Braids or plaits are often thought of as a style only for the ‘Boho Bride’, but bridal braids are more versatile than meets the eye and are timelessly pretty.
If you are a bride struggling to know where to begin with your wedding hairstyle, here are 5 braided styles to inspire you.
The beauty of a half-up do is that the act of sweeping hair off the face makes such a huge difference, yet you still get to allow your locks to cascade. It’s the best of both worlds. Plus, they take less than 30 minutes to achieve!
What’s the point of taking time to braid your hair if you can only appreciate it from the back? A side braid is effective at all angles. Fishtail braids are a little more unique and eye catching. Pull hair free from the front of the braid to frame your face and give a softer finish.
There are multiple ways of wearing halo braids; traditionally Scandinavian, all swept back and looped around the crown, or a little more carefree with tousled locks falling free. A halo braid is practical as well as pretty and it keeps your locks firmly in place, without requiring touch ups, throughout the day.
On the other hand, if you want to want to make ‘hair falling out’ a style, loose braids are the way to go. This can be achieved in a multitude of ways, by strategically pulling your style loose, or by loosely braiding and throwing together. Finish off this look with hair accessories or flowers.
We love this concept as it’s so much more stylish than your every day bun and there are an array of creative options. French braid into your bun, braid and then bun, or the more intricate bun crossover up-do. The choices are endless and really unique.