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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Diane Kruger's ballerina bun

Perfectly placed, this topknot is incredibly polished and sophisticated, even with a few wispy strays -- just like Diane herself. Keep your topknot equally as smooth with finishing spray to hold in place and add shine. GALLERY: 20+ best celebrity hairstyles

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Cara Delevingne's ballerina bun

Cara is no stranger to a multitude of hairstyles thanks to her career as a top runway model. But this soft, wispy top ballerina bun, loosely wound at the crown is one of her best looks. 13 of the best short hairstyles to try

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Nicole Ritchie's braided bun

Nicole's hair has some added interest that is easy to do. Take your hair into a high ponytail. Divide into two or three sections, braid some of the sections, and twist the hair around the base of the ponytail one section at a time to create a bun. Switch up the directions you twist for each section. Secure all with pins and you'll have a top knot with an edge. 13 of the best short hairstyles to try

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Sienna Miller's topknot

This is how you do a top bun with bangs. Keep it loose, piecey and soft around the face. 5 reasons to get a fringe

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Olivia Palermo's messy chignon

Olivia swept her infamous brown and honey coloured hair back into a wide, mid-rise bun. The key here? Keep that dead centre part and add some texturizing spray to your hair before twisting to make it look soft and casual. 13 of the best short hairstyles to try

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Kate Bosworth's feminine topknot

To match her fuzzy sweater, Kate pulled her slightly frizzy hair (like from a bit of teasing for extra body) into a chic ballerina bun. Nix the slick shine-enhancing hairspray for this look to keep it super soft and touchable. GALLERY: 20+ best celebrity hairstyles

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Lauren Conrad's messy bun

The princess of DIY hair and beauty keeps things playful with a tightly pulled back bun that flows into a loose, tousled poufy finish. GALLERY: Braided hair inspiration

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Katy Perry's slick updo

Why is this look perfect for a big event? The tightly pulled back hair looks like it took much more effort than it actually did (use a hair doughnut to help boost your bun into a full and thick knot). Plus it gives you a chance to play up your best facial feature -- in Katy's case, her huge blue eyes. GALLERY: Braided hair inspiration

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Florence Welch's messy chignon

Keeping it super pretty, Florence's low chignon gets an extra dose of texture thanks to some waves and few key pieces pulled out to frame her face. 5 reasons to get a fringe

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Gwen Stefani's funky knots

Gwen Stefani is a topknot queen. Remember her multitude of knots in the early 2000s and her No Doubt days? No her knots are a bit more sophisticated, but just as funky and covetable. 13 of the best short hairstyles to try

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Celebrity hairstyles: The best topknot, chignon and bun inspiration

Celebrity hairstyles: Jennifer Lopez's tight topknot

  Jennifer loves a good bun or chignon (just think of how many times she's sported topknots, messy side buns and low sling chignons on the red carpet). This is one of our favourites. Super tight and slickly pulled up, it's a harsher form of the topknot, so keep the rest of your beauty routine soft and simple. 5 reasons to get a fringe

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