Everyone knows about stylish Iverson Braids, and here we have found 50 of the coolest looks in 2022 for you to try. Allen Iverson is an icon in the basketball world, but he is such a legend that he has a hairstyle named after him. This VA-born star started rocking these cornrows from the late 90s to the early 00s, which are still popular 20 years later.
You can wear these straight-back cornrows in so many different ways. But almost every style on this list has a dope fade that goes along with it, so you will have to decide which one you will go with before you go to the barbershop.
What Are Iverson Braids?
Iverson braids are essentially cornrows, which are tightly braided rows of hair close to the scalp. However, what sets Iverson braids apart is the addition of a single, often thicker, braid that runs down the center of the head, following the natural parting of the hair. This central braid is the defining characteristic of Iverson braids and adds a bold and distinctive element to the overall look.
Now, let’s take a look through the 50 coolest Iverson braids for men!
1. Straight Layers Iverson Braids with Fade Cut
First up is this straight-back cornrow style with a super high fade. This style is so dope and can be worn at any age and time of the year.
2. Two Way with Tiny Artsy Iverson Braid Style
This next look has two straight-back braids with tiny and artsy ones in the middle. If you find yourself a stylist to pull off this Iverson look, you better tip them well and keep them happy!
3. Thin Zigzag Braids with Fade Cut
Here is a zigzag cornrow style that looks so handsome. In addition, here has added a fresh fade cut along the front and the sides, making the two styles look amazing.
4. Stripped Man Bun Braids with Skin Fade Cut
Here is an Iverson braided hairstyle with three different hairstyles combined to make one. He has two thick cornrows in the Iverson style and a bunch of little braids horizontally across his scalp. Next, add a fade and bring the rest of the hair into a high ponytail.
5. Layered Iverson Braids Hairstyle
Here he is wearing super thick layered braids with multiple braids horizontally across and three thick braids down the scalp. These look amazing on men of all ages with long natural hair.
6. Artsy Man Bun Braids Hairstyle with Faded Cut
This next look will be perfect if you want an artsy hairstyle. Here he is wearing his braids with two thick braids down the middle with zig zag braids on the top.
7. Tight Long Box Braids Hairstyle
Here is a style with tight and long box braids with the dopest zigzag thick parts. He has divided his style into six sections and braided them tight and down the hair, which looks amazing.
8. Layered Tight Iverson Braids Hairstyle
These next braids are so tight, and they look amazing. He has two thick braids horizontally down in a french braid style with smaller braids connecting to them. He has kept his beard and sideburns long for a different type of fade.
9. Long and Wavy Tight Braids Style Iverson Braids
Wow, this next hairstyle is so dope that you may never want to change it up. Here he has small braids that are divided perfectly into eight different sections with curved parts. Again, he has kept the hair looking fresh here with thin braids.
10. Long Stripped Iverson Braids with Fade Haircut
Next, he is wearing long, stripped Iverson braids with a fade around the temples. Keep the hair along the side short as he has done here for a fresh new look.
11. Straight Layered Stripped Iverson Braids
This next style is different than other books on this list because he has parted his hair straight down the middle with horizontal braids down the scalp, and it looks so cool.
12. Zigzag Hairstyle Iverson Braids
Wow, this next hairstyle looks amazing. Here he has a wonderful pattern with thick and thin braids along the sides. He added two braids down the scalp and let them run out long in the back.
13. Waves and Straight Braids with Mid-Fade Cut
Waves and straight braids with a mid fade along the sides and in the nape. Here he has added unique braids all along the head for a fresh and unique style that would look great on men of all ages.
14. Two Way Thick Iverson Braids
Another way to wear your new braids would be in this two-way thick Iverson style. He has kept the smaller braids that feed in perfectly to two big braids down the head. They have the braids pulled so tight here that he doesn’t even need a fade.
15. Tight Zigzag Braids Hairstyle
This next hairstyle has tight zigzag braids divided into four sections and a simple fade along the sides. He has also kept his beard long here, and it looks perfect with his tight hair.
