Struggling to find the perfect hairstyle for your wedding (or that one you have to go to this summer)? We get it. With so many options available to you (do you wear it up or down? Accessories or no accessories?), choosing the right hairstyle for your big day can feel as overwhelming as finding the perfect dress. But don’t worry, because this is one thing you don’t have to freak out about. Whether your hair is long or short, pin-straight or super curly, there’s more than enough hair-spiration out there to help guide you in your decision. To prove it, we’ve rounded up 20 of the prettiest wedding day hairstyles for every type of texture and length so you can rest assured knowing your hair is on-point whether you’re the bride, the maid-of-honor, or just a random co-worker who managed to score an invite.
Add an extra layer of intrigue and sophistication to your go-to ponytail by (weaving in a more intricate fishtail braid. It looks both striking and effortless all at the same time.
There’s a reason why glamorous, old-school Hollywood waves never go out of style…they’re stunning! Channel your inner starlet by opting for big, beautiful bouncing curls and tons of volume (red carpet not included).
For a slightly more modern and elegant take on the flower crown, opt for an unexpected mix of white blooms and fresh greenery. When paired with long, tumbling curls you simply can’t go wrong.
Is there anything more timeless than a polished, pulled-back knot? We think not (no pun intended).
Calling all laid-back brides—this stunningly simple look is for you! The effortless mix of perfectly undone beachy waves and delicate floral embellishments is enough to make any bride (or wedding guest) say “I do!”
Super tight coils whipped up into a whimsical half updo strike the perfect balance between effortless and elegant.
This style has boho brides written all over it! The long, loose curls are beautiful all on their own, but it’s the wrap-around braids and pretty floral headpiece that really puts it over the edge.
To take your classic low pony up a notch, create a little height at the crown, give it plenty of piecey texture, and make sure to pull a few face-framing strands out for a soft, romantic feel.
The best way to show off your natural hair? Try a sophisticated half-up-half-down style paired with a pretty hairline twist!
Never underestimate the power of a classic chignon paired with a simple, yet striking, headpiece.
If fussy updos and sparkling hair accessories aren’t necessarily your thing don’t worry—you can embrace a more low-key style and still look amazing as you walk down the aisle.
If a classic chignon feels just a little too simple for your big day, consider topping it off with one of this season’s trendiest accessories: a delicate bow. It will keep it looking pretty and polished, while also adding a bit of girly fun to your style.
Channel your inner royal by pulling your naturally coily hair back into an elegant chignon and securing it with a pretty pearl-embellished clip. You can even work in a couple of mini braids for a little added dimension and texture.
This understated bun is at the top of our bridal hair lust list and for good reason—it will work for literally every hair type. We love keeping the front sections of your hair loose for a soft, flattering finish.
Just because it’s your wedding day doesn’t mean you have to give up your beachy waves. Instead, try enhancing them a bit by creating a dramatic side part and pinning back a small section with a very wedding-worthy accessory.
Let’s be honest; nothing beats embracing your hair’s natural texture. For the proof, just look at @curlsandcouture’s gorgeous bridal pics. P.S. we love that deep side part!
Nothing beats a soft, romantic braid when it comes to dreamy bridal hair, right? So why not opt for a low, slightly undone style decorated with just the slightest touch of delicate baby’s breath?
Add a playful touch to your go-to topknot by wrapping a couple of subtle braids across the top of your head. It will not only create a little extra volume but also look incredibly beautiful in photos.