The Local Firm Braid Makes for a Piercing Presentation

Usually, a long singular braid evokes an innocent Little-House-On-The-Prairie-type image, but on its Spring/Summer 2011 runway, The Local Firm braid was anything but angelic.

The Local Firm's fresh-faced models rocked lengthy, steel-studded plaits that looked like they could be used as stylish torture devices. The Local Firm is all about mixing art and architecture and in its Spring/Summer line, it featured lightweight materials contrasted with heavyweight accents.

The Local Firm braid is actually pretty cool, but if you’re tempted to try one, just watch where you swing that thing.