Whether you’re looking for that seasonal touch or the perfect wedding headband to match your personal style, these gorgeous wedding and bridal hair accessories will 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.
The Best Headbands for a Wedding
Whether it’s for the whole day or to take your look from day to night, bridal headbands are everywhere right now, so here’s our pick of the best.
Lace & Favour Bella Freshwater Pearl Gold Wedding Headband, £95
Shashi at Revolve La Perla Headband, £75
Accessorise Pearl Cloud Beaded Headband, £24
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 Beatrix Blossom, Pearl Buds and Sprigs Hair Comb accessory can make for the perfect spring addition to your bridal look. Paired with a gentle wavy updo, you’ll look effortlessly chic and fresh for the springtime.
Beatrix Blossom, Pearl Buds and Sprigs Hair Comb, £45, Liberty In Love
Give a nod to the arrival of spring and the summer days to come with this Summer Meadow Dried Flower Hair Comb. Made up of natural wheat, lavender, daisy, natural gypsophila and more, this dried flower hair accessory will last long after the big day is over.
Summer Meadow Dried Flower Hair Comb, £22, Lisa Angel
The Bobby Pin Pearl Hair Pins, £75
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, £60, Gigi & Olive
The ultimate nod to summer, this Handmade Forest Flower Crown is perfect for the boho bride; a gorgeous combination of dried gypsophila and artificial green forest herbs.
Whimsical Forest Herbs Flower Crown, £23, Hidden Botanics
Wedding Hair Accessories 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 opt for pearl beading, such as this Ines ultra sheer veil with pearls instead of the usual cream or white.
Ines Ultra Sheer Veil With Pearls, £100, Blossom & Bluebird
The rose gold leaves in this Leaves and Pearls Hair Vine give a nod to the beautiful shades of autumn and are the perfect wedding hair accessory for an orange-hued October wedding. Strewn with on-trend glowing faux pearls and delicate leaves, it can be worn as a bridal halo, wrapped around a bun or embellish a bridal braid.
Aria Vittoria Leaves and Pearls Hair Vine, £40, Liberty in Love
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 pearl headband adds an extra level of glamour without being too out there.
Grace Loves Lace Celeste Headband, £55
The white vines of this Ivy Pearl Buds Floral Hair Vine are reminiscent of the stark beauty and bare trees of winter, embellished with luminescent pearls, delicate pearl seeds and faceted crystal beads, perfect for a boho winter bride.
Aria Ivy Pearl Buds Floral Hair Vine, £75, Liberty in Love
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, £235, 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.
Harper Halo, £425, Victoria Percival
For the Vintage Bride
A pared down version of a full veil, this net veil headband 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.
Pearl Net Veil Bridal Headband, £49, Monsoon
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, £225, 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.
Why not go for an updated version and opt for an embroidered wedding veil? Some can even be personalised, like the below from Etsy…
Personalised Veil, from £146, Wedding Veil by Glinka
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