Plaits and braids make an annual comeback every summer, but rarely with the versatility this season has already seen.
From plaited ponytails and weaved buns to frontal French braids, corn rows and high volume fishtails, it's all about adding braids into a look that works for you.
A slick of hot lipstick or a few wispy strands should seal the deal wherever you're off. Red carpet? Festival? Sorted.
Ready for some celeb inspiration? These ladies are all working plaited summertime glam...
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HAIRSTYLE HOW TO: Cheryl Cole's fishtail plait
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