Headbands: the latest trend in beautiful bridal hair

When it comes to your big day, your wedding dress is going to be the showstopper, but there’s no reason why your hair can’t be just as much a centre piece. If you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional veil, and think a simple up do just won’t ‘do’, check out these bridal headbands that are guaranteed to inspire you.

Old Hollywood

This headband is timelessly beautiful and shows the massive advantage to a sumptuously design piece: it’s often fuss-free! Jeanette Maree is well known for her jewellery, and this is just another example. It features pearls and crystals in an ornate swirled pattern, and draws the eye to the bride’s eyes.

Tulle and traditional

Tulle. Image: Britten Weddings

Image: Britten Weddings

Having a headband doesn’t mean you have to forgo a veil, as illustrated in this beautifully casual tulle; simple lace brought together with four glittering flowers. The bride is sure to look more relax and ethereal in a headband such as this.

Alluring yet awe-inspiring

Double band flowers. Image: Sarah Morgan

Image: Sarah Morgan

Swarovski makes its first appearance in this list, this time complimenting beautifully intricate white rose flowers. Coupled with the trim up-do, this headband features an elaborate yet simple double band and works to draw the eye upwards.

Gorgeous and Greek

Greek inspired. Image: BHLDN

Image: BHLDN

Harking back to the unmistakeable beauty of Athena, this simplistic glass flower headband is made of crystal and interwoven brass wire to give a truly ethereal look. It’s finished off with a fine ivory ribbon at the base of the neck.

Bold and beautiful

LoBoheme headband. Image: LoBoheme

Image: LoBoheme

Featuring Russian veiling tied together with a triplet of vintage brooches, this headband sits low on the head and adds a sparkle of rhinestone to any wedding attire.

Understated but unmissable

Understand elegence. Image: Anusha

Image: Anusha

Subtle but beautiful, the Swarovski crystal infused design combines the beauty of vintage with the simplicity of pure bridal elegance. It works well with a well-made up do or even with a slightly looser hair style.

Simple yet unexpected

Natural flowers and vines. Image: The Honeycomb

Image: The Honeycomb

Bring nature to your wedding by weaving yourself an outdoor inspired vine-enthused headband, complete with intrinsically beautiful white flowers and hidden ribbon.

Vintage daring

Laurel inspired. Image: Crystal Bridal Accessories

Image: Crystal Bridal Accessories

Should you ever with to make your headband into a statement piece, this is the perfect way to do so, with the 1920’s vintage feel, crystal glass flowers, feathers, and leaves all coming together to frame the brides forehead and cheekbones, as well as keeping her hair up and in shape.

Pretty and plain

Pretty and plain. Image: Dolly Couture

Image: Dolly Couture

The rise of tulle is truly astounding (see what we did there?), with this clearly vintage-inspired headband forming the soft material into a cute frill for the silk ribbon bow and tightly-knit flower heads in the centre.

A stylish statement

Floral low headband. Image: Charlotte Balbier

Image: Charlotte Balbier

Another headband that should be worn low on the head is this white satin and rose-adorned masterpiece, which give the distinct impression that the bride is in control. It’s a powerful statement that’s also quite charming.

Natural and native

Outdoor autumn. Image: Gardens of Whimsy

Image: Gardens of Whimsy

Where floral meets fantastical, this perfectly adaptable themes band is ideal for any bride looking to accessorise her outdoor wedding dress with a natural flair to give unity with her venue. This one has branches and simple white flowers as a basis, and features an enchanting orange butterfly on the left temple.

Fantastically floral

Autumn flowers. Image: Serenity Crystal

Image: Serenity Crystal

Don’t let the bouquet detract from your beautiful attire with this flower-inspired headband, ideal for an outdoor wedding in the autumn with its pine cone rose and bronze-enthused design.

Delicately decadent

Tiny beads and fascinating sequins adorn the leaf-centric Milla headband, complete with an ivory ribbon and lovingly hand-stitched silver thread. It even features a trail which falls to the brides back.

Don’t think headbands can’t be versatile either. This one can be worn as shown over the hair in a slip-on style, as shown, or it can be worn horizontally under a flowing hairstyle.

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