21 Wedding-Worthy Celebrity Hairstyles By Length

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Brides, we get it. It's hard enough to pick your wedding dress for the big day, but choosing your hairstyle is a different ball game. In the age of social media, it can be difficult to find the perfect style when there are millions (literally, millions) to choose from. Well, did you know you can find hairspiration elsewhere? No, not in the pages of a magazine, but right on the red carpet! Gone are the days when updos and curls were the hottest choices for the big day. Now, anything goes—and the choices aren't limited to long locks.

Embracing a new bob? There's loads of wedding hairstyles for short hair. Growing your strands out? There's something for you, too. From styles that barely reach your chin to 'dos that flow with the wind, continue reading for our favorite celebrity hairstyles.

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Short Length: Sleek Side Crop

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Chic and timeless, a sleek crop is perfect for no-fuss brides.

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Bob With Bangs

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Katie Holmes's bob was nothing short of iconic. Side-swept bangs give the look extra dimension.

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Sleek and Straight

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Chic and easy to maintain, this look is perfect for modern brides.

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Wavy Bob

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As opposed to going the sleek route, adding waves to short strands creates instant volume.

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Side Swept Bob

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Add extra layers to the front of your hair for extra lift and volume.

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Sleek Lob

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Much like Alicia Vikander's style, a sleek lob can look pretty darn chic.

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Curly Bob

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Romantic curls scream weddings, even when strands aren't exactly down to your waist.

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Medium Length: Side Swept Retro Curls

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Are you a vintage bride? Opt for flowing, retro waves for a 20s-inspired feel.

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Textured Waves

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Meghan Markle's signature waves make for the perfect hairstyle for the bohemian bride.

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Natural Ringlets

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Let your hair's natural texture shine on your big day.

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Barrel Curls

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Kate Middleton's enviable soft curls are the perfect option for your big day.

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Sleek Blowout

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Jennifer Aniston's hair deserves its own Hollywood Star, so why not recreate her iconic sleek strands on your wedding day?

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Long Length: Half-Up-Half-Down Waves

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If you still want your hair flowing in the wind without getting in your face, look no further than Lilly Collins' vintage-inspired waves.

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Slicked Back

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Edgy and totally sleek, show off your facial features with a sexy, slicked-back style.

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Sleek Ponytail

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Copy Beyoncé's sleek updo by creating a middle part, smoothing sides with a hair gel-serum, and securing with a bungee. Voilà.

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Beach Waves

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Chrissy Teigen is known for her honey-glazed waves, and if a beach wedding on the horizon, you've found your perfect bridal 'do.

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Ethereal Braid

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Frame your face with wispy pieces of hair for a romantic touch.

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Soft Waves

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Perfect for a layered cut, smaller pieces of hair add volume to otherwise long strands.

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Straight Away

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Modern and chic, Kim Kardashian's Cher-inspired 'do made a splash on the red carpet.

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High Ponytail

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Much like Sofia Vergara's statement earrings, if you're looking to show off your accessories on the big day, consider this bridal 'do.

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High Volume

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Don't be afraid to amp it up! Jessica Biel's voluminous waves will hold from ceremony to reception.

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