At the Golden Globes this weekend, braids were the biggest hair trend of the night. Even Jared Leto sported a plait in his ombré locks! We're excited to see that the sideswept waves and chignons typical of award season are getting upstaged by real-girl-friendlier looks. A braid is easy to do, and you can wear it on date night without looking overdressed. With the help of hairstylist Jill Engelsen of Butterfly Studio in NYC, we broke down the steps you need to re-create Golden Globe winner Joanne Froggatt's milkmaid style.
Now, this isn't your average second-day-hair updo. This milkmaid braid becomes more formal when you erase the deep part going down the back and add delicate fringe around the face. Ashley Streicher, Joanne's stylist on Sunday, wanted to create a young and modern style that would show off the actress's long drop earrings. Keep reading to get our step-by-step guide to elevating the halo braid from Heidi to Hollywood red carpet worthy.