Telling you we’re about to talk a lot about center parts might seem like we’re alerting you that it’s nap time, but no joke, they can be so much more versatile than you think. We found more than enough proof from the red carpet at last night’s premiere of Burberry’s new holiday campaign film.

All these ladies showed up at the event wearing middle parts with very different vibes. English singer Paloma Faith went for one with her hair teased up the back for a retro effect. Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery wore hers sleek for a power look. The campaign’s star Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wore soft waves for a bedhead-y feel. And Naomi Campbell paired hers with straight-across bangs, easily the girliest option of the bunch.

All the looks are based around a center part, but they don’t even seem like they’re in the same category. Volume, texture, and style have such an impact that you can really get a lot out of this hair move, which is great news if that’s the most flattering part for you. Who it works best for: Those with symmetrical features and anyone with a long or oval face. The only face shape that really need to watch out here: Ladies with very round faces, because it can make your face look wider. Otherwise, have at it.





See? We told you they were versatile. And we bet you didn’t even take a two-second disco nap during this entire thing.

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