The Girlish Hair Trend You've Gotta Try

The Girlish Hair Trend You've Gotta Try(Source: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images Europe)The saying goes "what goes around comes around," and never is this more true than in the fashion world. But beauty trends aren't immune to the what's old is new philosophy. In fact, we spotted one hair look that we swear was stolen right from our childhood. Pigtail braids are popping up on some of the most fashionable "It" girls. Although it's staking claim as the new hottest 'do, we can't help but reminisce back to the days when this was our playground hairstyle of choice. See the updated ways in which celebs are making this look more mature and tasteful.

Hanneli Mustaparta made her look sporty with center-parted braids and chic sunnies to match.

Hanneli Mustaparta Hangs with a FriendModel and fashion photographer Hanneli Mustaparta out with a friend in New York City, New York on March 11, 2014. (FameFlynet Pictures)more pics »Alexa Chung took the retro approach for her look. The British babe rocked draped bangs and tight plaits.

Alexa Chung Launches Nails IncAlexa Chung attends a photocall to launch Nails Inc: The Alexa Editions at Selfridges on November 20, 2014 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »Say what you will about the Kardashians, but Khloe is right on-trend with her look. These super-tight French braids are great for keeping strands tucked away for a workout.

Khloe Kardashian Rocks Braids At The GymKhloe Kardashian rocks some braids while hitting the gym for a workout in Beverly Hills, California on November 26, 2014. (FameFlynet Pictures)more pics »The double-plaited 'do even made the rounds at New York Fashion Week Spring 2015. This youthful look from DKNY included long braids and squiggly stray hairs.

New York Fashion Week Spring 2015, DKNY(ImaxTree)more pics »Let us know if you'd like to revisit the pigtail look—or if you'd rather leave that for the kids. Vote!
Poll: Would you try pigtail braids?
Click to vote:
  • Obviously. Still love the look after all these years.
  • Nope. Somethings should stay in the past.
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