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There are few times when “one size fits all” is actually accurate, but this chic and simple undo really is perfect for just about any occasion from casual coffee date to formal wedding. Easily customize the front with a dramatic part or faux bang; add a few embellished clips or flowers to dress it up; or tie a scarf around the hairline to soften. Start with curls, waves, or glossy sleekness; this shape works for everyone! However you make it your own, you’re going to love this look. Click the notes for step-by-step instructions. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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Mother’s day is almost here, and this year you can take your mom to the “Mother’s Day” movie or maybe just steal one of these pretty style’s from the film’s premiere. Of course, loose updos aren’t just for Mother’s Day, any one of these styles would be great for a date, a brunch, or a spring wedding. Learn how to create a perfectly, romantically disheveled ‘do in the notes. –– Laura Martin

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I thought I was getting bored with the topknot, but sometimes a little reshaping can take something that seems tired and give it a second life. These reimagined knots feel fresh and cool. Unlike the messy versions we saw in the past, these glossy twists are perfectly coifed; not a hair out of place. The sleekness shows of the small differences in each shape. Each woman pictured here adds a bespoke twist: Jamie King’s knot is fishtail-braided, Patina Miller’s is looped, and Bella Hadid’s stacked into a perfect double halo. Learn how to create this reimagined shape in the notes. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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A ponytail is usually the first hairstyle we ever learn to do, but chances are you may still be struggling to keep it looking new even today. Though it’s good to keep it simple sometimes it’s fun to switch it up with unique nuances like adding in a braid or a loop or an accessory. I’m always looking for inspiration for hairstyles on the runway, in editorials, and even on the street. So I was so excited when I saw a super cool  chic rocking a look that was part pony part braid over the weekend. I literally stopped her to ask how she did her hair and was surprised to find out it was so totally easy. No need for professional skills, just a few basics steps.  To learn how to emulate this look, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →