This cool messy topknot with side braiding is a throwback to the Victorian era when ladies sported voluminous hairstyles to create height. Even the braiding technique used for this style exudes a very classic appeal. The only modern touch in this look that is the messy finish of the high bun, giving away the truth this is indeed a modern hairstyle.
Because of its nod to a bygone era ruled with such a royal charm, this hairstyle has a very elegant look to it, while managing to maintain a modern appeal. This look would surely befit a formal ball or masquerade.
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