Did Zendaya Just Show Us How to Rock Cornrows this Fall?

There was a stint a couple years ago when wearing cornrows straight back became a trend. Like many other classic nineties’ hairstyles, it reemerged but has since died down. Leave it to Zendaya, the queen of never being afraid to try a new hairstyle to remind us just how good cornrows can look. She wore the style front row at Emanuel Ungaro’s Spring 2016 show during Paris Fashion Week, and naturally, she killed it. See how you can take the look from day to night below.

Go for a preppy, classic look by pairing a baby doll dress with loafers.


Since many of us wore cornrows as children, the hairstyle almost seems childlike. Play with the look and go for something preppy like a collar-dress and a pair of loafers. Jacket: Topshop, $90, available at us.topshop.com; Dress: H&M, $24.99, available at www.hm.com; Earrings: BaubleBar, $32, available at www.baublebar.com; Shoes: Zara, $49.90, available at www.zara.com.

Get dramatic at night with a pair of statement drop earrings to complement a pencil skirt and knit.


It’s knitwear season, meaning you’ll be wearing thermals and sweaters even on your nights out. Dress one up with a statement pencil skirt and a pair of eye-catching drop earrings. Skirt: River Island, $90, available at us.riverisland.com; Top: H&M, $12.99, available at www.hm.com; Shoes: Topshop, $85, available at us.topshop.com; Earrings: Forever 21, $7.90, available at www.forever21.com.

-DaMonica Boone

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