Beauty

Up-Do hair styles

Whatever the occassion - be it a wedding, evening out or everyday wear - an up-do is a great way to make a hair statement. Take a look at our photo gallery of the latest up-do hairstyles from the catwalk, red carpet and salon look books for long, short and mid-length hair - updated regularly as part of The Stylist Hair 100 - featuring expert how to tips for recreating some of the looks.

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  • Jessica Alba's top knot

    Jessica Alba matched her mandarin collar dress with an Oriental-inspired top knot for a perfect east-meets-west beauty look at the Shiatzy Chen Paris Fashion Week show.

    Image: Rex

  • Giles A/W 2012

    Anita, Stylist's Beauty Assistant says:

    "Without a doubt the hair created by Paul Hanlon for Toni & Guy and the make-up by Lucia Pieroni for MAC are two of my favourites looks of the season. Giles burned holes through some of his dresses with a bunsen burner, so the shards of fabric that were left over became the bows for the backstage hair."

    Get the look: Watch are how-to video from Toni & Guy

  • Issa Spring/Summer 2012

    The Issa girl was a picture of 1970s glamour, with bouncy curls ready for partying on a Brazilian beach.

    Get the look:

    Step 1: Prep hair with TONI&GUY Plumping Mousse and blast dry through.

    Step 2: Tong the hair in medium sections through the centre panel and horizontally through the sides

    Step 3: Pin the curls in place and leave to cool.

    Step 4: Gently brush the curls to create soft fluid movement and backcomb the underneath section for volume and fullness. Finish with TONI&GUY Flexible Hold Hairspray.

  • Jonathan Saunders A/W 2012

    Fekkai Lead Stylist, Paul Hanlon created Elegant Equestrian inspired hair for Jonathan Saunders at London Fashion Week.

    Get the look:

    • Apply a generous amount of Fekkai Coiff Extra Body Mousse through the roots of the hair incorporating hair on the side of the head. Blow dry the hair super straight and off the face using a Fekkai Large Round Brush, ensuring the hair has no volume and a clean, blunt finish at the ends.
    • Divide the hair into four sections and, taking the back section, spray with Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray and pull the hair into a tight ponytail, just above the nape of the neck. Next, one at a time, pull the remaining sections into the ponytail, ensuring the hair sits flat to the head.
    • Fasten with an elastic. Once the ponytail is in place, start binding the pony from the base and continue to wrap the elastic until it is about an inch and a half from the head allowing the ponytail to sit away from the head.
    • Take sections of the hair and spritz with Fekkai Advanced Brilliant Glossing Mist to add shine and then straighten using irons, creating a glass like and silky finish.
    • Once straightened, pump a small amount of Fekkai Advanced Silky Straight Ironless Serum in the hands and smooth down the ponytail from mid lengths to ends to ensure there are no flyaways.
    • Finally, apply a fine mist of Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray to ensure hair remains flat, glossy and in place.

    Watch a video on how to get the look

  • Mary Katrantzou Autumn/Winter 2012

    Cool, slightly messy top-knots were the order of the day at Mary Katrantzou.

    Get the look: Watch our exclusive backstage video here

    Image: Getty Images

  • Paul Costelloe spring/summer 2012

    The hair at Paul Costelloe was themed 'good girl gone bad'. It's Baby Doll meets Paco Rabanne: an updo with subdued sexuality.

    Get the look:

    Hair is prepped with label.m Volume Mousse, dried through and then pulled into a tight ponytail on the crown. Set length of pony tail on heated rollers for shape and form. Once cool, take out and coil in an 's' formations on top of the head for an archetectural shape. Secure coils with elastic instead of pins- tying in place for a modern, yet bulk-free finish. Use wax to smooth loose strands and hairspray to set.

    Image: Toni & Guy

  • Oscar De La Renta A/W 2012

    A gorgeous retro hairstyle on the catwalk at Oscar De La Renta - we love the silk headband and tucked under bob.

