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For the Ladies

For the Ladies

November 10th, 2010

To all my dear readers of the male persuasion: sorry guys, today’s post is for the ladies. Promise I’ll sneak in a few extra explosions and Star Wars references for you soon.

I recently grew out my hair after keeping it chin-length for a few years. For now I am safely in the honeymoon stage with my longer locks, pinning, braiding and up-doing with an inordinate amount of excitement. However, I am wary of the ease with which I have fallen into coiffure ruts in the past (messy bun everyday anyone?) and so I’m constantly on the lookout for inspiration.

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So it comes as no surprise that upon discovering this gorgeous side chignon I knew I had to share it for the health of our collective hairy repertoire. The instructions are incredibly simple and can be found here.

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Add a bit of blood red lippy and even in a burlap sack you’ll be ready to take over the street, room, holiday party, or office. With any luck, the result will be this:

Joan Holloway

Via A Cup of Jo, via HipHipGinGin and This is Glamorous.

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