Quiff hairstyles have been around since the 1950’s, and they are among the few haircuts that never seem to go out of trend.
This hairstyle combines elements of the flat top, pompadour and sometimes even gets some inspiration from the Mohawk.
One of its biggest advantages is its ability to look neat and refined for formal wear or messy when you wish to have a casual look.
And so if you want to change your look with something classy and funky the following 80 photos of the Quiff will give you some inspiration on what you can try.
# 1 High Fade Quiff
The elegance of this style is in the fade because the top is a typical pompadour-inspired design. And so it combines the class and neatness of a pompadour and the stylish appearance of a high fade to create a neat gentleman look.
# 2 Edgy and Messy
This hairdo has some excellent razor cut lines on the sides that help to give it some edginess. However, its main center of attraction is the short messy and upswept hair on the crown.
The messy hair also has a few silver gray strands that help to spice up the overall appearance.
# 3 Subtle Spikes with Fade and Hard Part
Quiffs are very versatile, and this is what makes them attractive. This one combines some subtle spiky strands and an inventive fade. You should enhance it with a hard side part to create a stylish and adorable headdress.
# 4 Messy Faux Bangs
These bangs have a decent length and an amazing texture that makes them look very stylish.
And apart from this the style also has a fancy faux inspired design with the sides shaved short, and the bangs swept frontwards to create a polished look.
# 5 Golden Quiff
Colors can also work for men, and this golden hue proves this clearly. The style is charming to look at, and it has some messy bangs at the top, and tapering on the sides for a perfect finish.
# 6 Short Spiky Quiff
Some quiffs like this one can have both a casual and formal feel, and this is what makes them a unique hairdo.
Although it is shorter than most others it has some nice spikes and a sharp fade on the sides to create a clean cut that you can achieve without any hassle.
# 7 Feathered Blue Hair
You can also use some color to add some style to your haircut, and this feathered quiff uses a magical blue shade.
The color has some highlights to make it look appealing but the cut it also fabulous and it involves leaving an extra-long quiff and a faded undercut on the sides.
# 8 Easy and Upswept
This style looks very effortless, and any man can achieve it. All that you need is to leave a few inches of hair at the front and up sweep it. You should then finish by tapering the sides to the same level as your facial hairs.
# 9 Blonde Victory Roll
A little inventiveness will help give you a stylish quiff like this one. All you need is to up sweep and roll the front of your hair into a victory roll and finish the look with a fade or just by making the sides and back short.
# 10 Sleek and Tapered
Although this style has a lovely cut, its sleek look comes from using a generous amount of gel or pomade in the styling.
The sides are also tapered to give the style a neat appearance and its lovely dark tone and shine also add some class to the look.
# 11 Sharp Fade Classic Quiff
The impressive quiff in this haircut is very refined, but it is also easy to create. It is a classic style with a pompadour like design, but the sharp fade on the side is what makes it look distinct.
# 12 Fancy Messy Cut
The precision of the hard side part line is impressive, and it helps to separate the faded area from the design at the top.
However, the messy quiff is also very fancy, and it has some nicely textured short bangs and an attractive color that makes them look elegant.
# 13 Upswept Classic Quiff
What makes the classic quiff special is that it keeps some hair on the sides and back to create a nice balance.
However, this one takes things a notch higher by making the longer strands on the crown slightly upswept and rolled.
# 14 Neat and Refined
A neat haircut like this one is perfect for a formal wear as it makes a man look very refined and classy.
The top section is longer than the back, but the size reduces gradually to create a taper like design while the sides have a high fade.
# 15 Extra Long with Buzz
The buzz cut on the sides of this hairdo is incredible, and it helps to enhance the stunning quiff that is small but extra-long in length. It extends the face, and so it will be perfect for men with smaller faces.
# 16 Messy Faux Hawk
A faux hawk can still be a quiff hairdo, and it depends on how you cut and style it. This one has some choppy bangs and a fade on the sides. To style it you only need to upsweep the bangs and make them messy.
# 17 The Light Blonde Quiff Perfection
Light blonde is a bright and trendy shade that you can use to spice up your hairdo and to give it a unique look. In this style, the smooth quiff also has a stacked front while the sides and back are clipped short.
# 18 High and Voluminous Bangs
If you have long locks you do not have to chop them short to wear a quiff since you can still, create something like this.
It involves a fade the sides and back while leaving some long, voluminous bangs at the front. You should then use a quality hold product on the locks and give them some height to finish the look.
# 19 Charming and Chunky Blonde Locks
This haircut is also about the volume and giving the strands an extra height.
It also has a lovely blonde shade and to create it you only need to give the long crown locks a slight side sweep. You should then create a soft side part and taper the strands below it.
# 20 Modern Tapered Quiff
David Beckham brings out the best of this modern version of the quiff. He keeps a longer top which he combines with perfectly tapered sides to create a classy gentleman look.
The slight brush back of the longer top hairs also adds a twist to his appearance.
# 21 Choppy and Spiky
Choppy bangs will always give you a refined look whether you keep them short or long.
In this style, they have an amazing texture and a spiky look. Their styling involves creating a side-part line and a stylish fade.
# 22 Perfectly Stacked
The textured look of these short bangs is fantastic, but their styling is what creates the fabulous quiff.
And it involves stacking them by sweeping them forward and then lifting the bangs to create the classic quiff at the front. The sides should be tapered, but you can also cut them closely with a razor.
# 23 Heavy Disconnected Quiff
A disconnection is also perfect when creating a quiff, and this one has some textured and voluminous locks that make it look thick.
The fade on the side is also fantastic, and it helps to create a refined casual look that will make a man stand out.
