Don't Want a Veil? Try These Alternative Bridal Hair Accessories

Hair & Beauty, Jewelry & Accessories
A veil has traditionally been considered a wedding-day must-have item, but some modern brides have been forgoing having tulle in their face to let their dresses shine. But, just because you're veil-less doesn't mean your hair will be lackluster! We've rounded up seven chic hair accessories to elevate any hairstyle (just don't forget to bring them to your hair trial!)

Jenny Packham bridal headdress

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This delicate crystal headdress will add a little sparkle to practically any hairstyle, up or down. ("Jewel Headdress VI" $360, Jenny Packham available at ShopBop)

Rosantica bridal hair slides

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Those with a flair for the dramatic will love these spiked hair slides. The pearls make them classy enough for your big day. ("Contrasti" hair slides, $100, Rosantica available at Net-a-Porter)

ASOS gold bridal headband

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This gold leaf headband is perfect for any outdoor wedding. Best part? It's under $15! (Leaf headband, $14, ASOS)

See More: 20 Stunning Wedding Headpiece Ideas

Anthropologie bridal bobby pins

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Does your look require bobby pins? These simple gold dipped stone pins are perfect for any modern bride. ("Dipped Stone" bobby pin set, $28, Anthropologie)

Deepa Gurnani bridal headband

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Still looking for your something blue? Look no further than this beaded headband. (Beaded headband, $167, Deepa Gurnani available at Yoox)

Jennifer Behr bridal bobby pin

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This snowflake barrette is a must-have for any winter wedding! ("Nivea" bobby pin, $172, Jennifer Behr)

Sylvain Le Hen gold bridal barrette

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This sculptural hairpin is a minimalist's dream, and will look perfect with a simple chignon. (Metal hair pin, $70, Sylvain Le Hen available at La Garçonne)

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