Braided wedding hairstyles have been out there for quite a while yet have somehow managed to become even more popular these days which, of course, resulted in more brides deciding to either ditch traditional chignons, curls and waves or find a way to bring braids into equation! Yup, a braided wedding hairstyle is a definition of trendy wedding hair nowadays and virtually no length or texture is considered unbraidable anymore! Good news for all of you lucky, trendy, braid-loving brides to be! But, let me take this one step further and suggest a few amazing braided up dos you can even make yourself:
1. French&Fishtail Braided Wedding Hairstyle
First on my list of both wonderful and super trendy braided wedding hairstyles you might want to opt for is this fantastic, super-glamorous fishtail and French braid fusion that works wonderful on both long and medium hair. You’ve got all that lush volume at the top, a trendy French-braided headband lacing your hairline and a fantastic yet quite unique braided bun at your nape creating that glamorous, red-carpet effect– what more could a girl ask for!
2. Basket Weave Bun
This elegant braided hairstyle might seem elaborate at first but do check out the whole video and you’ll realize it is something you can actually do at home! It’s probably not something you'll want to attempt doing on your own but, ask your sister or mom to help, and you’ll have a breathtaking yet surprisingly budget-friendly wedding hairstyle you can accessorize with flowers, crystal pins or sea-themed bling in case we’re talking about a beach wedding.
3. Bella Swan Inspired up-do
Speaking about beach weddings and trendy wedding hair – you wouldn’t have been the first bride choosing her wedding to recreate a favorite movie moment! Traditional brides usually have Disney movies in mind yet there are a few modern ones who didn’t shy away from taking a step in a different direction and choosing Twilight or Hunger Games looks for their wedding hair inspirations. Sounds interesting? Well, here’s a perfect movie-inspired bridal up do you can play up or leave as messy for your big day.
4. Elegant Braided Hairstyle
Love, love, loooove this one and if you’re still browsing for braided wedding hairstyles (meaning that you still haven’t found one you like most), I bet you’ll love it too! What a perfect ‘do for a garden wedding! But wait, that’s not all! Add a feathery, beaded or lacy fascinator instead and this romantic up do will instantly transform into a vintage inspired style any fan of eras gone by will go “oooh” over.
5. Mermaid Tail Braid
This amazing braided wedding hairstyle is something I’ve mentioned in one of my previous posts yet I feel the need to run it by you again, just in case it has somehow managed to escape your attention. What a fantastic way to really show off your super-long mane for a beach wedding!
6. Braided Hairstyle for Long Locs
Speaking about trendy wedding hair – have you considered braiding your long locs for your W day? Well, here’s one awesome vid to help you visualize the look! Do excuse the lack of embellishments, though, as this wasn’t actually meant as a wedding-hairstyle tutorial yet I loved it sooo much that I simply had to run it by you. And just to make sure you see what I see – try imagining it with a few flower/crystal pins scattered throughout the style or a glitzy, chic clip accenting that awesome side swirl!
7. Vintage-Inspired Elegant Braided Hairstyle
Oh-la-la! Now this last on my list of fab braided wedding hairstyles will certainly make all of you fans of everything vintage very happy! And in case you also happen to have medium-length hair and are hoping to find a perfect elegant/bridal hairstyle for it, this would be a perfect one to consider!
Now, wouldn’t you say these braided wedding hairstyles are just perfect for any DIY savvy bride? Don’t dismiss them too easily, ladies, because a good DIY hairstyle can be a lifesaver and knowing how popular braids are these days, I’d say that being able to create an elegant braided hairstyle is a skill you’re going to need quite often!
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