Match Your Hairstyle to Your Wedding Dress

You have the perfect dress, now you just need the perfect wedding day hairstyle. With a wide variety of dress styles today, finding the perfect hairstyle that equally compliments your dress but won’t steal the spotlight can be difficult. With these simple tips you will be well on your way to finding your perfect hairstyle!

High-Collar Wedding Dress

A topknot creates a clean, sophisticated hairstyle that plays up the ultra-formal feel of a high neckline. And a high bun elongates your neck, making it easier to pull off more dramatic detailed collars that would otherwise compete with your hair. A braid as a headband can also add embellishment without detracting from the gown, or you can keep it classic with a ballerina bun.

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Bateau-Neckline Wedding Dress

A bateau neckline skims along the collarbone to show only the faintest hint of skin, which creates a classic silhouette that is very feminine. For an equally classic look choose a simple low bun. For modern look consider a high ponytail with some volume.

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V-Neck Wedding Dress

Wedding dresses with a V-neck draws the eye vertically, which elongates your neck, and will you make you look long and lean. To complement this style, try wearing your hair down with loose curls and deep side part. Or if you’re going for a more casual look, consider soft beach waves.

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One-Shoulder Wedding Dress

With an asymmetrical neckline there are two directions you can go. Side-swept curls or a braid will balance the neckline and cover your shoulder. While a side-swept updo will focus attention on the neckline and won’t get in the way of shoulder details.

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Strapless Wedding Dress

A strapless dress pairs great with a number of hairstyles, but we love the idea of pairing a shoulder-baring updo with this silhouette. Another exquisite look is loose waves. It ads versatility in photographs, and it can work with or without a veil.

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DIY Wedding Hairstyles

On your big day the last thing you want to worry about is your hair, and after all the time and money spent on the dress, decor, and wedding itself, why not try a DIY hairstyle? There are plenty of elegant, chic hairstyles to try out that are wedding ready. If your bridal style is more laid back, then DIY hair might be a good fit for you! Check out these DIY wedding hairstyles that you can do in your own home!

  1. Twisted Sister. This twisted hairstyle is done in only 7 steps! Try it out for yourself.

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2. Piece-y Pony. This stylish pony is very simple, but elegant, and perfect to keep most of your hair out of your face.

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3. Braided Crown. The braided crown is a super cute way to put all your hair up, and looks rustic, chic.

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4. Braided Updo. With this updo you are only 8 steps away from the perfect hairstyle for short hair, and ensuring that no hair is out of place.

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Photography Credit:

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