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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!

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