How to Get The French-Girl Bridal Bun, Courtesy of Delphine Manivet

Hair & Beauty

Photo: Courtesy of Delphine Manivet

Delphine Manivet's Spring 2017 presentation was held at Ladurée quite fitting for the quintessential French bridal designer. Also fitting were the nonchalant chignons that were paired with soft, romantic dresses — the epitome of French-girl chic. "It's a pretty hairstyle but it's not too 'done,'" says hairstylist Fabric Gili, who created the look. Here, he tells us how he did it.

1. Center part your hair and apply a dime-sized amount of a texture cream from root to tip. (He used Fekkai Blowout Texturizer.) Then rough dry hair with a blow dryer.

2. Spritz a beach spray, like Verb Sea Spray, all over hair. If you still need a bit more texture, curl random sections with a one-inch barrel curling iron.


Photo: Courtesy of Delphine Manivet

3. Loop hair into a loose chignon at the nape of the neck and secure with a clear elastic, keeping out few pieces of face-framing strands. Make sure your hair covers your ears•a key element to making it look soft and natural, Gili says. Finish with a light coat of hairspray. He used Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray; we also like Sachajuan Light & Flexible Hairspray.

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