Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson

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And then there were three?!

Rest assured, Directioners, Harry Styles has not pulled a Zayn Malik and left the iconic boyband, but he was absent for Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne's recent appearance at The Great Gatsby Ball on Thursday in London (Styles is currently in Los Angeles). 

Three out of the remaining four One Direction members posed for a pic at the event, giving us all a glimpse of what the band would look like sans Mr. Styles. 

Anyone else missing those skinny jeans and fedora style hats? 

READ: Zayn Malik cut from One Direction tour videos

Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, One Direction

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Last month, Malik announced his decision to leave One Direction, posting a message for fans on the band's official Facebook page. 

"My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologize to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart. I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight," he said.

Calling the remaining boy banders "four friends for life," he added, "I know they will continue to be the best band in the world."

New One Direction, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson

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Currently, Horan, Payne, Styles and Tomlinson are continuing on as a four-piece band and the group's fifth album is "due to be released later this year." 

"We're really sad to see Zayn go, but we totally
 respect his decision and send him all our love for the future. The past five years have been beyond amazing, we've gone through so much together, so we will always be friends. The four of us will now continue," the four singers said in a statement. "We're looking forward to recording the new album and seeing all the fans on the next stage of the world tour."

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