The halo braid is a more casual type of braided hairstyle. I think it’s a great look by straddling the loose vs. pulled back style. It’s a good balance and works in more formal settings as well as for everyday wear.
Sophie Turner attended the HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ season 6 premiere on April 10, 2016 wearing this princess-inspired plaited halo braid. She finished the gorgeous look with a one-shoulder red dress and a gold collar necklace.
The singer-songwriter looked like a goddess in this messy updo combined with a thin halo braid and bangs. This look was worn at the 2013 Grammy Awards held on February 10th.
Katy Perry tightly pulled back her hair into a crown braid during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards Arrivals on January 26, 2014.
Vanessa Hudgens swept up her long highlighted hair with a messy upstyle incorporated with braids and loose tendrils at the Superstars for Hope honoring Make-A-Wish at the Beverly Hills Hotel on August 15, 2013, in Beverly Hills, CA.
Beyonce Knowles pulled off a high braided bun during the Hollywood premiere of her new movie ‘The Fighting Temptations’ held on September 17, 2003.
Sienna Miller looks gorgeous in a crown braided hairstyle with loose strands that she wore during the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 15, 2007.
Keira Knightley was at the world premiere of her movie “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” at the Regal Cinemas LA Live on June 19, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA. Her floral dress paired well with her loose and messy braided hairstyle with a bun, a hairband, and loose tendrils on the sides.
Sarah Hyland was at the premiere of “Cars 2” at the El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood on June 18, 2011. She was charming in a simple black dress and a tousled long brunette hairstyle incorporated with braids.
Milla Jovovich was at the amfAR’s 20th Cinema Against AIDS Gala at the Hotel du Cap d’Antibes, France on May 23, 2013, in Antibes, France. She was charming in a sheer white dress and her hair was incorporated with braids, bangs, and loose tendrils in an upstyle.
On May 30, 2015, Emma Roberts attended the 8th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Liberty State Park, New Jersey City. She paired her charming yellow dress with a blonde bun hairstyle incorporated with braids.
Maggie Gyllenhaal was at the Premiere of World Trade Center at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York, NY on August 03, 2006. She wore a black dress with her messy upstyle with halo braids.