6 Fancy Celeb Braids that Are Perfect for All Your Holiday Parties

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Katy Perry's Sparkly Accent
Ribbon isn't just for topping presents this season! Katy wove a skinny metallic strand through her pretty milkmaid 'do for an ... more 
Photo by: Courtesy of Getty Images
Katy Perry's Sparkly Accent
Ribbon isn't just for topping presents this season! Katy wove a skinny metallic strand through her pretty milkmaid 'do for an appropriately festive touch. Think of it as a more grown-up take on a hairbow.
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Thu, Dec 12, 2013 2:09 PM EST
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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