The Prettiest Hair Inspo From the Runway

Whimsical braided updos, sleek ponytails and loose waves gave us all the wedding hair inspo we need.
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by Andrea Fowler
andrea fowler the knot wedding planning expert
Andrea Fowler
Wedding Planning Expert
  • Andrea Fowler is an Editorial Content Manager at Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Andrea is a New York-based content strategist and creative producer.
  • Andrea worked as an Assistant Editor for The Knot from 2015 to 2017.

Getting ready for your hair and makeup trials? You're going to want to bring some hair inspiration with you. If you saw a crazy-cool hairstyle somewhere that you loved, but you're not sure whether you have the right hair to pull it off, bring it anyway—shoot for the stars. Your stylist can play with different looks and modify them for your hair texture or length.

Bridal Fashion Week always brings a slew of inspiration, from beauty to dress trends. Check out our 17 favorite runway hairstyles to help inspire your own day-of look.

1. Knotted Updo

Messy updo hairstyle for a whimsical wedding look
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Kelly Faetanini Spring 2018: Dark Romance Inspired by Shakespeare

2. Half-Up Braids

Half-up wedding hairstyle with braids
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Marchesa Notte Bridal Spring 2018: Garden-Inspired Gowns With Dramatic Details

3. Modern Bun

Modern low bun hairstyle for a chic wedding look
Maria Valentino/ MCV Photo

From: Peter Langner Spring 2018: Edgy and Elegant Wedding Dresses

4. Sleek Low Pony

Low ponytail wedding hairstyle for long hair

From: Oscar de la Renta Spring 2018: Classic, Structured Style

5. Topknot

Top knot wedding hairstyle for long or medium hair
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Francesca Miranda Spring 2018: Spring Has Sprung

6. Half-Up With a Flower Crown

Half-up wedding hairstyle with a boho flower crown
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Marchesa Notte Bridal Spring 2018: Garden-Inspired Gowns With Dramatic Details

7. Sideswept Braid

Sideswept braided hairstyle for long hair
Maria Valentino/ MCV Photo

From: Blush by Hayley Paige Spring 2018: Whimsical, Feminine Wedding Dresses

8. Textured Waves

Loose waves for a boho wedding hairstyle for medium hair

From: Willowby by Watters Fall 2017: A Subtle Ode to the Butterfly

9. Ribbon Bow Tie

Low ponytail hairstyle with a black ribbon bow
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Marchesa Spring 2018: Classic Silhouettes Take on New Forms

10. Half-Up Braids

Half-up wedding hairstyle with Dutch braids for short hair
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Marchesa Notte Bridal Spring 2018: Garden-Inspired Gowns With Dramatic Details

11. Half-Up Curls

Half-up wedding hairstyle with twists
Maria Valentino/ MCV Photo

From: Tara Keely Fall 2017: Eye-Catching Elegance

12. Glamorous Waves

Classic glamorous waves for a wedding hairstyle for long hair
Maria Valentino/ MCV Photo

From: Reem Acra Spring 2018: Glamorous Gowns Inspired by Tiffany & Co. Jewels

13. Low Ballerina Bun

Twisted ballerina bun hairstyle for long or medium hair
Maria Valentino/ MCV Photo

From: Maggie Sottero Fall 2017: A Modern Take on Fairy Tale Ball Gowns

14. Whimsical Chignon

Breezy chignon hairstyle for medium or long hair
Maria Valentino/ MCV Photo

From: Randy Fenoli Spring 2018: Shimmering Wedding Dresses Make a Glamorous Statement

15. Tight Twists

Twisted wedding hairstyle for short hair
Jonas Gustavasson/ MCV Photo

From: Marchesa Notte Bridal Spring 2018: Garden-Inspired Gowns With Dramatic Details

16. Braided Chignon

Braided chignon wedding hairstyle

From: Rosa Clará Spring 2018: Embracing the Female Figure

17. Subtle Waves With a Headband

Subtle waves with a headband for a short hairstyle wedding look

From: Jenny Packham Spring 2018: Embellished and Eye-Catching Wedding Dresses

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