Friday, August 17, 2012

the "top-knot."

This is old news, but I am obsessed with the "top-knot" hairstyle. I figured I'd take some time out to express my love. I just think a top-knot is so chic and effortless-looking (basically the Parisienne ideal). It's also a great way to get your hair out of your face without looking sloppy.
The photos shown below have all been re-blogged from one of my favorite Tumblrs, Top-Knot.

via top-knot tumblr; via Autumn Fever tumblr.
via top-knot tumblr; via Kathryn Louise tumblr.

Want to spice up your top-knot? Add a fun elastic or bow! (:
via top-knot tumblr; via Eleanor Mae tumblr.
via top-knot tumblr; via Wet Paint tumblr.
Since I think of a top-knot as being a very symmetrical hairdo, I would either wear it with bangs pulled back or with blunt-cut bangs. If you don't have bangs, you obviously needn't worry about this! The blog A Beautiful Mess has a great tutorial with photographs of how to style a top-know. You can check it out here!
via top-knot tumblr; via Ille Mi Par Esse Deo Videtur tumblr.
Thank you so much for reading and I hope you have a wonderful weekend!


  1. so cute! I wish wearing a top knot didn't make me look insane!

  2. This may be a stupid question...but, is there a difference between a top knot and a bun?

    1. lol not a stupid question at all! looking back at it, i should have explained. a top-knot is simply a bun that is more on the top of your head. :) by the way, i'm loving your blog! you're so witty!

  3. thanks for sharing.

  4. This is so cool because I've had my hair in top knot while reading your last few blog entries!


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