32 Eye-Catching Bridal Hair Accessories

From statement-making tiaras to subtle pearl pins.

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The best thing about a hair accessory is that it truly ties your bridal look together, especially if you opt for simple jewelry and shoes that won’t be seen from under your dress. Whether you’re a bohemian, modern, or traditional bride, hair accessories are a category not to be overlooked, they’re basically jewelry for your hair—what’s not to love about that?

For classic brides, a headband, comb, or tiara with pearls is timeless and chic and always pairs nicely with veils of all lengths. For bohemian brides craving something other than a flower crown, look to hairpins, hair vines, or clips with blossoms, branch motifs, or leaves. A hairpiece with rhinestones or feathers is perfect for the glamorous bride while sleek and sculptural pieces in gold or silver suits ultra-modern and minimalist tastes.

Here, you'll find the best bridal hair accessories from super sleek to utterly romantic.

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Most Princess-Like: Olga Delice Bridal Hair Vine

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A floral wreath like this one made of rhinestones, pearl beads and metal enamel flowers will accentuate your bridal hairstyle and will give you all the benefits of a tiara–just less princess-y.

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Best Double Stranded Headband: BHLDN Ivers Headband

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Just a hint of sparkle can go a long way. This double strand hairband is for the minimalist bride who enjoys just a touch of glam.

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Best Comb: Serenity Flower Hair Comb

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Be at one with nature with this greenery comb made from faux leaves, and faux pink and white flowers. This comb is relatively large so make sure that you have enough volume in your hair to support it and balance out the size.

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Most Whimsical: ABitofLove Wedding Crystal Bridal Hair Piece

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Sometimes the most simple details can make the biggest impact. This delicate crystal hair piece intertwines subtly with your hair and can be worn behind or in front of your head.

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Best Hair Pins: Lutik Flower Floral Hair Pins

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If you love the idea of a floral hair piece but don't want fresh flowers, consider these pins made of faux leaves and blossoms that look shockingly real. Available in a set of 5 or 10, tuck these gorgeous pins into a sweet braid or scatter them throughout your hair.

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For the Boho Bride: Flower Rainbow Gold Leaf Headpiece

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This gold-plated, glass beaded headpiece can be worn as a crown–tailormade for boho royalty. Sweep your hair back into a sleek low pony or bun to really showcase this stunning piece.

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Best Pearls: Lele Sadoughi Pearl-Embellished Padded Headband

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Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

The perfect "modern-day crown" for a city-chic bride.

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Best Fascinator: Kathy Johnson 3 Bridal Headpiece

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The royals love their fascinators and we do too! Especially if they come complete with feathers. This style is typically worn on the side of the head and can be tucked behind the ear or placed in front for a more dramatic look.

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Best Florals: CshellsNpearls Clay Flower Hair Comb

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Make a statement with a spray of tiny white flowers and pearls. Tuck this comb into a loosely braided bun for an effortless vibe or into a smooth and tight bun for a more polished look.

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Most Vintage-Inspired: Rebeka Jewelry Bridal Hair Comb

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Brides who love a vintage vibe, this art deco inspired beauty is for you. Gold feather side combs can be worn on top of your head or behind.

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Best Tiara: Only Handmade Jewelry Crystal Embellished Tiara

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Calling all boho brides who are craving a crown moment. This detailed tiara boasts tiny crystals that frame your head as well as elongate you. Wear your hair down with tousled, soft waves.

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For a Fall Wedding: Serenity Blush and Burgundy Floral Hair Comb

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If you're looking to incorporate greenery into your wedding day look consider this beautiful comb made with blush and burgundy flowers, dusty greenery, gold berries and even a pinecone!

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Best Hair Vine: Glamour Bride USA Hair Vine

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We love the idea of weaving a hair vine into a loose braid for an effortlessly chic and laidback look. This crystal and wire vine is available in different colors and varying lengths to suit every type of bridal style and hair type.

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Best Bow: Jennifer Behr Blue Velvet Bow Barrette

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If you're a traditional bride still searching for your "something blue" then look no further than this light blue velvet bow barrette.

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Best Headband: David's Bridal 3D Flower Ribbon-Tie Headband with Pearls

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When choosing the perfect hair accessory, don't forget to consider how important texture is. This crown boasts 3D flowers made from fabric, crystals, enamels, and pearls. A textured hair piece will always stand out in photos.

