We’re all for making a statement. After all, fashion is what you make of it. If you feel awesome in a hilarious sweatshirt and mohawk then by all means, grab the hair gel and get spiking. Last night on the Grammys red carpet Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea made quite a statement sporting a crown braid of epic proportions. While we totally commend Iggy for opting to rock a more original hairstyle than say, beach waves or a simple updo, we know that the Internet freaked out over it a little bit. With the Grammys red carpet falling heavily on the tame side this year, people had to have something to talk about.
If you’re up for recreating Iggy’s braid, go, girl (also, please send us pics), but if you’re looking to replicate that crown braid in a slightly more subdued context, here are 10 similar, albeit tamer, hairstyles to try.
8. Emily Blunt Braids: Get that red carpet glam, with a little less drama in this look that replicates Emily Blunt’s braided style at the Golden Globes. This option brings all the drama to the nape of the neck rather than to the forehead. (via Brit + Co)
10. Rope Crown: Here’s a true rope crown braid that’ll look deceivingly time-consuming once you’ve mastered it (it’s actually totally easy). If you’re looking for something that’ll work with shorter hair, definitely give this style a try. (via Bethany Applebee)
What was your favorite hairstyle from this year’s Grammys? Drop us a line in the comments below to let us know!
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