The ponytail is a magical creature and talisman. It holds its own little secrets (and some hair). It also maintains a satisfying bouncing motion when walking or running, and I'm pretty sure it would fight any enemy.
There must be a link somewhere between ponytail and fairytale. Often we think of long, flowing, unrestricted hair as a fairytale element. The hair holds great power and mysticism in many places and across many stories, but what about the unassuming ponytail?
The ponytail lurks unnoticed, practical and innocent. It's a tiny cove of secrets (and some hair).