Men’s short haircuts are always going to be in style. In fact, studies show that women love men with short hair, finding short hairstyles for guys more attractive and masculine. But forget for a minute what women want – most men want their hair to be cut short on the sides and back, hence the popularity of fade haircuts and undercuts. So what are the best haircuts for men with short hair?

Cool Short Men’s Hairstyles

Given all the cool short haircut styles these days, it may be hard for guys to decide on the best hair cuts and styles to get. Whether you want a stylish look or just an easy, simple short hairstyle, here are the hottest trends for short hair men! From the buzz cut and crew cut to the quiff and slick back, we’ve compiled the latest men’s hairstyles you’ll want to try in 2017!

Men's Short Haircuts

Comb Over with Disconnected Undercut and Beard

Comb Over with Disconnected Undercut and Beard

Short on the sides and long on top hairstyles have become the cornerstone of short hair for men. Here we have an undercut combined with a long, stylish comb over for a cool look.

Crew Cut with Curly Fringe and High Fade

Crew Cut with Curly Fringe and High Fade

The high-contrast of the fade and curly top makes for an awesome short hairstyle. If guys with curly or wavy hair are frustrated with their current look, then a short cut and style is the way to go.

Hard Spiky Side Part with Low Fade and Beard

Hard Spiky Side Part with Low Fade and Beard

Here we have a modern side part. Instead of the classic look, the stylist added a hard part and low bald fade, and then spiked the hair to one side. This short hairstyle makes for a very cool look.

Low Skin Fade with Hard Part Comb Over

Low Skin Fade with Hard Part Comb Over

What catches our attention first is how clean this skin fade looks. And instead of the traditional comb over or side part, this barber opted for a thick, shaved part and a comb over that slicks back a bit.

Slicked Back Hair with Mid Skin Fade

Slicked Back Hair with Mid Skin Fade

The slicked back hairstyle continues to be a popular choice for guys with short hair. For a loose, more natural style, consider texturing your hair with a good pomade.

Pompadour Fade with Hard Part and Beard

Pompadour Fade with Hard Part and Beard

The trendy pompadour hairstyle keeps going strong. This textured variation of the retro look is great for young men who want a cool short hairstyle for any occasion.

Undercut with Quiff and Beard

Undercut with Quiff and Beard

Like the fade, the undercut can be paired with any long hairstyle on top. This quiff and beard combination is one of the top men’s hair trends of the year.

Short Crop for Thick Hair

Short Crop for Thick Hair

Cropped hair is quickly becoming a top short men’s haircut. Because it is easy to style and simple to maintain, guys are really starting to get the cut more often.

Side Swept Fringe with Comb Over and Fade

Side Swept Fringe with Comb Over and Fade

Another version of the side part, this side swept fringe adds a little something extra for a more unique look.

Messy Hair with Low Razor Fade

Messy Hair with Low Razor Fade

Similar to the textured crop earlier, this messy hair with a low razor fade is another way to style short hair quickly and without hassle.

Curly Hair with Mid Bald Fade

Curly Hair with Mid Bald Fade

This guy’s naturally curly hair makes this hairstyle work. Paired with the bald fade on the sides, and the fringe style really looks good.

Buzz Cut with Skin Fade and Line Up

Buzz Cut with Skin Fade and Line Up

Here we have a classic buzz cut with a skin fade on the sides and line up at the temples. Perhaps the easiest and simplest short haircut for men, we highly recommend this cut and style for guys with chiseled faces.

High Fade with Textured Quiff

High Fade with Textured Quiff

If you have thick, straight hair, then a textured quiff coupled with a fade or undercut is the way to go. Guys can choose a slick look with pomade or opt to use no hair product at all.

Long Comb Over with Hard Part and Low Skin Fade

Long Comb Over with Hard Part and Low Skin Fade

This long comb over hairstyle is styled with a hard part and low skin fade. It’s the perfect example of how simple additions to a typical haircut can really make the style stand out.

High Skin Fade with Pompadour

High Skin Fade with Pompadour

Short, textured hair is a huge trend this year and guys are doing a great job combining it with other trendy styles. The pompadour fade just continues to be an awesome men’s hairstyle.

Textured Top with Low Taper Fade and Beard

Textured Top with Low Taper Fade and Beard

This low taper fade drops around the ears and down to the neckline. And the top offers a fresh take on the classic crew cut but spiking the front.

V-Shaped Skin Neck Taper with Curly Top

V-Shaped Skin Neck Taper with Curly Top

One way to spice up any short haircut is by adding in a hair design. Among the most popular designs is the v-shaped neck taper, allowing guys to skip the traditional blocked neckline cut.

Wavy Brush Back with Low Fade and Beard

Wavy Brush Back with Low Fade and Beard

The benefit of wavy hair is that it can add its own unique style to any hairstyle. Here, brushed back hair simply looks better because it is wavy.

Textured Side Swept Hair with High Fade

Textured Side Swept Hair with High Fade

This textured side swept hairstyle is combined with a high fade on the sides and shape up around the hairline. It’s effortless yet super stylish – everything a good short haircut should be!

Brushed Up Fringe with Low Bald Fade and Beard

Brushed Up Fringe with Low Bald Fade and Beard

Here we have a hot hairstyle for men with short hair. Ideal for guys with straight, thick hair, this textured brush up pairs beautifully with a clean low bald fade on the sides. Throw in the full beard and you have an attractive yet masculine look perfect year-round.