A crown braid is what you should turn to when you want to pull your hair up to enjoy the summer sun or to wear a formal updo. It is a simple hairdo but also very elegant, and any woman with a medium or long hair can create one effortlessly. This trendy up style also comes in many variations, and you can create it using a French, Dutch or fishtail braid. You can also combine it with other fancy designs such as ponytails or a bun to create a very refined look. And to make sure that you get the best crown here is a picture gallery of 50 styles for some inspiration.
# 1 Simple Golden Blonde Crown
The simplicity of this headdress should inspire you to try it if the lovely color and neat braid do not. This hairdo is very straightforward, and it will only take you a few minutes to create if you know how to make a Dutch braid. You only need to create one that wraps around the head and finishes with a simple knot at the back.
This beautiful hairstyle is perfect for a lady who prefers to go with something fancy and unique. Although the twist still makes a crown it has a very appealing circular pattern that helps to create the starburst look. The Dutch braid starts in the middle of the head and curves around the head to give the blonde strands a very charming pattern.
# 3 Half Fishtail Crown
A crown should not prevent you from having your free flowing mane because you can still achieve both. This style demonstrates how to do it, and it is also effortless as you only need to introduce a small fishtail that starts a couple of inches from the center part and wraps at the back of the head before finishing on the other side. And to complete the look you only need to sweep your lovely mane into a face frame from the center part.
# 4 Blonde and Pink Crown with a Diagonal Swept Fringe
Pink and blonde are a perfect match, and they form a very feminine highlighted look. In this design you should weave your beautiful strands into a simple crown but what makes this style unique is the fact that it also has a beautiful diagonally swept fringe below the twist.
# 5 Gorgeous Loose Fishtail
A fishtail is very charming and also easy to make, and this makes it perfect for your crown braid. And if you want to make yours look trendy you only need to weave it loosely like in this beautiful hairstyle.
# 6 Highlighted Fishtail Crown
Here is another version of the fishtail that looks very distinct but will still give you an adorable look. The style starts by blow drying the highlighted black hair to make it easy to knit. You should then weave the strands into a small fishtail that wraps around the head.
# 7 Neat Braided Wavy Blowout
This sumptuous style is another example of a design that lets you wear a neat crown while still maintaining the beautiful flow of your natural wavy mane. It entails weaving a simple tight fishtail with a few strands while leaving the rest to flow freely.
# 8 Messy Pastel Crown Braid
The pastel shades in this design are fantastic, and if you are looking for a stylish and bright hairdo, then this is what you should try. It entails using various bright shades on your hair and weaving the strands into a messy crown.
# 9 Massive Crown with Pearls
Ladies with long, voluminous hair should try this gorgeous hairdo as it will help them control the flow of their mane. This design entails spinning the locks into a neat massive Dutch braid that wraps around the head to create a perfect crown. And to take the appearance a notch higher you only need to accessorize with some beautiful pearls.
# 10 Pretty Braided Crown with Flowers
Your crown does not have to incorporate all your strands, and neither should it always be tight and neat to look elegant because you can still create a polished look with an easy one like this. To wear this beautiful hairdo, you only need to weave your strands around the head while leaving some locks flowing freely on the sides. And to spice up the design, you should accessorize with some beautiful flowers.
# 11 Fancy Rope Twist
Almost anybody can make a rope twist regardless of whether she is good at spinning hair or not. Rope Twist is one of the easiest if not the easiest type of braid, and it entails weaving two strands to create a rope-like design. In this style, it starts at the front and wraps around the head, but it does not incorporate all the strands. Instead, most of the wavy hair flows smoothly to the back below the rope twist to create a distinct and elegant hairdo.
# 12 Blue and Purple Mermaid Hair
A beautiful color makes styling easy for you because you are almost guaranteed of an attractive appearance regardless of the style that you choose. The mermaid blue and purple in this design are an example of beautiful hair colors, but the strands also have a lovely styling that makes them look very elegant. The style entails weaving the strands into a medium size and loose crown and then finishing the look by accessorizing with a beautiful flower.
