Go There Thursdays: Solange's Sky-High, Braided Bun

Top tips to get Solange's head-turning topknot.

Solange was pictured last week behind the DJ booth at the Miu Miu Galleria opening in Houston sporting a head-turning, sky-high, braided bun.  Solange is no stranger to eye-catching looks-- she's brazenly rocked a "Big Chop," down-her-back braids, and supersized afros time and time again.  This look was an edgy addition to Solange's bevy of hot 'dos and we love that she's not afraid of making a statement with her hair.

The first time we saw Solange bring back box braids was in early 2010, when she sported waist-length plaits at a club opening in Las Vegas.  A few days later, she twirled them into a big topknot for a dinner party in Los Angeles.  That would be the first of many braid sightings on the superstar songstress who has made her ever-changing natural hairstyles a part of her mane mantra.

If you're considering rocking braids, here are a few tips that will help you protect your own hair underneath the extensions.

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