The ponytail braid has been the style of choice for many celebrities hitting the red carpet as of late. It's a chic, carefree look, but if you're searching for some more unique ways to style these types of braids, you've come to the right place. Take Jennifer Hudson, for instance, who sported this ultralong side braid at a recent event. To get the style, snap in some thick, long extensions if your hair is not naturally this length or texture, and braid all the way down to the very end for a cascading effect. See more ideas for getting your ponytail braid on right now.