Whether you’re looking for that seasonal touch or to match your personal style, we run through a select number of essential wedding hair accessories to tie your big day look together.
You have the dress, you have the shoes, but what about the final touches? Bridal hair accessories can not be left forgotten and are crucial to completing any bridal ensemble. Whether you consider yourself a contemporary bride, boho or are taking the more traditional route, the perfect piece is waiting just for you
Seasonal Wedding Hair Accessories
Just as the seasons can dictate your wedding dress style and your wedding day decor, it’s also something to consider when picking out the perfect hair accessories. Spring weddings often call for lighter colours and floral tones, which can be appropriately coordinated with golden shades and earth inspired elements. The summer months can have a tendency to draw in heat and humidity. You may want to counteract this with an uplifting, neutral hair accessory that can hold your hair up and out of your face. Autumn ushers in more flexibility and a chance to really embrace the traditional veiled look, whilst incorporating a pleasing modern twist. As winter draws in, you may be inclined to settle on delicate, cool tone items to truly capture the feel of this time of the year.
Wedding Hair Accessories for a Spring Wedding
This intricate Merlot Pearl Sprays and Leaves hair comb accessory can make for the perfect spring addition to your bridal look. Paired with a gentle wavy updo, you will look effortlessly chic and fresh for the springtime.
Merlot Pearl Sprays and Leaves Hair Comb, £232.00, Liberty In Love
Bridal Hair Accessories for a Summer Wedding
The simple ribbon can sometimes be overlooked, but the likes of Audrey Hepburn and Catherine Deneuve consider it a hair accessory staple. A silk bow can lift your locks in anticipation of warmer weather, whilst adding a distinctly elegant and feminine touch. Our personal favourite is this timeless Gigi and Olive Ivory Silk Hair Ribbon.
Ivory Silk Hair Ribbon Bow, £45, Gigi & Olive
For an Autumn Wedding
The wedding veil is certainly a cemented staple, but, steeped in tradition, it’s not always in favour among modern brides . Why not add a 21st century touch to a classic bridal look and op for blush tones, such as this Coralie Blush Pink veil instead of the usual cream or white.
Coralie Blush Pink Single Tier Veil, £64, Blossom & Bluebird
Hair Accessories for a Winter Wedding
Make the most of the glitz and glam often associated with the winter season and try a statement bridal headband. This Grace Pearl Headband adds an extra level of glamour and conjures up images of pearlescent snowflakes.
Grace Pearl Headband, £99, Alice & Blair
More Wedding Hair Accessories and Styling Tips
Veils, headbands and other bridal hair accessories, are a great way to show off your personal style or incorporate bold and eye-catching pieces in your bridal look.
For the Contemporary Bride
The perfect middle ground between the tiara and headband, the floral hair vine frames the face as it sits on the crown of the head and provides a focus point for portrait photos. This Eva Hair Vine offers a beautiful pixie like quality with subtle floral elements.
Eva Hair Vine, £185, Vivi Embellish
Wedding Hair Accessories for the Boho Bride
Boho weddings often capture an ethereal aesthetic, drawing from the charm and romanticism of nature and the outdoors. With this in mind, this Grecian Dream tiara sporting solitaire crystals, pearls and enamelled leaves makes for the perfect accompaniment to dresses showcasing floral motifs and airy skirts.
Grecian dream, £145, Ivory & Co
Hair Accessories for the Traditional Bride
Something borrowed and something blue, these understated Jey hair pins offer a detailed, nuanced element for a more conventional look. Ideal for any bridal hair style, from a tight up-do to soft, loose curls.
Jey hair pins, £75, The Bobby Pin
For the Extravagant Bride
Every bride deserves the best on her wedding day. This luxurious Hepburn Halo headband will leave you feeling positively angelic, becoming a focal point of your overall look – without upstaging your dress, of course.
Hepburn Halo, £475, Victoria Percival
For the Vintage Bride
A pared down version of a full veil, this Triple Rosette with a face veil encapsulates a truly vintage look and feel. Delightfully demure, this hair accessory can be paired with either a classic beehive hair style, a chignon bun or a chic french plait.
Triple Rosette with Veil, £276.64, Jennifer Behr
Hair Accessories for the Fashion Forward Bride
An unusual yet distinguished styling piece, this Heart Gamble hat is one for the sartorially savvy bride. The hat can become a staple piece in your wardrobe long after the big day and serve as a wonderful, long-lasting reminder of your wedding.
Heart Gamble Hat with Veiling, $450, Loho Bride
Wedding Hair Accessories for the Quirky Bride
Calling all brides who are feeling bold and adventurous. This Elaine Veiled Bucket Hat boasts a silk finish to add a touch of grace and sophistication to a highly coveted trend, born in the 90s. The key? Just have fun with it!
Elaine Veiled Bucket Hat, £177.84, Jennifer Behr
Wedding veils are the most traditional and treasured of wedding hair accessories and should be the finishing touch to any classic bridal look.
A traditional veil is usually placed close to the forehead and flows elegantly around your head and upper body, sometimes extending into a long train.
Wedding veil suits any hairstyle, whether you have you opt for an up do, half up half down style or leave your locks flowing.
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