Hair Street Style: Braided Queens

In case you hadn't noticed, braids are the hottest tress trend around town! From upscale updos to flirty fishtails, these sisters are giving new life to this age-old style staple.

Deena Campbell Jul, 23, 2015

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Ayana Hipps attends the Fashion Fete charity event hosted by African Health Now at the Tracy Reese boutique in New York City.

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Valerie Skinner attends the Summer Open Brunch Party hosted by The Block Association in New York City.

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Patricia Ambroise attends the "Never Pay Retail Again" e-book launch party hosted by Daisy Lewellyn in New York City.

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

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Nikiya Shepard attends the 6th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, PA.

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Nicole Moore attends the Uptown Grrrl Soiree hosted by theHotness and 5001 Flavors at Harlem Haberdashery in New York City.

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Natalie Hutchinson attends the Summer Open Brunch Party hosted by The Block Association in New York City.

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Milla attends the "Spring in the Green" book signing event hosted by Mikki Taylor in New York City.

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Kimberly Wilson Style for Breakfast sponsored by Elasta QP in New York City.

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Jennifer Urie attends the Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City.

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Jasmine Britton attends CurlyNikki's "Better Than Good Hair" book tour stop in St. Louis, MO.

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

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Guslene Bubak attends the Summer Open Brunch Party hosted by The Block Association in New York City.

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

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Faith Yonny attends the Fashion 500 Brunch hosted by The Block Association in New York City.

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Edwina Kuleyo attends the "Never Pay Retail Again" e-book launch party hosted by Daisy Lewellyn in New York City.

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

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Demetria L. Lucas attends Cocktails with Belle in honor of Women's History Month in New York City.

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Christina Coleman attends the 6th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, PA.

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

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Brandalyn Fulton shows off her flawless face at The Makeup Show in New York City.

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

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Alexandria Seay attends Cocktails with Belle in honor of Women's History Month in New York City.

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Amanda Williams attends the 6th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, PA.

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Angelique Smith attends the Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City.

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Diane Shabazz Varnie shows off her style at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn.

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Chiara Hardaway attends the birthday bash for celebrity stylist Ursula Stephen hosted by Motions Hair in New York City.

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Marla Phillips flaunts her hot hair at Howard University's homecoming in Washington, DC.

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Michaela Stewart flaunts her hot hair at Howard University's homecoming in Washington, DC.

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Kai Taylor flaunts her hot hair at Howard University's homecoming in Washington, DC.

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Adaku Utah shows off her style at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn.

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Donica White shows off her style at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn.

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Lametrius White shows off her style at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn.

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Danielle Smith attends the World Natural Hair Health and Beauty Show in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Nicole Walugembe shows off her style at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn.

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Tonya Osbourne shows off her style at the AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn.

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Tiffany Jones shows off her hot hair in the Soho neighborhood of New York City.

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Luniathi Mampofu shows off her hot hair in the Soho neighborhood of New York City.

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Stefanie Small attends the P-3 Beauty Tea in Atlanta.

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Constance Swain shows off her hot hair on the campus of Spelman College in Atlanta.

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Tiana Lockhart shows off her hot hair at Howard University’s Springfest in Washington, DC.

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Tamara Moran attends A Belle in Hollywood at the Redbury Hotel Hollywood.

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Marsha Murray attends the Natural Hair Affair Brunch Meet Up in Connecticut.

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