The 20 best celebrity side braids

Hair braids, one trend that seems here to stay. From Blake to Beyonce, take a look at Hollywood's A-list rocking the romantic hairstyle.

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The 20 best celebrity side braids

Blake Lively Lively dressed-up her well-mussed braid by adding a sparkly barrette at the Los Angeles premiere of Green Lantern.
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Ali Larter

Ali Larter Larter sported a cool, unkempt fishtail braid at an Art of Elysium event in Malibu.
Charley Gallay
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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift While out and about in Paris, Taylor Swift wore a long, ropey braid with sun-flecked highlights.
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Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld The Oscar-nominated True Grit star tied-off her polished double twist with a sparkly black bow at The Hollywood Reporter Big 10 Party in Los Angeles.
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Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams McAdams's braid at the Sherlock Holmes premiere in London has a classic feel, thanks to her mini-pompadour.
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Rihanna Rihanna, Rihanna, let down your hair! At the 2011 MET Ball, the singer added two face-framing plaits to her Rapunzel-esque braid.
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Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana For her appearance on BET's 106 & Park, Saldana kept her braid loose and piecey.
Charles Sykes
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Minka Kelly

Minka Kelly At a screening for The Roommate, Kelly rocked an undone fishtail braid with a boho vibe.
Sara De Boer
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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson The singer wore a slightly tousled, uber-long braid when she performed at AOL Music's Sessions show.
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Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez Bieber's main gal wore a plait with side-swept bangs to the 2010 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards.
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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys Keys kept her braid loose and twisted at this year's BET Awards in Los Angeles.
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Demi Moore

Demi Moore At the Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, the actress opted for long and chunky fishtail braid.
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Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe At a QVC event in Water Mill, NY, the fashionista kept her braid el naturale by securing it with a clear elastic.
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Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene The Twilight star wore a tousled brunette braid with face-framing layers to the Eclipse premiere in Madrid.
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Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis At the Love Ball during London Fashion Week, Lewis gave chunky fishtail braid a relaxed feel by leaving out a few side swept layers.
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Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie At an Ella Moss party in West Hollywood, Richie's gave her braid a fairytale vibe with two face-framing twists.
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Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart At Mulberry's London Fashion Week party, Bella Swan wore a loose sable twist.
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Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff The mama-to-be wove a strip of black leather into her loose, thick braid at a Los Angeles signing for her book, Devoted.
Jb Lacroix
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Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger At the Karl Lagerfeld Film Presentation Party in Saint-Tropez, the actress let her plait get flirty with a navy ribbon and fedora hat.
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Beyonce Beyonce accented her simple side braid with a thick swoop of blond bangs at the New York City launch of her latest fragrance, Pulse.
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