35 Dutch Braids to Try on Your Hair This Weekend

Dutch braids can be a lot of fun. Long, medium, thick or thin, they are suitable for all types of hair. Check out the tutorials below and visual inspiration for a fun little makeover for your locks for your date day or as part of your vacation style.

dutch braid

They’re all pretty cool, though it’s unlikely you’ll be able to make all of them on your own hair. However, your friends will be more than happy to sit down with you and learn how to make them.

35 Dutch Braid Styles

Let’s see which are some of the coolest Dutch braid styles we’ve seen.

1. Pink Loose Dutch Braid

Pink Loose Dutch Braid

If you’re looking for inspiration, a beautiful loose dutch braid might be just the thing for your day. This is a very beautiful style that is perfect for your everyday life. Photo via @poppy_hairstyles and we’re so jealous.

2. Stunning Criss Cross Diamond Dutch Braid

Cross Diamond Dutch Braid

The next style from Trendafilka Kirova, also known as @another_braid on Insta, is simply stunning. It’s so complicated it’ll definitely take a while to finish, but it’s still pretty cool. She has a whole tutorial on YouTube which is great.

3. Half updo, half Dutch

Half Updo, Half Dutch

We found this fabulous hairstyle on Insta via @annie @illingworth_mitchel who styled it with prom in mind. This is a cool style, even on medium length hair.

4. Dutch Braid Crossover

dutch braid crossover

Plus, with prom in mind, @ali.renae.braids created this fabulous style mixing Dutch braids with beautiful curls. It’s certainly not top-of-the-line, but it’s still stylish.

5. Dutch Bride

bridal dutch

For an easy boho wedding, beautiful boho hairstyles. Via @braidsby_emilydrew on Insta, we found this beautiful piece that goes perfectly with flower crowns.

6. Dutch Braid Bun

Dutch Braid Bread

A beautiful Dutch braid wraps itself in a beautiful bun that is perfect for both a special occasion and a typical workday. Of course, this photo is from @beenie.bellas.braids and it’s a little prettier than the everyday simple hairstyle.

7. Spiral Dutch

spiral dutch

Check out how awesome this spiral Dutch braid looks! Finished off with a messy bun, this looks like a fun bun to wear on a special occasion. Get inspired by @korzhova_J.

8. Arctic Braid

arctic braid

This boho style Dutch braid is gorgeous with three different braids mixed together. From @steffy_hairstylist, this style is perfect for a wedding party or a more casual event.

9. Twisted Dutch

twisted dutch

You can also do this soft updo with a crocheted Dutch braid. It’s the perfect summer vibe as prom season approaches. Idea from @braidsbymnovoa on Insta, we love it so much!

10. Whimsical Braids

whimsical braids

Once again, we have a beautiful boho dutch braid that ends up in a fishtail. It’s so beautiful and inspiring, we want it done right away! Found this on Insta on @kirsta_nonneman_hair’s page and we can’t get enough of it.

11. Strong Braids

strong braid

This Dutch braid ends up in a bun, but you can definitely keep your little girl bunless if they want. It’s a solid move that will stand up to a lot of playtime. We love this idea from @melbitabraidsntales.

12. Intricate Dutch Braid

Intricate Dutch Braid

The next braided style on our list requires great attention to detail. Because you start with a thin braid at the top and switch sides, this tight hairstyle creates a crown of hair. We love this post by @fryzurki.laurki.

13. Half Braid

half braid

If you’re looking for a stylish piece, this is a great choice. The braids are intertwined from the sides creating beautiful waves. Here’s a great summer style from @leahnicolehair.

14. Two buns

two steamed buns

If you find two dutch braids too tiring to wear all day, you can twist them into two buns. That way they stand out, look great, and are super cute. These created by @tanymariemakeupandhair are perfect examples.

15. Thick Braids

thick braid

Dutch braids are great, but if you loosen them a bit to create some chunky braids, you get a very casual result that’s perfect for a walk, lunch, or work. Check it out from @gemmabrownsbraids.