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For a Spring Wedding: Les Couronnes de Victoire Preserved Flower Hair Pins

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What to do if you don't want to worry about fresh flowers but you also don't like faux florals? Enter: preserved fresh flowers. Each of these pins are made from real flowers in a Parisian workshop that uses a completely natural process to preserve the flowers to last a lifetime.

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Most Goddess-Like: Marisha Pavlishina Opal and Gold Hair Comb

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Opals are an unexpected touch to a bridal hair comb, they're vintage-inspired without feeling outdated.

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For a Beach Wedding: Savchenko Design Pearl Vine Hairpiece

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If you're looking for a hair piece that won't detract from your wedding day beauty look, opt for a hair piece that nestles nicely at the back of your head.

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For the Fashion-Forward Bride: PrettyLittleThing Pearl Cluster Hair Clips

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What do we love more than an oversized pearl clip? Layering them with other pearl clips of varying sizes and textures for an over-the-top but impossibly cool look.

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Best Crystals: Dareth Colburn Designs Silver Crystal Hair Pins

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Flock a messy bun with tiny crystal hair pins that will catch the light and look amazing in photos.

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Most Simplistic: Unicra Bridal Crystal Hair Pins

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If you're having an outdoor or springtime wedding but don't want a hair accessory that is too on the nose, consider these subtle leaf hairpins.

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Best Color: Lelet NY Tapered Spring St Bobbi Set

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For a unique bridal look, with a pop of color, dot a sleek hairstyle with slides or hair pins. Evenly space them out for high-impact.

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Most Versatile: David's Bridal Scattered Cubic Zirconia Petals Headpiece

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This crystal headpiece is super versatile and can be worn across the forehead, on top of the head or even as a vine woven into the hair.

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Best Wreath: Faber Accessories Gold Flower Wreath Tiara

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This wreath tiara is for the boho princess looking to make a bold statement. The gold leaves offer a regal but feminine look.

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Best Rose Gold Piece: SWEETV Rose Gold Floral Hair Pins

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We've seen hair pins dotted around the head, but they can also be clustered together like these rose gold beauties to create a comb effect.

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Most Classic: Deepa by Deepa Gurnani Peony Hard Headband

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What could be more bridal than a headband made of pearls and crystals?

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Best Velvet Piece: Lele Sadoughi Pearl and Velvet Headband

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It doesn't get more sumptuous or bridal than a velvet headband encrusted with pearls. This tried and true style comes in a myriad of colors sure to suit any bridal color palette.

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Most Dainty: Brides & Hairpins Arabella Halo Headpiece

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A delicate double-banded halo like this one from Brides & Hairpins, frames your face and adds just the hint of sparkle you've been looking for.

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Most Sophisticated: Wedding Boutique UA Pearl Hair Pins

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You can never go wrong with a single, large pearl hair pin. It's subtle, sophisticated and just plain chic.

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For a Summer Wedding: Anthropologie Textured Bow Hair Clip

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If you're not particularly into sparkle and you're having a summer wedding, consider a crispe white, eyelet bow. Wear with beachy waves or above a messy bun.

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For the Romantic Bride: Untamed Petals Tulle and Pearl Bow Barrette

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Brides coveting a romantic look, search no further than this wispy and ethereal tulle bow dotted with tiny sweet and feminine pearls.

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Most Trendy: Ettika Love Set of 2 Hair Pins

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Your big day is all about love so profess it from your head to your toes with these pearl "Love" pins.

Shopping FAQs

Looking for a statement-making hair accessory? We've answered three common questions brides have when shopping for bridal hair accessories.

  • What type of hair accessories are appropriate for weddings? While all brides should wear whatever makes them feel most beautiful, hair accessories that compliment your gown and the theme of your wedding are always best.
  • How should I style my hair for my wedding? There are many ways to style your hair depending on what makes you feel most comfortable. If you have curly hair, you can embrace your natural texture, and wear your curls or waves. Updos and bridal braids are a great choice for a more classic look. And free-flowing strands are effortlessly romantic and can look gorgeous with a veil or without one, too. 
  • Will my hair accessory stay in my hair for the entire day? Of course! If securely placed when styling your hair, your hair accessory should stay put all day and night.

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