Hop off your high horse: Ponytails aren’t reserved solely for bad hair days or working on your fitness, and we have proof. We’ve turned to the top style bloggers out there who have shown us that ponytails are stylish enough to tag along on date night. Still not convinced? After checking out the likes of Chiara Ferragni and Wendy Nguyen in looks that range from polished and sleek to fun and flirty, you’ll be running for your hair ties stat.


Chiara Ferragni The Blonde Salad

1. Classic High Pony: Chiara Ferragni shows us just how suave a high, sleek pony can be, especially with a pair of studded, strappy shoes like hers. (via The Blonde Salad)

Gabifresh-Gabi Gregg

2. Bangs: Steal your sleek looks from this Detroit native in a high ponytail with blunt bangs. Gabbi Gregg not only gives great hair advice, but she has also designed a sell-out swimwear collection and partnered with brands including Misguided, Nordstrom and Laura Mercier. We’d say her input is legit. (via Gabifresh)


3. Show Off Your Part: Follow the trend that this stylish blogger’s puttin’ down and part your hair down the middle, then slick it back with an air of sophistication. With this look, you’ll exude dating material. (via Girls Off Fifth)

Atlantic-Pacific Sexy Side Part Pony

4. Side Part: If you want to look exceptional, follow this diva’s lead and tie your hair up with a sexy side part. Oh, and while you’re at it, you may just want to hop on the jumpsuit trend too. (via Atlantic-Pacific)

The Chriselle Factor with Chriselle Lim

5. Short Hair: You’ve probably hit up all her tips and tricks on YouTube, and now it’s time to follow her lead on how to do a short-haired updo in a sleek and sexy way. Don’t forget to add some dazzle with the perfect earrings to match your look. (via The Chriselle Factor)


Shea Marie from Peace, Love Shea

6. Low Side Pony: Looking for something flirty and fun, yet befitting for a romantic dinner? Shea Marie, who’s worked with the likes of Dior, Gucci, H&M and Guess, has what you need. Let your hair hang low and loose, but keep it chic by pulling it to the side. (via Peace Love Shea)

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7. Barely There: Danielle Bernstein will certainly fill you in on what to wear and how to style your hair. Freshen up your look with a barely-there ponytail, and let your date know you’re flirty and fun. (via We Wore What)

Rumi Neely from Fashion Toast

8. Covered Pony: You have the perfect dress; now all you need is the hair to match. If you’re going after a boho look, smarten it up with this covered ponytail. (via Fashion Toast)


9. Messy Pony: This Stockholm-based Aussie knows how to flaunt it. Copy her look and show up to date night with an “out-on-the-town,” casually messy look. (via Zanita)

Nicole Warne from Gary Pepper Girl One

10. Side Swept: Nothing could go better with your date-night look than a loose, side-swept ponytail like Nicole Warne is sporting here. (via Gary Pepper)


Julie Sariñana from Sincerely Jules

11. Messy Bangs: With her own line of t-shirts often displaying trendy sayings and inspirational quotes, there’s no coincidence that this stylist’s look gives off the girl-next-door vibe. If you want to appear approachable and cute on date night, follow suit and show off your bangs with your hair tied back and loose tendrils faming your face. (via Sincerely Jules)

12. Curls Galore: Show your true colors with this free-flowing hairstyle from Karen Blanchard and the experts of Vidal Sassoon. Embracing flirty and loose curls will show off confidence and just feel good. (via Vidal Sassoon)

Nicolette Mason

13. Pony With a Twist: This ModCloth designer and Marie Claire columnist rocks a fun-loving style. Follow her cue and pile your hair high and in a twist for some good messy fun without trying too hard. (via Nicolette Mason)

Peace Love Shea with a rocker chic pony

14. Rocker-Chic: This rocker-chic ponytail is begging for a fun night out on the town. If you’re wearing anything leather as part of your date-night ensemble, please rock this pony with it. (via Peace Love Shea)

Gabifresh with Gabbi Gregg

15. Beach Babe: Modeling a Jeremy Scott x Adidas French Fry swimsuit, Gabi Gregg shows us the perfect ‘do for a date on the beach. Channel your seaside mermaid with a happy-go-lucky braided high ‘do. If you decide to take a dip with your date, wind that hair into a big bun. (via Gabifresh)


Blair Eadie from Atlantic-Pacific

16. Add a Hat: Crisp air, fall leaves and a romantic stroll with your date through the park: Sounds ideal, amiright? Keep warm and stylish like San Francisco-based Blaire Eadie by pairing a ponytail with a statement hat. (via Atlantic-Pacific)


17. Tie It up: Here’s an easy outfit upgrade for date night: Just add a ribbon and tie it into a boho bow. Julie Engel shows us two sweet ways to style: tied low and sleek, or playfully tied around a high ponytail. (via Gal Meets Glam)

Susanna Lau from Style Bubble

18. Style Bubble: We typically try to hide the classic rubber band that binds our locks, but Susanna Lau shows us a hip way to show off our hair tie and transform the typical ponytail with a double band. Double dates are thing, so why not a double pony too? (via Style Bubble)


Zanita Whittington-Romantic-Pony

19. Play It Loose: If you’re looking for a little oh-la-la on date night, up the romance with loose tendrils and a short ‘do that’s pulled to the side. (via Zanita)

Sea of Shoes Boufant Ponytail

20. Chic Boufant: Bring on the va-va-voom with a boufant. Jane Aldridge shows us the end result in a lustful yellow skirt and an off-the-shoulder black top. (via Sea of Shoes)

Gal Meets Glam Twist Ponytail

21. Pony Twist: The French know a little thing or two about romance, so go ahead and turn a few heads with this elegant and gorgeous twist. It may look complicated, but it’ll only take a few minutes to put together. (via Gal Meets Glam)

Wendy Nguyen-Tousled to the Side

22. Bobby Pins: If you’ve got a last-minute date night or meeting up for happy hour after work, limp, frizzy hair won’t cut it. Pull your hair back into a tousled side pony, and be sure to tuck away fly-aways by securing them with a few bobby pins. (via Wendy’s Lookbook)

Did we miss your favorite ponytail look? Tell us what you’ll be wearing come Friday or Saturday night!