Four Beautiful Braids From Miami Swim Week Ideal For Your Next Beach Day

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Whether you're lounging poolside or taking a dip, there's nothing like a cool braid to pull your look together. Ahead, TIGI's global creative director Nick Irwin breaks down the process and key products he used to create four simple but fun styles for Miami Swim Week. Click through to get the looks!

All photos courtesy of Alex Barron-Hough/Catwalk by TIGI

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Nothing says summer more than a cute braid—and after spotting some seriously cool styles at Miami Swim Week, we're convinced that TIGI global creative director Nick Irwin is pretty much a hair magician. Surprisingly, our favorite runway looks weren't complicated French-braided updos, fishtails, Dutch braids or waterfalls (although we're fans of those, too!). They actually all consisted of fresh updates on the classic, simple three-strand braid you learned as a kid—which means (hooray!) they're super-easy to copy at home.

Click through to learn how to recreate these four amazing styles and the key products Irwin used to get the looks right.

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