# 13 Beautiful Golden Pull-Through
Pull through twists may look challenging to form, but they are not because they do not involve a lot of braiding. Instead, you need to use rubber bands to create the pull through look. It is also a very versatile design that will give you unmatched elegance if you make it into a beautiful crown like this one. And if you strands also have a lovely shade such as this dazzling golden hue then your pull through will look very classy.
# 14 Easy Dutch Crown
No woman can say no to a cute twist like this one. It entails weaving your highlighted strands into an elegant Dutch twist that incorporates all your strands. The size of the braid will depend on the length of your strands, but the most important thing is to make it as neat as possible.
# 15 Classy Rainbow Crown
Here is another example of the magical beauty that bright rainbow pastels can give you. If you can get the color in this design right, then you can be sure of a polished look because the shades are the only challenging element in the style. Apart from the shades the long strands also have a beautiful design that entails weaving them neatly to create a beautiful crown.
# 16 Inventively Braided Crown
This crown braid design is not just neat and straightforward, but it is also unique in many ways. First, it does not incorporate all the strands and instead leaves some beautiful long wavy locks flowing below the crown. Apart from this, the design also has some small braids flowing to the back, but it is hard to notice them because the free strands cover them almost entirely.
# 17 Fancy Braids on Braids Design
Updos may be regular hairdos, but you can still make yours look unique with a little inventiveness like in this design, Instead of just pulling your strands and pinning or braiding them to create the updo you should instead knit them to form a beautiful braid on braids design. However, to achieve this design you should have a long, voluminous hair because a short one will not look this adorable.
# 18 Double Braid Crown
There are many ways of forming a crown, but if you want to look unique, you should get a little inventive with your weaving pattern. In this particular design, it entails creating two medium size Dutch twists that wrap around the head to form a flawless look that will make your blonde strands look lovely.
# 19 Messy Boho Style with Flowers
Boho twists are as easy to make as any other type of braid and so with a little practice, you can be able to create one that will give you a very polished look. And if you want a trendy design like this one you should make it messy and then finish by accessorizing with some beautiful flowers.
# 20 Glamorous Dark Toned Crown
The glamor in this fantastic hairstyle comes from the beautiful and dazzling tone of the strands. However, they also have a gorgeous design that entails weaving the strands into a simple fishtail twist around the head to form a crown. However, you should not weave all the strands, and you should instead leave a few hanging freely to give the style a natural finish.
# 21 Crown Updo with a Messy Look
A crown braid is one of the main hairstyles that most ladies will turn to when they want to wear a formal updo. However, you should make yours look distinct by going with a Boho style instead of sticking to the typical types of braids. And if you can make a cute Boho twist like this one and also ensure that it has a messy look then you can be sure of a top notch hairdo.
# 22 Dazzling Two Braid Crown
The dazzle on this hairdo is breathtaking, and it is enough to convince any woman to wear this Majestic hairdo. It comes from using quality hair products on the black hair and also from the fact that the strands are very healthy. Apart from this, the strands also have a stylish design that entails weaving them into two medium size twists and using them to create an adorable double crown braid.
# 23 Tight and Messy Boho Twists
It is hard to figure out the design of this hairdo because it looks very complicated. However, it is just a Boho style but with a very inventive braiding technique. To replicate this look, you need to weave your strands to create some delightful twists that wrap around the head. However, you should make them tight and also give them a messy design as this is what makes the style look distinct.
# 24 Massive Fishtail Crown
Fishtails are very popular, and this is because they look good in any woman who can make them well. However, few would look better than this one because it has everything that you can ever wish for in a hairstyle;. The design starts with some perfectly textured long locks that you should then give a dye job to create a two-toned look using red and blue hues. The next step is to weave them to create the massive fishtail crown that is the center of attraction in the headdress. Also, ensure that you leave some strands flowing freely below the fishtail twist at the back.
# 25 Perfect Summer Braid
Blonde is the best hair color for summer especially when you intend to spend a lot of time under the sun. However, this is just one of the many things that make this a top notch hairdo. This style also has a lovely crown that comes from creating a loose twist and also leaving some strands free on the sides to create an adorable messy look.
