Fuss-Free (and Red-Carpet Approved!) Bridal Hairstyles That Will Last Through the Reception

Celebrity, Hair & Beauty
Nina Dobrev Hair

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When it comes to your wedding, the less you have to worry about, the more fun you can have, right? As for day-of hair, that might mean experimenting with an updo that you or your professional hairstylist can create without having to worry about it falling limp or turning into a frizzy mess because of inclement weather conditions. We think celebrities have caught on to this idea, too, because we're seeing a lot of easy styles popping up on the red carpet. Here, some of our favorites for your wedding day.

Topknot (above)
At Chanel's Haute Couture show in Paris this week, Nina Dobrev demonstrated how to wear a topknot and give it an easy, glamorous vibe. To get her look, don't go too crazy with the hairspray (you may not even need it!) because a few flyaways will keep this statement 'do looking soft and modern. Since this style is high up and away your face, feel free to rock a gown with an intricate neckline. Whether it's jeweled, a one-shoulder or off-the-shoulder, the possibilities with this one are endless.

Olivia Palermo Hair

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Side Braid
Olivia Palermo — or should we say Mrs. Johannes Huebl — is the queen of the perfectly-imperfect updo. (For her recent wedding, after all, she rocked an "uncontrived ponytail," as she wrote on her website.) But that certainly wasn't the first time she paired a low-key hairstyle with a formal ensemble. This low braid is one of Olivia's go-to styles and we couldn't be more on board with it. Let's break it down: A center part creates that cool, Kate-Moss vibe. Secondly, the braid is textured all the way from the top of the head to the ends, so it doesn't matter if a few wisps of hair get caught in the wind during your ceremony. Just make sure you secure it with a clear elastic so you don't detract attention from the overall look, and pair it with a strapless gown so there isn't too much going on up top.

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Chloe Moretz Hair

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Halo Braid
This halo braid is intricate, face framing, and oh-so perfect for a garden wedding. Even though it might take longer to create — it's a French braid that encircles the entire head — you can be sure it will stay put for a few days after your wedding. Have a round face? Take a tip from Chloë Grace Moretz and balance your face shape by adding a bit of volume on top. This style would look especially gorgeous paired with cap-sleeves or delicate spaghetti straps.

Emma Watson Hair

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Low Chignon
Whether you want to put the focus on a statement lip or you're just going for that chic, minimalist thing, a simple low bun like Emma Watson's will do the trick. From the deep, side-parted chignon and pink lipstick to her single Dior pearl earring, she totally nailed it. We wouldn't be surprised if a bride wanted to copy the entire look right down to the single statement earring — this hairstyle is a great time to show off a fashion-forward accessory, after all. Even the high, round neckline is a perfect outfit pairing. Just maybe find a similar dress in white.

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Zoe Saldana Hair

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Rolled Updo
We love this rolled hairstyle as is, but the ever-stylish Zoë Saldana added a Jennifer Behr hairpiece to make it stand out that much more. (Quick tip: Adding a sparkly hair accessory is also a super easy way to add polish to a simple hairstyle for a black-tie wedding.) This style might look a bit complicated, but it's much more simple to create. Just roll your hair away from your face, securing with bobby pins as you go. Finish with flexible-hold hairspray and it will withstand even the craziest dance moves at your reception.

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