Since Taylor's ethnicity contains some obscure fraction of Native American, I attempted this fun, colorful, modern adaptation of a traditional hairstyle.
It basically started by braiding one long braid down her back, then wrapping in turquoise yarn and looping it through the braid occasionally to hold it in place. It was super cute and went perfectly with her outfit today!!
If you're by yourself and want to do it to your own hair, try pigtail braids so it's easier to reach. You don't have to limit yourself to one color, either. Stripes would be awesome - might have to give those a shot next time around.