At a book signing at Barnes and Noble in Dallas, TX, Jennifer Hudson spices up her side braid with a retro-chic roll.
Rashida Jones took on the side braid trend in a very fierce way at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s 50th Anniversary Gala.
At the premiere of “Real Steel,” Garcelle Beauvais swept her long locks into a sleek side-plait (a trend that shows zero signs of abating!).
Beyonce is gorgeous and glowing in this soft, platinum-streaked braid.
Trina goes for a casual chic look in a long braid tossed over one shoulder. The super-dark shade looks so dramatic on her.
‘True Blood’s’ Rutina Wesley adds full, heavy bangs to her style for a schoolgirl vibe.
Alicia Keys adds some oomph to the side plait by wearing a teased and roughed-up fishtail braid.
Tika Sumpter pairs her side plait with a deep center part — so chic.
A sweet side plait adds a casual element to supermodel Sessilee Lopez’s evening ensemble.
Leave it Rihanna to take the side braid trend to the next level.
Katerina Graham adds volume at her hairline for a high-drama look.
La La Vasquez adds a cool cornrow and swooping bangs to her side-braid style.
Jennifer Hudson goes retro chic with a loose, face-framing finger wave. So pretty with her braid!
With her messy, undone braid, Zoe Kravitz is the ultimate in hipster cool.
Brandy’s braid is long, thick, and Matrix-dramatic.
Joy Bryant’s loose braid is both youthful and effortlessly chic. We’re taking notes!
Nicole Richie has cornered the market on messy-on-purpose, artfully tousled tresses! Here, she pairs a side braid with bangs and some wavy, face-framing tendrils.
Melody Thornton’s sleek, severe braid is the perfect complement to her tough-girl studded leather jacket.
Leona Lewis was giving major glamor with this sexily disheveled, fish-tail plait.
Ashanti looks ready for summer in her slicked-back braid, petal-pink gloss and shades.
Trina sports her side plait in a luscious honey-gold shade.
Thandie Newton ties a flouncy black ribbon around the bottom of her braid for bit of girlish flair.