Anyone can put their hair in a bun, but it takes a real pro to pull off a braided updo. Not only is it the most challenging hairstyle with the most variations, it takes someone with true style to carry it well.
Here are a few of our favourite celebrities who’ve rocked a braided hairstyle.
Drew Barrymore's updo is a series of braids wrapping around her head and then loosened for a relaxed style.
Minka Kelly's hairstylist added charm to her look by attaching a piece of jewellery into the braid.
Alicia Keys took her hair to new heights by gathering the hair up high and using extensions to add a voluminous braid.
Katy Perry added some sparkle with gold leaf to her braided updo, which popped in her blueish-black hair.
Dianna Agron used a fishtail braid for an edgy red carpet updo.
Jennifer Lawrence, pre-cropped hair, wore this braided "milkmaid" look to a red carpet.
Jessica Alba's updo has two side braids and twists meeting in an elegant bun at the back of her neck.