# 24 Stylish Blurry Fade
The blurry fade on this design is exquisite, and it will make a man look very refined. Apart from the fade on the sides, the quiff is also magnificent, and although it is only a couple of inches long, it has some nice spiky strands.
# 25 Artistic Pompadour with Undercut
Most quiff hairstyles take their inspiration from the classic pompadour. This one is not an exception, and it maintains some long textured bangs on the crown.
The bangs are slightly messy, and they have an artistic razor line around them to separate them from the skin fade below.
# 26 Cool Finger Combed Quiff
The longer length of this quiff and the way it is finger combed makes it look very effortless. Its sides are trimmed short, but you can also taper them.
This style works for all ages, and so you can have it with your son as a matching hairdo.
# 27 Side Slick and Part
Although most haircuts are always about how you cut the hair, you also have to style it right to get a polished look.
In this particular headdress, the styling makes all the difference, and it involves lifting the front and sweeping it to the side slightly. You should also create a hard side part line to separate the long top from the high fade sides and back.
# 28 Messy and Sexy Bangs
This hairdo looks like the appearance you get when you get out of bed and try to comb your hair with your fingers.
However, this is what makes it look fantastic and you can create the look effortlessly if you have long or medium hair.
# 29 Smooth And Classy
Zayn Malik is a trendsetter, and he is always coming up with new looks. In this style, he has short hair with a quiff that makes him look very sexy.
It is relaxed with gel and then he enhances the appearance with a smooth fade on the sides.
# 30 Natural Curly Quiff
This haircut is one of the many quiff designs that Zayn Malik likes to wear. However, this one looks very distinct because it has some lovely natural curls and color.
Although they are predominantly black, he gives the strands at the front a blonde shade to add a twist to the look.
# 31 Fashionable Undercut Fade
Several things make this style stand out, but the undercut fade on the sides with razor cut lines is one of the main ones.
The long strands in the middle of the head are also fantastic, and they create a faux hawk like design due to their upsweep style and length.
# 32 Golden Waves
This haircut is another example of the big difference that color can make to your appearance.
It involves leaving some long wavy bangs at the front and tapering the hairs on the sides and back. You should then finish by sweeping the long waves forward over the forehead.
# 33 Punk and Spiky
Although this is a modern haircut, it has elements of a classic rockabilly quiff. It maintains some spiky strands on the crown and a side-part line while the rest of the head has an attractive skin fade design.
# 34 Elegant Pompadour with a Modern Touch
This haircut draws most of its inspiration from a classic pompadour, but it has a few adjustments that make it look modern.
These modifications include the hard side part line that appears very inventive and the stunning high fade design that brings a balance to the style.
# 35 Brilliant Feathered Bangs with Undercut
If you prefer to maintain an extra length at the top, this hairstyle will be ideal for you.
It involves keeping some long feathered bangs on the crown that you should design by making them messy and sweeping them back over the undercut.
# 36 Dramatic and Refined Quiff
This modern haircut is as stylish and elegant as you can ever wish. The attention to detail is incredible, and the precision of the side-part line is perfect.
Apart from this, the long wavy strands at the front have an excellent texture and upsweep style.
# 37 Drop Fade with Surgical Line
A quiff is easy to create but what you do with the sides and back will determine how good it will look. In this style, it is voluminous and layered, but the surgical line and cute drop fade take its appearance a notch higher.
# 38 Voluminous Wavy bangs
The blonde color and the dark blue roots in this style are just one of the things that make it top notch.
However, the volume and the length of the bangs give the quiff this trendy appearance. These locks also have some lovely waves, and the sides are tapered to finish the look.
# 39 Angular Layering
The curvy side part in this style looks fantastic, and it is also impeccable. It helps to disconnect the layered quiff and the skin fade section.
Apart from this the stacked quiff also has a lovely white shade that gives the locks an attractive contrast when you layer them.
# 40 Contemporary Slick Back Pompadour
Slick back pompadours are very common, but this one gives the design a modern touch by making the front slightly messy.
And so the brush back design does not start at the front, and instead, the few front bangs create a modern quiff. The style also has a zero fade on the sides just to spice up the look.
# 41 Disheveled Gray Hair
A quiff can look anyhow you wish. Even if you prefer to make it slightly messy and give it a fresh gray tone, it will still look stunning.
The short hairdo makes this style look understated while the gray tone and disheveled appearance at the top make it edgy.
# 42 Sharp and Sleek
A modern man should stay sharp and sleek and so a haircut like this one will be perfect. It has a curvy side part, and high fade on the sides but the style at the top is the center of attraction.
And it comes from relaxing the short strands and then brushing them smoothly to the side and back.
# 43 Appealing Windblown Quiff
It looks like the wearer of this haircut was caught in a windstorm, but this is a product of skillful and creative styling. This bold look comes from leaving some thick locks at the front.
And you should style by making them wavy to create the windblown look. You should also taper the sides to ensure attention remains on the stylish quiff.
# 44 Skin Fade
There are many ways to describe this hairdo because it can also be a faux hawk, but it is a quiff with an original cut and styling.
To create it you should have some thick bangs one the crown and style by pushing them back inventively to create a V-shape on the crown. You should also Skin Fade the rest of the head to finish the style.
# 45 The Executive Contour
This style has an elegant look that will give a man an executive gentleman look. The precision of the cut and the attention to detail when making it is impressive.
And if you pair it with a top notch beard trim you will have an outstanding look.
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Quiff hairstyles are stylish and very trendy, and they are also very versatile since you can cut or style them in various ways.
And so every man who wants to keep up with the times should try out one. The 80 styles above will give you some ideas and inspiration on how you can create a trendy quiff.