Tutorial: How to Create Hollywood's New Favorite Hairstyle

Lately, we can’t open a magazine or scroll Instagram without drooling over the latest hair craze—boxer braids. From Nike ads to Katy Perry and Khloe Kardashian, the sporty hairstyle is everywhere. We dig it mainly because it takes a sweet everyday braid and gives it some much-appreciated edge. 

Not ones to just admire a trend from a distance, we visited Joey Perrotti, a hairstylist at West Hollywood's 901too Salon, to find out how it's done. Keep scrolling for a step-by-step boxer-braid tutorial from the man who created Vanessa Hudgens's recent selfie-worthy hair-extension version.