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.
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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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