16. Tiny Wave Braids with Mid-Fade Cut
This next hairstyle for men has tiny wave braids with a mid-fade cut. He has styled his braids horizontally across the head in even sections, which looks so good.
17. Long and Artsy Iverson Tight Braid Style
If you like keeping your hair long and natural but need a new braided hairstyle, then this next hairstyle would be perfect for you. He has a dope pattern of twists and zig zags here, with the hair hanging loose on his back.
18. Straight Tight Lines Iverson Braids Hairstyle
This next hairstyle is such a classic Iverson braided hairstyle. Here he has divided the hair into eight even sections and braided them perfectly down the scalp. This look will always be an epic hairstyle.
19. Straight Long Braid Rows Iverson Hairstyle
Here is a thicker braided hairstyle for you to try out. He has divided the hair into 5 even braids and added a bit of blonde into the bottoms for a little texture added in.
20. Fishbone Man Bun Iverson Braids
Who said men can not wear fishbone braids too? Here he has a high fade with the dopest looking fishbone braids on the top of his look. Finish it off with a small man bun and you are all set.
21. Dreadlocks Tight Iverson Braids Style
Men with dreadlocks are always looking for a new look. Here he has his hair in dreadlocks with tight braids down his scalp, which looks amazing.
22. Iverson Root Braids Hairstyle
Here is a hairstyle with a tight, root-braided look that would be best for men with thinner, natural hair. He has his hair pulled so tight and divided into plenty of sections for a handsome-looking style.
23. Artsy Web Braids Iverson Style
This next Iverson hairstyle has an artsy web hairstyle with a high fade on the sides and in the back. This unique style would be great for the summer because it keeps your hair up and out of your neck.
24. Corn Rows Straight Line Braids with Fade Cut
Next is a handsome hairstyle that would be perfect for men who have been growing their hair for a while. Here he has a square fade along the natural hairline with long, skinny braids falling down his back.
25. Man Bun Iverson Braids Skin Fade Cut
Another way to wear our featured hairstyle would be to keep it long and tie it up in a man bun. He also has a high fade here and plenty of different-looking braids on the top.
26. Stitch Long Hair Braids Hairstyle
Another way to way to wear your long braids is in this stitched long hair pattern. He has his braids divided into different sections of thick and thin sections, and it looks great. He kept the beard long and natural here; it looks so dope.
27. Frilly Long Box Braids Iverson Hairstyle
Up next is another long braided hairstyle. To get this look, keep the braids going down instead of into the scalp. They have also added a star pattern to the scalp, which looks amazing.
28. Iverson Lines Tight Braids Style
Iverson lines are always going to be in style. Here he has his lines parted in both ways, which looks so cool. This type of braided hairstyle would last for at least a few weeks.
29. Neat Layered Iverson Braids Hairstyle
Wow, this next braided hairstyle is so neat and fresh that he will never want to change it up. To get a look like this you are going to half to sit in the chair for quite a while, but it is going to be so worth it.
30. Long Box Braids with Short Trimmed Bangs
Long braided hairstyles are always a good idea. Here he has about 6 long braids but the real star of this show is the cool design they have added to his part. The smaller sections of the braids look like little half hearts and he always has an even fade along the front and sides of his hair.
31. Stitches Iverson Braids Hairstyle
Up next is another look with two thick braids running down the scalp with so many braids feeding into it. He has a fresh line and a dope fade here as well, making it a perfect Iverson braided look.
32. Mohawk Two Strand Braids with Fade Haircut
Mohawks will always be in style if you want a fresh new style with an edgy vibe. Here he has taken it to the next level and added his thick braids down his mohawk. Be sure to add in a high fade to complete this look.
33. Feed Tight Iverson Braids Hairstyle
Wow, this hairstyle for black men must have taken so long to pull off. He has created the perfect swirl in the front right above the ear with two thick braids in the middle, and it looks so cool, stylish, and sleek.
