14 Real Wedding Hairstyles to Inspire You

I remember going through HUNDREDS of magazines and websites trying to find my perfect wedding hairstyle. I ended up randomly falling in love with a Taylor Swift Grammy hairstyle (random, I know) and used that to show my wedding day hairstylist the look I was going for. I was really happy with my wedding day look, but would have also loved to have seen more real wedding hairstyles (vs. model or celebrity looks) before I made my decision. That’s why we combed through our library of real weddings to pick out a few of our favorite wedding hairstyles we’ve seen over the past year. From half up half down hairstyles to long and loose waves and a take on a classic french twist, one of these wedding hairstyles could be perfect for you!

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real wedding hairstyles
The accessories really make this elegant look stand out. Photo by Elizabeth Burgi
real wedding hairstyles
It’s even more gorgeous from the back! Photo by Elizabeth Burgi
real wedding hairstyles
If you have long hair this wedding hairstyle has just the right amount of luxe. Remember that hairspray or a wax is DEFINITELY your friend for a look like this if you want it to last. Photo by Cimbalik Photography

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real wedding hairstyles
Natural and romantic curls are no-fuss and still look great. Photo by Sarah Carpenter Photography
real wedding hairstyles
Bangs really help give a down wedding hairstyle a finished look. And the floral headpiece is definitely making it pop. Photo by Denise Marie Photography
real wedding hairstyles
I love the loose yet put-together vibe of this wedding hairstyle (it’s actually pretty similar to the one I had!) Photo by Heather Mayer Photographers

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real wedding hairstyles
A classic french twist will never go out of style. Photo by Basia
real wedding hairstyles
Photo by Basia
real wedding hairstyles
It rained on this couple’s wedding day, but the bride’s loose updo did not seem to mind. Photo by Maine Tinker Photography
real wedding hairstyles
This wedding hairstyle will last you all night long. Trust us. Photo by Elizabeth Burgi Photography
real wedding hairstyles
Photo by Elizabeth Burgi Photography
real wedding hairstyles
While this wedding hairstyle might look fragile, it’s actually going to hold it’s style really well. Photo by Rising Lotus
real wedding hairstyles
A side part can make wearing your hair down on your wedding day look totally polished and chic. Photo by Facibeni Fotografia
real wedding hairstyles
Want a low-maintenance and easy wedding hairstyle that you could even do yourself? A top knot bun is where it’s at. Photo by Arte De Vie
real wedding hairstyles
Half-up, half-down wedding hairstyles always look gorgeous, and this bride nailed it. Photo by Darin Crofton Photography
real wedding hairstyles
Do you notice the braid in this side-swept wedding hairstyle? Love! Photo by Rooted Love Photography
real wedding hairstyles
Photo by Rooted Love Photography
real wedding hairstyles
How adorable is this bride and her 50’s-inspired wedding hairstyle? Photo by Oldani Photography

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