Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Braid it!!!

Braids were everywhere on the catwalks this season. You can wear them undone to the side as seen at Alexander Wang or in many other ways. Here's some inspiration:

French braiding can be chalenging and especially if you're braiding your own hair. That's one of the reasons why most people don't usually wear braids that often. Since some of you have asked for a video tutorial or a how to guide here are some that I have found on the web. It may be hard to understand it on the first time so try to watch the videos several times. Remember, practice makes perfect!

Ever wanted to know how to french braid your own hair? Well, if so watch this video tutorial:

Did you ever wonder how to get the Milkmaid braids  from Oscar de la Renta? Here's a short video which will help you get the look:

To get the messy side braids from Alexander Wang's show click here

What do you think?Which is your favorite braid style? Do you often wear braids?
-The Trendy Fashionista
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  1. I like the braids in the 2nd set of photos, so pretty! I don't wear braids that often but maybe I should give it a try! :)


  2. I LOVE braids! I don't wear them often because I think they are kind of unflattering on my face, but I know how to do all the complicated ones (french, dutch, crown, herringbone, etc! I went through a braid obsessed phase :P)

  3. I love the braid trend, I think they're so pretty :)

  4. I love braids! So gorgeous. And the ones in these photos are spectacular. :)

    I love to have little random braids in my hair and wear it long...kind of hippie-ish. Hehe.

  5. I can't wait until my bangs are long enough to braid them!

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  6. I like the loose side braid. My hair is so long, I need to braid it more often. Reminds me of being a young lass.;)xoxo

  7. Gorgeous trendspotting, darling!

    Love braids, especially at the beach!


  8. I love the Oscar de la Renta, 'Heidi' style - fabulous!

    Stay safe and chic ma chérie,
    English Rose x

  9. oh I LOVE braids! cant do them on myself though! - you should do a how to guide x

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  10. i think jean paul gaultier =D beautiful

  11. I'm in love with the side braid at the moment. I've been into it so much that I will actually post a look with it this evening.

  12. I love braids. I am so bad at them. My favourite style is messy side braids.

  13. Love them, love them, love them! I think Alexander Wang did the best.

  14. Great, love all of them!


  15. WOW, love this blog. So glad I found it!
    And I definitely agree, a how-to on either french braiding or fish-tail braiding would be great! I'm hopeless when it comes to anything other than buns, ponytails, or natural.

    Can't wait to read more of your work!

    --chloe **

  16. love them! and love your posts!
    Thank you for your comment on my blog!

  17. I LOVE braids, the only problem is that my hair is still to short!!

    I LOVE the braid on the girl with the white "dress" on the third post, the middle picture! LOVLEY!


  18. thank god for alexander wang, that side braid is the most perfect thing. i am always rocking a braid, i do it when my hair is wet and when it dries i have pretty waves.
    be a follower, not a hater...

  19. Ah I wish I had enough hair for this!

  20. totally loving this braid trend !
    the miu miu ones are soo gorgeous !
    hugs and kisses ..
    glisters and blisters

  21. ooooh i absolutely love braids! although my hair isnt long enough to have a full french braid, but i do like braiding my fringe, because sometimes it gets really annoying! great post, a perfect hairstyle for spring no?
    lots of love

  22. I really like braids - or 'plaits' as I call them! I have worn a lot of side plaits recently. I really like the kind of artistic feel that they have, especially once they start to look a bit scruffy.
    Thanks for commenting, and most of my vintage magazines are from ebay or local flea markets.

  23. J'adore, les plus jolies sont celles de chez Alexander Wang et de chez Miu Miu !

    Goop did a hair special a while ago where a top hairdresser showed how to do a messy, awesome fishtail braid. It was very clear because he used pictures and words so it can be printed off and stuck to a mirror. ALSO HAS FEATURED BRAIDING TIPS

    Hope that is helpful. I love braids, mostly because I like my hair flowing and long but I'm too lazy to blowdry it or any styling that can't be done after a mad dash to the bus stop.