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Bunches (also called angel wings, two ponytails, dog ears or pigtails) are a hairstyle in which the hair is parted down the middle and gathered into two symmetrical bundles, like ponytails, secured near the scalp. In some English-speaking regions, this hairstyle is referred to as "pigtails," but in others, the term "pigtails" applies only if the hair is braided.
The style is often given to toddlers and young girls, and is sometimes also worn by teenagers and young women.
- In Japan, hair bunches are called 'twin tails' (ツインテール tsuin teeru ). A popular variation is the odango hairstyle, in which each ponytail is partially coiled around its base to form a small bun from which the remaining length hangs free.
- Tamil schoolgirls in India customarily wear their hair in a pair of long braids, with the end of each braid looped up and fastened to its base with red ribbon.