Fashion & Beauty

Bridal Updos to Show Off Your Accessories

He put a ring on it, and now it’s time for you to make a very important decision. What are you going to do with your hair?

Whether you want an elegant updo or a more modern twist, pulling your hair back will show off the gorgeous gems you picked out for your wedding day jewelry.  Get inspired by these hand-picked bundle of ‘dos that will let your accessories sparkle from any angle.

An elegant swept-back look is an instant classic for every style of bride. It shows off your beautiful face and gleam of your jewels. The graceful style of these ‘dos (above and below) can be easily be coupled with a pair of statement earrings.  They will draw just the right amount of attention to your sleek style.

PRO TIP: All the smoothing and tucking does take a bit of work so make sure you have extra bobby pins and hairspray on hand – especially if your wedding is outside. The wind can be a perfectly coiffed hairstyles worst enemy.

If you are looking for a more laid back look, braided crowns are definitely the way to go. You can keep them more refined and pair them with a ballerina bun like the bride above or you can channel a more bohemian vibe with a big bold fishtail. Both braided looks are a great way to show off the unique neckline of your wedding dress or a statement necklace. Add in a pair of simple studded earrings and you’ll create a combination of beauty that will make jaws drop.

Have a hair accessory that you want to use? An updo is definitely the way to go. Whether it’s a delicate clip (above) or a boho floral crown (below), hair accessories are a great way to spice up your bridal style and add a little oomph to your choice of updo.

PRO TIP: If you have a hair accessory that you plan on using, bring it to your stylist for your practice trial.  This will help them see how to incorporate it into the look you want and will give you a better idea of the final product.

Credits:   Britta Photography   |   |   Lindsay Shaun   |   Dev Photography   |   Jemma Keech Photography   |   Paper Antler   |   Rebekah Senter Photography