Wearing pigtails is often considered unprofessional, and I worry that people will respect me less. In Tina Fey's book Bossypants she writes, "If you are a woman and you bought this book for practical tips on how to make it in a male-dominated workplace, here they are. No pigtails, no tube tops. I understand that this is a joke, but when I read "no pigtails," my first thought was, Oh no.
Girls With Pigtails Photos and Premium High Res Pictures - Getty Images
The pigtail, or as they're called in Japan "twintail", is not a new hairdo by any stretch. It's not new in the West, and it's certainly not new in Japan. But in the last few years, it's become more popular than ever. Earlier this year, the Japan Twintail Association was created to promote and celebrate the hairstyle. The country's geek subculture is officially gaga for the twintail.
16,565 Girls With Pigtails Premium High Res Photos
Every teen girl has her own unique style. What better way to express it than in a room all her own? From the bold purple color palette to the vintage pieces and fashion-inspired fabrics, everything in this room will transition well as a tween girl becomes a full-fledged teenager. To invest wisely with tween room updates, emphasize color and pattern instead of themes.
I went through a pretty major pigtail phase in elementary school read: Pippi Longstocking was kinda my idol. And then I discovered that the classic pigtail hairstyle has grown TF up since I last wore it —and my Instagram feed is proof. So before you say "nah" on the pigtail trend like I almost did, I rounded up 10 super-cool pigtail hairstyles that are anything but childish, including sleek braids, low ponies , and more. I guess I'm back on my pigtail grind.