Messy, French or fishtail, braids look fun and fabulous either which ways. And for your mehendi ki raat, you’ve really really got to try them out! Not only will a braid keep your hair in place, but it’s also perfect to give you a chic and relaxed bridal look. And just to inspire you a wee bit more, we’ve got you 7 celebs who rocked bridal hairstyles with braids in the best way ever.
Trust Sonam Kapoor to add her stylish touch to make a basic french braid look absolutely amazeballs! We love the gold thread used at the end that instantly glams up the hairdo. An idea every bride-to-be should steal!
Alia Bhatt has totally changed the braid game, hasn’t she? If you don’t want to tie up all your hair, take lessons from Alia’s triple braid style. They look fun and different from the usual hairstyles, and your hairstylist will easily be able to replicate it. We love the side swept look too!
Bipasha Basu is totally slaying her newlywed style! For one of her appearances post marriage, she opted for a messy braid and it sure as hell looked great. Look just as gorgeous on your mehendi by styling a messy braid with your lehenga. Complete your look with a pair of pretty chand baalis.
We are so totally crushing on Daisy Shah’s hairdo! It looks so chic, right?! For a relaxed and bohemian feel, opt for two thick braids at the crown and secure them together with a band. Leave the rest of your hair open and get ready to rock your mehendi night!
One can never go wrong with a fishtail. An elegant style, this one can prove to be a bit challenging for the complete novice. But that’s where your hairstylist comes in to give you a smooth and professional look. Disha Patani’s side swept fishtail with lots of volume at the front is all that you need as inspiration.
You know what’d be a stunning look for your mehendi? A braided hair band just like Alia’s! It really is one interesting hairdo and will make you look absolutely charming. For an indo-western look, this is your best bet. And what’s even better is that you can actually do it yourself. A few tries is all it takes. Watch the hair tutorial here.
Sonam Kapoor just somehow gets it right every single time! Wear your bun with a braid for a traditional look on your mehendi. Twisted braids at the front add a little drama to your juda and are super easy to do as well. A middle parting with gajras completes the look.