Hair Street Style: Best of ESSENCE Fest

At the ESSENCE Festival, dazzling divas in fabulous 'dos showed up and showed out in the Big Easy. Ladies from coast-to-coast tossed their hair creams and pomades into their carry-on's and rocked some of the fiercest twist-outs, topknots, braids and weaves we've ever seen. Take a look!

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Virginia White shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Tamarra Clay shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Sydney Sam shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Nikki Moorehead shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Mavessa Shelton shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Margarit Grant shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Malaika Robinson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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LaQuenta Celius shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Krystal Wortham shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Justine McDonald shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Jessica Tillman shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Janeeka Stansell shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Eureka Watts shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Elizabeth Owusu shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Carol Brown shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Darlena Egokm shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Christian Leach shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chelsey Baptiste shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chakiria Sparks shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Brooklyn Parke shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Bianca Buchanan shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Arielle Pedmour shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Karina Williams shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chelsea Charles shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Grace M. Smith shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Charis Jones shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Zahra Spencer shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Monica Henderson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Latisa Dixon shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Crystal Henderson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Deidra Chatman shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Micheline Barber shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Maya Azucena shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Joni Covington shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Essence Stewart shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Rachael Drummond shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shon Richard shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Jasmine Kudji shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Kayla Hurse shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Diamond Warren shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Noelle Jordan shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Grerchelle Crawford shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Deanna Powell shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Cynthia Ringo shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Bianca Brock shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Tiffany Wilbanks shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Cherlise Payne shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Sage Edgerson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Millicent Owusu shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shana Steward shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Carmenda Coleman shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Madison Dave shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Karla Williams shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Bonita Canady shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chakhira Sparks shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shantel Delmenea shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Nafeesha Ilahi shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Tai Beauchamp shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Laquenta Celius shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Krystal Wortham shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Arlin Robinson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Paris Payne shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Jennifer Triplett shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Juanita Ronsey shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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A festival goer shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shawna Dorego shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Monica Henderson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Tanya Wilson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shvonda Green shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Terrion Jones shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Erica Michelle shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Desiree Berry shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Kinei Doneey shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Brittany Wilhike shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Troyionne Porter shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Katherine Bagley shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Torriona Ball shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chelsea Charles shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Megan McKinley shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Ahngela Fowler shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Jalisa Davis shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chelsea Tucker Johnson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Jessica Epps shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Ashley Everette shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Jasmine Williams shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Dalmona Reese shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Ciera Payton shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Lonaye Johnson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Krystal Worthcom shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Nicole Pelleria shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Janaan Muhammad shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shalair Armstrong shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Charis Jones shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Melenie Lane shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Ashlee Baptiste shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Leslie Lazard shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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These ladies show off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Monchel Parker Johnson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Chelsea Moore shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Shirletha Johnson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Courtney Akins shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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Charity Johnson shows off her haute hair at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

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