By Shefali Jha Last Updated:
While much importance is given to the bridal ensemble and the jewellery before the wedding, hairstyle somehow always takes a backseat. However, these days, brides are using their hairstyles as a part of an accessory and you can do it too. Take a look at these 15 contemporary hairstyles and pick out the best one to rock your wedding look.
Recommended Read: Bring On The Old-World Charm With Vintage Hairstyles This Wedding Season
This chic and contemporary hairstyle has been grabbing all the limelight ever since Sonam Kapoor flaunted it in the song ‘Gal Mithhi Mithhi Bol.’ One of the trendiest hairstyles of the season, this popular hairstyle is definitely here to slay. Whether you’re wearing a sharara, a gown, an indo-western look or a bridal lehenga; this hairstyle would uplift and enhance your entire look. Side sweep your hair from the front with a side parting and add a low-hanging soft bun towards one side. You can use hair accessories to further glamourise the look or leave it like that. Apart from donning such hairstyle for a wedding, it will also suit for other functions like a birthday party, sangeet, anniversary bash, dinner date, mehendi, exhibit this hairstyle anywhere and it would fit just right in.
Hairstyles form an integral part of weddings and should be given as much attention and detail as the bridal lehenga and the accessories. For those of you, who never believed in the beauty of long, black, straight manes; this one is for you. If your hair is short and you want a look that gives your hair on your wedding day an edge, opt for waves and curls towards the end of the hair. Be prepared as this retro, 20s flapper hairdo would make you a sensational bride for sure!
If you’re proud of the quality, volume and the length of your hair; there is no reason why you should not showcase it. Instead of hiding your hairstyle with a heavy veil, showcase it with this non-fussy, easy hairstyle. Try this uncomplicated, side-parted, free-flowing wavy hair do to highlight your hair quality. Not only does this look elegant but also adds a different charm to the bride’s look. Pair it up with a maang teeka and heavy earrings to complete the look.
This all-time classic hairstyle is a perfect fixture in South-Indian weddings and rightly so! The heavy, Kanjeevaram sarees, deep-cut, low back blouse paired with long, straight, black plaited hair embellished with flowers and gold accessories; makeup for a grand overall look. The alluring symphony of flowers and accessories on the hair makes this hairstyle a total winner!
Another hairstyle that has been making headlines this season is loose, side-parted wavy plait adorned with floral and gem embellishments. If you’re all about going grand and spectacular from your head (literally!) to your toe, this hairstyle would suit you perfectly. A sophisticated hairstyle which will not only highlight your facial features without hiding them but will also add grace and charm to your personality on your wedding day.
If there’s one hairstyle that is synonymous with contemporary and fashionable, it sure-shot is this one. This high bun pulled up with a base of braid is a perfect hairstyle for those who want their jewellery and lehenga to take the centre stage. The bun updo not only gives you a clean and sleek look but also highlights your facial features. You can take the hairstyle a notch higher by adding embellishments or studs to it.
Add more volume to your hair and breathe life into it by pulling off this striking hairstyle. The layered bun adds texture to your hairstyle without going overboard. A perfect alliance of messy and classy, this hairstyle will surely bring forth your A game.
If instead of adding flowers, you want your bun itself to resemble a flower, this one is for you. This beautiful floral bun will make you look effortlessly glamorous. Ready to steal the look?
Not many brides realise that on their wedding day, their hair can also act as an accessory. And if you’ve got it, why not flaunt it? A go-to hairstyle for all the brides out there who opt for minimalist jewellery and makeup, this hairstyle would act as another layer of beautification. Show off your long hair by styling them in long waves and soft curls.
If you’ve bought a lehenga that looks nothing less than royal, then this regal hairstyle is what you should try on your wedding day. The pulled-back but slightly puffed-up from the front look will accentuate your overall Indian princess look. Own the look with a shining matha patti and a gorgeous bindi.
Bring on the grace and appeal of the 60s and the 70s in this easy-breezy, retro chignon look. You can give this retro hairdo a modern twist by keeping a middle parting or by adding a flowery headgear. The look will give prominence to your neck and lower face and thus, is one of the best hairstyles if you want the focus to be on you.
This quick and modest hairstyle is a great pick for a wedding. The easy to carry, easy to make, loose bun covered in a veil is an ideal one for many brides. The best part about this hairstyle is the fact that you don’t need any other accessory to rock this look. It’s a completely sophisticated look in itself.
If you want to strike a balance between natural and definitive hairstyle, this hairstyle would come in handy. This romantic and dreamy side-swept curl with a refreshing bun would add a cool vibe to your overall look.
Emerge as a show-stopper at your own wedding with this fabulous hairstyle. The huge wavy bouffant with side-swept, curled hair will set out a perfect look this wedding season. Are you ready to be a trend maker and head-turner?
Another iconic look this wedding season has given us is this one. If you love hair extensions and added textures to your hair, this hairstyle is custom-made for you. Flaunt these tresses with a loosely braided, side ponytail and a small bouffant. The hairstyle will give you a complete bridal look and must definitely sweep your man off his feet. If that’s what you’ve been meaning to do, go get it, girl!
We are pretty sure, now you know which hairstyle to duplicate and flaunt on your wedding day. Let us know in the comments section below, which hairstyle made you rock your traditional look?