Fashion Week Hair Trend: Braids

The braid is the trend that won’t fade, and unlike matte hair and nails, I never want it to. Braids are so hot right now – and they will be for fall 2014, as well. Here, some of the prettiest plaits to grace the runway last week.

tibi-braid-part-fall-2014Tibu: Cornrow Parts

The Aveda team at the Tibi created a microbraid with precision, instead of the farm-girl variety. They punctuated the look with loose, natural waves.

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Whit Heidi Braids

Matthew Fugate for CHI

Distressed the look of these pretty updos and secured the style by rubbing CHI Matte Wax with his palms to maintain the carefree, fly-away texture.

kerastase-creatures-of-the-wind-hairstyle-2014-fallCreatures of the Wind Bangs Braid

Here, bastion of beauty at Fashion Week Odile Gilbert used Kerastase Paris products Touche Perfection and Laque Dentelle for softness/shine and security, respectively, to create a large braid that swoops down over the forehead.

What’s your stance on braids? Over or under them? Tell me in the comments.

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