08/07/2014 02:21 EDT | Updated 08/07/2014 02:59 EDT

The Best Celebrity Ponytails Of All Time (PHOTOS)

If there's one season where you should wear a ponytail, it's definitely summer.

For practical reasons, a pony is great for keeping hair out of your face, for when you don't want the humidity to wreck your 'do and when you want to keep frizz to a minimum.

And who better to show you how you can get a cute and stylish ponytail than celebrities?

One recent twist to the classic pony comes courtesy of Duchess Kate Middleton, who sported a half-up ponytail style at a First World War ceremony this week.

So get inspired by the best celebrity ponytails of all time for your summer hairdo.

Beyonce, 2011

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Kate Beckinsale, 2012

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Jennifer Lopez, 2000

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Nicole Kidman, 2013

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Jessica Chastain, 2013

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, 2001

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Celine Dion, 1999

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Kate Middleton, 2014

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Gwen Stefani, 2001

gwen stefani 2001

Nelly Furtado, 2002

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Eva Mendes, 2002

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Kristen Stewart, 2012

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Sandra Bullock, 2011

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Jennifer Morrison, 2012

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Diane Kruger, 2013

diane kruger met gala 2013

Blake Lively, 2013

blake lively met gala 2013

Olivia Wilde, 2011

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Rooney Mara, 2012

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Bella Thorne, 2014

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Katy Perry, 2012

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