The business man cut is very traditional and is a short more conservative hair cut. As the name implies you look very professional. This type of hairstyle can have many variations but the basics of the cut include tapering on the sides and back with a part on one side of the head. The fade is another short men's hairstyle that has many variations. There is the flat top fade, low fade, temple fade, Brooklyn Fade and Philly fade to name but a few. This is a type of tapered cut. Generally the hair is cut very close on the back and sides and then is tapered upwards.
A Sign of Rebellion _ It's a way to reject gender expectations and show that not only guys can have short hair. Some girls do it to express themselves in a way that says, "I'm different and I don't care what you think!"