Sienna Miller and the Elegant Updo: A Visual Case Study

Updos are the Audrey Hepburn of the hair world: understated, elegant, and timeless.В It takes someone like Sienna Miller-queen of slip dresses and leather jackets-to come along, however, and make the pulled-back style actuallyВ cool. While other A-listers opt for old-school waves or brushed-out curls, Miller consistently favors twisted-back strands teased with a light touch on the red carpet. AheadВ isВ a visual case study on all the ways Miller has made us reconsider the updo, and subsequently feel shameful for ever writing it off as a stuffy grandma 'do (no offense, Grandma-love you always). Warning: may cause strong urge toВ unearth every lost bobby pin in your bathroom abyss.

Keep scrolling for definitive proof that Sienna Miller is the queen of updos!

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Sleek and Pulled Back

Pink lips, a soft smoky eye, and a sleek black dress-Miller was elegant yet alluring at the 2015 Academy Awards. To copy this look at home, smooth a shine serum, like KГ©rastase's Elixir UltimeВ ($50), through damp strands, and pin everything placeВ at the nape of your neck.

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Softly Teased

The perfect way to show off glistening diamond earrings? Pulled-back strands softly teased with windblown texture, obviously.


Double Braids

Miller was the stuff red carpet beauty dreams are made of at the Cannes premiere ofВ Carol,В withВ a striking lip, lush lashes, and head-turning hairstyle in the form of two mirror French braids that joined at the nape of the neck. (Spritz a texturizing dry shampoo, like R+Co's Death Valley Dry Shampoo ($18,) through your strands before braiding to add grip.)


Statement Piece

The easiest way to dress up your standard bun? Take a cue from Miller and indulge your inner Blair Waldorf with a chic, thick statement headband.В To make the look daytime (or anytime) appropriate, keep your makeup light and fresh, as not to appear costumey.

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Casual Center Part

This might be our favorite Sienna Miller look of all time. The casual pulled-back updoВ (complete with carefully placed wisps) was the perfect balance to her matte red statement lip.

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Tousled Double Braids

BRB-filing this breezy braided look under "summer hairstyles to commit to memory."В

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Pinned Twist

Proof there existsВ a non-awkward way to grow out your bangs? See Sienna Miller at the Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards. All you have to do is spritz a bit of volume spray at your roots (try Amika's Un.Done Texture Spray, $24), twist your bangs away from your face, then hold in place with a bobby pin-just make sure you're using it the right way.

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Tousled Waves

TheВ sassВ in this photo-it might be one of the best over-the-shoulder poses we've ever seen. The face-framing waves just added to Miller's all around mesmerizing quality.

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Ballerina Bun

Miller was the picture of ladylike grace with her slicked-back ballerina bun-but that pop of raspberry lipstick gave the overall look a playful touch.

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'90s Pony

Um, did Sienna Miller just singlehandedly revive the '90s high ponytail trend? We vote yes-excuse us while we hoard all the hair ties.В

Which of these looks is your favorite? Sound off below!В