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25 Badass Braided Hairstyles

From Architectural Hair Braids to Rapunzel Braiditorials

— June 17, 2010 — Fashion
These clever braided hairstyles prove that the style is not only for little girls or travelers returning from an island vacation.

Appearing on the runway, magazine covers and being rocked out by celebrities, braided hairstyles are popping up everywhere. They can either be used to dress up or dress down a look, depending on the desired effect and styling. From architectural hair braids to Rapunzel braiditorials, try to wrap your head around these braided hairstyles.
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Activity
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Vibrant Fabric Braids
Vibrant Fabric Braids
Karlie Kloss in Hermes Spring/Summer 2010 Ad Campaign
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24
Adults Playing Dress Up
Adults Playing Dress Up
Vivienne Westwood Gets Odd For Fall 2008
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23
Kaleidoscopic Clothes
Kaleidoscopic Clothes
Nathan Jenden's Spring 2010 Collection Plays With Prints and Patterns
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22
Candy Floss Fashion
Candy Floss Fashion
Inbar Spector Spring 2009
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21
Palm Tree Buns
Palm Tree Buns
Nuno Veloso Captures Sky-High Braided Updos for ‘Fierce'
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20
Braided Hats
Braided Hats
Kanch Panjabi's ‘Untitled Stories' Uses Hair in Place of Hats
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19
Placid Photo Shoots
Placid Photo Shoots
‘Wishful Sun, Scattered Sea' by Jason Lee Parry Rocks Our Boat
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18
Braided Headbands & Bed Hair
Braided Headbands & Bed Hair
Anthony Lloyd's 'Jenni' is a Study in Seduction
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17
Braided Bonding
Braided Bonding
Close Companionship Via Self-Inflicted Conjoined Hairstyles
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16
Bo Derek Braids
Bo Derek Braids
Tiny Plaits Make a Comeback in Krasimir Marchev Photo Shoot
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15
Braided Hairtography
Braided Hairtography
Anja Rubik Ties Up Her Tresses For Vogue Paris Beauty March 2010
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14
Voluminous Haute Hair
Voluminous Haute Hair
Hairstylist Luigi Murenu Showcases Wavy Hair for Allure Magazine
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13
Rapunzel Braiditorials
Rapunzel Braiditorials
Restrained Hair and 'Jackets of All Trades' in Vogue
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Multi-Hued Hairitorials
Multi-Hued Hairitorials
Model Natasha Poly Gets 'Glam and Sporty' in Vogue Italia
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11
Earphones Made of Braided Hair
Earphones Made of Braided Hair
Limi Feu S/S 09 Hairphones
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10
Braided Pompadours
Braided Pompadours
'Jord' by Antonio Andrade Blends Greaser Hair & Little-Girl Chic
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9
Wrap-Around Braids
Wrap-Around Braids
Lydia Lucia Dares to Wear a Princess Leia-Inspired 'Do
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8
Little Girl Braids for Adults
Little Girl Braids for Adults
A New Twist on Hair for Fall
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7
Runway Manga Manes
Runway Manga Manes
Stylish Sailor Moon Hair at Nathan Jenden Sprin 2010 RTW
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6
Raggedy Ann Fashion
Raggedy Ann Fashion
Louise Ebel Rocks Doll-Like Looks for Lookbook.nu
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5
80's-Inspired Hairstyles
80's-Inspired Hairstyles
Braided Dreadlocks Are Topshop Unique Chic
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4
Kids' Hairstyles Grow Up
Kids' Hairstyles Grow Up
Sarah Palin's French Braid vs Victoria Beckham's Pixie
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3
Brazen Braids
Brazen Braids
Spring 2010 Hair is All About Milkmaid Braids & Princess Plaits
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2
Hairy Masks
Hairy Masks
Intricate Braiding & Sculptured Hair Editorial for Vision Magazine
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1
Architectural Hair Braids
Architectural Hair Braids
Studio Marisol's Series for CuldeSac Crazy Hair Art Workshop is Wild
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