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Sanaa Lathan rocked an ultra-sleek topknot at Ella Moss’ tenth anniversary party. Perfect for the blazing hot weather!
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During a performance at the Summer Block Party, Jill Scott swept her twists into an elegant updo.
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With her uber-attention-getting, twisted bun and that electric pink lip, all eyes were on Ashanti backstage at the Fall 2011 Max Azria show.
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Alicia Keys adds an exotic flair to her intricate bun with a dangling pearl headpiece.
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Kimberly Elise accentuates her slicked-back bun with this a delicately embroidered headband. So angelic!
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Model/actress Princess Keisha Omilana (yep, she’s a real Nigerian princess) sported this intricate, twisted updo.
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Zoe Kravitz goes for hipster cool with this fire engine red lips and a slicked-back topknot.
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Katerina Graham swept her long locks up into a high, dramatic bun at the CBS, The CW And Showtime TCA party.
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At the BET Awards, pint-size trendsetter Willow Smith replaced a traditional topknot with a micro-braided heart!
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At the ESPY awards pre-party, Lala swept her hair up into an impossibly elegant topknot.
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Ketty Washington goes for a flawless, sleek look with a smooth, high bun gathered at the crown of her head. Sometimes the easiest styles make the boldest statement!
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A traditional bun is chic in any setting. Rachel Roy’s slick topknot is like a LBD — necessary for every woman’s hair wardrobe.
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Topknots aren’t always a nighttime ’do! Janet Jackson sweeps her tight, curly hair on top of her head and slides on a skinny headband for a cute, casual look.
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At the Oscars, Nicole Richie let her eyes do the talking with this glamorous, 1960s-inspired high bun.
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Jada Pinkett Smith pairs her high bun with long, sleek bangs swept across her forehead.
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Kimora Lee Simmons combined an “I Dream of Jeannie” ponytail with a glossy, high bun for an avant garde style that only she could pull off.
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Thandie Newton’s topknot is little more than a modified ponytail (she simply rolled her pony under and secured with pins), but the look is so chic.
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At the Grammy’s, India Arie gathered her micro-braids on top of her head, twisted into a bun, and added a delicate headband. The result? A regal hairdo perfectly befitting the soul songstress.
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At an amFAR charity event, Chanel Iman lets her face take center stage, sweeping her hair up into a dramatic, oversized bun.
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With her impossibly high, pin-curled topknot, Keyshia Cole looked every inch the prom queen at a pre-Grammy party.
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