    Image: Getty Images

  • Glossy beehive

    This sleek take on a sixties beehive reminds us of super-cool girl group The Ronettes.

    Image: Mizani

  • Marchesa A/W 2012

    Multiple plaits were strewn across the back of the head for a more relaxed bohemian elegance at Marchesa.

    Image: Getty Images

  • Emma Stone's jewelled hair clip

    How to make a simple chignon more elegant? Add a bejewelled accessory at the nape of the neck, like Emma Stone.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Alesha's top knot

    The easiest way to look pulled together if you've got long hair, it's no wonder the top-knot is here to stay, as Alesha Dixon proved at the opening of the new Coast store on Oxford Street.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Blake Lively's fishtail plait

    Blake Lively looked gorgeous at the premiere of Savages, wearing her hair in a high fishtail plait.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Rockabilly Plait Bun

    Try this quirky take on the classic ponytail with a retro high-volume quiff.

    Get the Look: Use a volumising blow-dry spray while drying your hair upside down then part hair into two sections while keeping a centre parting. Make the top section the thickest and using a 'Roly Poly' on the left and right sides, wrap hair over on each side and pin under (you will need many grips for this!) just before the parting. Once you are happy with the size of each quiff, spray with a heavy duty texture spray such as Umberto Giannini Glam Hair Perfectly Un-Done Spray Wax (£5.61, Boots) to add edge, definition and hold.

    Hair: Ann Brightmore, Umberto Giannini Stourbridge. Photography: Ursula Roxy

  • Pompadour quiff

    This voluminous up-do works perfectly with spring/summer 2012's ladylike trend. You'll need a lot of kirby grips to pin hair into place, and a super-strong hairspray for hold.

    Image: JS Somerset

  • Todd Lynn, Spring/Summer 2o12

    Models at Todd Lynn wore the 'bubble ponytail', a chic update on a summer classic.

    Get the look:

    Step 1: Prep the hair with label.m Blow Out Spray and blast dry away from the face

    Step 2: A low side parting is placed and hair is guided into a ponytail at the nape

    Step 3: Two silver clips are attached at the base and an inch down. Then Use fingers to pull the hair in between each clip, to create an almost bubble affect and lightly distress the ponytail with fingers, leaving the front clean

    Image: Toni & Guy

  • Flapper girl curls

    This curly style has a twenties vibe - ideal for channelling this season's flapper trend.

    Image: Paul Edmonds

  • Keira Knightley's Grecian up-do

    Newly engaged Keira Knightley knew just the style to complement her romantic, floral Valentino dress - a Grecian style up-do with a red headband - she looked every inch the classical heroine.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Katy Perry's Great Gatsby hair look

    Decked out in a Great Gatsby-inspired outfit for a charity awards ceremony, Katy Perry completed her look with soft vintage waves and an eye-catching embellished headband.

    Image: Rex

  • Malin Åkerman's polished ponytail

    Rock of Ages star Malin Åkerman opted for a super-sleek ponytail – with a wavy texture in the tail - for her appearance at the film’s red carpet premiere in London.

    Image: Rex

  • Ladylike up-do

    In a faded pinky grey shade and in a ladylike up-do, this hairstyle ticks several trend boxes for spring/summer 2012.

    Hair: Dylan Bradshaw, Dylan Bradshaw Salons for Cloud Nine

  • Rooney Mara's bowl cut

    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara make the bowl cut look chic, with her super short fringe and simple up-do.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Party ponytail

    Hairstylist Sam McKnight created this look for the Moschino spring/summer show, but this would make a chic hairstyle for the party season too. Just swap straw for a velvet ribbon.

    Get the look: Work Pantene Pro-V Volume and Body Mousse into the roots of the hair while still damp and blow-dry smooth using a flat bristle brush, concentrating on building volume at the roots by lifting hair vertically from the head. Once completely dry, gather the hair into a low ponytail at the nape of the neck and secure with a snag-free elastic. Next, loop the ponytail back on itself and tie the end of the tail into the base of the original pony, securing the loop in place, with a couple of inches of hair ends splaying out.

