Hairspiration: Summer wedding hair 30 ways

Wedding hair requires as much thought and attention as the dress when it comes to big day planning. From up dos to braids, the possibilities for brides are almost endless.

When it comes to your wedding day, every detail matters – including your big day hair do. Whether you’ve got long locks or a short crop, there’s plenty you can do with your hair.

With so many options for bridal hair this summer, we thought we’d take you through a visual journey of hairstyles in today’s blog. From the classic bun, to more unique braided styles – we’re sure you’ll find the perfect style for you!

1. Side sweep

For a touch of Hollywood glam, sleep all your hair over to one side and secure with a pretty flower or jewelled clip.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Side sweep | CHWV

2. Ivy crown

A great alternative to the bold floral crown is the more natural, earthy, ivy crown.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Ivy crown | CHWV

3. High pony

Go bouffant with a high ponytail created with volume at the front and in the body of your hair.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - High pony | CHWV

4. Face-framing short curls

Add a romantic and elegant touch to your bob with curls, a side parting and an Alice band.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Face-framing short curls | CHWV

5. Boho bun

Add a hippy touch to your bun with loose waves and side braids.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Boho bun | CHWV

6. Braided top knot

Add some visual interest and pretty detail to your up-do with a braid running up the back of your hair to your bun.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Braided top knot | CHWV

7. Classic side bun

Go bold and beautiful with a classic, voluminous low side bun.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Classic side bun | CHWV

8. Veiled beauty

Opt for something simple and beautiful – loose, long waves and a traditional veil.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Veiled beauty | CHWV

9. Loose tendrils

For an elegant and romantic finish to your up-do, allow a few loose tendrils to frame your face.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Loose tendrils | CHWV

10. Fabulous fishtail

A fishtail braid is a unique way to show off the length of your locks, while keeping your hair out of the way and looking pretty.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Fabulous fishtail | CHWV

11. Big and bouffant

Make your up-do all about the height – think beehive with lots of backcombing – a great look for sophisticated, sultry Bardot style.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Big and bouffant | CHWV

12. 20’s finger waves

Team your Gatbsy-style gown with tight finger waves. You could also add a sparkly slide or comb for an extra special finishing touch.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - 20s Finger waves | CHWV

13. Low pony

Who said you couldn’t wear the classic pony on your wedding day?
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Low pony | CHWV

14. Jewelled fishtail

Perfect for girls with heavy, bouncy hair, a bold fishtail plait can be accessorised with a jewelled slide or sparkles running down the braid.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Jewelled fishtail | CHWV

15. Bohemian bride

Wear your long, wavy hair loose and place a headpiece over perfectly centre-parted hair for a glamorous and unique look.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Bohemian bride | CHWV

16. Half up and down

Add a chic touch to this classic style with face framing flicks, volume and a pretty comb at the back of your hair.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Half up and down | CHWV

17. Twisted chignon

Whether you’re going for the elegant look, or looking to create 20’s style with your longer locks, the twisted chignon is sure to impress. Don’t forget a detailed side Alice band to balance out the look.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Twisted chignon | CHWV

18. Crown bun

Wear your bun high and place a veil beneath the base of it.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Crown bun | CHWV

19. French braid halo

For a pretty, feminine look, and to keep your hair off your face, French braid your hair around your head like a halo headband.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - French braid halo | CHWV

20. Braided headband

To add a natural, romantic touch to your up-do, why not plait the front section of your hair to form a braid headband?
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Braided headband | CHWV

21. Sleek with a birdcage veil

Get out those straighteners and that smoothing cream for a super sleek, chic look, accentuated by a 50’s style birdcage veil.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Sleek with a birdcage veil | CHWV

22. Elegant top knot

Add a twist to the classic top knot with a loose side parting and a pretty jewelled comb.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Elegant top knot | CHWV

23. Flower crowned beauty

For a boho look, style your hair with loose waves and add a bold flower crown to your head.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Flower crowned beauty | CHWV

24. Ballerina bun

Sleek, classic and beautiful. Sometimes a simple, high bun is all you need.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Ballerina bun | CHWV

25. Short and cute

Adding a simple accessory, such as a floral clip, to your short hair will add an extra special touch. Don’t forget to frame your face with a few loose waves too!
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Short and cute | CHWV

26. Vintage vixen

Add a touch of glam to your long locks with big waves and a side parting, accentuated by a jewelled vintage comb.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Vintage vixen | CHWV

27. Waterfall braid

Simple and chic, the waterfall braid is an easy way to add some pretty style to your loosely waved locks.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Waterfall braid | CHWV

28. French twist

For a sophisticated, glamorous look, opt for the French twist – an elegant up-do made for special occasions.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - French twist | CHWV

29. Braided bun

Be inspired by the feminine braid with a headband braid and a fully braided bun.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Braided bun | CHWV

30. Floral halo

For a softer alternative to the floral crown, why not create a floral halo by pinning small flowers strategically in and around your up-do.
 

Summer wedding hair 30 ways - Floral halo | CHWV

Will you be trying any of these styles on your wedding day? Go and explore even more of our favourite styles over on our Pinterest page.

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