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Love It or Hate It: The Braided Mommy Bun

The hairstyle of choice for celebrity moms (and moms-to-be)? Intricate braids that lie delicately at the nape of the neck. Gwen Stefani, Jessica Alba and Ashlee Simpson have all been seen sporting this casual and functional hairdo recently. Do you like this look, or would you prefer to see more of the usual buns and ponytails?

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meowry meowry 8 years
Love it on Jessica. But, on the other two? No way! Ashlee doesn't have the face for it. And Gwen just looks fatter. (Yeah, I know she's preggers. But that 'do does her no justice!)
u-know-wt u-know-wt 8 years
love it on jessica
u-know-wt u-know-wt 8 years
love it on jessica
cmill38 cmill38 8 years
love ashlee and jessica not crazy about gwen's.
keiraz keiraz 8 years
love it but not on all of them
untitled1 untitled1 8 years
I went with undecided because it looks adorable on Jessica, horrible on Gwen, and so-so on Ashlee.
Bebeshopper Bebeshopper 8 years
Hate it. I know all the pics are of pregnant women, but that hairstyle really accentuates their puffy, full faces.
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
i think it's ugly
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
i think it's ugly
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I always love when people do something more than the unoriginal bun or pony. These are fun and different and I love Jessica's.
leanneluvsu leanneluvsu 8 years
I"m not a mommy and I wore this last week.
popcorn19 popcorn19 8 years
Love it. I sport it all the time.
ckeller825 ckeller825 8 years
blech it reminds me of Heidi (from the mountains, not The Hills, haha)
gigill gigill 8 years
I like this look but it looks odd on Gwen for some reason.
sashak sashak 8 years
Whats wrong with hippies & flower power? Feel the love, man! I love this style, even on that poser Asslee. I wish may hiar was long enough to pull this off. But then I'd have to grow my hair out...
sashak sashak 8 years
Whats wrong with hippies & flower power? Feel the love, man!I love this style, even on that poser Asslee. I wish may hiar was long enough to pull this off. But then I'd have to grow my hair out...
TheEnchantedOne TheEnchantedOne 8 years
Love it on Jessica, she looks so fresh and glowing. I don't like Gwen's braid that much and Ashlee's is just so messy. I like the braided bun. I think simplicity is the key. Also, it'll work depending on the occasion and the kind of clothes you're wearing.
TheEnchantedOne TheEnchantedOne 8 years
Love it on Jessica, she looks so fresh and glowing. I don't like Gwen's braid that much and Ashlee's is just so messy. I like the braided bun. I think simplicity is the key. Also, it'll work depending on the occasion and the kind of clothes you're wearing.
nikkih nikkih 8 years
Too much work...when you're pregnant there are more important things to worry about than Heidi hair.
fathihasweer fathihasweer 8 years
it looks best jessica..........or maybe it appears like that to me because i am her biggest fan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
jlynn818 jlynn818 8 years
lol @ fashion4ward. Ashlee is an impostor.
camilarisso camilarisso 8 years
I hate this hairstyle on all of them. It reminds me of hippy, 70's, flower-power. Yuck! It was bad then and it is absolutely hideous this time around.
xxkrist24xx xxkrist24xx 8 years
i think jessica pulls it off beautifully... but not at all on gwen. no.
brittanyk brittanyk 8 years
I think it looks cute on all of the above except for Gwen. I used to rock a similar style in elementary school, so I don't know how it would look now. :P
lolababy575 lolababy575 8 years
Jude C, I totally agree: Since when did this hairstyle become associated with pregnancy?? I used to/still do wear this hair style often. It used to be for all of my dance classes to keep my long hair out of the way, and now for my active lifestyle. It's really nice that you can let the "bun" out and have your hair just be wavy and flowy.
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