OK, so it just hit me a few days ago that I promised you braiding tutorials waaayyy back, many moons ago. But since my own hair is now a lot shorter and too layered to really show you the effect, and I couldn't find a model on such short notice, I decided to rather get you a YouTube tutorial.
This is a pretty good tut, and will show you how to make french and dutch braids, a fish braid, rope braid and more advanced (but really cool) 4 and 5 strand braids. She presents all the braids in 4 easy steps, and shows the complete result as well.
I really hope this video helps you to get that cool braided styles you always wanted but never could figure out!!