Are you wondering how to add a dash of oomph to your look, easily and effortlessly? From infusing chicness to a drab outfit to being a perfect add-on for your cute dress, hair braids are your answer if you want to spice up your look. And if the recent appearances of Bollywood fashionistas like Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor and Radhika Apte among others are anything to go by, then hair braids seem to be the new in and we can’t help but notice just how rapidly it’s catching up. So be it a date with your someone special or a day out with your girlfriends, if you have had enough of letting your hair down, then we say — try out quirky braid-styles that blend in well with your outfits.
To help you wear braids with different outfits, we have compiled here some of the celeb-approved looks.
Although Deepika Padukone’s pantsuit might not be her best foot forward in fashion, her chic hair braid can get a room full of quiet fashion experts excited. Also, if you are tired getting your puff stay put, try braiding the next time.
Carefree and cool seem to be wild-child Radhika Apte’s style statement and her braids seem to be an extension of that. And if you are looking for a casual day hairstyle as well, then keep it trendy with textured hair like Apte’s tied in a top knot style. Hair strands across the face might add to the drama of your look.
Done letting your mane down at weddings and celebrations? Go for this intricate side braid styled hair that Shruti Hassan has carried off with elan. You can quirk up your sari or anything ethnic you are choosing to wear. Do you want to add that extra something to your ethnic outfit?
Who says sports hair is boring? Shraddha Kapoor shows us a stylish and manageable way to wear your hair on a casual day. Instead of one full-length braid, go with dutch braids like the actor and pair it up with your comfy jeans and tee.
If all you want is to channel your inner Bohemian wild-child, then this is what you should opt for.
Shraddha Kapoor keeps it subtle and chic in one side braid. We like the tiara-like effect that the gorgeous style wafts.
Super cute side braids tied in a knot at the back can sometimes be the best accessory for a charming dress.
If you’re really adventurous, you can try your hand at textured hair by sporting tight braids like Kapoor does.
Fishtail braids are an ideal hairstyle for a casual day out. Not only do they give a dainty effect but look peppy, all in a matter of minutes. Also, if you are not having one of your best hair days, all you need to do is go for a braid that goes well with your overall look.
Which of these braids have caught your fancy? Let us know in the comments’ section below.