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While you might be thinking that tiaras are only reserved for royalty or belong exclusively on the set of Miss Congeniality, we're here to tell you that bridal tiaras are making a major comeback. And with styles ranging from opulent and regal to pared-back and minimal, there's a wedding tiara out there for every bride-to-be.
Brides looking for traditional and royal wedding-worthy tiaras—we've got you. From Swarovski crystal-embellished designs fashioned into crown-like silhouettes to dainty silver styles, you won't leave here without finding a finishing touch fit for a royal. For bohemian brides who look to nature for inspiration, you'll find tiaras crafted with leaf and floral motifs that make for the perfect complement to a simple and fresh flower bouquet. Minimalist brides looking to dress up a modern slip or sheath dress with a statement-making headpiece will love fashion-forward designs complete with larger-than-life star embellishments or allover pearls. And brides going for a vintage vibe we've got options aplenty with gorgeous styles in brass and gold that pair beautifully with a veil.
Looking for the perfect final touch to your wedding-day look? Ahead, we've curated the best wedding tiaras to suit any bridal style and budget.
For the Traditional Bride: Twigs & Honey Carlotta Tiara
For a traditional tiara that feels utterly royal, scoop up this design from Twigs & Honey. Whether you're having a destination wedding, a black-tie wedding, or a casual backyard bash, this tiara will make you feel like a true queen.
For a Formal Wedding: David's Bridal Floral Tiara with Faceted Jewels
For a tiara that doesn't feel too traditional or too trendy, look for a classic style with a modern twist. This tiara from David's Bridal features opal-like stones and is fashioned into a fresh silhouette.
For the Boho Bride: AgnesHart Gold Crown of Ivy Leaves and Crystals
This gold and floral tiara is 'raised' so it sits nice and upright on your head and even creates a halo effect for a truly angelic look.
Best Allover Pearls: JoannaReedBridal Pearl Tiara
A crown made entirely of pearls? Sign us up. This style comes plated in gold, silver, and oh-so-trendy rose gold. While we think this tiara would look fabulous with any style of wedding dress, it would look particularly striking with a simple slip or a Grecian-esque gown.
Most Versatile: allaboutromance Delicate Flower Crown
This delicate crown is crafted from dainty florals and can be worn in two ways. Make a statement with a tiara for the ceremony and then place the headpiece at the back of your head, either above or below an effortless bun.
Best Budget: AcuteDesigns Delicate Blossoms Tiara
If you're just looking for a hint of sparkle, this delicate blossoms tiara is the perfect finishing touch to any wedding day look. Since this tiara is so lightweight, it's a great choice for brides with fine hair.
For the Classic Bride: DarethColburnDesigns Swarovski Crystal Tiara
This tiara proves that allover sparkle can be anything but tacky. The silver and Swarovski crystal details will catch the light from all angles and stun in every one of your photos.
Most Angelic: KryleKrule Lace Tiara
For a completely different, softer take on a tiara, consider this design crafted from delicate lace. Pair this unique style with a simple slip dress or embrace an allover lace look with a lace ballgown.
Best Gold Style: AnnaMarguerite Edwardian Leaf Tiara
Brides who have a love for all things vintage will appreciate this design inspired by Edwardian laurels. Brass leaves line gold plated wire for a look that is undoubtedly regal.
Most Vintage-Inspired: CircleAtelierLondon Swarovski Crystal Tiara
This tiara sits more like a crown and is aptly named the "Royal Wedding Crown." Traditional in style and adorned with Swarovski crystals, this is your ticket to completing the royal wedding look you've always dreamed of.
Most Versatile: Untamed Petals Violetta Imitation Pearl Tiara
This starburst design from Untamed Petals can be worn as a tiara as well as fastened at the back of the head—perfect for framing an intricate updo or dressing up loose tresses.
What is a tiara?
A tiara is a headpiece that looks similar to a crown and is often worn by royalty and brides. A bridal tiara comes in many forms ranging from allover crystal styles to pared-back pieces with minimal details.
What is the difference between a crown and a tiara?
A crown is traditionally circular and tall while a tiara is semi-circular and usually features two combs.
How is a bridal tiara worn?
A bridal tiara is traditionally placed on the crown of your head – not your forehead. If you're looking to adhere to the rules of the royals, a bridal tiara should be placed no further than an inch and a half from your hairline.