It serves a purpose during your sweat session, but you'll want to rock this sleek style for a day at the office or a night out on the town too (and you should!)


The chic yet sporty styles you've seen on the court at this year's U.S. Open can be attributed to the celebrated Julien Farel, a master hairstylist and one of the biggest names in the industry-often referred to as the Hermès of hair. We caught up with the backstage hair guru at his Manhatttan salon to get his expert styling tips for active women on the go. The classic style in this video is easy enough for anyone to recreate for a sleek, secure updo at the gym, in the office, or out on the town. And in case you missed it, click here to see his step-by-step instructions for the athletic braid (best for long-haired ladies).