It’s summertime and while the living may be easy, dealing with a whole ‘lotta hair when it’s sticky and humid is quite the opposite. Enter the topknot. What a glorious solution for warm weather styling that’s both simple yet chic!

We’ve seen numerous celebs in summer’s sexiest ‘do from Monica, who sported a sleek high bun at the BET Awards, to Chrisette Michelle, who rocked a braided topknot at the recent premiere of Tyler Perry’s Madeas Witness Protection.

See more of these hair raising styles and be inspired to create a topknot of your own.