{holiday hair inspiration : the always elegant chignon}


. . .despite running around in loose sexy waves these days, perfect for mid-week brunches and late-night film dates, some things -- especially during the holidays -- require a little extra polish, especially if there are sequins and opera gloves in the mix, and as you know, have been know to fall back on the chignon -- classic or side, worn high as the ballerinas do, or just grazing the neck, smooth and intricately pinned, or tucked and clasped with jewels, the look is simply sophisticated, and always elegant . . .



{images: top, clockwise, looks from valentino, giles, chanel, donna karan; bottom, yves saint laurent; valentino; via british vogue}


Blogger lorenabr said...

Love the hair styles! You are right always elegant! :)

December 15, 2011  
Blogger Smith, Here! said...

always! so effortless.

December 15, 2011  
Blogger Moda said...

Tutti belli ma i miei preferiti sono รจ la seconda foto.

December 15, 2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the blond, 2nd one down on right with the jewels~so pretty!

December 15, 2011  
Blogger With love... said...

Wonderful. Love the detail.

December 15, 2011  
Blogger Siboney2046 said...

i love chignons! but now my hair is too short for them!!

December 15, 2011  

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