Topknot buns are synonymous with summer. No matter your hair length, throwing it up into a bun is the best feeling during the hot and humid season. Simple and basic top knots are perfect when you are indoors or running errands, but when you are heading out to meet friends or going on a beach vacay, break the monotony by making a few tweaks.
Since accessories are one of the easiest ways to upgrade any hairdo, here are five fun and easy ways to accessorise your top knot bun this summer.
- 01. Top knot with bobby pins
- 02. Top knot with a scarf
- 03. Small top knot with ribbon bow
- 04. Elongated top knot
- 05. Top knot with golden cuff
01. Top knot with bobby pins
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This top knot hairdo is super simple and quick to recreate. All you need is some rhinestone or bright coloured bobby pins for this hairdo. To create this effortless top knot, gather your hair at the top of your head and secure it with a hair tie. Then, use six bobby pins to create three 'X' at the back of your head.
02. Top knot with a scarf
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Scarves are super trendy right now; we spotted them on runways of every fashion week this summer. Now is a great time to incorporate some fun and stylish scarves into your hairdos. If the top knot is your go-to summer hairstyle, simply wrap a scarf around it for a trendy upgrade.
03. Small top knot with ribbon bow
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Those with thin or short hair can make their hairdo look slightly voluminous by tying a dark coloured ribbon around it. You can never go wrong with a cute bow hairdo and an easy-breezy summer outfit.
04. Elongated top knot
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Here’s a terrific way to give your regular top knot a fun upgrade. Braid and twist it on top of your head in a way that it looks elongated. Wrap several hair ties on and around the top knot to accessorise and secure the hairdo. While this one is definitely not for the faint-hearted, it’s worth a try if you’re up for a bit of experiment this summer.
05. Top knot with golden cuff
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There’s more to summer hairdos than just scarves and ribbons. Invest in some fun hair accessories like this golden cuff to elevate your top knot. There are innumerable ways to style a top knot bun with different accessories — get creative!
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Written by Sanya Hamdani on Mar 23, 2021
Sanya Hamdani is a skincare enthusiast and lipstick hoarder, she truly believes no two red lipsticks look exactly alike. With a Master's degree in Communication & Journalism and 5+ years of digital writing experience up her sleeve, Sanya has some of the biggest beauty experts in the country on her speed dial. When she's not swatching products or writing about the latest trends in beauty, you will find her watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. or cooking up a storm in the kitchen.