Runway Hair Trend: The Top Knot Gets Super-Sized at New York Fashion Week

Originally posted on InStyle:

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You may not be able to super-size your fast food order anymore, but you can still super-size your updo! The top knot is nothing new — it has long been our go-to when we need to look polished in a minute flat, hide second-day strands, or elevate an otherwise simple getup, but for fall 2014, designers at New York Fashion Week took the traditional ballerina bun and pumped up the volume. Models at Marissa Webb, Carolina Herrera, and Diane Von Furstenberg wore the exaggerated knots high on their crowns, often adding extensions or stuffing to build up the shape. “We’re putting in these little ponytail pieces, and creating little florets at the top of the hair, and then the ends of the ponytail get wrapped around so that it looks like a band,”…

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