50 Best Braided Looks This Year

Emily Gold 11-22-2017 AM ET / 0 Shares

Quirky fishtails, wicked creativity, and multi stranded infinity braids. Let’s take a look at some of the best braided hairstyles of the year.

Natural crown braid.

Natural crown braid by Barefoot Blonde Hair

(Barefoot Blonde Hair)

Viking inspired braid.

Viking inspired braid by Kayley Melissa

(Kayley Melissa)

Three strand infinity pony.

Three strand infinity pony by Alexandra Wilson

(Alexandra Wilson)

Mini mohawk braids.

Mini mohawk braids by Jacque Morrison

(Jacque Morrison)

Bohemian braid.

Bohemian braid by Barefoot Blonde Hair

(Barefoot Blonde Hair)

Textured braid half-up.

Textured braid half-up by Neal Malek

(Neal Malek)

Dream catcher braid.

Dream catcher braid by Jess Switzer

(Jess Switzer)

Mini braids with studs.

Mini braids with studs by Alex Pelerossi

(Alex Pelerossi)

Braided pigtails.

Braided pigtails by Bec Brown

(Bec Brown)

Half-up braid with flower.

Half-up braid with flower by Michael Gray

(Michael Gray)

Hair clip accent.

Hair clip accent by Shayla Jay

(Shayla Jay)

Gypsy braid.

Gypsy braid by Circles of Hair

(Circles of Hair)

Boxer braids.

Boxer braids by Jacque Morrison

(Jacque Morrison)

Mini floating fishtail braid.

Mini floating fishtail braid by Confessions of a hairstylist

(Confessions of a hairstylist)

Pull-through braided pigtails.

Pull-through braided pigtails by Shayla Jay

(Shayla Jay)

Loose braid.

Loose and messy braid by Chrissy Rasmussen

(Chrissy Rasmussen)

Bow braid.

Bow braid by Christine Harris

(Christine Harris)

Soft mohawk braids.

Soft mohawk braid styles by Shayla Jay

(Shayla Jay)

Mixed braids.

Mixed braids by Ashley G.

(Ashley G.)

Upside down braid.

Upside down braid by Circles of Hair

(Circles of Hair)

Side fishtail.

Side fishtail by Natalieanne


Punk rock princess.

Punk rock princess by Alexa Ruby

(Alexa Ruby)

Waterfall braid.

Waterfall braid by Caroline Einhoff

(Caroline Einhoff)

Fishtail ponytail with a twist.

Fishtail ponytail with a twist by Michael Gray

(Michael Gray)

Rope braid & low pony.

Rope braid & low pony by Missy Sue

(Missy Sue)

Fishtail braids with bubble braid.

Fishtail braids with bubble braid by My Hairstyle XO

(My Hairstyle XO)

Fishtail crown braids.

Fishtail crown braids by Missy Sue

(Missy Sue)

Braid and a laurel wreath crown.

Braid and a laurel wreath crown by Brooke Klay

(Brooke Klay)

Mixed braids.

Mixed braids by Emma Chen

(Emma Chen)

Braided half-up.

Braided half-up by Lumine Salon

(Lumine Salon)

Textured crown braid.

Textured crown braid by Chrissy Rasmussen

(Chrissy Rasmussen)

Peach tone boxer braid.

Peach tone boxer braid by Glamiris


Festival braids.

Festival braids by Maggiemh


Double fishtails.

Double fishtails by Svetlana Chikhireva

(Svetlana Chikhireva)

Part line accent braid.

Part line accent braid by Missy Sue

(Missy Sue)

Knotted braid.

Knotted braid by Castillo Bataille

(Castillo Bataille)

Double crown braids.

Double crown braids by Taylor Lamb

(Taylor Lamb)

Fishtails and twists.

Fishtails and twists by Shayla Jay

(Shayla Jay)

Whimsical boho braids.

Whimsical boho braids by Sara Vanderstelt

(Sara Vanderstelt)

Bohemian arrowhead braid.

Bohemian arrowhead braid by Missy Sue

(Missy Sue)

Simple braid undone.

Simple braid undone by Maggiemh


Braided updo.

Braided updo by Annie Pearce

(Annie Pearce)

Mermaid braid.

Mermaid braid by Doug Theoharis

(Doug Theoharis)

Large braided ponytail.

Large braided ponytail by Amelie Cheval

(Amelie Cheval)

Messy boho braid.

Messy boho braid by Sara Vanderstelt

(Sara Vanderstelt)

Boxer braids and rings.

Boxer braids and rings by Circles of Hair

(Circles of Hair)

Fishtails and pull-through braids.

Fishtails and pull-through braids by Shayla Jay

(Shayla Jay)

Infinity braid.

Infinity braid by Harfoner


Braided top knot.

Braided top knot by Jacque Morrison

(Jacque Morrison)