Hot! or Hmm…: Modern Box Braids

Several celebrities have decided to revisit a hair trend we thought we’d all resolutely left in the 90’s: Box braids.

Chrisette Michele recently swapped out her curly mane for braids, following in the footsteps of Solange Knowles and Brandy.

I’ll admit I was a super fan of box braids back in the day….

Excuse my Armpit

But I eventually transitioned to dreads as I was too lazy for all the upkeep. And the horror of having an errant braid fall out of your head!
At any rate, would you try ’em out in 2011? Are they Hot! or do they make you go Hmmm…


Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style magazine in the world.

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