Is there any better hairstyle than the classic ponytail? Not only does it keep your hair out of your face—essential in summer, let’s be real—but it runs the style gamut from sleek and pretty to messy and punk. What other hairstyle can you wear to the gym, the office, a hot date AND the red carpet? We mean, they’re basically perfect.
But when it comes to ponytail inspiration? We admit, we could use some of that. It’s just so easy to fall into classic low-pony territory! But not anymore: we’ve rounded up 20 of the best ponytails to inspire your hair-up game.