# 26 Voluminous Curly Locks with a Neat Dutch Crown
If you have a naturally beautiful hair like this one with some lovely curls and an excellent volume, then you will not have to do much to create a fantastic headdress. In this style, all that you need is a medium size Dutch Braid that wraps around your full curly strands to create a beautiful crown. The only other thing that you need to do is to push the locks to the back and stack them slightly.
# 27 Classy Princess Updo
Every princess deserves a classy hairdo and also one that she can wear comfortably, and this headdress is a perfect example of such a design. It is also very straightforward, and anyone with basic braiding skills can create it. It entails weaving the blonde strands neatly to form an adorable crown. These strands also have a beautiful shade that comes from blending blonde and brown, and it also helps to enhance the overall appearance.
# 28 Impeccable Crown
The neatness of this hairdo will impress any woman and the good thing about this style is that it is easy to replicate provided you have a medium length. It entails weaving the strands to create a neat French twist crown. The color of the hair is also amazing, and it comes from introducing a golden hue to a natural brown shade.
# 29 Super Cute Halo Braid
If you have never tried a halo braid, then you are missing out on one of the trendiest hairstyles, and this is more so if it is super cute like this one. Although it will require some skills to create it is not as difficult as it looks because you will only need to weave your strands to create a neat Dutch braid that wraps around the head to form an elegant crown. The strands also have a beautiful highlighted blonde shade that also enhances the overall beauty.
# 30 Royal Crown Braid
The elegance of this headdress befits royalty and so if you want to look like a princess or a queen this is a perfect hairdo for you. However, you should also have a beautiful natural hair with a lovely color and texture because they also play a vital role in creating the look. And all that you will need to do is to weave your strands into a simple French braid crown with a few loose locks hanging at the back.
# 31 Around the World Braided Updo
This hairstyle has all the essential elements that make a top-notch design. The strands have a beautiful blend of blonde and brown that gives them a nice tone. They also have an excellent texture and medium volume, but the braided updo is the highlight of the look. To replicate it you should weave the strands loosely with a slight mess to create a medium size twist that wraps around the head.
# 32 Dutch and Fishtail Crowns
Double Crown hairdos are very appealing, but this one takes the appearance a notch higher because it uses a different type of braid for each one of the two crowns. The first one that is on the forehead comes from weaving a medium size Dutch twist while the other one that is above it is small fishtail.
# 33 Braided Bridal Updo with Flowers
This hairdo is another version of the double crown but what makes it stand out is that the two twists in the style are very chunky, and this gives them a very fashionable look. They also incorporate all the strands to create a tight and neat updo and to spice up the style you will only need to introduce some flowers to the design.
# 34 Platinum Gray Crowned Lob
It is hard not to notice the dazzling platinum gray shade in this hairdo because it makes the long bob look exquisite. However, the Lob also has a beautiful styling that starts by chopping it to make the strands blunt and then finish by weaving a simple crown that wraps around the free flowing locks.
# 35 Bridal Boho Updo
With such a beautiful long hair that also has an amazing color, you can almost not go wrong with any hairstyle. Even a simple thing like introducing a neat Boho braid to create an updo style can make a huge difference and transform your look into something majestic. The color, length and the subtle waves in the hair also help to enhance this Boho updo.
# 36 Rope Braid Crown and a Fringe
If you want to create a unique crown you should try making them with a rope twist instead of the usual French or Dutch braids. And if you also make it neat like this one then you can be confident of not only a unique look but also an elegant one. This style also has some beautiful bangs at the front, and you should style by sweeping them diagonally over the forehead. The copper shade of the strands is also brilliant, and its adds some class to the headdress.
# 37 Trendy and Messy Crown Updo
It is hard to figure out the particular design in this style because it looks very intricate. However, it is just an ordinary crown braid but with a lovely and skillful pull-through twist. The twist is huge but it is also messy, and if you can figure out how to create it then you can be sure of a trendy and upscale design.
