Actress/singer Zendaya arrives at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Here's proof that braids will never go out of style. 

Sabrina R Perkins
Aug, 16, 2016

Summer is prime time for braids. The protective style not only keeps hair from getting unruly, but it's also versatile enough to rock in endless ways. 

Zendaya, style chameleon and fashion wunderkind, knows this all too well. The 19-year-old actress and singer is renowned for taking beauty risks and as expected, her latest is a complete win.

This month, she celebrates the launch of her shoe line, Daya by Zendaya, with an unforgettable Footwear News cover. Now this is how you wed edgy fashion with standout hair: 

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On the cover of @footwearnews @dayabyzendaya

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In sexy heels and fall-friendly threads, Z flaunts uniquely patterned cornrows that flow down each side of her head. The brown hue of her braided crown ties in with an overall smoldering makeup look that includes shimmery eyeshadow and a chocolate manicure. 

Once again, Zendaya is #hairgoals personified. Check out the entire Daya by Zendaya line here