We've seen plenty of trendy haircuts that come and go, but the "lob" is a style that has proved its staying power throughout the past few years. And just because you're about to tie the knot, doesn't mean you have to feel pressured to grow out your lob in exchange for long locks and give up the flattering style you've come to know and love. Celebrities on the red carpet have proven time and time again that the Goldilocks of hairstyles (not too long, not too short, but juuust right) offers enough length to pull it back into a ponytail, whip it up into a bun, or weave it into a braid—but without any of the volume-deflating weight of long layers.
Need more proof that the lob makes for the perfect 'do for a wedding hairstyle? Scroll on!
When it comes to your wedding day look, the lob's versatility really knows no bounds. In fact, the style is so enticing that ladies with extra length might even want to consider chopping their tresses into a lob ahead of their "I dos" (if they're brave enough, that is!). By incorporating wedding-worthy hair accessories, like veils, floral accents, and glittering pins and pieces, there are so many special ways for you to rock a lob, while still looking—and feeling—like yourself. And isn't that the whole point?
Go for a trim to clean up your ends ahead of your wedding, and then embrace your natural texture by letting your lob flow in boho waves on the big day. Alternatively, you can smooth and straighten your tresses and add a sparkly hairpiece to make the style wedding-worthy. There are also plenty of classic updos women with lob-length hair can totally pull off.
Ready to be inspired? Browse 26 wedding hairstyle ideas for lobs below. (Don't forget to bring a photo of your favorite to your day-of hairstylist!)
This boho braid snakes around the back—a sweet surprise for your guests as you walk down the aisle.
Both of these beautiful brides rocked lob hairstyles at their desert nuptials. However, one wore large and lush curls, while her partner opted for a half-up half-down style.
Soft, touchable waves were just right for this bride's relaxed-yet-refined style.
Lobs and flower crowns...A match made in wedding heaven!
Lobs have an easygoing look to them, making one perfect for this bride's boho style.
This bride's heavy fringe adds a little something extra to her mid-length style.
Brushed-out curls and a dainty flower crown add a sweet femininity.
This bride's sunny highlights bring attention to her cut's sleek layers.
Gorgeous curls and peekaboo blooms make this bride's angular cut totally wedding worthy.
When you have a thicker, curlier head of hair like this gorgeous bride, a lob can make getting ready so much easier.
A middle part and twisted tresses make this bride's lob look '70s inspired.
All a lob really needs is a sparkly hairpiece and it's suddenly wedding ready!
This bride opted to let her lob loose in casual waves.
When in doubt, go with a classic—a veil is always the perfect accessory.
This bride pinned back just a few pieces to keep the focus on her lovely face.
Lobs aren't too short for updo! Sweep yours into a perfectly imperfect messy updo and embrace those ends that don't quite tuck in.
A deep side part can instantly change up your look.
Proof that a lob can still look lush and voluminous.
Without the weight of additional length, your curls will hold up through the very last dance.
This length can also go vintage with retro waves.
Have your hair blown out, sweeping pieces to the side to frame your face.
Although just a tad shorter than your typical lob, this bride's style is beyond sweet with its face-framing curls.
Luckily, you won't have to worry about your lightweight length slipping out of an updo.
A ponytail—accessorized with a sparkly clip, of course—is always a fabulous, fuss-free option.
Embrace your hair's natural texture, like this beaming bride.
Big, lush curls are a proven wedding-worthy look, no matter your length.