    Image: Pantene

  • Poppy Delevigne's side braid

    Poppy tones down the full-on glamour of a sequinned Matthew Williamson dress with a sweet side braid.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • The alternative beehive

    How to make a retro beehive more edgy? Go for this season's rainbow hues in your hair for a unique look.

    Image: Karine Jackson

  • Katy Perry's sparkly up-do

    As if Katy Perry's pink hair didn't stand out enough, a bejewelled hair accessory ensures this is no ordinary up-do.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Taylor Swift's side ponytail

    Taylor Swift sports this season's must-have hairstyle - the ponytail - at the nape of the neck, and winds the hair around the hair band for an elegant look.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Giles autumn/winter 2011

    The severe buns at Giles were given a girly touch with a black satin bow.

    Get the look:

    Prep hair with label.m Volume Mousse to create the perfect malleable texture. Use label.m Dry Shampoo to freshen and clean the hair for a very natural feel and then pull back into a surgically tight ponytail. Creating an original ballerina-esque bun, take the ponytail and loop half of the length under, then wrap the end around the elastic. Finally, pull the sides of the bun around to achieve a controlled shape.

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • The low, knotted bun

    An elegant up-do for the party season that's surprisingly easy to achieve.

    Get the look:

    Blow dry your hair smooth spraying Beautifully Straightened Protect, Flatten and Shine Spray through the lengths. Part your hair into a sleek side parting and separate the section, clipping it away. Brush the back section into a low ponytail, and secure with a hair elastic. Twist the ponytail, and coil it back around itself to form a bun shape, pinning securely with bobby pins. Take the separated side section, and sweep it around the bun, securing it in place with bobby pins. Keep the front fluid but neat. Spray with Beautifully Moisturised Moisture Barrier Hairspray to give the style strong hold, without weighing it down.

    Image: Trevor Sorbie

  • Bora Aksu autumn/winter 2011

    Models at Bora Aksu wore their hair in severe centre partings at the front, but hair was piled high and back-combed behind the head for a soft, modern version of the beehive.

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • Kristen's soft side ponytail

    Kristen Stewart showcases a softer look, pulling her hair into a low side ponytail, and keeping ends wavy for a romantic effect.

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    Image: Rex Features

  • Todd Lynn autumn/winter 2011

    This cleverly constructed plait adds a natural, homespun element to the severe minamlist ponytail.

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • The skinny pony

    A unusual take on one of autumn/winter 2011's hottest styles.

    Get the look:

    Using Sleek and Chic blow dry cream, take a circular section around the crown and make a high pony tail. Blast dry the remainder of the hair and straighten, tucking the ends underneath to create the rounded shape.

    Ben Randle, Head stylist for Umberto Giannini

    Image: Umberto Giannini

  • Alice Palmer autumn/winter 2011

    The new way to wear a top-knot? At an angle and with plaits woven in to create texture.

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    Image: Toni & Guy

  • Alice Eve's Bardot chignon

    Alice Eve complements her sixties shift with a Brigitte Bardot-inspired up-do - leave two thicks strands free from a chignon for a similar effect.

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    Image: Rex Features

  • Bouffant beehive

    With the sixties a major catwalk trend this autumn/winter, the beehive is back as the up-do of choice.

    Get the look: Section your hair ensuring your fringe and a decent-sized front section are left free. Spray roots with root-booster, then, gradually working your way backwards, back comb sections of your hair using hairspray on each section. Once all the hair is back combed, lightly fasten your hair in place near the base of your head using as many Kirby grips as needed and spray again with hairspray. With the separated front sections, pin back either side towards the back of your head and fasten in place with more grips. Add a final coating of hair spray to ensure the style stays in place.

