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  • n. Plural form of chignon.

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Examples

  • The look popped up at Prabal Gurung (glossed-over pony tails were clipped mid-mane); Cynthia Rowley (big metallic versions made modern chignons) and Carolina Herrera, where tress guru Orlando Pita created fanciful clips out of human hair.

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  • Promising speedy appointments that last 90 minutes or less, Ms. Platt's team of estheticians arrives with a menu of styles ranging from classic chignons to bohemian braids.

    Beauty On Demand

  • Raf Simons at Jil Sander showed severe chignons and backcombing, topped with a faux pillbox hat complete with net veil.

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  • Make hair low-maintenanceNot-so-perfect options such as the half-up, half-down do, soft ponytails, buns and chignons, and shoulder-length bobs are some of the pretty and practical approaches.

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  • And Charlotte did their hair in low, rolled chignons.

    Priceless

  • But as they merged with the crowd of haircloth collars and chignons, Louis saw the rather drab lobby open into a cavernous temple.

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • Despite the revolution and the call for an egalitarian society, gentlemen still favored three or four waistcoats, a lineage of gold buttons, Polish trousers; the women continued to wear barege and merino gowns, gold fringed velvets, their hair up in chignons.

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  • Somehow I got it into my head that I would look glamourous with flowing hair that I could twist into complex chignons and the like.

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  • Look to Keira Knightley in "Pride and Prejudice" for lovely soft chignons and rolls.

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  • I bet one of these blond chignons walking around here is covering it for the rags, Noelle said stoically.

    Untouchable

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