Lily Collins is at it again. After blessing us with the most stunning blue eyeshadow and red lipstick combo earlier this week, she traded the statement-making eye look for a chic and sophisticated updo brought to life by celebrity hairstylist Mara Roszak.

The LA-based hair pro calls the hairstyle the “Twisted Mohawk Top Knot,” which she created using Authentic Beauty Concept products. According to the stylist’s Instagram Story, she quite literally twisted the star’s hair up, locked it down with pins, and then gave it a hearty spray of the brand’s Working Hairspray: a fine mist that dries fast and locks hair into place without feeling heavy on the hair.

Lily Collins

If you want to give the hairstyle a try at home, Roszak says, “the messier, the better.” Who knew something so imperfect could still look so photogenic? The odds are that our attempt might not come out as effortlessly beautiful as the Hollywood hair professional’s creation did, but hey, it’s worth a shot. 

The Emily in Paris star’s glam was for her appearance on The Kelly Clarkson show on Wednesday, December 2. In addition to the cool hair look, she stunned in a polished makeup look by makeup artist Fiona Stiles using Lancôme cosmetics. Her lips and lids had a touch of plum pigment, along with voluminous, defined lashes and perfectly groomed brows. Collins has been an ambassador for the French luxury brand since October 2013. 

Lily Collins Updo

As for her fashion, the 31-year-old rocked a look from luxury American fashion brand St. John Knits’ Fall 2020 collection. Styled by Rob Zangardi, Collins embraced sweater weather despite L.A’s 75-degree heat, donning a chunky knit-pattered turtleneck and a tweed skirt, accessorized with an elegant carved metal buckle. For accessories, she wore sleek over-the-knee Yves Saint Laurent black leather boots and Cartier Love Earrings.

Keep scrolling to shop every element of the star’s perfect-for-fall ensemble, plus the hairspray that you need to recreate Collins’ unique top knot.

St John Knits Mock Neck Sweater

ST. JOHN LACE KNIT MOCK NECK SWEATER, $1,495 VIA ST. JOHN. SHOP NOW

St John Bicolore Tweed Knit Skirt
ST. JOHN BICOLORE TWEED KNIT SKIRT, $795 VIA ST. JOHN. SHOP NOW
St. John Leather Belt Metal Buckle
ST. JOHN LEATHER BELT WITH CARVED METAL BUCKLE, $750 VIA ST. JOHN. SHOP NOW
YSL 76 Over-the-Knee Boots
YVES SAINT LAURENT 76 OVER-THE-KNEE BOOTS IN SMOOTH LEATHER, $1,895 VIA YVES SAINT LAURENT. SHOP NOW
Cartier Love Earrings
CARTIER LOVE EARRINGS IN YELLOW GOLD, $3,900 VIA CARTIER. SHOP NOW
Authentic Beauty Concept Working Hairspray
AUTHENTIC BEAUTY CONCEPT WORKING HAIRSPRAY, $25 VIA ULTA BEAUTY. SHOP NOW

And press “play” on the video below to watch Collins’ segment on The Kelly Clarkson Show.

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