    Image: Darren Ambrose of D&J Ambrose

  • Marc Jacobs autumn/winter 2011

    High ponytails swept off the face were the order of the day at Marc Jacobs.

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    Image: Getty Images

  • Elegant, clean twist

    The hair is pure and neat – it almost has a forties feel. The hair is smooth and tight to the head to create a clean line that elegantly elongates the neck

    Get the Look: Give hair some grip by prepping with Aveda Volumizing Tonic and blow drying away from the face with a round brush. Let hair part naturally and smooth with a fine-toothed comb. Twist both sides of the hair from just above the ear, working your way to the back of the head along the parietal ridge. Clip hair at the back of the head and either twist into a bun or incorporate the ends of each twist into the roll on the opposite side of the head. Smooth with a fine-toothed comb, using Aveda Air Control Hair Spray to eliminate wisps. Finish with Aveda Brilliant Spray-On Shine.”

    Image: Aveda

  • Elizabeth Olsen's top knot

    Chic actress and the 'other' Olsen twin Elizabeth's up-do is one of the chicest we've seen on the red carpet this week.

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    Image: Rex Features

  • Abbie's severe centre parting

    Abbie Cornish works one of autumn/winter's hottest styles, a severe, slicked down 'do with a side parting, at Paris Fashion Week.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Textured, tousled chignon

    Get the look

    Use Aveda Air Control Hair Spray or Aveda Pure Abundance Hair Potion to add texture and fullness to hair, then pull back into a loose chignon and pin into place. Use a comb or your fingers to create wisps of hair throughout, giving it a slightly undone look.

    Image: Aveda

  • Futuristic twist plait

    This space age style give the traditional schoolgirl plait a futuristic, modern edge.

    Get the Look: The key to this look is getting hair to a thick, matte texture, as silky soft hair will fall out very quickly, so prep hair with some texture spray while blow-drying. Pull hair into a high pony tail and then create a large plait. Get some clear, thin hair bands and attach around the plait at random sections, use two or three bands per bend and spray with hairspray - try Umberto Giannini Beauty Secrets Catwalk Beauty Hairspray for strong hold without crispiness.

    Image: Umberto Giannini

  • Collette Dinnigan a/w 2011

    Thick ponytail plaits with fetish-inspired accessories were all over the autumn/winter runways.

    Tip: Thick plaits look better when a little mussed up, so try applying a texturing cream to hair beforehand for a rough, slightly tousled texture.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Jean- Pierre Braganza A/W 11

    The ponytail is a key trend for Autumn/Winter so try this sky high pony for a sleek and powerful look.

    Get the look: Toni & Guy are offering this style as part of their London Fashion Week Bespoke Blowdry Menu, available at London flagship salons until the 30 September.

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • Masha Ma A/W 2011

    This 40’s inspired chignon is a seductive, feminine-chic do, complete with a peekaboo faux-fringe effect and high-gloss finish.

    Get the look: Toni & Guy are offering this style as part of their London Fashion Week Bespoke Blowdry Menu, available at London flagship salons until the 30 September.

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • Beyonce's bouncy ponytail

    Beyonce adds glamour to a simple side pony with a voluminous fringe and tumbling curls.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Bardot Beehive

    This coquettish hairstyle is the perfect pairing for the sixties styles seen on the A/W 2011 catwalks.

    Get the look: Prep the hair with volumising spray and large rollers at the root. Once cool, remove rollers and brush out the hair with a Mason Pearson brush. Taking a large halo section from around the

    crown area, tease hair using a pintail comb into a bee-hive shape. Spray with hairspray for added hold.

    Image: Headmasters

  • Ophelia's braided bun

    Actress Ophelia Lovibond's braided up-do is the perfect festival hairstyle - it looks and keeps you cool on a hot day, and won't fall out of place after a hard day's dancing.

    Image: Tim Whitby for MAC.

