98 Elegant and Beautiful French Braid Ideas


If you are looking for an elegant and beautiful style for your next event, then you can’t go wrong with a French braid. They are classics because they have been around for a while and they will suit any occasion that you are attending. A French braid can be worn to a casual BBQ or your next wedding, it’s a versatile style that can be worn wherever you go. These types of braids can be worn with a casual outfit or a dressy one.

There are many different ways that you can wear a French braid and we are going to show you all of them. Choose your favorite and rock it to your next outing.

Below are 98 Elegant and Beautiful French Braid Ideas:

  1. The Triple Braid

This stunning style is sure to be eye-catching wherever you go. There is one solid braid down the middle and two that are pigtails. It’s a creative way to use French braids and they are all connected together.

2. Side Braid

A great braid that is truly creative. This thick braid is truly remarkable because it’s tight and wide. It’s a gorgeous style that you are sure to love.

3. Braids Inside

You won’t find a prettier braid than this one. There are large braids with smaller ones on the inside.

4. Loose Braids

A great style with some loose braids. We love how the braids sit inside of each other.

5. Big Twists

Gorgeous and large braids with some very unique twists to them. These French braids are stunning and we can’t help but admire them. These braids are show stoppers.

6. Soft Designs

There is nothing tight about these braids and they are truly one of a kind. If you are looking for something a little fancier for your next event then try this style out.

7. Lopsided Style

This braided design is truly one of a kind. It’s the kind of style that plays tricks on the eye. The braid goes to one side in a mesmerizing way.

8. Classic Style

If you adore the classic French braid for a casual outing then go for it.

9. Side Braid

This elegant French braid is truly wondrous. We love how it is pulled to the side in a unique way.

10. Intersecting Braids

A great design that would be great for a wedding or a special occasion. We can even see it being used for prom.

11. Pigtails

These are very simple French braids that are made into pigtails.

12. Childhood Designs

These great braids are wonderful for kids because it makes for a low-maintenance style and they can keep the braids in for up to a week.

13. Spinning Braids

A stunning braid that goes into a circular pattern. You won’t find a prettier style than this one. It’s sure to draw attention to you.

14. Large Braid

A large braid that sits on the side. This style is truly remarkable we can’t help but love the classiness that comes with a style like this.

15. Straight Down

This style is classic, tight and down the back of the head. It’s a great style for multi-colored hair because it really makes the contrasting colors pop.

16. Double Braids

Two double braids on the side are pulled into the French braid and it all ends in a bun. It’s a stunning style that you can wear to your next event.

17. Red Braids

This side style is French braided on the side and it turns into a fishtail braid.

17. Unique Styles

These small braids are creating a heart-shaped design. It’s a gorgeous style that would make your child proud to be wearing it.

18. Thick Designs

This French braid is very thick, you would need thick hair to create it. We love the braid it really gives off a unique style.

19. Half Style

A great style that you can try at home. If you want to give it a shot then try out this step by step tutorial and have fun with it. You will have a gorgeous design when you are finished.

20. Criss-cross Design

A stunning style that you can try on your child. It’s a unique style that she’s never going to want to take out of her hair.

21. Tight Styling

The braiding is only on the head and it’s tight. The hair is then pulled into a ponytail to create a new design.

22. Upside Down Braid

If you want something different then check this French braid out. It’s all backward and we are loving every minute of it. If you are looking for a stunning style that will be the talk of the evening then this is it. Here is a tutorial to get you there.

23. Elegant Braids

This French braid design is breathtaking. There are multiple braids here that all connect together. We love it and you will too.

24. Sweet Designs

This little girl looks amazing and the braid is just against the scalp while the rest is in a ponytail.

25. Tightly Wound

This shiny style is a pretty classic one and it would look great for a casual outing.

26. Bold Braid

This unique braid has many braids in it together. It’s a large style that you are sure to love.

27. Crowning Glory

Two great braids that are crowned around the head. It’s a gorgeous style that you are sure to love.

28. Stunning Styles

These gorgeous styles are tight and this one has multiple braids all around the head. It’s another case of where the braids are just one the scalp while the rest is left loose.

29. Ice Queen Style

A large braid that looks amazing with the ice blonde hair.

30. Elegant Steps

A great style that is stunning to say the lease. If you want to grab the style the give it a try at home. These steps make the process super easy.

31. Creative Elements

A gorgeous braid that is unique in creation.

32. Stylish Designs

This braid is almost not a braid. It’s so loose and pulled apart that it creates a truly original look.

33. Messy Style

A short style and a messy braid. This style can be worn anywhere.

34. Contrasting Color

A classic braid with some great contrasting colors.

35. Shoe Laces

A stunning style that has multiple braids. There is also a criss-cross braid that looks like a shoe lace. This is a fancy style that you are sure to love.

36. Fancy Styles

A gorgeous style that you are sure to love. If you want to try this fancy style at home then follow these steps. It’s as easy as can be to get the style that you want.

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37. Tight Styles

You will feel like you are on Game of Thrones, with this gorgeous style. These braids are truly breathtaking and magical. It’s a gorgeous style that will be the talk of your event.

38. Boxer Braids

Boxer braids are what was used to keep female fighters hair in line. It’s a simple style that keeps the hair tightly in place. If you want to try this style out for your next workout then follow these simple steps.

39. Gorgeous Braid

A sideways braid that is gorgeous and elegant. It’s an unusual style that you are sure to love.

40. Tight Styles

A classic style that will keep you hair low-maintenance for up to a week.

41. Braid Bun

A special style that includes braids twisted around into a bun. This is a great style for your child.

42. Great Elements

Another great braid that you are sure to love because of the elegant design.

