Wedding Hairstyles for Straight Hair

Brides with silky smooth locks have endless options when it comes to wedding-day hair. Here are some of our favorite looks

Updated 01/22/13

Amy Carroll

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Rustic, Wavy Wedding Hairstyle

Amy Carroll

If you have straight and luscious locks, this wedding hairstyle is a great option. Run a curling iron through your hair at low heat for a wavy look, ideal for that rustic-style wedding day.

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Super-Sleek Chignon Wedding Hairstyle

Tyler Branch

A sleek chignon is formal and modern. We especially love it with a pretty headpiece or statement earrings.

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Glamorous, Vintage-Style Wedding Hairstyle

Lacie Hansen

This look just oozes glamour. Set your straight hair in curlers and loosely pin them back for a look straight out of the 1920s. Don't forget the hairspray!

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Half-up, Wavy Wedding Hairstyle

Lacie Hansen

Keep it natural by letting your straight locks fall to your shoulders. Pull back the front pieces to keep it out of your face. Give it a little glam by throwing a pretty pin or broach into the back.

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Retro Updo Wedding Hairstyle

Amy Carroll

Modern-day bouffant anyone? If you love the retro look, opt for this statement updo hairstyle. Just be sure to run serum through your strands to minimize flyways!

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Glamorous Bun Wedding Hairstyle

Melissa Hayes

For a formal, glamorous look, we love this low bun. A pearl headpiece keeps the smooth knot secure. A sidepart seals the classic look.

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Loose Braided Updo Wedding Hairstyle

Closer to Love

This messy updo mixes formal and alternative for a bride who simply can't decide. The only requirement is silky smooth strands.

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Sleek High Bun Wedding Hairstyle

Emily Steffen Photography

Choose a sky-high bun to show off your beautiful features. Keep it slicked back into the night with pins and pomade.

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Whimsical Center-Part Wedding Hairstyle

Tyler Branch

Show off your long, thick hair by letting it fall naturally. The center part gives this look a little boho flair, and love the thin gold, barely-there headband.

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Braided Updo with Flower Detail

Lacie Hansen

The thick braids and flowers incorporated in this wedding hairstyle give it a boho, beach vibe, but the shape of it feels very retro. If you're looking for a statement updo, this is it.

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Classic Chignon Wedding Hairstyle

Jen Fariello Photography

Give body to your straight locks with a large-barreled curling iron and pull it back into a low chignon. The look is perfectly sophisticated for a traditional wedding look.

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Easy, Pulled-Back Wedding Hairstyle

Lacie Hansen

Keep your hair down and pull back the front pieces for a completely effortless look with a hint of whimsy. Don't fret about every hair being in place: A slight wave is sexy.

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Rustic Updo Wedding Hairstyle for Long Hair

Closer to Love

This sweet, braided updo is perfect for brides with straight, long locks. Don't forget to give the back a little height! We love it for a woodsy, rustic-style wedding day.

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Modern High Bun Wedding Hairstyle

Lacie Hansen

This sleek, modern look begs for stick-straight hair. We love how this bride opted for the center part so she could top it off with a sparkly statement headpiece.

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Vintage-Style Updo With Broach

Emily Steffen Photography

Sweep your hair back into a loose, low updo. Add a few waves and an old-fashioned broach for a vintage look we absolutely love.

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Twisted Low Bun Wedding Hairstyle

Tyler Branch

If you're looking for a more casual look, we're crazy about this twisted, low bun. It's messy and sexy and perfect for a whimsical wedding.

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Updo Hairstyle for Beach Wedding

Ken Kienow

Pairing this sleek wedding updo with a large white flower is an ideal look for a beach wedding. Simply gorgeous!

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Messy High-Bun Wedding Hairstyle

Louise H Photography

A growing trend in wedding hairstyles is a messy top knot. The look is modern and sophisticated. We love how this bride finished her look with big, gold statement earrings.

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Formal Wedding Updo Hairstyle

Jen Fariello Photography

Create this super-classic, formal updo by first pulling your smooth strands into a medium ponytail. Next curl large segments and loosely pin them back. Add a pretty feather like this bride did for a rustic touch.

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Unique Braided Bun Wedding Hairstyle

Closer to Love

Look for something a bit different? This wedding 'do uses braids, curls and twists for a look that is altogether unique. We love it for a rustic-style wedding day.

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Boho-Style Updo Wedding Hairstyle

Jonas Peterson

Unleash your inner flower child with a French-braided bun and tiny added flowers. Complete the look by letting wisps of hair out to frame your face.

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