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  • Olivia's messy side-bun

    Torchwood actress Olivia Hallinan tries a chic but unfussy side bun at V Festival, with make-up by MAC.

    Image: Tim Whitby for MAC.

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  • Imelda's retro quiff

    Singer Imelda May complements her 1950s style quiff with retro make-up by MAC.

    Image: Tim Whitby for MAC.

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  • Zooey Deschanel's side bun

    Zooey's bangs and side bun looks cute and kooky paired with a cocktail dress.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Tousled up-do

    This romantic up-do is perfect for a wedding, and was created for the English National Ballet Summer Party.

    Get the look: Tousle damp hair naturally with a towel, and then put into a loose side ponytail with a centre parting. Twist the length of hair and pin messily to the back of the head to create a soft and natural effect.

    Image: Equus Hair

  • Alexander McQueen S/S 2011

    Models at McQueen wore hair intricately braided into plaits either side of the head, creating an ethereal, homespun look.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Molly Sims's romantic plait

    Model and actress Molly Sims rocked a Heidi-style braid at a Manhattan store opening. The romantic look is perfect for keeping cool during summer in the city and was a catwalk hit at Erdem's S/S11 show too.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Voluminous up-do

    The soft, sweeping waves of this up-do make this a more romantic alternative to the usual stiff, hairsprayed styles we see on the red carpet. This would make a beautiful, dramatic wedding hair style.

    Stylist: Michael Barnes

  • Olivia Wilde's sculptural ponytail

    At the Berlin premiere of her new film, Cowboys and Aliens, Olivia Wilde sported a slick ponytail which looked straightforward enough from the front, but revealed a curiously divided back section when she turned around.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Rag & Bone S/S 2011

    Models wore a cool, urban take on the Alice Band at Rag & Bone, with hair messily scarped back and teamed with a sporty black headband.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Smart side-plait

    This asymmetric take on the classic plait has a cool, modern feel.

    Tip: To tame frizzy hair and create this smooth look apply a small amount of Umberto Giannini Sleek and Chic Seriously Straight Anti-Frizz Serum (£4.99) to wet hair focusing on mid lengths and ends then plait hair to the side and pin into place.

    Image: Ann Brightmore, Umberto Giannini Stourbridge

  • Pin curl quiff

    This curly up-do was created by top salon Equus for the English National Ballet Summer party.

    Get the look: Blow dry hair with a round brush, then use velcro hot rollers all over the head. Remove the rollers gently and divide the hair into 5 sections: the top, each side, the crown and nape of neck. Once hair is divided into sections, gather all the hair in each section, roll onto the base of the head and pin in the direction you want the roll to fall, then secure this look with pins. For the crown of the head roll hair into a quiff and secure, and then style hair at the nape of the neck into a French plait or chignon.

    Image: Equus Hair

  • Tibi S/S 2011

    Severe side partings and slick ponytails were the order of the day on the Tibi runway, with not a hair out of place.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Jessica Szhor's fishtail braid

    Gossip Girl star Jessica Szhor's messy fishtail braid perfectly complements her laid-back, bohemian sense of style.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Back-combed beehive

    This dramatic do is not for the faint-hearted, and can be achieved with lots of backcombing and some seriously strong hairspray.

    Image: Robert Masciave at Metropolis Hairdressing/David Alexandre

  • Oscar de la Renta S/S 2011

    Add a bun to the bottom of your bow for a pretty, preppy look, as seen at Oscar de la Renta.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Rockabilly Bun

    This rockabilly take on a traditional up-do was created for the English National Ballet Summer Party.

    Image: Equus Hair

  • Prada S/S 2011

    Models wore a futuristic take on the retro marcel wave at the Prada show.

    Tip: Comb hair into deep side parting, slick hair down with gel and style into a low, tightly coiled side bun at one side of the nape of the neck.

