream

£18.00
Perfect for short crops, grown-out crew cuts and complete control

Lock short hair into the sharpest of styles with our signature bay rum scented, natural wax moulding cream.

Towel dry your hair, then rub a 5p-sized amount of moulding cream into palms. Style through the sides, then the top of your hair with a lighter touch. Finish with a comb or your fingers to perfect the look.

Inspired by: Steve McQueen in Bullitt, James Coburn in Our Man Flint, Brad Pitt in Se7en.

Show Ingredients
Aqua (Water) • Lanolin • PVP/VA Copolymer • Paraffinum Liquidium (Mineral Oil) • Cetearyl Alcohol • PEG-8 Beeswax • Tribehenim • Steareth-20 • Cera Alba (Beeswax) • Butylene Glycol • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate • Parfum (Fragrance) • Phenoxyethanol • Triethanolamine • Benzyl Alcohol • PEG-40 Hydrogenerated Caster Oil • Carbomer • Methylparaben • Ethylparaben • Butylparaben • Propylparaben • Isobutylparaben • Benzyl Benzoate • Limonene • Butylphenyl Methylpropional • Linalool • Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone • Amyl Cinnamal • Hydroxycitronellal • Citral • Benzyl Salicylate
Moulding Cream

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