53 Fishtail Braid Examples for Women (Photos)

Fishtail braid embellished with little flowers.

Like the fishtail braid look?  Many people do. It’s a classic; one of the most popular braid styles.

Below is our photo gallery showcasing many examples of fishtail braids.

Actress Blake Lively wore her highlighted blond hair with a long braided ponytail during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2014 in Cannes, France.

Actress Blake Lively wore her highlighted blond hair with a long braided ponytail during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2014, in Cannes, France.

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Blake Lively wore a sick dark hairstyle that ended with a long braided ponytail at the premiere of “A Simple Favor” at the Museum of Modern Art back in September 10, 2018, in New York City.

Blake Lively wore a sick dark hairstyle that ended with a long braided ponytail at the premiere of “A Simple Favor” at the Museum of Modern Art back in September 10, 2018, in New York City.

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Taylor Swift was wearing a side braided ponytail with bangs when she was spotted in New York City last July 20, 2018.

Taylor Swift was wearing a side braided ponytail with bangs when she was spotted in New York City last July 20, 2018.

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Katy Perry slicked back her hair into a high braided ponytail at the premiere of “Britney: Piece of Me” at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 27, 2013.

Katy Perry slicked back her hair into a high braided ponytail at the premiere of “Britney: Piece of Me” at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 27, 2013.

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Selena Gomez channelled her inner goth with a pure black outfit and a loose, tousled hairstyle with a braid on the side at the Flaunt Magazine November Issue Party at Hakkasan on November 7, 2013, in Beverly Hills, CA.

Selena Gomez channeled her inner goth with a pure black outfit and a loose, tousled hairstyle with a braid on the side at the Flaunt Magazine November Issue Party at Hakkasan on November 7, 2013, in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Selena Gomez paired her gold sheer dress with a high ponytail that is styled into a messy braid at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Studios in Culver City on April 14, 2013.

Selena Gomez paired her gold sheer dress with a high ponytail that is styled into a messy braid at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Studios in Culver City on April 14, 2013.

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Selena Gomez was at the ‘Frozen II’ Premiere on November 07, 2019, in Hollywood, CA. She came wearing a feathered gray outfit and paired it with a loose dual braided hairstyle that goes down on her shoulders.

Selena Gomez was at the ‘Frozen II’ Premiere on November 07, 2019, in Hollywood, CA. She came wearing a feathered gray outfit and paired it with a loose dual braided hairstyle that goes down on her shoulders.

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On June 24, 2010, Kim Kardashian was spotted at “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Los Angeles Premiere held at the Nokia Live Theater in Los Angeles with her long jet black locks arranged into a sleek braided ponytail.

On June 24, 2010, Kim Kardashian was spotted at “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Los Angeles Premiere held at the Nokia Live Theater in Los Angeles with her long jet black locks arranged into a sleek braided ponytail.

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On September 13, 2017, Halle Berry looked radiant with her floral outfit and a high ponytail with a fishtail braid at Roy Thompson Hall, at the premiere of Kings in the Toronto International Film Festival.

On September 13, 2017, Halle Berry looked radiant with her floral outfit and a high ponytail with a fishtail braid at Roy Thompson Hall, at the premiere of Kings in the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Beyonce Knowles is an epitome of fierce and sultry in her sheer beaded gown and an ultra-long slicked back braided ponytail as she attends the TIDAL X: 1015 concert at the Barclays Center on October 15, 2016.

Beyonce Knowles is an epitome of fierce and sultry in her sheer beaded gown and an ultra-long slicked back braided ponytail as she attends the TIDAL X: 1015 concert at the Barclays Center on October 15, 2016.

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Kristen Bell arrived for THE DARKER SIDE OF GREEN Debate at the Palihouse Holloway, West Hollywood, CA on July 8, 2010. She wore a short printed dress along with a fishtail braid hairstyle that’s incorporated with loose tendrils.

Kristen Bell arrived for THE DARKER SIDE OF GREEN Debate at the Palihouse Holloway, West Hollywood, CA on July 8, 2010. She wore a short printed dress along with a fishtail braid hairstyle that’s incorporated with loose tendrils.

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Margot Robbie flaunted her long blonde tresses arranged into a fishtail braid at the About Time UK Premiere held at Somerset House, London on August 8, 2013.

Margot Robbie flaunted her long blonde tresses arranged into a fishtail braid at the About Time UK Premiere held at Somerset House, London on August 8, 2013.

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Amanda Seyfried was at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Letters To Juliet’ held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood on May 11, 2010. She wore a beautiful blue strapless dress that she paired with a loose side-swept hairstyle that ends in a fishtail braid.

Amanda Seyfried was at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Letters To Juliet’ held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood on May 11, 2010. She wore a beautiful blue strapless dress that she paired with a loose side-swept hairstyle that ends in a fishtail braid.

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A magical unicorn hairstyle incorporated with dutch and fishtail braids in different approaches. Coloring your hair makes it dull and dry, but this one looks healthy and extra shiny, thanks to essential and natural oils for the proper hair maintenance.

Long and thick hair has an advantage when it comes to braids. Fishtail braids look really great when it's chunky and messy, it kinda gives that boho and chic style.

Hair dyed with pink, purple, mint green and other tones to achieve the famous "unicorn" style. The hair is then arranged into a slightly messy fishtail braid, creating a gorgeous blended effect.

Long and wavy blond hair styled into a braided half-up. This one is a combination of three-strand and fishtail braids incorporated with some real flowers for that fresh and youthful finish.

Thick and straight black hair arranged into a neat ponytail and then styled into a tight fishtail braid. This one will gather all your hair together and will keep it away from your face during busy work days.

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A casual ponytail styled into a classic fishtail to achieve an elegant finish. This hairstyle might be simple but it can be worn not just on normal days but also on formal and corporate events.

Long, bright purple hair arranged into a half-up with some twisted partitions and fishtail braids. This hairstyle looks artsy and creative in every way.

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Side-swept fishtail braid embellished with elegant pearls and incorporated with some curled tendrils for that fancy finish.

A glamorous, one-sided fishtail braid on a Platinum Blonde hair. This hairstyle is the good example of the popular phrase :Simplicity is beauty".

Two messy fishtail braids, a cap, minimal makeup and some casual clothes for that everyday stylish look.

How to do fishtail braids

Here’s a video demo on how to do fishtail braids.

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