Beauty How-To: The 5 Minute Twisted Up-do

Looking for a new, easy up-do that takes less than 5 minutes?  Try this simple, twisted up-do inspired by Kate Middleton.  It’s fancy enough for a night out, but simple enough for work.  Simply follow these 6 steps below to achieve a glamorous look, and take advantage of the extra time (to sleep in or pick out the perfect outfit).

Kate Middleton's twisted updo
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Style Muse: Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton has one of the most coordinated and well put together wardrobes around.  Her style is the epitome of “classic”, along the likes of Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, and Jackie O.  She masters the balance of chic with conservatism to create an effortless style.  And, let’s face it, anyone who can play hockey in heels is good in my book.

 

Royal Style
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Kate Middleton as a Downtown Fashionista

Kate Middleton is our favorite It-Girl (er, It-Duchess, I suppose), as well as the topic of much fashion scrutiny (see outfit recycling, etc.).  These images, illustrated by Burcu Urgut, provided courtesy of Bullett Magazine, are what the duchess of Cambridge would look like as a downtown fashionista.

Bitch I’m in the 020: Kate wears an Alexander Wang cropped leather jacket over a Hood by Air t-shirt, a Proenza Schouler mini skirt over 3.1 Philip Lim sheer leggings, and Simone Rocha silver brogues.

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