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When cold weather looms and chunky turtleneck knits are in high-demand, it's easy to justify wearing a messy bun or beanie seven days a week. But winter, unlike humid summers, is the time to take advantage of the cool temps and wear your hair down. 

Channel a little whimsy into your winter routine with these romantic half-up hairdos. Whether it's a day at the office or a night at the ski lodge, these classy styles are an antidote to any winter style blues you might be feeling.

The Twisted Pieces Half-Updo //

If you're not a fan of the traditional tightly pulled-back half updo, consider Kate Bryan's carefree twisted half updo. This look might seem complicated, but it only requires a few bobby pins and a curling iron.

The Crisscross + Rose Bun + Triple Knot //

We're all about options, and, clearly, Nee gives us just that. With three beautiful half-up looks, we're struggling to pick just one. Good thing there are seven days in a week.

The High Pony //

OK, so who has been trying to master Ariana Grande's signature high half pony for a while now? If it's you, check out Ellarie's tutorial to get the one big secret for nailing this look.

The Pull-Through Crown //

Our first reaction to this look is, "Whhaaat?" Our second reaction is to immediately learn how to do it. Alex shows us how this mermaid-worthy pull-through crown is done, and thankfully, it's way easier than it looks.

The Twisty Faux Fishtail //

We honestly would have never thought of creating such a unique half-updo. I guess that's why we have Luxyhair's tutorial, right? This twisted faux fishtail look is something out of an elvish fantasyland, and we are all about it. 

The Easy Peasy //

If you just want to take baby steps right now, this is the perfect look for you. Bobby Glam gives us a super easy to achieve twisted half up do that anyone can master!

The Princess Half-Updo //

Hair accessories? We're down. Claire Ashley gives us one of the most romantic looks with this headband accessory worthy of a medieval princess. 

The Dutch Headband Braid //

We can always count on Missy Sue to give us some intense #hairgoals. This intricate Dutch braid might take a few tries, but it'll be worth it!