Wedding Hairstyles for Brides with Short Hair

Chin-length locks look lovely with a glamorous hair accessory or vintage-inspired veil. Here, 21 ways to rock a short hairstyle on your wedding day

Updated 09/12/13
Paper Antler

A Wavy Bob With a Feather Hair Clip

A feather clip with a rhinestone jewel is a sassy way to play up a chin-length hairstyle. The look is ideal for a bohemian wedding with a hint of glam.

Chelsey Boatwright

A Curly Hairstyle With a Gold Accessory

This charming bride-to-be added an oversized hair accessory to her otherwise short and simple hairstyle.

Thomas Shull

A Pixie Haircut Simply Styled

Nothing says understated elegance like an unadorned pixie hairstyle. Women with gamine features like this real bride are best at pulling off the style, which is great for a warm-weather wedding. Pro tip: the bold red lip adds a necessary sense of occasion!

Rachel Peters Photography

A Retro-Inspired Wedding Hairstyle

Channel The Great Gatsby on your wedding day with a '20s-inspired hairstyle. This bride's ultra-glamorous 'do is the perfect complement to her fur shrug and fringed wedding dress.

Our Labor of Love

A Pixie Hairstyle Accessorized with Headband

A simple braided headband elevates this already adorable haircut into a wedding-day stunner.

Paper Antler

A Polished Hairstyle with a Bow Veil

A veil is a great way to accessorize both a non-traditional wedding gown and a sleek pixie cut.

Half Orange Photography

A Sleek Bobbed Hairstyle

With a bejeweled brooch wedding bouquet like that, the bride was smart to leave her platinum locks unadorned for her wedding.

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Otto Schulze Photographers

A Rustic French Braid Hairstyle

You don't have to have Rapunzel-length hair to get in on the braided hair trend. This wrapped braid is doable with shoulder-length locks and is perfect for an outdoor, DIY wedding.

Claire Eliza

A Retro Bobbed Hairstyle With Bangs

Anne Hathaway's lacy wedding day headband started a major trend. We love how bold this thick white band looks with the bride's short brown hair and bangs.

Cappy Hotchkiss Photography

A Short Hairstyle With a Fascinator

A fascinator brings some oh-so Kate Middleton-esque flair to any wedding-day look. This short-haired bride smartly amped up her above-knee dress with a fanciful white topper.

KT Merry Photography

A Cropped Hairstyle With a Rhinestone Hairpiece

Evoke beachy coral themes with a rhinestone hair clip. This piece is great for a seaside destination wedding that calls for casual creativity.

Pure Gold Photography

A Curled Hairstyle With a Birdcage Veil

Many short-haired brides opt for a birdcage veil, which adds subtle, vintage wedding-day romance. This bride chose one with a sweet flower to accent her softly curled 'do.

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Chellise Michael

A Curly Hairstyle With a Jeweled Headband

How gorgeous is this wedding day look? Jeweled headbands are made for short, curly hair, and we love how the bride's red lip make it all pop.

Paper Antler

A Straight Hairstyle With a Small Pillbox Hat

Pillbox hats are so Jackie O—so why not play up your cropped locks with a take on her favorite headgear? This mini pillbox embodies chic wedding style.

Our Labor of Love

A Bobbed Hairstyle With Full Bangs

The birdcage veil does it again! This time, it's offset so the bride can showcase her perfectly-trimmed bangs and gorgeous makeup. It's a fab look for a modern, downtown wedding.

Julian Beattie

A Loose, Wavy Hairstyle

With a gown that glamorous, this bride knew to keep her hair fuss-free. Her simply-styled waves are romantic and complement her wedding dress and bouquet nicely.

Claire Eliza

A Straight Bobbed Hairstyle With a Veil

The flower anchoring this veil is just the right amount of sweet detailing for this bride's short hair. A casual, outdoor wedding is the perfect event for the style.

Karen Wise Photography

A Wavy Hairstyle With a Jeweled Headband

Smooth, shiny waves like these require little else to stand out for a wedding. A jeweled piece like this headband adds subtle glamour.

Cooper Carras

A Simple, Short Hairstyle

When it comes to short hair, if you've got it, flaunt it! This bride wore her frizz-free hair simply, instead drawing attention to her pretty wedding dress and ladylike pearls.

Turner Creative Photography

A Short Hairstyle With a White Flower

This hairstyle is the definition of short and sweet. A small white flower is all this bride needed to accent her no-fuss cropped wedding day 'do.

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