Forget stiff, stuffy updos. Try one of these bold new looks.

Straight, slippery hair refuses to stay put, so why fight it? Here, stylist Gavin Anesbury crafts loosely tousled coils on either side of the head for a look that's perfectly suited to hair that wants to go its own way. Mother-of-pearl flower hairpin, $405, by Tacori at Michael C. Fina, michaelcfina.com. Gown by Melissa Sweet, melissa sweet.com. Pro pick: A body-booster like Aveda Volumizing Tonic will help tame any errant flyaways.

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