Ballerina buns, pixie haircuts, ponytails - the red carpet is regarded as one of the best places to check out the latest trends in hairstyles and cuts. In 2012, the red carpet witnessed some of the most glamorous hairstyles.

So who tops the list for the most glamorous hairstyle? Well, its none other than Hollywood names like Vanessa Hudgens, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez and Michelle Williams.

While Jolie opted for the wavy hair look, Michelle Williams from My Week with Marilyn opted for the ultra-short pixie hair cut that has recently been popularized by stars like Emma Watson and Victoria Beckham. This short hairstyle reportedly flatters any face and showcases best facial features.

Apart from this, there were some others like actress January Jones and Milla Jovovich who looked stunning in vintage down-dos, paying a tribute to the old Hollywood style. Whether curled or retro waves, such vintage hairdos can compliment any gown to give that dazzling red carpet look.

Then there were the modern hairstyles like sleek, stylish bob opted by fashion queen Jennifer Lopez and the fringed hairstyle by celebrities like Rihanna.

Start the slideshow and tell us which is your favourite red carpet hairstyle: