The hottest hair trend for summer is braids! All of Hollywood is going crazy for the trend. From boho chic to super casual to dressy and elegant…..this trend is here to stay. See what braids your favorite stars are wearing and how you can update your own!
Minka shows off a long face-framing wispies and a messy low braid. To get a look like this at home, braid hair as usual and then use the pointed end of a teasing comb to loosen select pieces.
This budding beauty opts for an unexpected twist to her sweet, side-parted look.
With youth on her side, Smith uses neon shoelaces to tie her hair into a ponytail and provides an outfit-matching accessory to her look.
The expecting actress pairs her face-framing, boho braids with electric blue eye shadow at a benefit for Haiti.
At the premiere for Red Riding Hood, Seyfried hides her braid into a larger knot at the nape of her neck. Starting with a base of wavy hair makes it easier to execute messier looks, like this one.
Bright red lips and a one-shoulder gown balance this supermodel’s messy braid. Her side-swept bangs give an extra hint of sophistication to her black-tie look.
While performing on a cruise ship, the songbird appropriately chose to weave her scarlet strands into a supersized fishtail braid.
Diane Kruger, May 2011
While in Cannes (and battling coastal humidity), the German actresses pins back her tresses into a mini side braid and a larger knotted braid. We like how she hides her ponytail holder with woven hair.
Flaunting one of the most popular trends at Cannes, Bingbing, a Chinese actress, uses many open-ended pins to secure her thick locks into her halo-esque style.
At a London film festival, the singer uses beaded ribbon to add an understated accent to her otherwise straight strands.
What do you think? Which of these styles will you be sporting this summer?