Wedding Hair Trends – 5 Bridal Plaits

June 14 2016

" Summer is officially here which means that wedding season is in full swing. So if your wedding day is just around the corner, have you thought about how you’re going to wear your hair? Well today we’ve put together a few ideas on the latest wedding hair trend: braids! From an elegant chignon bun to loose tousled curls, brides have so much choice when it comes to wedding hairstyles. But have you ever considered braids on your big day? Read on to feel inspired…"


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The Classic Plait

This can be left as a simple plait but it can also be accessorised for something that is seriously aisle-worthy. Create texture by adding a few floral springs to the plait, or go boho with a fabulous flower crown. Our Ali Statement Flower Beaded Hair Vine is a beautiful addition to your hairstyle. The elegant combination of seed pearls and velvet flowers make a truly stunning bridal look. The beauty of this plait style is that you can create any look with your hair accessories. The Stevie Lace Hair Vine will create a gorgeous Grecian feel to your bridal look and is guaranteed to wow your other half! The classic plait is the perfect choice for ladies who don’t want to fuss!

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The Head Braid

If you want a mixture of elegant up-do and boho braid, then this is the perfect hairstyle for you. Wear your hair in a low loose bun but braid the front part of your hair so that it starts at your forehead and goes around to meet then bun. This is such a pretty hairstyle and it would look gorgeous with a flower pinned in the bun.

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The Chignon Plait

A twist on the classic chignon bun, this style is ultra stylish and will always be an elegant choice. The chignon bun is made up of around three small plaits twisted together. Pull a few strands of hair out to frame your face and add a pretty, feminine feel. A delicate tiara, flower crown or even a birdcage veil will completely this hairstyle perfectly.

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The Milkmaid Braid

This is still an incredibly popular choice for brides and we can definitely see why! This is a fab alternative to a traditional bridal up-do. This style looks best kept simple, as the braid does all the talking!

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The Fishtail Plait

This is a style that’s perfect for a boho bride who wants to look effortlessly beautiful. This unusual plait has recently taken the wedding world by storm and it looks like it’s here to stay. It’s quick and easy to do, and keeps those loose flyaway hairs at bay! The Olivia Leaf Beaded Hairpins from our range will add a touch of luxe to this hairstyle, and can weaved in and out of the plait.

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These 5 bridal braids are relatively easy to do yourself after a bit of practice (and a lot of YouTube tutorials). However, if you’ve got a professional styling your hair, even better! One of the best things about bridal braids if the fact that you can easily incorporate your own personal style into your bridal look. Whether you want boho flower crowns or luxury gilded tiaras, the choice is yours!


June 03 2016

" Rose gold really is the metal of the moment. This is a beautifully feminine colour scheme with a stylish metallic statement, so it’s no wonder that rose gold has taken the wedding world by storm. Combining glamour with romance, you can easily incorporate subtle details into your jewellery, bridal outfit and wedding décor. It looks utterly beautiful when paired with soft blush and pink shades, but will also look fab with industrial inspired elements for a warehouse wedding."

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The Wedding Outfit

You have a number of options when it comes to featuring your rose gold wedding theme in your aisle style. You could go all out and wear a dazzling, glitzy rose gold gown if you’re feeling brave! However, if you want to wear a traditional wedding dress, the best way to reflect your theme is through your accessories and even your make-up. Delicate rose gold jewellery will complement your look beautifully – sequins and sparkles work perfectly with this theme, so you can get away with wearing very glittery jewellery without looking too OTT.  Silver Sixpence in her Shoe have a huge array of beautiful rose gold themed jewellery that will add a subtle touch of colour to your wedding outfit. From bohemian inspired hair vines to vintage headbands, there is a stunning selection to choose from. We particularly adore the Florrie headband. Pretty rose gold shoes in soft shades of pink will give a subtle nod to your wedding theme. If you’re planning to dance the night away, opt for some pretty blush pink pumps for the evening reception so you can look classy while being comfortable!

The Bridesmaids

Happily, rose gold is an ultra flattering colour that suits the majority of skin tones. Dressing your best girls in different shades of rose gold or embellished gowns will look beautiful. Why not consider different metallic colours if you want to go for a fab mix and match style? If you want to really add to the glitz and glamour of your special day, vintage style headpieces will look fabulous. If you’d rather head down the soft pink route, add a touch of light sparkle with rose gold hair combs or clutch bags. The Olivia Leaf Beaded Hair Pins from Silver Sixpence in her Shoe in rose gold are a fab addition to any bridesmaids’ look! Made up of seed pearls and lace motifs, the hair pins are beautifully delicate and your girls will look lovely.

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The Table Décor

It is definitely worth investing in (or even hiring) rose gold sequin table runners for your table décor, as they are a great way of adding a touch of metallic to your wedding reception. If you wanted to use white as a base colour for your table, accessorise with rose gold cutlery, vases and candle holders for an ultra chic look. Small tea lights are relatively purse-friendly and will also create a warm, romantic glow for your guests. Pale pink peonies are the perfect addition to your table centerpieces (and for your wedding bouquet), as they complement the rose gold colour combination perfectly.

The Wedding Cake

You can get really creative with your wedding cake, as there are so many beautiful designs out there. Why not keep it simple with a white iced cake and a golden cake topper, or you could make a statement with a metallic iced show-stopper! Metallic-inspired wedding cakes can look spectacular and really contribute to your wedding theme. Your wedding cake maker will be able to create a bespoke design that’s perfect for your big day. Present your wedding cake on a sequin table runner and it’s guaranteed to give the ‘wow’ factor.

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The Wedding Invitations

Your wedding stationery is a fun way of giving your guests a sneak peek of what’s around the corner. Sending out sparkling wedding invitations will get your guests talking and will definitely put a glamorous picture in their minds. All you need is a hint of glittering gold or a subtle sparkle – but be sure to keep the same design throughout your wedding day so that it looks complete.

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