Vanessa Simmons rocks a choppy bob with a cool braided section in the front. Love.
Selita Ebanks rocks an intricate, French-braided plait swept over one shoulder.
Ravyn Symone wore a side bun and a chic braided headband to the NAACP Theatre Awards.
At the BET Awards, pint-size trendsetter Willow Smith sculpted a heart out of her micro-braids.
Always edgy, Eve paired a side plait with a bouffant pompadour.
At Fashion Week, Angela Simmons added oomph to her blowout with two tiny cornrows in front. So chic.
At the “What’s Your Number” premiere, Tika Sumpter rocked a super-elegant braided headband over her sleek ’do.
Solange Knowles has single-handedly brought back ’90s-era, Patra-style braids — and we love it!
Alicia Keys paired a deliberately messy fishtail ponytail with bright crimson lips — so stunning.
Stunning songstress Goapele looks elegant in tiny cornrows and a decorative headpiece.
Zoe Saldana accentuates her soft waves with a loosely braided “hair”-band.
With her lush micro-braids and scarlet lips, Joy Bryant caused quite a stir at the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
Selita Ebanks adds a French braid along her hairline, which leads into her loose, braided bun.
Jill Scott created a faux “side shave” moment by gathering one side of her hair into tiny, precise cornrows, letting the rest of her tresses fly free.
Tracee Ellis Ross beats the heat by rocking two cornrows going down each side of her head. Cool-looking and chic!
At the Met Ball, Rihanna took the side plait one step farther by including a French braid along her hairline. So chic.
In the past year, Chrisette Michele went from bald to bleach blonde to amber microbraids. We love this sophisticated, Eva Peron-esque style.
Sanaa Lathan accentuates her oversize bun by wrapping a braided piece around the base. So elegant!
Paula Patton uses a skinny, braided headband to hold back her sleek ’do. So clever!
At a recent awards show, Jada Pinkett Smith rocked a faux-hawk pompadour created entirely of cornrows.