• Whether you want something quick and easy or just prefer a humidity-proof hairstyle, the top knot is the perfect hairstyle. See our favorite versions of this classic hair idea. 

    Katie Holmes
    Katie wears a tousled-yet-sexy top knot that helps show off the actress’ toned, tan back. Her dewy complexion and lack of earrings adds to Holmes’ general relaxed air of “Oh, this cobalt blue Calvin Klein gown? I just threw this on in the last minute.”

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  • Maria Menounos
    The TV host put an interesting twist on the hairstyle by securing a section of hair through the middle of the bun, so it resembles a bow. 

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  • Lea Michele
    Don’t have time for a fancy blow out? No problem! Make like Lea and choose a dress with an ornate neckline, then add an intricate headband to accent your top knot. It’s the perfect hairstyle for a fancy event if you’ve got zero prep time.

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  • Kat Graham
    The "Vampire Diaries" star rocks a bewitching (see what we did there?) high, round bun with alluring cat eye makeup and sexy red lipstick.

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  • Chloë Grace Moretz
    She may be young, but the actress is already ahead of the curve when it comes to beauty, as illustrated by an intricate top knot hairstyle.

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  • Vanessa Marano
    Vanessa gives herself some added height with this classic top knot. 

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  • Lake Bell
    Lake keeps the attention on her dress’ unique neckline with a messy high bun. Her center part and face-framing, wavy pieces are an interesting twist on the usually slicked-back top knot.

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  • Bella Thorne
    Bella makes her hairstyle stand out in the most subtle way possible—by parting her bangs down the center.

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  • Leslie Mann
    Leslie pulls her curly hair into a tousled top knot for a premiere. The actress adds glamour to her look with coral red lipstick and rosy cheeks.

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  • Ashley Benson Ashley goes casual yet sophisticated with a top knot and some volume on the top. The Pretty Little Liars star keeps the rest of her look neutral with shimmery lip gloss and a touch of eyeliner.
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