    Image: Getty Images

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  • Juno Temple's half-done beehive

    Rising star Juno Temple wears her hair half up, half down with plenty of back-combed volume at the crown.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • The Vintage Double Knot

    This elegant up-do is the perfect style for wedding season or formal occasions.

    Get the look: Sweep hair into a pony at the crown making sure the hair is smoothed to the head (try L’Oréal Professionnel tecni art fix design). Wrap hair around the pony base and grip into place.

    Image: Headmasters

  • Plaited ponytail

    This edgy up-do looks complicated but is easy to recreate with straight hair - simply create an uneven plait with the ponytail, secure the tip with an elastic, and backcomb the ends.

    Stylist Tip: "They key to creating this style is all in the preparation and the bedding within the hair which enables the plait to sit high on the scalp. It is also very important to invest in good quality styling products when creating this look."

    Alexander Turnbull, Alexander Hair and Beauty

    Image: Andrew O’Toole

  • Blake Lively's fishtail plait

    Blake Lively wears her hair in a mermaid-esque fishtail plait, with a gold flower-shaped clip to secure the style in place.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Rock 'n Roll bun

    A contemporary take on the traditional updo, try this bespoke bun for an edgy evening look.

    Tip: Pull your hair into a high ponytail and wind hair loosely round into a bun. Secure with kirby grips and finish with spraying a light layer of hairspray such as Umberto Giannini Rock ‘N’ Roll Hairspray. For added volume, gently pull strands out from the bun so it doesn’t stay slick on the head.

    Image: Umberto Giannini

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  • Emanuel Ungaro S/S 2011

    At Emanuel Ungaro, the popular “milkmaid” braid was reinvented into a slicker style for summer.

    Tip: "Add structure with a defined center parting, and ramp up the shine and sleekness with Redken glass 01 smoothing serum, which does double duty by boosting gloss and taming fly-aways."

    Guido, Redken Creative Consultant

    Image: Redken

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  • Crimped blonde up-do

    Crimpers and some serious backcombing are essential for creating this fierce voluminous style.

    Inspiration: "Our inspiration came from the age of the Supermodel rising to power in the 1980's. (This style) showcases this perfectly with its exaggerated shapes and strong outlines."

    Gary Hooker & Michael Young

    Image: Hooker and Young

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  • Prophetik S/S 11

    Off to a festival this summer? These intricate plaits may look complicated, but they are a fuss-free alternative to lacklustre festival hair.

    Tip: "The Spring/Summer 2011 catwalks were awash with intricate detail- twists, plaits and pinning- the perfect second day style rescue for festival hair. Sweep hair to one side and try a fish tail plait on the front section of your hair and pin behind the ear to keep you hair off of your face."

    Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, Global Creative Director, TONI&GUY

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • Rose Byrne's beehive

    Actress Rose Byrne looks chic with her sixties beehive for the X-Men: World Class premiere in New York.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Rachel McAdams' gatsby updo

    Rachel McAdams is a clever nod to the 20s, creating the illusion of a bob with her softly pinned curls.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Victoria Beckham's chic ponytail

    Wedding guest Victoria wore her hair in a sleek ponytail to show off her dramatic hat.

    Tip: “To replicate Victoria’s look I’d recommend blow drying hair straight with a large barrel brush to iron out any kinks (with a pea size amount of OSiS Magic to capture any stray hairs), before gathering hair into a tight pony.” Ian Marshall, Spargo Hairdressing

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Daks S/S 2011

    A naturally lived-in up-do or "shaggy bun" is a key hairstyle to try this Spring/Summer. At Daks dry hair was pulled off the face and into a messy top-knot on one side of the head, with a black fabric head-band keeping hair in place.

    Image: Getty

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  • Celine S/S 2011

    The perfect hair match for Celine's modern minimalism - a severe centre parting with hair pulled into a low chignon at the nape of the neck.

