To Space Buns and Beyond



Pull & Bear Knit Fringe Dress (similar)Zara Red Suede Mules (similar, similar), Ellen and James Rattan Circle Bag

I was a bridesmaid (for the first time) for my future brother-in-law's wedding this past weekend and we had the opportunity to pick our own hairstyles for the hair stylist to bring to life. The rest of the girls picked sleek up-dos, cascading waterfalls of curls, or classic styles. Meanwhile, I took this opportunity to get the double buns I've always dreamed of: large, in charge, and in your face.

They took some getting used to and I felt like they grew 20x larger every single time I looked in the mirror. Walking down the aisle and running around the venue I felt pretty self-conscious with my ridiculous look, which definitely stood out from the rest of the bridesmaids. But then someone gave me a thumbs up and called them "space buns" and suddenly I felt badass as fuck. Space buns for the win. Hipster Princess Leia for the win.

I felt so badass I slept on my face all night so I could keep them in pristine condition for outfit photos the next morning. Worth it.




6 comments

  1. LOVE THE BUNS! You go, girl! (p.s. that bag ain't too shabby, either)

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  2. Hahaha I don't know that I could do what you did -- I'm obsessive about showers and hair-washing so the next day the buns would have gone bye bye before I could do anything. I admire your tenacity. You look super cute and that dress looks like so much fun to wear. (I have a thing for anything even remotely flapper-like.)

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  3. LOVE IT JEN!!! This hairstyle rocks!!!

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  4. It is SO NOT ridiculous, Jen! Are you kidding?
    They're so adorable, suits you very, very well!
    I want these buns in my hair RIGHT NOW!
    Brb looking up tutorials

    Alive as Always

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  5. Kudos for being bold and not trying to look like the rest of the girls! Hipster Princess Leia is a winner :)

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  6. that bun is the cutest. love the braid detailing
    btw, your endless post of that rattan bag successfully made me bought one for myself

    <3
    The Sweetest Escape

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