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The perfect bun is a powerful thing––just recall all the great man buns posted last week. Ergo, whenever you see a great bun, whether a ballerina or a chic and low chignon, you take notice. So when I spotted Margot Robbie’s very cool half-bun at the premier of Z for Zachariah during this year’s Sundance Film Festival, I knew I’d found a winner. This bun is perfectly imperfect and it gave me a strong urge to swear off boring bedhead for good. . . .at least until next week. For a look like Margot’s, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

Step One: Mix three pumps of shine luxe oil with hair creme and apply a generous amount to the sides and top of hair.

Step Two: While casually blowdrying, use your fingers to rake through hair in an upwards and backwards motion.

Step Two: Once you’ve gotten a shiny yet soft feel, gather the crown of your hair into a mini topknot and secure in place with bobby pins, allowing the back section of hair to tumble down indiscriminately behind the ears.

Special Thanks to Michelle Rotbart for this post. Michelle is a professional trend forecaster for the NYC-based fashion and retail forecaster, Doneger Group

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