Braids don’t just look cool – though that’s half the fun. So if you’re planning a summer full of fishtails, side braids, and cornrows, look no further for inspiration. Summer is a great time to try different styles of braids in your hair, especially if you tend to wear a more bohemian style in the warmer months. For a cute summer hairstyle that takes you from the office to happy hour or the gym to the beach, a cool braid will never let you down. Up your braid game with the hottest new plaits. Braids are an easy and so pleasant way to forget about hair styling for months, give your hair some rest and protect it from harsh environmental factors. Besides, with the awesome hairstyles listed below you will attract attention, admiring glances and sincere smiles.Braided hairstyles make space for creativity. There are many interesting braiding techniques to make every head unique. Besides, you can experiment with highlights, natural or curly texture, clips, patterns, shapes, etc. Model and TV personality Gigi Hadid just hosted the Much Music Video Awards, and like any great host, she switched up her look eight times. All looks included some rendition of this super thick and long braid. Actress and model Shay Mitchell’s messy crown braid by will keep your hair off your neck on hot summer days. Just look at actress and TV host Tika Sumpter, actress and singer Zendaya, and actress Aja Naomi King – all of these lady’s braids were totally on point at the Glamour party. Singer and songwriter Beyonce channels painter Frida Kahlo braids – totally on fleek. Actress and singer Lucy Hale’s mohawk braid is edgy and surprisingly simple.