by Marianne Dabir
You've got both smoky eyes and statement lips on lock, but now it's time to master a cool new 'do or two for all your holiday soirees. Skip the intricate updos and fancy chignons this season, and gives braids a go for fuss-free party-perfect hair. Not only are pretty plaits super versatile, but they're deceivingly easy to DIY. You can create a sparkly, high-impact style like Katy Perry's in a matter of minutes, or stick with a classic oldie-but-goodie braid like Rita Ora's for low-key glamour.
For more red carpet-worthy braid inspo, take a look at all the stars who are embracing fishtails, frenches, and everything in between.
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