34. Corn Rows Artsy Layers with Fade Cut
Cornrows come in all shapes, sizes, and patterns. Here he is wearing an even fade along the sides, and in the front, he has a nice squared-off look. To finish this style off create a dope heart in the front.
35. Corn Rows Tight Iverson Braids
Tight Iverson braids can be created in so many different ways. Here he has four thick braids on the top with smaller fed-in braids evenly separated and connected together. He kept his beard long and thick here, and it looks great together.
36. Blonde Corn Rows with Fade Cut
If you want to add a bit of color to your life, this next hairstyle would be perfect for you. He has kept the outside short and natural black here, and the contrast between the two styles looks great.
37. Two Way Fishbone Iverson Braids
Iverson and fishbone braids are a great combination. Here he has his hair dived into two big sections and braided tightly against his scalp for a fresh fishbone braids style.
38. Stripped Lines with Fade Cut Braids
Your braided hairstyle for men would not be complete without a fresh fade along the sides. He has his stripped lines braided look with long braids hanging down his back. He kept the fade along the natural hairline for a fresh and natural look.
39. Artsy Zigzag Rows with Iverson Braids
This artsy zigzag style looks so handsome in the photo above. Be sure to save this photo and save it to your barber so they can get a jump start on thinking of how to make this look happen.
40. Tight Braids with Light Blonde Shade Fade Cut
If you are gonna wear braids you are going to want to make sure they are tight just like he is wearing in the look above. He has a fresh fade along the sides and in the front. But the real magic is on top where he has added in dop patterns and different thicknesses throughout.
41. Corn Rows Lines Iverson Braids with Mid Fade Cut
Here is a simple but handsome hairstyle with three thick sections braided back. He has kept the lines here straight and simple for a fantastic finish. He has also added a mid fade to keep the edges looking fresh.
42. Neat Corn Rows Braids with Fade Cut
Neat cornrows with braids and fades will leave you feeling so confidence and looking fresh for whatever event you have coming up. Here he has grown his hair out and left it natural and it looks perfect.
43. Classic Natural Iverson Braids with Short Bangs
This classic hairstyle will never go out of style. Here he is wearing his hair with an even but thick edge up. On the top, he has four thick braids that are sleek and down his hair.
44. Man Bun Waze Braids with Fade Cut
Up next is this circular hairstyle with even braids that are pulled back into a small bun. He also added a bit of blue to his bun to make it stand out a bit.
45. Frilly Long Braids with Mid Fade
Frilly long hairstyles are very popular among famous, young rappers today. In the look above he has circular and long braids that hang just a few inches down his head and it looks so dope.
46. Box Braids Long Iverson with Short Bangs
Long Iverson hairstyles like the one in the photo above are so sleek and handsome. Here he is wearing them long and skinny and it looks amazing.
47. Skin Fade with Tight Iverson Braids
Skin fades and braids will always look in style when you wear them as Iverson did. Here he has a high bald fade and a dope pattern right above the forehead and towards the back of the head.
48. Iverson Long Box Braids Hair
These Iverson braids are pulled perfectly together and look so silky. They have parted them around with curves and even lines and braided them down the head and let them hang long.
49. Artsy Iverson Braids Hairstyle
Artsy Iverson braids contain patterns and different thicknesses. He has added two thick braids down the scalp in true Allen fashion.
50. Long Hair Iverson Braids Hairstyle
Last but not least is a hairstyle with long hair. Here he has the best-looking braided pattern on the top and twisted the rest of the hair thin and let it hang down long.
In conclusion, Iverson braids are more than just a hairstyle; they are a cultural and fashion statement that pays tribute to Allen Iverson’s fearless and iconic style. They symbolize self-confidence, individuality, and the blending of sports and street culture. Whether worn as a nod to the basketball legend or as a means of personal expression, Iverson braids continue to be a powerful and enduring hairstyle that resonates with many.
Are you convinced that the Iverson braided hairstyle is a good fit for you? You can pull this style off no matter how thick or thin your hair is. This is because you can create whatever size braids you need! Please let us know which number was your favorite!
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