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Everyone is rocking plaits at the moment.

Whether you're a snowboarder trying to keep your hair out of your mouth or a climber trying to stay cool, plaited hair is great because it's super practical and looks damn cool.

We've put together a few of our favourite plaits. Thick, luscious numbers that are guaranteed to give you hair envy.

Now, if only we could grow our hair that long...

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Who doesn't love a good solid plait? This one's certainly helped by the fact that this woman's hair colour is unbelievable...

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Just like the last, this one's a beauty of a braid...

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Now this is a pretty rad variation on the typical half up, half down. A little twisted plait to keep everything together.

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Just a little braid tucked behind one ear reminds us of festival style and/or Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean. In a good way.

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If you've got the right length hair, go for double French plait braids like these here. Ideal for keeping your hair out of your face.

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Now this is one perfect plait... Can we have please?

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This is a super chic way to mix up having your hair down all the time. Plait two sides and draw them together at the back...

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Ahhh to have luscious, thick hair like this lucky woman... A great combination of two different plaits.

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This is such a great idea. Weave your plait into a messy ponytail...

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A plait within a plait within a plait.... It's all starting to get a bit metaphysical.

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We're loving this gorgeous dip-dyed number. Two tone hair always looks cool in a big long plait...

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Ideal for when it starts to get hot and you can't bear having your hair swinging around your neck.

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Go French with this tightly knotted plait-turned-pony tail...

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Just because short hair doesn't mean you can't get involved with plaits. This is a perfect example.

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Loose at the top and twisted to the side into a messy plait. We like.

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Bored of having your hair just hanging down by your face? This neat little braid is a great way to mix things up...