Baby's breath has been experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Previously deemed a dreaded filler flower or considered a dated 1980s fad, baby's breath is once again blooming at weddings everywhere. Since it totes a drastically more affordable price tag than many in-demand wedding flowers, such as garden roses and peonies, brides can use bundles of the bloom to decorate their ceremony or reception tables. Many have even taken to carrying baby's breath–only bouquets down the aisle. And with their soft rustic look, the flower looks right at home at barn weddings and relaxed outdoor ceremonies.
Bridal hair is also getting the baby's breath treatment, as brides are incorporating the flower into their wedding hairstyles for a look that's effortlessly ethereal and oh-so angelic. Some are dotting their lush, full braids with baby's breath while others are opting to use it for flower crowns. Bridal parties are also getting in on the trend, with bridesmaids and flower girls similarly using the flower in their big-day hairstyles. No matter your personal style, baby's breath can be a gorgeous hair accessory—depending on how you decide to use the buds, the vibe can be either bohemian, rustic, or romantic.
Searching for some inspiration? Scroll on to see our favorite wedding hairstyles featuring baby's breath.
A Swag of Buds
This bride accented her loose, beachy waves with a small bundle of buds. We love how the mini bouquet resembles a barrette or hairpin that would traditionally be featured in this placement.
This floral pop offers a fresh contras against this beauty's dark locks. The bunch also adds texture that mirrors the lace of the vintage-style dress she donned for her Jazz Age wedding.
A Heavenly Flower Crown
This bride complemented her classic veil with a baby's breath flower crown for a subtle boho look.
Baby's breath doesn't always have to be milky white. There are pastel yellow and pink variations that occur naturally as well.
A Hidden Surprise
A peekaboo braid and baby's breath complete this sweet, rustic style.