The Ultimate Wedding Hair Accessories Guide: 45 Gorgeous Ideas

Put the finishing touches to your bridal look with a stunning hair accessory – have a browse through our ultimate edit

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No bridal look is complete without those finishing flourishes and a pretty hair accessory is a wonderful way to complement your dress. But with so many different styles to choose from, choosing your wedding hair accessories can get a little overwhelming at times – which is why we’ve handpicked our favourites (dream job or what?) for your inspiration. So go ahead, put your feet up, get comfy and take your pick from our edit of the dreamiest wedding hair accessories.

Hair Combs and Slides

We love the amazing range of wedding hair accessories from Glitzy Secrets – there’s something for every bride here. This gorgeously glam haircomb would be perfect if you’re already rocking a rose gold engagement ring.

Rose gold hair comb

Or how about this sparkly silver number? The intricate embellishment would instantly transform a simple wedding hairstyle.

Silver hair comb

If you’re already a fan of Rachel Simpson’s range of beautiful wedding shoes, then you’ll love her offering of hair accessories too. Hair pins and slides are so easy to slot into pretty much any wedding hairstyle and they can make such a big difference too – just take a look at the pretty Rosalie hair pin.

Gold hair slide

If you love the idea of wedding hair with flowers, take a look at this blossom hair comb from Rachel Simpson for a more subtle take on the trend. The blush colour and pearl detailing would be the perfect accompaniment to a vintage wedding dress.

Floral hair comb

The Camille hair slide from Rachel Simpson is a bold choice but it would certainly complement a chic wedding up-do. Keep the rest of your accessories pared down to let this statement piece do all the talking.

Silver wedding hair slide

There’s no denying that pastels are having a big moment right now. If your day includes mint green bridesmaid dresses and décor, then this hair comb from Glitzy Secrets would give a sparkly nod to the colour palette. 

Mint green hair accessories

We love this cute and quirky hair comb, also by Glitzy Secrets. The bold, fire engine red colour would go so well with 1950s wedding makeup – think defined cat eyes and a scarlet lip.

Red bow hair comb

This moon shaped hair slide from Orelia is unusual but would certainly make your wedding hair stand out. The gold shimmer and star details make this piece captivating.

Half moon hair accessory

This pretty hair slide is a must if you adore butterflies - this one was snapped by Jennifer Sinclair Photography. Look for wedding hair accessories that highlight your favourite things to give your bridal look some personality.

Butterfly wedding hair accessory

Image credits: Anaya Designs; Sass and Grace Bridal Boutique; Judith Searles Flowers

Hairbands and Tiaras

Another beautiful rose gold creation from Glitzy Secrets – how could you say no to this dazzling tiara?

Rose gold wedding hairband

The subtle mint green accents in this Orelia headband are divine. If one of your wedding hair problems is trying to pull off an up-do with short layers, then this piece will help pull all the lengths back.

Mint green wedding hair band

If you want to go all-out on your wedding day, nothing says glamour more than a sparkly tiara. We love this floral inspired one from Tantrums and Tiaras.

Wedding tiara

Debbie Carlisle’s range of statement wedding hair accessories is so wonderful to browse – you’ll want every piece, guaranteed. The Odette headband has a stunning, ethereal design that would pair well with any hairstyle. We love the half up half down wedding hairstyle used here.

Silver wedding hairband

Even though the placement of this Debbie Carlisle headband gives a vintage inspired look, the dreamy silver detailing has a distinct Grecian vibe that will make you feel like a goddess on your wedding day. Pair with a floaty Grecian wedding dress.

Vintage style wedding headband

Headpieces

Now for something a bit different – if you’re planning a vintage wedding, then this Glitzy Secrets 1920s inspired headpiece would add some Gatsby glam. It would also look amazing if you’re wearing a boho wedding dress.

Vintage headpiece

This lovely ruffled fascinator from Let Love Blooms will make it look like you have a crown of elegant white flowers adorning your head. A headpiece like this is a great alternative to a wedding veil.

Wedding fascinator

We’re obsessing over this luxe gold hair accessory, which is also from Let Love Blooms. If you’re not so keen on silver accessories then this is the headpiece for you.

Gold wedding headpiece

This marabou feather headpiece from Glitzy Secrets is an absolute delight. Give a nod to the roaring 20s by pairing this statement hair accessory with a 1920s inspired wedding dress.

Feathered wedding hair accessory

Flower Crowns

The flower crown wedding trend is here to stay and we are totally fine with that. Photographed by Jennifer Sinclair Photography, this flower crown is super summery with its pink tones – the perfect pairing for a rose wedding bouquet.

To have a go at making one yourself, check out our guide making your own wedding flower crown.

Wedding flower crown

Image credits: Anaya Designs; Sass and Grace Bridal Boutique; Judith Searles Flowers; Gemma Needham Hair and Makeup

If you’re shy of a full on flower crown, take style notes from Debbie Carlisle who has paired a small floral headpiece with the Elizabetta headband. For a really eye catching look, double up your hair accessories and wear a floral hair accessory with a slim headband.

Floral wedding hair accessories

As with the above style, the Cecelia flower headpiece from Rachel Simpson is a slightly more subtle take on the look. This versatile type of hair accessory suits pretty much any hairstyle – just in case you needed any more convincing.

Pink flower crown

If your day is full of winter wedding flowers with a luxurious colour palette, then this red rose flower crown from GG’s Pin-Up Couture would add extra drama. This crown is a must for brides who like to stand out from the crowd.