16. Swivel Dutch Braid

swirled dutch braid

If you want a combination of crown and hairstyle, this one will do it – dutch braids swirled around the head and then rolled into a swirling bun. You can definitely spice things up by adding some gorgeous pins for special occasions. We love @pretty_plaits_hair_design’s design.

17. Side Braid

side weave

Side Dutch braids look amazing and perfect, especially when it gathers all the hair into one thick braid, leaving your neck bare. @maggyt_hair made a beautiful braid for a beautiful lady.

18. Flower braid

flower braid

Perfect for spring, this gorgeous braid brings together two of our favorite braid styles—the Dutch and the fishtail. You start with a Dutch braid, tie the hair up the sides, and end with a thick fishtail. Styling via @hairrbyfk.

19. Infinite Braids

infinite knitting

From @sandimonzon, this design is definitely one you can’t pull off in your own hair. However, it was so cool! It’s a mix of styles, including a Dutch braid, perfect for a stylish event.

20. Cobra Braid

cobra braid

This might be one of the most complex designs we’ve seen. Known as Cobra Braid by @another_braid, we can understand why that was the name she chose. You can check it out, and there’s even a YouTube tutorial if you want to try it out.

21. Double Dutchman

How to double dutch braid yourself

PopSugar started with a simple double dutch braid! It’s simple and perfect for working out, school, or as a holiday style!

22. Side Dutch

DIY Dutch Braid

We’re swooning over this wide side Dutch braid found at CGH. Dress it up, dress it up or decorate it!

23. Dutch buns

Dutch Braid Bun Tutorial

A beautiful message gave us this beautiful thought. Braid a Dutch braid and “wrap” it for a more romantic style.

24. Holland Down Jacket

dutch braid looks best

Style Craze gave us another side profile we love. If you want to wear your hair with a fun accent, then this is the style for you to try!

25. Dutch Pony

How to Do a Dutch Braid

Ride all the way down on these low ponies. Also, these clothes can easily be dressed up, casually or accessorized according to your preference. (pass)

26. Dutch Crown

dutch crown

Of course, you can learn how to make forever beautiful braided crowns at The Beauty Department.

27. Sideswept Dutch

Dutch Braid Side Swept Hairstyle

Missy Sue combines waves with a Dutch braid in this gorgeous side-swept hairstyle. Play with your hair in front of the mirror to find the best fit.

28. Dutch Mohawk

Mohawk Braid Hair Tutorial

Missy Sue also has this funky look. A concert, a sporting event…the possibilities are endless for such a fun event.

29. Dutch for Kids

dutch braid for kids

Brit + Co showcased this fun kid’s Dutch braid, and we had to share it too! Give your child an encouragement with this fun look.

30. Wounded Dutchman

dutch twine braids

Bang style becomes official in their Dutch creations. All these braids end up in a complete evening look.

31. Former Dutchman

olympus digital camera

Learn how to start your Dutch braid from the front with the help of Kirsten Zellers. It’s perfect for those with longer, thicker hair.

32. Half-Up Dutch Fishtail

Half up fishtail braid hairstyle

If you take another look at Missy Sue, you’ll see that this gorgeous half updo was designed to show off. It can be easily carried on long or medium hair.

33. A lot of Dutch

wide dutch braid

Here’s another wide Dutch braid that will become a new, fun favorite in your arsenal. Cosmo has a tutorial, so check it out now!

34. 5 shares Dutch

5 Strands Dutch Braid

Twist Me Pretty did something different with her Dutch braid and used 5 strands. Catch the details behind it after the jump.

35. Rough Dutch

olympus digital camera

Finally, for those with thicker hair, this tutorial is definitely for you. Check out how to style your super-long hair after the jump. (pass)

final thoughts

If you want to start adopting Dutch braids on a regular basis, you can learn how to change them up. They’re versatile and cool, so we’d love to hear which one is your favorite.

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