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Not every bride has the budget for a second dress, but that doesn't mean you can't come out looking like a changed woman for your wedding reception! From putting on a party crown to letting your hair down, here are three ways to switch up your style after your walk down the aisle.
1. Glam up your makeup
If you went soft and subtle to say "I do," consider having your makeup artist stick around to take your face from sweet to va va voom. In other words, don't be afraid to experiment after your ceremony! Chances are, you had a tough time choosing between a couple different makeup looks, so this gives you the perfect opportunity to let both your elegant and edgy sides shine on your big day. We guarantee your groom will appreciate the sultry transformation.
2. Put on a party crown
Floral crowns are all the rage these days. If you weren't quite brave enough to go bold with an oversized crown at your ceremony though, why not ask your florist to create a fun "party crown" you can pop on for the reception? Check out Pinterest to find a ton of inspiration pics. And trust us, this particular accessory is a definite game-changer when it comes to your wedding style. Just wait for the compliments to start rolling in!
3. Let your hair down
No need to have the same 'do for the ceremony and the reception. If you can't make up your mind about whether to wear your hair up or down, we say come to a compromise and try both styles out. You can put your locks up in a chic chignon (or any loose updo of your choosing) for the ceremony, then take the bobby pins out and let it all fall down for the reception. Talk to your hairstylist about the best way to achieve this so that your curls look naturally flawless and the switch requires minimal effort.