Here’s How Other Men Will Look When They Copy Cary Fukunaga’s Man-Braids

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Aug. 26 2014 2:22 PM

Here’s How Other Men Would Look With Cary Fukunaga’s Man-Braids

Cary Fukunaga and his amazing braids
The braids that started it all.

Left:Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images. Right:Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.

For all the victors at this year’s EmmysBreaking Bad, Modern Family, the “Colbort Report—I think we can all agree that the night’s real winner was Cary Fukunaga’s man-braids. Widely praised for their “beautiful execution,” “fancy” look, and “strong side part,” the braids have already been named “the new man-bun.”

But how will the nation’s leading men look when they inevitably copy Fukunaga’s amazing braids (joining such other forerunners as Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg)? We did some Photoshopping to find out.


Photo of Brad Pitt by Frazer Harrison/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of Jared Leto by Kevin Winter/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of Joseph Gordon-Levitt by Frazer Harrison/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of Tom Cruise by Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of True Detective writer Nic Pizzolatto by Frederick M. Brown/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of Cristiano Ronaldo by Ian MacNicol/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of Paul Ryan by John Gress/Getty. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.


Photo of Barack Obama by Saul Loeb. Illustration by Holly Allen for Slate.

Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

Holly Allen is a Slate Web designer.


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