There are so many ways to style braids, from the loose pancaked method, to the fishtail, to the Khaleesi-esque waterfall: ahead, 20 of the prettiest variations to copy from celebs.
The loose, unraveled version of the fishtail braid: the bedhead fishtail.
The beauty of this braid is that it’s not overly perfect: it’s pancaked enough that it avoids looking too precious and it makes a cool contrast to Seyfried’s polished red carpet gown.
The bigger and bolder, the better, says the wisdom of Janelle Monáe. Here she piles a tilted braid atop her head and lets the rest hang down on her shoulders in a side braid.
The low braided bun: a less snooze-worthy take on the chignon.
A beautiful long and segmented waterfall braid: the ideal way to accessorize a gown with a low-back.