chignon : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck

  • The chignon subsides within a couple of hours after birth.
  • Her faintly haughty, uptilted face and alabaster gaze were framed between a velvet choker and a brave upswept chignon.
  • Beneath her brass-blonde chignon, Dorothy Lawlor's busy brain had cased all the angles.
News & Articles

  • GIF Tutorial: How to Create a Woven Chignon
    In this series, hairstylist Wesley O'Meara helps us understand the art of hairstyling through step-by-step moving-image tutorials. As showcased by Audrey Hepburn, Lee Radziwill, and all the models at the Jason Wu show, the chignon is one hairstyle that seems to surpass trends. Whether pulled up tight into a ballerina ... More »        
    July 24, 2013 - New York Magazine
Quotes

  • David Evangelista in CBS News
    Again, long hair is really versatile,says Evangelista, "and what's really great about it is that you can pull it back off the face into a fabulous chignon or bun for a dramatic, clean, and really sophisticated look."

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