Hollywood's Effortless Hairstyle Trend Is Perfect For Every Spring Occasion

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If you're most comfortable wearing your hair down, a slicked-back updo might feel intimidating. For you, a high ponytail or tight bun isn't complete without a few strands tugged loose to fall around your face — a look that's polished, but still leaves you with something to twirl around your finger.
With Meghan Markle's infamous wedding-day bun setting an obvious precedent, the purposefully messy updo has seen a huge fashion moment in Hollywood recently, with A-listers like Kendall Jenner and newlywed Sophie Turner offsetting their designer gowns with tousled, swept-up strands. Needless to say, the relatable spring hair trend is giving us inspiration for every occasion when we want to wear our hair up, but in the most effortless way possible.
Ahead, find all the messy updo inspiration taking over Instagram right now, so you can pinpoint the exact look that'll work from your weekday grind to Saturday-afternoon cocktails — and every upcoming wedding on your calendar, to boot.
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It's official: Sophie Turner has French-girl beauty figured out. From her softly feathered brows to the blurred peony lip stain, it's all gorgeous, but the hairstyle — a tousled topknot with face-framing pieces spilling out of the front, courtesy of celebrity stylist Christian Wood — takes it to the next level.
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To tone down the sophistication of Kendall Jenner's diamond Tiffany choker and bright-pink feathered minidress, celebrity hair pro Jen Atkin styled her middle-parted bun with purposefully playful, wispy strands.
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When you have lilac bangs and a big silk bow, like Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams, a messy topknot feels youthful and on-brand.
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Laura Harrier never stops serving hair inspiration with long, sleek braids and curly half-up half-down styles, but her Oscars look — a high bun with loose, wispy bangs styled by Jennifer Yepez — may be our favorite style to date.
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The messy updo can be a bun or a undone ponytail, as evidenced by model Mélie Tiacoh.
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Yepez styled Emily Ratajkowski's messy chignon with some cool, windblown texture using Kérastase texturizing powder and anti-frizz hairspray.
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Even if you're wearing Asos — not floral Giambattista Valli Couture — you can emulate Lily Collins' fancy springtime look with a glossy topknot and perfectly-coiffed tendrils.
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We're loving the way model Shanina Shaik's loose strands fall perfectly in line with her diamond droplet earrings.
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Indya Moore's French twist feels like a modern nod to the romantic Victorian era.
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A slightly askew bun is best styled with a jeweled hair pin, à la Nicole Richie.

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