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a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck

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WITH her gamine looks and ballerina-like grace, Audrey Hepburn moved effortlessly from capri pants and pixie haircuts to sophisticated chignons and couture gowns, making her a beauty icon for five generations of women.
Hilary Swank - "Hilary's subtle chignon proved that less is definitely more and it really suited her humble personality.
Brush out the rest, smoothing it, then sweep to other side, twist to give a tight chignon.
Start with a fake chignon, red lips and a little veiled hat.
Roll the remaining hair up into a bun forming a chic chignon.
WITH PHOTO--Worn Straight, Braided or as a Chignon, Jacquelyn's Versatile 'Pocket Ponytail' Adds Fashion Pizzazz to Today's Eclectic Styles 4.
No doubt trying to distract us from her top-shelf antics in this demure dress and chignon, she still looks angelic
Adam Reed, artistic manager for Charles Worthington, created an effortless twisted chignon at the nape of the neck for the models at the Matthew Williamson show last London Fashion Week.
Her hair would look great smoothed back in a chignon with a huge rose pinned at the back.
Kate, 30, sparkled in her teal Jenny Packham dress, clutch bag, drop earrings and her normally flowing hair curled into an elegant chignon.
Their look was very much the look of the age - narrow waist lines, wide skirts with blouses tucked in and neat heels, their hair trimmed into neat short curls or twisted into a chignon.
I KNOW that a lot of women feel that they're all face and hat when their hair is swept back in a chignon or ponytail.
The classic chignon - as sported by Audrey Hepburn - is something a few clients have asked for recently.
For the messy chignon or undone bun, simply pull your hair back into a pony tail, twist the length back on itself and position with a few kirby grips.
Mayer says that even if your own hair is short you can wear the ponytail with its built in "pocket" pulled up over your own hair for a flirtatious style, braided for a casual look, or rolled up into a simple elegant chignon that adds instant sophistication to your buttoned-up outfit.