Ways To Wear: The Chignon

As we step in to the hottest month of the year fuss free hair is essential and the coolest and quickest way to achieve it is by mastering the many forms of chignon.  From Christian Dior’s plaited tracks to Kendall Jenner’s penchant for pink, here’s some knot-worthy inspiration to see you through the heat. 

Gigi Hadid steps out in a messy midi bun. Create volume at the crown to avoid too much structure around the face.

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Gigi Hadid steps out in a messy midi bun. Create volume at the crown to avoid too much structure around the face.

Backstage at Christian Dior SS17 models wore tightly twisted knots traced together by a trio of mini plaits. A more time intensive option that will hold for longer throughout the day.

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Backstage at Christian Dior SS17 models wore tightly twisted knots traced together by a trio of mini plaits. A more time intensive option that will hold for longer throughout the day.

Little method is involved with model Kendall Jenner's fly away version apart from the pink hair tie which offers a pinch of panache. Burger, glasses and pink background optional.

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Little method is involved with model Kendall Jenner's fly away version apart from the pink hair tie which offers a pinch of panache. Burger, glasses and pink background optional.

Easiest to achieve with either salty or chlorine rinsed hair, Givenchy's high shine, low slung version is a worthy evening option after a day by the pool or sea. Create a center parting and pull back with high shine spray​.

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Easiest to achieve with either salty or chlorine rinsed hair, Givenchy's high shine, low slung version is a worthy evening option after a day by the pool or sea. Create a center parting and pull back with high shine spray​.

Instagram star Alicia Roddy (aka Lissy Roddy) is the go-to go girl for chignon inspiration. Here she wears it high and tight, adding definition to her profile. Extend the circular theme out to your accessories with miniature, rounded lenses.

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Instagram star Alicia Roddy (aka Lissy Roddy) is the go-to go girl for chignon inspiration. Here she wears it high and tight, adding definition to her profile. Extend the circular theme out to your accessories with miniature, rounded lenses.

Adam Selman AW17 - Allow a loosely placed bun fall to the side for a laissez fair approach to the trend. keep the remainder of hair neat, and your makeup clean to avoid an overtly causal look.

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Adam Selman AW17 - Allow a loosely placed bun fall to the side for a laissez fair approach to the trend. keep the remainder of hair neat, and your makeup clean to avoid an overtly causal look.

Middle Eastern influencer Karen Wazen Bakhazi throws shade in a bright orange sweater, oversized sunnies and a messy top knot to complete. A bold lip and brow keeps her look glamorous.

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Middle Eastern influencer Karen Wazen Bakhazi throws shade in a bright orange sweater, oversized sunnies and a messy top knot to complete. A bold lip and brow keeps her look glamorous.

Model of the moment Taylor Hill wears hers with a vibrantly hued headband for perfect summertime attire.

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Model of the moment Taylor Hill wears hers with a vibrantly hued headband for perfect summertime attire.