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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is stepping outside her (hair) comfort zone.
Our favorite trendsetter took a break from her smooth blowouts and low buns to sport a somewhat uncharacteristic 'do at an appearance on Thursday: a sassy top knot.
The 37-year-old debuted the perky style while visiting the Association of Commonwealth Universities, one of the organizations she'll represent as a royal patron, as was recently announced.
Top knots are a go-to look for many stylish celebrities, but it's a style we haven't previously spotted on the former Meghan Markle. And, honestly, we couldn't stop staring at the hairdo from every angle.
The bun had just the right amount of height, landing perfectly on the crown of her head for a sleek effect.
The no-fuss style likely helped the expectant mother focus on the matter at hand — advocating for accessible education — rather than worrying about a stray burst of wind messing up her locks.
The duchess paired her new 'do with a chic, all-black ensemble and her trademark nude pumps.
A high top knot is certainly a new look for the fashionista, who often wears her flowing locks down in a sleek style.
See a few of her past hairstyles:
Down with waves.
Or up in a messy bun with loose tendrils.
She's also a fan of polished buns with lots of shine.
We'll be interested to see if the former actress tries her hand at a top knot again, but for now, we're just admiring the sassy look from afar!