The dress was quite Grecian. She [Emily] wanted to look fresh and young [and]  braids gives a younger feeling. It was a softer texture.

Emily-Blunt-BackDid we forget to mention Laini Reeves is also the genius behind many of Emily Blunt’s looks? Well, now you know. Sunday night, Emily gave Aphrodite a run for her money in that Michael Kors number, but it was truly the braids that brought the entire look together. Below you’ll find step-by-step instructions on how to channel your inner Goddess, click links to purchase products needed via, and of course, a close-up of Emily’s finished look courtesy of Laini!

Serge Normant Dream Big Instant Volumizing Spray
Malin+Goetz Sage Styling Creme 

Tail Comb
Bobbi Pins
Small Hair Ties


  1. From damp hair use the Malin+Goetz Sage Styling Creme
  2. With the tail comb make a center part
  3. Power dry the hair
  4. When dry apply the Serge Normant Dream Big Volume Spray then power dry again to create a tousled texture, this will help hold the braid
  5. Do an inside out braid to the nape of the neck and repeat on the other side
  6. Cross over at the nape
  7. Secure with Bobbi pins
  8. Spray once again for hold