Jennifer Lawrence, Katy Perry, Louise Roe, Nina Dobrev and more celebs turned heads in intricately braided updos at this season’s awards ceremonies
Katy Perry at the People's Choice Awards
With gold leaf interwoven in her dark locks, Katy Perry’s elegant updo at the People’s Choice Awards evoked a crown fit for a pop princess.
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Lea Michele at the People's Choice Awards
Lea Michele rocked a spunky braided updo at the People’s Choice Awards. The rows of braids wrapping around her head swept her hair off her face to enhance her glowing makeup.
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Lucy Liu at the Golden Globes
Lucy Liu did something different from the sea of sideswept waves at the Golden Globes. Her long fishtail braid started at the crown and draped over one shoulder.
Jennifer Lawrence at the Film Critics Awards
Jennifer Lawrence worked the milkmaid look at the Film Critics Awards, with a braid wrapping over her head like a headband and loose strands framing her face.
Jennifer Lawrence at the People's Choice Awards
At the People’s Choice Awards, the Hunger Games actress wore another braided look with twists coming back into a loose bun and her bangs left to one side.
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Jennifer Lawrence at the Golden Globes
It’s clear that Lawrence—or her hairstylist—loves the braid trend. At the Golden Globes she wore the most intricate of the three updos, this one with volume at the front sweeping defined curls and braids back into a low whorl.
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Louise Roe at the Golden Globes
Louise Roe did a twist on the topknot at the Golden Globes, wearing a high bun with a braid wrapped around it.
Taylor Spreitler at the People's Choice Awards
Melissa & Joey actress Taylor Spreitler wore a variation of the milkmaid trend at the People’s Choice Awards. Her updo featured a center part with two tiny textured braids weaving down into a low bun.
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Rita Ora at the BRIT Awards Nominations
Rita Ora worked a casual look at the BRIT Awards Nominations party, with a pretty blonde braid falling over her shoulder.
Nina Dobrev at the SAG Awards Pre-Party
Nina Dobrev’s simple but romantic look at the SAG Awards pre-party consisted of a single French braid tucked behind on ear and the rest of her chestnut hair left loose.
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Nolwenn Leroy at the NRJ Music Awards
French singer Nolwenn Leroy did dark glamour at the NRJ Music Awards, wearing a crown braid with blunt bangs.
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Noureen Dewulf at the Golden Globes After-Party
The Back-up Plan actress Noureen Dewulf wore a Sixties-inspired smooth and voluminous look with a messy fishtail braid swept over her shoulder.
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Taylor Swift at the People's Choice Awards
All eyes were on Taylor Swift’s lack of bangs at the People’s Choice Awards—her textured updo elegantly swept her hair off her face into an elaborately woven chignon.
Ellen Freeman has been contributing to the Fashion Spot since 2010. Since graduating with a degree in comparative literature from Haverford College, her celebrity fashion, wellness, arts and travel writing has appeared in publications including the Matador Network and Philadelphia Weekly. Also a certified yoga instructor, Ellen currently lives in the Japanese countryside—but misses thrift store spelunking in her hometown of Portland, Oregon.