From the daily archives: "Sunday, November 3, 2013"

Amongst the pomp and circumstance of the Oscars, several trends emerged. Cropped cuts are cool, the ombre fire is raging, tousle and flow outed lacquered straight looks, and side-sweeps –– whether up or down –– are right on cue. Here, country wunderkind, Carrie Underwood, fiddles her way to a sweeping messy, wavy bun, with lots of long wisps left loose for playful styling. Multi-dimensional blonde highlights complete a feminine and amorous look.

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We love this voluminous, wavy take on the bob. The flirty shape has an alluring peek-a-boo fringe, and a disheveled sexiness that reminds us of Bridget Bardot. An asymmetrical outline is flattering for almost any face, and the tousled finish is simple to style. This is a great cut to pair with chunky fall sweaters and long, draped scarves. Click Style Notes for tips on achieving a similar look…

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