Insta Trend: Blokes Are Swapping Man Buns For Man Braids
Fans of the divisive man bun trend might want to look away now. The new blokey hair craze going wild on Instagram is a way trickier affair...
Ditching buns in favour of braids is the new hottest way to style your hair if you're a boy. We're talking French plaits, teeny boxer braids and fishtail. Whether man bun lovers Harry Styles, Jared Leto and Leonardo DiCaprio will ditch their fave look for a sassy braid is yet to be seen.
Creating cool plaits has been a trend on boys with afro hair for a long time now blokes with all kinds of hair are getting on board.
To be fair, we reckon any man who can weave his locks into an intricate 'do (and isn't a hairdresser) definitely deserves a round of applause. In fact, they deserve a standing ovation. We struggle to construct and secure a basic plait on the best of days.
Tempted to give the man braid trend a try? Or force your brother/boyfriend/uncle/father to try it? Here are a few styles to give you inspo...
The diagonal Frenchie
The chunky central weave
The whip it back and forth
The show off
The extravagent tail
The triple whammy
The Wednesday Adams
- By Ellen Kerry