French pleat

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French pleat

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French roll

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(Hairdressing & Grooming) a woman's hair style with the hair gathered at the back into a cylindrical roll
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Pleats Please: Pretty French pleats and sexy chignons were all over the catwalks at London Fashion Week while Charlize Theron at the Golden Globes and Penelope Cruz at the BAFTAs both favoured the go-to glamour look.
Holiday favourites for this Christmas will include messy buns, loose curls and out-of-bed French pleats, all of which will be taught in the half-day styling course," says Reynaert.
Kylie was snapped with a number French pleats entwined with ribbon, as she opened her UK leg of her Fever tour in 2002.
There are no rules, but while I don't think ponytails are a good look at 60, many women of this age, and older, have long hair which they wear in beautiful chignons and elegant French pleats.
He says normally when we think about having our hair up, we think bee-hives, chignons, french pleats and fussy formal styles.