Your wedding is the start of a new phase. In some ways it could even be considered a metamorphosis (from fiance to spouse), much like that of a butterfly. These winged wonders have long been symbols of transformation, representing change, joy and life—all of which are befitting of such an occasion. What better way to celebrate this next chapter?
Whether you connect with their symbolism, are drawn to their vibrant hues and ethereal beauty or vibe with their free-spirited nature, say “I do” to butterflies. There are plenty of ways to incorporate these enchanting creatures into your special day—from closing your ceremony with the release of live butterflies to decorating your ‘do with faux flutters (our favorite!).
Truth be told, butterfly hair embellishments may not be for every bride. But for those with a bohemian sensibility, they’re nothing short of magic. And when it comes spreading your wings, the sky’s the limit.
Below, six butterfly embellishments sure to set your heart a flutter.