24 Romantic Updo Ideas for Bridesmaids

Pull up your locks into one of these sophisticated styles.
by Andrea fowler

If you ask us, one of the best parts about participating in a wedding party is the opportunity to get all glammed up and take photos with your closest friends. If your bridal party's working with beauty pros on the wedding day, take advantage of the occasion to try out a new hairstyle—just make sure to bring pictures of what you like so they know exactly what you want.

When thinking about what kind of hairstyle to wear, consult the bride first. She might have something planned, like matching hair accessories, that require a certain style. If she gives you the green light to go with whatever style suits you best, take the wedding season and venue into consideration next. Hot summer weekends or windy outdoor ceremony spaces tend to play better with updos. If that's what you're working with, we gathered up our favorite 24 updo ideas to jump start some serious #hairinspo.

  1. 1. Romantic Braided Chignon

    Romantic low braided chignon updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Logan Walker Photography
  2. 2. Low Chignon With Gold Hair Accessory

    Low chignon updo idea for brides or bridesmaids
  3. 3. Vintage Fingerwave Updo

    Vintago updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Jordan Brian Photography
  4. 4. Elegant Wispy Updo

    Classic updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids with a flower pin
    photo by Shannon Moffitt Photography
  5. 5. French Braid With a Low Bun

    French braid updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Ryan Zarichnak Photography
  6. 6. Art Deco Updo

    Art deco vintage updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Alicia Pyne Photography
  7. 7. Coiffed Updo

    Chic bridesmaid updo idea
    photo by Noble Photography
  8. 8. Messy Low Bun With Flowers

    Messy updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Rachel Goble Photography
  9. 9. Dutch Braid With a Messy Low Bun

    Bridesmaid updo hairstyle with a Dutch braid
    photo by Lauren Fair Photography
  10. 10. French Twist Chignon

    French twist updo hairstyle for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Michelle Lange Photography
  11. 11. Loose Updo With Bangs

    Loose bridesmaid updo hairstyle with bangs
    photo by Rebecca Hollis Photography
  12. 12. Messy Low Bun

    Messy low bun hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Arden Photography
  13. 13. Chic Ballerina Bun

    Ballerina bun updo hairstyle for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Gruber Photographers
  14. 14. Messy Updo With Loose Tendrils

    Messy updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Two Pair Photography
  15. 15. Twisted Braid With a Low Chignon

    Braided updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
  16. 16. Messy Bun

    Loose messy updo hairstyle for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Allie & Co. Photography
  17. 17. Classic Ballerina Bun

    Classic ballerina bun bridesmaid updo
    photo by Daphne Chen Photography
  18. 18. Braid-Wrapped Bun

    Braided updo hairstyle for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Libelle Photography LLC
  19. 19. Curled Messy Updo

    Curled updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Two Pair Photography
  20. 20. Braided Accent

    Braided updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Al Gawlick Photography
  21. 21. Messy Low Bun

    Messy updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Aaron and Jillian Photography
  22. 22. Bouffant Bun With French Braids

    Bouffant updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Steven Michael Photography
  23. 23. Messy Bun With Pin Curls

    Messy pin curl updo idea for brides or bridesmaids
    photo by Rising Lotus Photography
  24. 24. Twisted Updo With Roses

    Twisted low updo hairstyle idea for brides or bridesmaids with roses
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