11 Pretty Updos with Flowers

by Bridget Clegg
Updos with Flowers from The Knot

Adding a flower to an updo is like topping off your wedding cake — it adds an extra special something to an already gorgeous look. Tucked into a chignon or clipped to the side of a classic twist, an updo with flowers is a low upkeep high impact bridal hairstyle. These 11 gorgeous brides get what we're talking about!

A Bun With Fresh White Orchids

Photo: Christie Pham Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Christie Pham Photography

Jana went sans-veil and wore her hair in a low side bun with two white orchids. (From The Album: A Tented Outdoor Wedding In Honolulu, Hawaii)

A Fresh Ranunculus and Succulent Hairpiece

Photo: Maria Mack // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Maria Mack

A floral hairpiece complements a subtle bump in the front and tuck in the back. (From the Album: A Vintage Wedding Style Shoot)

Twisted Updo with Cascading Faux Flowers

Photo: Zac Wolf Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Zac Wolf Photography

Twisted sections of hair are pulled back into a low updo with pretty faux flowers pinned on the side. (From The Album: An Intimate Green Wedding In Brooklyn, NY)

A Low Bun With A Fresh Succulent and Birdcage Veil

Photo: Christa Kimble // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Christa Kimble

A single succulent adds a cheerful touch of color to this wavy low bun. (From The Album: A Country Chic Wedding In Galloway, OH)

Sideswept Updo With A Fresh Gardenia

Photo: Ned Jackson Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Ned Jackson Photography

An elegant gardenia is tucked into this sleek side 'do. Bonus: Gardenias are waxy, hearty flowers so they'll last longer than, say, the typical rose. (From The Album: A Purple Vintage Wedding)

Orchids and Ranunculus Paired With The Classic Updo

Photo: Karen Wise // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Karen Wise

An arrangement of ranunculus, orchids and Queen Anne's Lace work perfectly for this bride at her garden-inspired wedding. (From The Album: A Chinese Garden Wedding in Brooklyn, NY)

A Chignon with Stephanotis

Photo: Orchard Cove Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Orchard Cove Photography

Because they were getting married on the beach and it was a little windy that day, Ashley opted to pull her hair back into a bun. Her stylist added a row of stephanotis flowers (similar to gardenias, they're hearty and long-lasting!) for a nice wedding-worthy touch. (From The Album: A Winter Beach Wedding In the Gulf Stream, FL)

Retro Updo With A Statement Orchid Hairpiece

Photo: Gabrielle Revere // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Gabrielle Revere

A chic and sculptural twist is balanced by a large statement flower piece (this one is from Jennifer Behr) at the model's forehead. (From The Album: Fine Lines: Winter 2012 Issue)

Romantic Rolled Chignon With Ranunculus Flowers

Photo: Amelia Tarbet // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Amelia Tarbet

Twisted sections of hair are pulled back into a low updo with two delicate fresh white ranunculus flowers. (From The Album: A Casual Vineyard Wedding In Marble Falls, TX)

Loose Updo with Bright Fuchsia Orchids

Photo: Janae Shields Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Janae Shields Photography

A couple bright orchids playfully pull in the color of her bridesmaid dresses! (From The Album: A Romantic Wedding In Pleasanton, CA)

Sleek Updo Knot With A Side Cascade Of White Orchids

Photo: Rebecca Arthurs Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Rebecca Arthurs Photography

The large white orchids in her classic updo reflected this bride's elegant Hawaiian wedding. (From The Album: A Beachfront Destination Wedding In Honolulu Hawaii)

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