Her bun isn’t a doughnut topknot. It’s not the Hollywood wave style she wore so often as an actress. It might be the first-ever royal messy bun. For the record, Kate Middleton has never worn a messy bun. She’s worn chignons. As for the queen? Well, she once held a … bun(ch) of bananas so there’s that. But it simply looks great — like she made some effort and didn’t roll out of bed, but not too stuffy.
Its mundaneness is also allegedly inspiring other women to have less-than-perfect hair:
So what does it all mean? Nothing, probably. Except that Markle is the rare human who will spend the rest of her life in a palace and will have her every move and follicle forever scrutinized for meaning. And that she might single-handedly bring back usage of the word tendrils.