Now Trending: A Gloriously Low-Maintenance Updo


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The majority of us don't have our own glam squads on speed dial, which is why it's always nice when we notice a popular red carpet hairdo that's, well, doable. Or better yet, when it passes our 30-second test and is versatile enough to work at a cocktail party as well as the airport (#blessed).

An easy chignon ticks all of these boxes—and it happens to be an A-list go-to lately. And while there are slight variations from celeb to celeb, the chic detail they all have in common is a defined center part. It may seem inconsequential, but it's a subtle way to keep the style from veering too sloppy. 

Want to see what we mean? Keep reading for six examples.

Which take on the center-parted chignon is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!