African women are conscious of their hair-do because it do not only contributes to their appearance, personality or personal hygiene but has become a vital part of making a fashion statement especially in the 21st century.
It cannot be overemphasized that braids never goes out of style for any occasion or event.
Sometimes, a choice of hair style serves as a compliment to the dress for a particular occasion and that is why we have some women carry matching braids colour with their dress making them look all swanky for their events. Braids can either be styled or released to flow down flaunting its length depending on choice, occasion or as a complement to our dressing.
The interesting part is the fact that you can switch your looks with the same hair to fit in to the purpose of occasion or choice of dress exploring creativity with the different styles which leads us to dress inspired braid style inspirations.
Unlike before where we have brides rocking their styled weaves or extensions and gelled hair for their weddings, Creativity has come to the rescue where you can rock your braid to your desired style for your wedding without pressure to take it off immediately after the wedding because of it’s ability to be able to stay longer than the other hair styles. Asides looking beautiful it’s also going out of the box to do something unusual and adorable.
STYLE INSPIRATION FOR BRAIDS
The Low bun: This is most common used for wedding hair styles with weaves or extensions and comes out elegantly beautiful. This Is usually common with red carpets and corporate dinner dates also. Now imagine rocking the low bun style with your braid, Classic!
The high bun : This I describe simply “cute”. Here you have all the world to do it your own way, whichever way, the most important thing is the end result which can create neck-twisting attractions.
Corn rows: Ok here I say if you are the type that wants to do the really unusual, you can get creative with your corn rows even for your wedding, a super sleek corn row style for any occasion and you’re good to go.
The various braid style also allows you to rock your gele to your aso ebi to that owambe. So no worries when you have one on the way and you’re worried if the head gear will sit well on your head.
From switching from top-nuts to ponytail and wearing the maxi braids allowing it flow down flaunting its length and creating beautiful contrast with blending colours, with braids, your fashion statement is limitless.