We love when a retro style becomes suddenly hot again -- hence our excitement over braids!

Tia Williams
Jun, 13, 2011

We love when a retro style becomes suddenly hot again -- hence our excitement over braids! Whether it's Seventies-era cornrows or Patra-esque plaits, the style is chicer than ever this summer. Here, we hit the streets of New York City to find the fiercest new braided styles.