Braided Beauties: Celebs Embrace Pretty Plaits

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Seventeen years ago, Janet Jackson sparked a huge trend with her "Poetic Justice" dookie braids, and soon after, Brandy reinvigorated the style with her perky braided extensions. These days, braids are back in a major way--and they're more versatile than ever. From Pocahontas plaits to intricate cornrows, check out the latest A-listers embracing the look.

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