With fall in the air, peak wedding season is winding down and brides-to-be are planning for next year’s big day. Whether your wedding is in the fall, winter, or sometime in 2014, check out our 15 favorite wedding hair pictures! We’ve got the latest trends, classic updos, ultra flattering styles, and unique looks to help you look your bridal best.
The 2013 update of the curly updo is to wear it longer and looser, inspired by the beachy waves and Victoria’s Secret curls trends. This lovely bridal hairstyle pins long hair back into a low updo and leaves a few coiled tendrils free. Every hair is perfectly out of place.
If you’re getting your hair styled for your wedding, do something really special! This dramatic updo isn’t a DIY look but simple enough for a professional. In addition to finding magazines and Pinterest photos, meet with your stylist to discuss what you can do with your hair type, length, color, and sense of style.
It’s a great idea to do meet with your stylist after finding your wedding dress but before deciding on a veil and wedding hair accessories. Asking an expert for advice will help you find the best hairstyle that works for you and your personal style!
The 2013 braid trend is still going strong on the red carpet and for weddings. This is a gorgeous look that effortlessly manages thick hair, curls, or hair that tends to frizz. This crown braid add subtle detail along the hairline before becoming a low updo to one side. A few jewels, flowers, and the veil pop against dark hair.
Whatever your wedding colors or theme is, the underling message of it all is love and romance (right?!). Romantic hairstyles are feminine and soft with lots of little details. Like this country music video-inspired look with highlights, lowlights, and a rhinestone studded braid worn over one shoulder. You could even wear a tiara in front of the pouf at the crown, right behind the bangs.
With so many decision to make, here’s one less. If you don’t know if you want to wear hair down or in an updo, this half up bridal hairstyle is for you! This is a gorgeous look with ample bangs swept across the forehead, loose ringlets, and a flattering pouf that provides the perfect anchor for a veil. This is another hairstyle that is perfect for beach weddings and any member of the wedding party!
That same curly updo you wore to prom is also perfect for weddings, as the bride or bridesmaid. You really can’t go wrong with this classic and timeless hairstyle. With side swept bangs and a bump at the crown, this style flatters every face shape. If your hair is medium length, add a few extensions or wear curls looser to make it work.
There are so many ways to rock the curly updo! This red carpet worthy bridal hairstyle frames the face with thick ringlets. The back has ample volume and a place for floral accessory and long veil. This is an updo that will work for shorter hair as well, for anything chin length and longer.
Don’t hide all the gorgeous long hair in an updo! Show off that hard earned-length and healthy hair by wearing it down! Keep hair healthy with some heat-free curls. This look definitely needs some wedding hair accessories, in addition to a veil.
If you’re watching your weight before the big day, also focus on healthy hair and skin! In addition to consuming plenty of water, vegetables, and protein healthy hair comes from limiting styling damage from heat, skipping shampoo as often as possible, and regular deep conditioning treatments.
If clean lines and white space are your aesthetic, simple wedding hairstyles are for you. Think romantic updates on the braid, bun, and ponytail. This effortless look lets your beauty shine through, with curls, accessories, and the veil in the background.
A bun formed from a braid adds lovely detail to an otherwise simple hairstyle. Add even more impact with a unique wedding hair accessory, like this Asian-influenced rope topped with pink roses. There are so many cute accessories you can make yourself! Just use your imagination, wedding theme, and bridal colors. Or a trip to your local craft or sewing store can be a source of materials and ideas.
This shows the magic that can happen when you find the perfect style for just the right accessory! Here’s another fabulous way to wear a braided bun as a bride! This look is absolutely gorgeous with ultra smooth hair, a flattering pouf, and a gorgeous twisted knot of hair. The stunning crown, just made for this hairstyle, takes the look to the next level.
When picking your wedding veil, don’t worry too much about the hairstyle! Your stylist can make most looks work by pinning it up high or low. The key is too make sure you’re happy with the look with and without veil. This braided updo pulls hair back off the face while the plait is lovely peeking through the veil at the back.
Curls are a simply gorgeous bridal hairstyle. They add volume at the crown and romantic ringlets all over. Add extra detail to the look with a lace-trimmed veil or rhinestone-studded tiara.
Flower crowns are so simple yet high impact. They can be worn with any hairstyle, up or down, but are best with loose curls or a braid that goes with this boho style. If it’s not the look you dreamed of for your wedding day, the floral crown is also fabulous for your bridesmaids or adorable for flower girls.
For a modern meets vintage vibe, combine the latest hairstyle trends with accessories with a retro feel. This lovely look is perfect for an outdoor event or city hall wedding. The half up hairstyle is pulled back into a simple braid and the rest of hairs in gentle waves. The fabric wedding headband has a touch of Downton Abbey combined with boho chic.