Socks the Centerpiece of New 'Hipster' Hairdo

Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon and Kate Bosworth have been seen sporting the "sock bun."
1:53 | 05/22/13

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Talk about the latest hair trend. It's called the sock bun hipster talk to be exact. The stars are wearing it and apparently if you have a spare sock so can you. We sent abc's rachel smith, host of "on the red carpet" out to try it out. The hot new thing seems to be the rise of the bun. Not so fast, this kind of bun, the sock bun and, yes, it requires one of these, a sock, preferably clean. The bun is rolled its way from the stage to the catwalk, now piles high on the crowns of leading ladies like reiss witherspoon and burning up the web. Wendy lookbook's tutorial stacked up 2 million views. I popped into the ken paves salon in west hollywood to test it out. This is just maybe an upgrade from taking that scrunch chi and actually putting into the hair and hiding it so you don't see it anymore. It only takes a few simple tools. Hair band, a sock, bobby pins, and hair spray if needed. The first step of the sock bun is the ponytail. If you want to go more high fashion, put a little higher. Then time for the sock. Just want to take the tip of that sock and cut it off. Next gino rolls it into a doughnut shape before working it into the bun. Just pulling it underneath. It's perfect, it's easy. Then it was my turn to see just how sese. This shouldn't be too hard, right? This is a little test here. Voila! After making gino proud, I was ready to strut my new look. The bun. The celebs may have had it first but they've got nothing on our buns. For "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, west hollywood.

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