messy ballerina bun

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I had a coworker named Mariella–and she was the arbiter of all things chic. If I was debating a purchase, the ultimate decision would always be up to her, no questions asked. If something was too revealing, she would recommend putting a turtleneck under it. And if an outfit was too blagh, she would suggest a bold lip and a messy ballerina bun.

To me, a ballerina bun always seemed too out-there… it begged to be noticed, and drew a lot of attention to one’s face. Mar would beggg me to don one at work, but I was always too bashful. However, since one of my New Years resolutions is to be “chic” not trendy (read: trashy) I decided that maybe I should call upon Mar’s advice and just rock it. Maybe it’s just the new me talking, but it kind of feels like the right kind of bold…

XX Kat




One thought on “messy ballerina bun

  1. I think it looks great! I’m a fan of ballerina buns, and ballerinas, for that matter; they have a style all their own.. :-) xx

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