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Having spent nine years dancing with the New York City Ballet, Sophie Flack has pulled her hair up into a sleek, sturdy bun thousands of times. (According to our calculations, 8,300 times, give or take a couple hundred buns.) Now a writer—her first novel, titled, yes, Bunheads
, came out this fall—she remains a master of the effortlessly elegant chignon.
Get her graceful 4-step technique