43. Kinky Curls

If you love these kinky curls then all you have to do is try out this French braid and leave it in for a few days. These braids are gorgeous but the style that you get after is even better. It’s like having two styles at the same time.

44. Stunning Love

It’s like two braids in one, a stunning style that you won’t be able to get enough of.

45. Bold Designs

Two braids one in the back and one in the front. They are tight to the head and the rest is left into a loose ponytail.

46. Side Styles

This braid looks like a descending staircase and it’s a stunning style. A gorgeous style that will be a hit wherever you go.

47. A Closeup

A closeup of a French braid, a classic style.

48. Braid Your Bangs

If you love the bang braid style then you are sure to love them. We love the style because it places the braid against the front of the head. This is a great tutorial that will get you the style you want in just a matter of steps. Try it and see for yourself.

49. Which Braid is Best?

Here are two different braids and they are both great styles. You are sure to love them because they are both unique and classic styles. A French braid and a Dutch braid have slight differences but they are both great styles. This tutorial will take you through each style so that you can do them at home easily. These styles are very easy to recreate.

50. Shiny Hair

Simple styles that are great for kids.

51. Long Braids

If you have long hair then this is the perfect style for you.

52. Romantic Styles

This would be a stunning style for a wedding or prom, it’s soft and romantic.

53. Add a Scarf

If you want to add some style to a classic French braid then just add a scarf.

54. Striking Styles

A gorgeous style that you are sure to love.

55. Short Braids

Just because you have short hair doesn’t mean that you can’t braid it.

56. Partial Styles

A great style that is messy and fun. It’s a partial style that has a braid on top.

57. Bow Braids

A stunning style that is sure to make your next event pop. It’s gorgeous and these little bows are truly wonderful.

58. Great Designs

Another example of an upside-down braid.

59. Sweet Bun

A great style that is sweet and simple. These braids fall into a bun.

60. Different Styles

This amazing style has three different types of braids and they all fall into the same design. Super cool.

61. Crafty Styles

If you want your hair to look like a work of art then this is the style for you.

62. Simple Braid

Another great example of a classic French braid.

63. Elegance in Creation

This is a pretty amazing style that you should definitely try out at your next event.

64. Soft Braids

This gorgeous style has just one simple braid.

65. The Updo

A great way of using a braid in an updo.

66. Different Types

Two braids that move into a fishtail braid.

67. Just the Top

A thick braid that sits on the top of the head. It’s stunning.

68. Loose Love

You can’t get enough of this style because it’s truly one of a kind. The loose style is amazing. This great tutorial will show you how to get this exact style that you can wear for a long time.

69. Soft and Romantic

A soft style that will put you in a romantic mood.

70. Short Pigtails

These short pigtails are cute as a button.

71. Shock of Blue

We’re not sure which is better here, the shocking blue shade or the amazing braids.

72. Lovely Designs

A very stunning braid that you are sure to love.

73. Full Braid

This braid covers the whole head.

74. Large Pieces

A large braid that is made with large strands of hair.

75. Classy Designs

This French braid is a total class act and we love how the two braids go into one.

76. Floral Design

This braid is tied in a circular design that almost looks like a flower.

77. Creative Colors

A great example of a creative French braid. The braids turn into fishtails and we just love the contrasting colors.

78. High Top

This high braid sits high on the top of the head and it’s all pulled into a ponytail.

79. A Circle

One braid that circles the head to create an amazing design.

80. Standard Style

Another great example of a French braid.

81. Matching Styles

These styles are absolutely adorable and can be used on two best friends.

82. Stylish Children

A great style that your child is sure to love.

83. Stylish Bun

A gorgeous style that is sure to make you feel like a princess. There is so much beauty to this photo. It’s a style that would be amazing for any fancy event.

84. Lower Braids

A great style with an unusual braid that is tucked into a ponytail. It’s a more casual look that you can wear anywhere that you go.

85. Simply Stylish

A small change to a simple style can make all the difference in the world. A great style that is sure to make anyone happy.

86. Staircase Braids

These braids are truly breathtaking and we love them. They may look hard to do but really they aren’t. You just need to follow these steps and before you know it you will have one gorgeous braided style.

87. Loose Love

A small style change with a very loose braid. This is the kind of braid that you can wear every day if you want to. It’s a style that is romantic and lovely. it can be worn to a BBQ or even to the day at the office.

88. Bold and Beautiful

A simple style for short hair.

89. Sexy and Stylish

This loose braid is truly remarkable. We love this style because we don’t see it every day.

90. Great Updos

A great updo is full of braids and great style.

91. Outside Braid

This braid is on the outside instead of the inside. It gives you a totally different look and one that you are sure to cherish.

92. Classic Designs

This is a great design that you are sure to love. It’s unique and wonderful. You can try it at home with this awesome tutorial.

93. Amazing Styles

This amazing style is tight and intricate. There are braids inside of braids in this style.

94. Try a Bow

These backward braids are gorgeous and they end in a bow. We love this gorgeous style because it’s truly unique. Stunning braids with a unique twist to it.

95. Braid Designs

It’s hard to keep track of all the braids in this design, they are all overlapping each other. It’s stunning and it would be an amazing style to wear to an elegant event.

96. Straight Lines

Double braids that sit on top of the head. The rest of the hairstyle is left loose. We love these sexy styles because you can wear them anywhere.

97. Silky and Smooth

I think it would be impossible to have a more gorgeous design than this one. We love it. It’s stunning because it’s log and shiny. A large braid down the middle with two additional braids on each side. It’s a messy style that is breathtaking. If you have long hair then you must try this style. You will be the talk of the party.

98. Fishtail Pony

If you want to try a fishtail pony then just follow these simple steps. You will have a stunning design at the end.


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