10 gorgeous bridal hairstyles for short hair

vintage short bridal hair

You needn’t have Rapunzel-length locks to rock a gorgeous hairstyle on your wedding day. Here’s proof you can be a stunning bride, even if you prefer your hair short or are considering giving your tresses the big chop.

Platinum quiff

Freshly bleached shaved sides and plenty of height at the top create an edgy yet glamorous look for brides who want to take a contemporary approach to their wedding day style.

Soft texture

A short pixie-crop can be softened with a slight curl in the fringe. Pair with earrings for a simple and elegant bridal look.

short bridal hairstyle 2016

Image: Rachel Kaye Photography

Beachy wave

Perfect for a beach wedding, the relaxed beachy wave is effortlessly pretty and suits most make-up looks.

short bridal hair ideas

Image: Maria Irving Makeup

Glamorous curls

Bouncy and beautiful fresh curls are a great way to make the most of a short bob. Part on the side with extra volume for glamorous bridal hair that will bring your (little) locks to life.

ZIBA Salon & Style Bar

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Braided updo

If you prefer to wear your hair up, short hair can be pulled back into tight braids to create an elegant updo.

short braided hairstyle for brides

Image: Ben Whitmore Photography

Finger waves

An elegant vintage wave is easy to achieve with short locks. Accessorize with an intricate veil or headpiece for some extra glamour.

beautiful short bridal hairstyle ideas

Image: Ross Wallace Photography

Boho bob

A sweet, textured boho bob takes on a vintage feel when paired with a silk scarf and dark lip.

boho meets vintage

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Textured fringe

Sophisticated and edgy, a short pixie cut can be softened with some texture in the fringe.


Image: Peter Edwards Photography

Vintage volume

Glamorous and ever-elegant, a vintage pompadour style is reminiscent of bygone era.

vintage bridal hair for short hair

Image: Amber Gress Photography

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