16 Braided Hairstyles for When You Want to Feel Like a Princess

Crowns not included.

Crowns not included.

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Olivia Palermo

Switch up your half up/half down style by pulling hair back with two stacked braids.

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Cheryl Cole

The prettiest red carpet braid we ever did see.

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Diane Kruger

Fully commit to the Heidi look with low, thick braid buns.

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Cara Delevingne

Cara D. proves that braids can be edgy with a strategically placed french braid (the smokey shadow and a spiked dress also help).

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Taylor Swift

The best part about this braided style? It works for everything from a red carpet event to a yoga class.

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Nikki Reed

To get some serious princess vibes, add a thin braid headband to a wavy updo.

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Rooney Mara

Make a simple high braid more interesting by pinning it in place behind your head.

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Sienna Miller

The trick to keeping a braided headband chic? Keep the rest of the hair loose and slightly undone.

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Rita Ora

Rita's casual side braid = genius.

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Bella Thorne

The easiest way to step up your braid game? Throw a ribbon or two in there.

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Kerry Washington

Braiding around a teased bun: So simple and smart we can't believe we didn't think of it earlier.

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Cara Delevingne

This pancaked side braid is so simple, yet oh so elegant.

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Amber Heard

Props to the brave souls who take on this fishtail creation.

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Emma Watson

Holy braids! We recommend letting a stylist try and recreate this masterpiece.

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Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth defends her title as "Queen of the Prettiest Hairstyles" with this half-crown braid.

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Jennifer Lawrence

As if this halo braid wasn't dreamy enough, Lawrence went ahead and added gold chains and bling into it.

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