Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, attending a glamorous garden soirée, or playing bridesmaid, you’ll likely need a roster of elegant updo hairstyles to trial. The ideal coiffure should be simple, chic, timeless, and able to withstand dancing the night away, should the occasion call for it. This checklist can only be fulfilled by a versatile updo, making it the go-to hairstyle for any event. Need inspiration? We round up cutting edge styles from recent runway shows to take straight to your hairdresser.