The braid hairstyle is a flattering, sexy style for women with medium to long hair and if this is you, it could be the look for 2007. Braids are great in the summer weather, just start with a pony tail and braid your hair. You can choose from French braids, plain braids or corn rows. Braids are so versatile, they can be interwoven with pretty ribbons, or pinned in place with classy clip. The French braid is great for controlling unruly locks on a bad hair day. Braids will never go out of fashion. Why? This is because braids give girls multiple options to fashion their hair. Plus, you don't need the help of an expert or a hair stylist to make up different styles with braids. Braids are comfortable, classy and if you know how to wear them in different ways, they are trendy as well. Traditional African braids are now part of the mainstream hairstyles done today. There was a time not so long ago when wearing braids was frowned upon by some, but thankfully, times have changed for the better.