5 Stylish Top Knot Hairstyles

top knot styleA top knot is no longer considered ‘school marmish’. In fact, celebrities have welcomed this simple, yet fashionable hair styles with open arms. Top knot hairstyles are being flaunted by the who’s who of Hollywood with stylish aplomb.

A top knot can add new dimensions to your personality which probably no other hair style can even come close to accomplishing. The other reason why top knot hair style has regained its lost popularity is due to the fact, that you can get a fabulous looking hairdo with minimum effort in next to no time.

Stylish Top Knot Hairstyles

There are many variations to the basic doughnut shaped top not. From the messy top knot sported by the likes of Katie Homes, to the sedate top knot worn by Kate Hudson, you can experiment with this hairstyle to create a look that is just right for you. Some hot and happening top knot hairstyles are delved into in this article.

Sleek Top Knot

This particular type of top knot remains high on the style charts. From chic catwalk models to stylish movie stars, everybody who is somebody has worn this particular look at some point of time or the other.

sleek top knot

A hark back to the way gracious ballerinas of yore wore their hair, the sleek top knot can be created by simply pulling your hair to the back of your head in a high ponytail, twisting it into a tight knot and holding it in place with a couple of long bobby pins.

Braided Top Knot

Women who have highlights in their hair should try this particular top knot style at least once. This glamorous top knot can bring out the intense color of your highlights.

braided top knot

To get this particular look, pull your hair back into a super high ponytail. Now take small sections of you hair and make stylish braids. Finally twist your hair, braids and all, into a chic top knot.

Double Top Knot

If you like to flaunt your larger than life personality, then you should definitely try out the double top knot. This particular style works well on women with long hair. You can start by parting your hair right down the middle. Now pull back one section of the hair to create a high side pony tail.

Twist the hair and create a top knot. Make a similar top knot with the other section of hair.If you are extremely good at hair styling, you can even create an interesting double top knot, where a smaller top knot sits atop a larger one.

The Lop Sided Top Knot

The lop-sided top knot explores the inner child in you. But this particular style will in no way make you look less of a diva.

lopsided top knot

To create a lop-sided top knot, simply pile your hair to one side of your head. Now pull the hair into a high side ponytail and twist it into a top knot. This fun and flirty look has garnered a huge fan following in recent years.

The Messy Top Knot

messy top knot

There is something extremely appealing about a hairstyle look that is less than perfect. The messy hairstyle brings out the inner bo-ho chic in you. Create a sleek top knot as mentioned above. Tease out a few strands of hair from your top knot to create a messy look.