    Tip: Soften the look by backcombing or teasing a few strands free from the up-do.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Emma Robert's High Ponytail

    Proving she's just as stylish as her famous Aunt Julia, Emma Roberts paired her blue Burberry dress with a sleek, high ponytail at the LA premiere of her latest film.

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  • Nathan Jenden S/S 11

    Models wore crimped bunches to match Nathan Jenden's S/S 11 collection, inspired by Diana Ross and The Wiz. Wear this look with a maxi dress and flares to channel the seventies trend this summer.

    Tip: To create frizzy frizz, curl large mid-length sections of the hair using tongs, and use crimping irons on smaller sections, before brushing out. Tie hair into two bunches using clear hair elastics and fluff hair to enhance frizz.

    Image: Neil Moodie for Bumble and Bumble

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  • Alice Band Braid

    Perfect for the festival season or a holiday, this braided up-do will keep you cool and looking stylish as the weather warms up.

    Tip: Prep hair with a little volumising spray and blow dry out with a bristle brush. Part hair and then braid around the hairline from behind one ear, over the other and plait to the ends. Roll up the braids into a bun and secure with kirby grips.

    Image: Headmasters

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  • Bora Aksu S/S 11

    A nod to Audrey Hepburn, the Bora Aksu spring look incorporates dreamy and wispy textures in a textured top knot.

    Get the Look: Prep the hair with label.m Volume Mousse using a label.m Large Round Brush to create volume. Massage a series of label.m Matt Paste, Dry Shampoo and Resurrection Style Dust into the roots to build a dry and matted texture. Rake comb sections of the ponytail in the middle of the head and backcomb sections to create varying lengths and a broken feel. Finish by securing the end of the ponytail to the nape leaving a voluminous shape on the profile, a light coating of label.m Hairspray holds the look.

    Image: Toni & Guy

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  • Vanessa Hudgens' loose up-do

    Vanessa works a relaxed, boho look at an LA launch party with a loose up-do and a sweeping side fringe.

    Tip: Part hair into an extreme side parting, pin hair very loosely at the back, and leave strands to unravel naturally. Pull more hair free for an even more laid back look, and spray with hairspray at the back to secure.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Gwen Stefani's slick up-do

    Gwen goes for a twenties-inspired updo, with a marcel wave style fringe.

    Tip: To recreate this look, comb hair into an extreme side parting before pinning behind the head in a low bun. Gel the shorter side down and make the longer side into a sweeping fringe. Slick hair down with gel to prevent flyaways.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Lily Cole's ballerina bun

    Model Lily Cole opts for a ballet-inspired bun for an elegant evening look.

    Tip: Pull your hair off your face and into a high ponytail. Wind hair loosely round into a bun and secure with kirby grips. Leave a few strands free around your face for a more relaxed effect.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Proenza Schouler S/S 2011

    Nonchalent bed hair with a mattified, dry textured finish was all over the S/S 11 catwalks.

    Tip: Apply Bumble and Bumble Texture Cream to towel dried lengths and ends before rough-drying with a diffuser to create a ruffled texture. Twist into a messy bun at the side of the neck for an authentic Proenza Schouler look.

    Image: Catwalking

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  • Amanda Seyfried's crimped and twisted pony

    Amanda Seyfried's long hair is crimped in wide waves and loosely twisted and pulled back for a girly look.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Sleek combed up-do

    A twisted chignon is given contrast with hair combs to keep the front of the hair extra flat.

    Image: Lockonego, lockonego.com

  • Reese's 60s up-do

    Reese's hair is backcombed and pulled back into a wide ponytail. Curled lengths complete the look.

    Image: Rex Features

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  • Backcombed up-do

    Mid-length hair is backcombed all over and pinned in place for maximum effect.

  • Dramatic beehive

    This beehived up-do with a hint of a quiff brings glamour.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Dannii Minogue's quiff up-do

    Dannii Minogue's sculpted gravity-defying quiff is both edgy and elegant, softened by lack of waxy or greasy product.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Bardot-inspired up-do

    A very modern Bardot. Additional height at the crown, wispy fall-out and flattened down front and sides keeps this look lady-like and contemporary.