# 38 Pretty Curly Boho Hair
Boho hairdos are very fashionable, and they are among the few that will always guarantee you an elegant look regardless of the type and size of your hair. This particular one has some long and perfectly textured locks flowing to the back. The curls also have a lovely v-line shape at the back, but the center of attraction in this style is the fancy crown that is accessorized with some pretty flowers to make it look stunning.
# 39 Romantic Double Crown
There are limitless ways of forming a braided crown and so your creativity is your only limitations. And if you have long hair like this one which also has a lovely brown shade then you can create a refined look quickly with double braids. The design starts with a small twist at the center of the head, but you should increase its size when you get to the outer crown that wraps around the head.
# 40 Shaggy Double and Half Crown
The twists in this design are very effortless, and any woman with basic braiding skills can create them in a few minutes. To replicate this look, you should first create a center part and then weave two loose crown twists that wrap at the back and end on the other side. However, you should not join them so that you can create an incomplete look.
# 41 Rugged Braided Look with Flowers
You do not always have to make a single braid that wraps around the head when you want to create a crown because you can still create a charming look with a few twists all over. And to make you twists trendy it is also a good idea to make the hairdo messy and also spice up the look with some beautiful flowers.
# 42 Well Groomed and Tight Crown
An elegant headdress like this one will make you the center of attraction everywhere you go. It entails weaving some lovely dark-toned strands into a neat Dutch braid and wrapping it around the head to create a beautiful crown. The attention to detail in this style is incredible, and you can clearly see that the stylist took the time to ensure that each strand is in the right place and everything in the design is uniform.
# 43 Casual and Effortless Headband
You do not have to twist all the strands in your head to create a perfect crown braid because you can still achieve a stylish one like this with a simple rope twist. The rope twist starts on the center part and wraps around the head to the other side. You should also leave the rest of the textured wavy locks flowing freely.
# 44 Cute Floral Crown
Flowers can make a huge difference in your headdress, and this is more so if you are creating a braided crown for a wedding or any other formal occasions. The braided crown on this design is quite neat but also very straightforward, but the introduction of some flowers to the design makes it look very stylish.
# 45 French Crown with Messy Curly Bun
This fancy hairdo consists of a lovely French braid that wraps around the head to create a beautiful braided crown. The design also has another small twist at the center of the head that ends in a curly and messy bun that helps to create an adorable updo style.
# 46 Half-Up Boho Crown
Long textured blonde locks like these would look good even without any styling. However, you can still make them look extra charming by giving them two fancy Boho braids on top to create a gorgeous half up design that any woman will want to keep for a long time.
# 47 Inventive Crown For a Thick Hair
The location of the braid in this fantastic hairdo is one of the things that make this style unique. Instead of just wrapping around the head over the forehead the delightful twist is at the center of the head. The location of this twist is also very practical as it helps to enhance the appearance of the massive updo that you can create by pulling and pinning your thick strands at the back. And to add some flavor to the look, you should also leave a few cute bangs hanging over the forehead.
# 48 Elegant Crown Twist on Blunt Locks
Although a crown twist will always steal all the attention in your headdress, you should always enhance it by making the rest of your strands look trendy. The one on this design comes from a neat Dutch twist, but the strands also have a fantastic blunt cut at the back that also helps to take the overall appearance a notch higher.
# 49 Top Knot and Twists
The bright pink and blue pastel shades in this design make a huge difference because they give the double crown design a very distinct and appealing look. However, the style also has a lovely top knot that also adds to the elegance.
# 50 Beautiful Halo Twist on Free Flowing Locks
This neat halo twist combines with some lovely free-flowing blonde locks to create a very magnificent hairdo. The simplicity of this hairdo is breathtaking, but the best thing about this headdress is the fact that you can wear it for formal occasions or as your casual summer look.
A crown braid will work for you regardless of whether you prefer to wear formal or casual hairdos. It is also a very simple design to create, but very few other styles can match its elegance. And so if you are looking for something that will give you a refined look then you should try one of the 50 styles above.