Updos and braids are a combination made in formal-hair heaven, but they usually only work one of a few ways: wound around in a chignon, pinned up in a milkmaid braid, or French braided back. At The Lorax premiere, though, Taylor Swift stunned the crowd with a messy, textured braid/low chignon combination that was unlike anything we'd ever seen before. In practice, it actually seems pretty easy to do: just combine a rope braid and an unstructured bun. See all the angles on the style and get some tips for re-creating it yourself.
Taylor Swift's Braided Updo Is Our New Favorite Thing