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Hot Out There? Try This Beyond-Easy Braid To Keep Your Cool

We wonder if Heidi was also perspiring at an outdoor brunch when she decided to crown her head with plaits, because her signature coiff is pretty much the most genius stay-cool summer style. Although milkmaid braids may appear tricky, we made the process super-easy and effortless in this step-by-step video tutorial with our best gal Bethany Brill. The best part? The braided look will prevail from your first good-morning mimosa through to last call at the bar, keeping you composed (well, maybe) and comfortable all day long.

Shot by Jack Pearce and Nora De Broder; Edited by Christopher Michael Beer.

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