I just received the following formspring question so although it's a bit of a re-hash of things I've featured before, I still think they're all very relevant!
"Please can you give me a few tips for quick and easy hair styles for long hair? Thanks."
My most recent discovery has been the fishtail plait, I realise it's been around for a while but I've only just been able to do it! Click here to see my proper post on it but plaits are still very now and even if it's not fishtail then a side plait looks gorgeous, and I personally I think the messier the better. This Miu Miu one uses extensions for the length and thickness, and also a middle parting, but I think a side parting (opposite side to where the plait falls) is a really wearable version of this. Try plaiting a nice printed scarf into it too, that always looks lovely. See here for the trend piece that featured Miu Miu and a few others...
Still going along the plaits line is the Hippy Hippy Chic post I did a while ago, have a look here but this is quite an easy look for long hair as seen below on the queen of hippy-chic - Pixie Lott. I wear it by scrunch-drying my hair to keep it's natural wave, and then take a plait from either side of my parting and secure at the back of my head. Little random plaits all the way through the hair works really well too.
Another trend piece I did here was on buns, which again are still on-trend and really achievable, check that post out here; the image below is my favourite out of them and was from the Matthew Williamson show. This is easily created and works best with wet hair: Simply make a diagonal parting starting from where the centre of your eyebrow is to the back of the head on the other side under the ear, then make a ponytail in the centre of each section and secure tightly. Wrap both sections around each other and pin securely underneath, as well as anywhere it doesn't sit flat to the head.
So, I hope that's a few styles to keep you going, it is a bit of a re-hash but if you click on the label for hair tips or hair trends, you'll find a few there!