Blogger favorite Stephanie of Hair and Make-up by Steph posted an excellent photo tutorial on the fishtail bun. We’re crushing on this look because it sweeps hair away from the face so the attention is all on your visage, but your bun still sits atop your head with an interesting twist. The basic elements of this bun are a pony tail and a fishtail braid.  Give your basic top-knot style a relief and try this fun and quirky bun instead. Follow along for our steps to get this look.

We love a good makeover. Especially a movie montage makeover! It’s fun to reinvent yourself and try out new looks.  Seeing someone’s confidence grow because of a few changes is a treat. Check out the above clip of Anne Hathaway, as princess Mia getting a new style. We love her new demeanor. but we’re mad her stylist didn’t keep her awesome hair curly. –– Michelle Rotbart

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If the arctic weather has given you a winter chill, we recommend you peruse Taylor Swift’s new style book. Put together to promote a collection of sneakers she’s designed in collaboration with fashion retailer, Keds, the wholesome and sunny outdoor poses boast the vernal freshness that will have you dreaming of flouncy dresses, tumbling tresses, and frolics in the hay. Taylor epitomizes this sensibility with her flowing, flyway hair, polychromatic outfits, and tasty pout. To see the full spread, click style notes.

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These soft, vintage ringlets remind us of the glamor waves of the 1940s, but with an inventive, modern twist. Using a deep side-part to open up the face frame, the style blends straight and curly for a glossy and billowing, multi-textured look. Although it looks like an army of stylists worked day and night to achieve it, with the right products, tools, and techniques a similar style can be created at your vanity table. For our tips, click style notes.

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Sami Gayle is channelling the spirit of sixties icon, Twiggy, with this stand out look. A crop cut with weightless, head-hugging curvature that accentuates the female head shape, the style boasts beautiful fluidity, softness and texture. With her large eyes and petite frame, and A-line dress Sami is the perfect fit for this mod-inspired look. For tips on getting and maintaining a similar hairstyle, click style notes.

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