Braid Styles for Men

Braids are easy to style and come with tons of styling options. Someone had rightly said that when it comes to plaiting a man’s hair, imagination is the limit. Braid is and will always be high on fashion! Not only does it look tidy and chic, but also adds an interesting dimension to your boring hair days. Go for any of these braid styles for men and pep up your style quotient.

Micro Braid

Love it or hate it, the cool, funky and absolutely stylish micro braid is high on style and is a quite fashion statement in itself! A hair trend put in vogue by the Afro-Americans, this totally hip hairstyle, also known as ‘invisible braid’, comprises of several small, thin, finely woven, delicate braid. The best part about this hairstyle is that it’s extremely simple to style and easy to care for. You can wear your braid loose, tie them in a simple knot or customize your own unique style for a completely personalized fashion statement. No matter how you style your braid, make sure that you don’t cause much tension to your mane or else your hair might just turn fragile and break off. If properly cared for, your micro braids can look stunning and stay good for up to 3 months.


I cornrow are plaited close to the scalp and look extremely groovy and stylish. From simple and uncomplicated zigzags to cool intricate geometric-styled plaits, you can twist and turn your mane anyway you want for a perfect fashion statement.

Box Braids

Dig for a braid style that is simple. Go for box braids and you won’t wear your hair open ever. Comprising of several braids, this style offers a lot of flexibility in terms of styling. Since these braids are not attached to the scalp, they can be worn and styled in any way you want. A style especially created for long hair, box braids can last up to several weeks and is easy to care for.  you can pull back your box braids into a ponytail or twist the braids into a funky.

Short Braids

Try twisting your hair into super-funky spiked braids, styled especially for short hair. If you enjoy attention and love to play it cool, then short braids are the thing for you. Spiked braids are a sized down version of the conventional long braids. These braids are woven close to the scalp, tend to stand erect, and hence have been popularly called as spiked braids. However, if spikes aren’t your thing, then you can either go for x rows or settle with triangular braids which are equally high on fashion and style.