Exclusive: Mark Townsend Says Braids Aren’t Going Anywhere

By  September 12, 2013


Judging by the plentiful plaits that took to the runway this week, it seems we’ll be testing our braiding skills for a good while. Celebrity stylist Mark Townsend was backstage at Elizabeth and James — created by his favorite clients, The Olsens — working on a few casual ponytails for the presentation where he shared his thoughts on the hair trends slated for next season.

“It is a trend that is sticking around,” he exclaimed. “I love the way that braids are being worked into the looks now. It’s not just a braid, and not just a fishtail. You’re seeing braids before it goes into a bun; you see it in the buns. It’s such a cool texture! We’re going to be seeing them for a long time.”