Gone are the days where a ponytail was your dirty hair go-to...

If there's one thing we've noticed on the red carpets of late - is the abundance of hair-flicking ponytails.  This year's Cannes Film Festival and Met Gala are just a handful of events where A-listers prove a pony 'do is far from boring. From sky-high and voluminous sleek and low, textured or ultra-long; click through the gallery to see our favourite ponytail styles to bookmark:

16 celebrity-inspired ponytails for winter