Brides: are you wearing your hair up or down for your wedding? If you’re wearing your hair up and wondering how to wear a veil with an updo, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re showing you a few examples of veils we love paired with updos. And, don’t worry if you aren’t sure which hairstyle works with you (or your veil). Your hairstylist can help you decide with a trial run (or two) before the wedding just to make sure. Read on to see more… starting with our favorite wedding hairstyle of the week (below). Enjoy!
Isn’t this a gorgeous hairstyle? Pin the veil under the style for maximum drama.
How to Wear a Veil with an Updo
This first example, shown with a birdcage veil by Tessa Kim, demonstrates how to wear a veil with an updo such as a topknot. The tulle birdcage veil is secured above the topknot with a bridal comb.
photo: candice benjamin
This traditional two-tiered veil by Bridal Ambiance has a silver plated metal comb which can be added to any hairstyle. The model, below, shows how to wear a veil with hair up in a bun style, simply by sliding the comb into area right above the bun.
Wear a bandeau veil (like this one by Gilded Shadows with an updo by pinning the fascinator comb behind your ear on the side of your face.
If you’re wearing your hair up but want your veil to make a statement, try this veil by SIBO Designs. The veil has a dramatic headpiece on the top that is worn a little past your hairline. This veil is dramatic and allows for a long, elegant train.
I hope this helps you! What will your wedding hairstyle look like? Have questions? Join the discussion + tell us below!