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Originally Posted on: October 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am
Last Revised: October 30, 2011
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Partial Updo For Long Brunette Hair With Accessories

Partial Updo For Long Brunette Hair With Accessories

Hi Karen,

I have long brown hair which extends several inches past my shoulders.  It is naturally wavy. I have a long side-swept fringe which I wear from a side part.

I am going to a special party where I want to wear some spectacular long earrings my husband gave me as a recent anniversary gift.

How should I wear my hair to showcase the earrings so that it doesn’t get tangled in my hair?  I’m okay with wearing an updo or a pony, but the dress I’m wearing has a beautiful low cut top with delicate straps.

I prefer to wear my hair with loose waves or more defined curls.  Any suggestions or images would be so helpful.

Anna K


Dear Anna,

I would suggest a hairstyle where you wear your hair off your face with the top, sides and fringe very polished and sleek but allowing your long hair to cascade from behind the sides into loose waves which just slightly extend over your shoulders. 

Jennifer Lopez Polished Pony With Waves

Jennifer Lopez Polished Pony With Waves

With that type of hairstyle you can wear your hair long and down in waves, but show your ears and your amazing new earrings form  your sweet hubby.

If possible, pin your side-swept fringe to one side to create a clean but sensuous look which direct attention to your accessories and the beautiful top of your gown.

For additional inspiration check out some of the various hairstyles Jennifer Lopez wears in conjunction with some of her spectacular earrings.

She is shown to the side in a gorgeous gown which had large matching earrings.  Her hair was styled sleekly off her beautiful face and then pulled into a mid-back pony which was beautifully polished with shiny waves.


Best wishes,
Karen Marie Shelton

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