From Hermione’s trademark wild hair to Daisy’s classic 20s ‘do, we’ve always wanted to emulate the tresses of our favorite literary women. We teamed up with the author of Hairstyled to bring you ten looks with step-by-step instructions so you can bring the twists, curls, braids, and buns from books to real life.
1. Elizabeth Bennett, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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2. Nancy Drew, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Carolyne Keene
3. Anne Shirley, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
4. Lisbeth Salander, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson
5. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
6. Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
7. Scarlett O’Hara, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
8. Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
9. Daenerys Targaryen, A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
10. Daisy Buchanan, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Which literary heroine’s hair do you covet? Tell us in the comments below!
Reprinted with permission from Clarkson Potter from Hairstyled: 75 Ways to Braid, Pin & Accessorize Your Hair by Anne Thoumieux; All photographs by Brigitte Baudesson.