    Image: Hershesons Blow Dry Bar http://www.hershesons.com/

  • Loosely pinned up-do

    Choppy layers are gently curled, swept back and pinned away from the face.

    Image: Charlotte Murray for Clynol http://www.charlottemurray.co.uk/

  • Beehive with hair extensions

    A modern beehive is enhanced with extensions for extra body and height.

    Image: Mario Gutmann at Great Lengths http://www.greatlengthshair.co.uk/

  • Beehive up-do

    A slick, retro beehive.

    Tip: Starting an inch from the hairline,s eparate the front section of hair and pin to one side, out of the way. Brush the remainder of the hair into a side parting and from the top, backcomb sections of hair letting them fall forwards. Work your way to the nape of your neck. Once all hair is backcombed, mould into desired beehive shape and height. Gather hair at the back and pin with hair grips to support height at the front of the head. Once the beehive is fixed, unpin the front hair section and gently brush it over the front and sides of the beehive, smoothing it as you go, and pin at the back. Generously cover with a firm hold hairspray.

    Image: Ben Cooke at Lockonego http://www.lockonego.com/

  • Plaited up-do

    A thoroughly creative, plaited up-do. Requires both long length of hair and numerous helping-hands.

    Image: Craig Chapman http://www.craigchapman.uk.com/

  • Sarah Jessica Parker's chignon

    Sarah Jessica Parker works a slightly dishevelled chignon for a relaxed but groomed day-to-evening style.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Twisted up-do

    This chic up do is created by twisting and coiling sections of hair around the hairline and pinned into a gently curled bun at the nape of the neck.

    Image: Richard Ward http://richardward.com/

  • Beehive up-do with fringe

    A definitely styled and heavily backcombed beehive is softened by a delicately blown fringe.

    Image: Royston Blythe, The Dorechester http://www.roystonblythe.co.uk/

  • Neat-tuck up-do

    Although it looks complicated the only pre-requisite to re-create the style is having ample amounts of hair.

    Tip: Hair is simply blow dried and sectioned, folded into a double pleat and pinned securely.

    Image: Headmasters http://www.hmhair.co.uk/

  • Angelina Jolie's teased up-do

    Angelina Jolie's softly teased chignon with choppy layered fringe oozes red-carpet glamour.

    Image: Rex Features

  • Erdem S/S 2011

    Charles Worthington created the 'halo braid' for Erdem's spring/summer catwalk show - think a slightly flustered Heidi.

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  • Bird's nest top knot

    Given texture, the top knot is transformed from prim and pretty to laden with attitude.

    Image: Hershesons Blow Dry Bar, hershesons.com

  • Natalie Portman's low bun

    Natalie Portman channels Audrey Hepburn with a side parting and nape-of-the-neck bun.

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  • Sophie Theallet S/S 2011

    Last year's top know becomes the plaited top knot.

    Tip: Pile hair high onto the top of the head, plait into a think braid and then twist round the base of the ponytail. Secure with hair grips.

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  • Retro up-do

    Hair stylist Eugene Souleiman says, ‘The hair was inspired by a classic silhouette of the fifties but I didn’t want to go too retro: this look is about texture and abundance.’ Eugene created a feminine and dlity style mixing proportion, colour and volume. The hair was super shiny and scraped back away from the face.

    Tip: Blow dry hair straight. Brush into a smooth, tight ponytail and then back comb. Loop the ponytail over, from front to back, and secure at the base. Leave sufficient hair to wrap around and conceal the base. Divide the ends

    Image: Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals at Moschino

  • Staerk S/S 2011

    Slicked-down hair and a top French roll bring a minimalist look to this classic up-do.

    Image: Rolando Beauchamp for Bumble and Bumble at Staerk SS11, bumbleandbumble.com

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