Red flower crown

Model: Miss Dolly Minx, Makeup: Ms Moo Make Up, Photography: Luna Photography

For a seriously fun look, you simply must consider this multi coloured flower crown from GG’s Pin-Up Couture. Every bride would look amazing with all the colours of the rainbow in her hair.

Colourful flower crown

Model: Miss Dolly Minx, Makeup: Ms Moo Make Up, Photography: Luna Photography

If you’re pulling your hair out (sorry) searching for short wedding hairstyles, then consider a fabulous flower crown to be the finishing touch to your look. We’re obsessed with this bride’s amazing look which was captured by Wedding Photography to Love.

Short wedding hairstyles

This pretty hair crown from Orelia is a pretty choice for summer brides who are looking for floral wedding ideas. The spotty feather detail is a cool and quirky touch that would complement a fabulously feathered wedding dress.

Feather and flower crown

For a twist on the flower crown trend, consider an eye catching bridal headpiece with floral inspired shapes and embellishment. We adore this incredible white headband which was photographed by Jennifer Sinclair.

White flower crown

Image credits: Anaya Designs; Sass and Grace Bridal Boutique; Judith Searles Flowers; Gemma Needham Hair and Makeup

Vintage Headbands

We love the elegant, feather inspired detailing on this headband from Glitzy Secrets. For a glamorous vibe, wear it across your forehead with your hair in finger waves or any other vintage wedding hairstyle.

1920s wedding headband

Go big with your hair accessories to nail that vintage vixen look. We love this silver design from Glitzy Secrets which has all the drama of a headpiece with the low maintenance appeal of a headband.

Silver vintage headband

If we had a hair accessory that gorgeous, we’d be smiling too! This pretty beaded headband has delicate floral detailing and can be worn low for a subtle yet stunning vintage style look.

Vintage hair vine

Image credit: Stratton Court Barn; Dan Rayner Photography

A lace wedding dress with subtle elements of the fabric would look lovely with this classic lace headband from Let Love Blooms. The pearl detailing adds even more luxe to this vintage look.

Lace wedding headband

For a more unusual twist on the vintage wedding trend, Debbie Carlisle offers the Delores Deco headband which has a striking shape and the most exquisite beading.

art deco hair band

There’s something very ‘Swan Lake’ inspired about the Ava crystal and feather headband from Debbie Carlisle. Transform yourself into a Hollywood bombshell by wearing this with a red lip and an elegant wedding dress.

Vintage feather headband

Hair Vines

For a beautiful bridal spin on the boho trend, pair a braided wedding hairstyle with this hair vine from Debbie Carlisle. It would look amazing intertwined through lusciously glossy locks.

Hair accessories for braided wedding hairstyles

We love everything about this dazzling crystal hair comb from Debbie Carlisle. The vines would wrap beautifully around an up-do – keep hair glossy and flyaway free for an elegant look or leave strands loose at the front for a laidback ‘do.

Floral hair vine

Whether you’re tying the knot at a woodland wedding venue or incorporating nature inspired elements into your big day, this ethereal headpiece from Glitzy Secrets would make a gorgeous adornment to your locks.

Silver hair vine

For an ever so subtle wedding hair accessory, consider this slim vine headband from Orelia. Metallic gold is a huge wedding trend right now and it looks amazing paired with a white wedding dress.

Gold wedding hair vine

If you love summer wedding flowers, then you’ll adore the grace and elegance of this daisy hair vine from Rachel Simpson. This ultra-slim band is a lovely way to adorn a curly wedding hairstyle, particularly one with soft waves.

Summer wedding hair accessories

Swarovski crystals and rose gold pearls make up the seriously stunning Odette hair vine from Rachel Simpson. Put it on your wish list now if you’re wearing rose gold jewellery or shoes.

Swarovski wedding hair accessories

Unusual Hair Accessories

Reach for the stars with this dreamy headband from Orelia. Blue stones are the perfect combination with the gold stars – we love this headpiece.

Star wedding headband

If you’re planning a festival wedding then this feathered hair crown from Orelia will catch your eye. If tiaras aren’t your thing, then a feathered headpiece like this should be the crowning glory for your tresses.

Feathered hair crown

Hair rings are the latest craze to make the jump to weddings and rightly so, as they look amazing when weaved through plaited hair or as an edgy finishing touch to an up-do. Modern brides will love these gold ones from Orelia which come in varying patterns.

Hair rings

If you’re going for an unusual wedding theme, then it seems fitting that your bridal look be just as quirky. This fun feline headband from Orelia would be the purr-fect nod to the Cheshire Cat for an Alice in Wonderland themed celebration.

Wedding cat ears

Another variation on the hair ring trend mentioned above, these grey feather hair charms from Orelia are a must-have for any boho bride. Weave a few through braided hair or just add one statement charm to accessorise an up-do.

Feather hair charms

We feel a new trend coming on in the form of the Titania forehead jewel from Debbie Carlisle. The slim gold band and small forehead jewel are a subtle yet seriously stunning look – we love how it’s been worn here with the hair in a high bun.

Wedding forehead jewel headband

Last but not least, we couldn’t resist including this glittery emoji fascinator from GG’s. If you and your other half are always sending rows of the heart eye emoji to each other, this fun headpiece is the perfect ode to your relationship.

Emoji hair accessory

Model: Miss Dolly Minx, Makeup: Ms Moo Make Up, Photography: Luna Photography

If you’re looking for more hair-spiration, we’ve compiled the ultimate wedding hairstyle guide



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