25 Hot Wedding Hairstyles

  1. A Loose, Formal Chignon

    Photo by Diana M. Lott Photography

    Because Alison wanted her wedding hair to look natural, her stylist from Touch of Red Hair Salon in Houston, TX, put it up in a loose bun and fastened it with a flower hairpin. Alison's favorite part? "It held up all evening long!" she says.

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  2. A Grecian-Inspired Style

    Photo by Blue Diamond Photography, Inc

    "I wanted my hair to resemble historical Grecian hairstyles," Erin says. Her hairstylist from Phresh Spa Salon in Saint Paul, MN, added soft waves and swooped Erin's hair back and to the right. A large cattleya orchid completed the look.

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  3. A Curly Ponytail

    Photo by Jen Lynne Photography

    Megan kept her hair simple. "I didn't need anything fancy or complicated," she says. Her stylist from Styles Down the Aisle in Chicago, IL, pulled her locks back in a low-key style and added feathers for flair.

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  4. A Loose Chignon

    Photo by Julie Newman Photography

    "Because it was an outdoor summer wedding, I wanted my hair and makeup to be soft and simple," Kasia says. With that in mind, her stylist from Space Salon in New York, NY, created a detailed chignon with roses pinned low on the side.

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  5. An Intricate Half-Updo

    Photo by Lisa Franchot Photography

    Because her groom loves when she wears her hair in a side part, Courtney had her stylist from Byron & Tracey salon in Beverly Hills, CA, curl her hair, then pin it half up and half down with a braid and flowers from her parents' garden.

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  6. A Vintage Updo

    Photo by Tom & Jerry Schimdt Wedding Photography

    Aimee styled her own hair, curling it and then pulling the left side to wrap around the back of her head. A DIY fascinator and a cage veil completed the look.

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  7. Romantic Waves with Comb

    Photo by Jenny Martell Photography

    To dress up her loose spiral wave, Jennifer used a flower brooch made from fabric flowers that had been on her dress.

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  8. An Asymmetrical Bun

    Photo by JL Photografia

    "I was wary of an updo, but I also knew that I wanted to look very special," Diana says. She told her stylist to create something "perfectly imperfect," and the dramatic asymmetrical bun he created fit the bill.

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  9. A Woven Braid

    Photo by Alex Rodriguez Photography

    Annie told her stylist that she wanted something unique. "I was going after this ‘Scandinavian meadow couture look,'" she says. The result was a detailed updo with an intricate braid woven throughout.

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  10. An Embellished Side Ponytail

    Photo by Janae Shields Photography

    For her reception, Alli swapped her simple hairstyle for something with a bit more panache -- a curly side ponytail with a black feather hair accessory, styled by Bloom Bridal Beauty Boutique in San Jose, CA.

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  11. Half-Up Loose Curls

    Photo by Laura Negri Photography

    Carson enlisted the help of a stylist at Bob Salon in Athens, GA, to create her long, soft curls held back with loose braids.

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  12. Short Flipped Style

    Photo by Dara Blakeley Photography

    Ivy's stylist at Crazy Combs Salon in Raleigh, NC, flipped the ends of her short hair for a chic, fun look.

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  13. Simple Jeweled Pompadour

    Photo by Lucida Photography

    To create a simple yet glamorous hairstyle, Catherine's stylist pulled her long hair into an elegant pompadour (or poof) and added a vintage-inspired jeweled headband.

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  14. Loose Natural Curls

    Photo by Foto Briceno

    This glamorous bride opted for the simplest of styles -- loose, natural spiral curls -- for a look that was as gorgeous as it was low-key.

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  15. Off-Center Updo

    Photo by Holland Photo Arts

    "I wanted to wear my hair up in order to accentuate the neckline of the dress, but I didn't want anything too tight or formal looking," Ann says. Her stylist, Kimberly Steele in Washington, DC, created an off-center bun that mimicked the look of the peonies in Ann's bouquet.

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  16. Sleek Side Bun

    Photo by Gandy Photographers

    "I wanted to really look like me," Kimberly says. To keep the look simple, she had her stylist Derek J of Atlanta, GA, swoop her bangs and pull the rest back into a sleek side bun. A hair comb added a bit of sparkle.

    > See Kimberly's wedding

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  17. Long, Loose Waves

    Photo by Upscale Photo

    This traditional bride kept her look effortlessly beautiful with long, loose curls pinned back on one side.

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  18. A Messy Bun

    Photo by D. Bryant Photography

    Jennifer wanted to make sure no one missed the back of her dress. She had her stylist, Debora Crivella at Salon 4 in Rockville, MD, create a messy bun embellished with sparkly hairpins.

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  19. A Flower-Embellished Updo

    Photo by Ashley Garmon Photographers

    Dixie knew she'd be dancing during her Austin, TX, wedding, so she had her hairstylist from Shag Salon pull her hair into a loose updo after the ceremony. Dixie's great-grandmother's flower comb was the finishing touch.

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  20. A Natural Updo

    Photo by Bryan Johnson

    A few sprigs of Lily of the Valley accessorized Sara Jane's simple updo and complemented the natural setting of her reception.

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  21. A Casual Curly Updo

    Photo by L Photographie

    Instead of a traditional veil, Laura wanted something unfussy and fresh. Her stylist at Naturally Pure Aveda Salon & Spa in Webster Grove, MO, came up with this curly, pinned-back hairstyle accented with a few yellow Mokara orchids.

    > See Laura's wedding

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  22. An Elegant Chignon

    Photo by Joanna Tano

    Alyson asked her stylist to create a hairstyle that was elegant yet organic. The result was a low chignon wrapped with a thick braid. "I'm so happy with the way it turned out," Alyson says.

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  23. A Woven Updo

    Photo by Laura Novak Photography

    Intricate weaving and an elegant flower hairpin completed this sophisticated bride's wedding hairstyle.

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  24. A Retro Updo

    Photo by Cook Images

    For a retro twist, Kelsey's stylist added height to the front of her updo and then curled the back into a low, loose bun.

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  25. A Sophisticated Updo

    Photo by Rachel Priddy

    Rachel's stylist gave her a look that wasn't too different from how she normally wears her hair by pinning up the front and then curling and pinning the back.

    > See Rachel's wedding

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