There’s something especially fanciful about a wedding that embraces a free-spirited style. For the bohemian bride, a dreamy floral wreath or delicate gold headchain can be your wedding day crowning glory.
“Depending on hair and make-up styling combination, boho headpieces can look quite romantic or very modern,” James Ciccotti of bridal boutique James Ciccotti Bridal Shoes & Accessories says. “It offers great versatility.”
You can discover the whimsical trend at bridal boutiques in the Chicago area. Here are a few crowns, combs and other headpieces available locally to satisfy your inner flower child:
Daphne Gold Hair Wreath at The Left Bank
With its halo of gold leaves, this Ellen Hunter-designed piece will turn any bride into an instant Grecian goddess. And with its flexible base ring, it’s built for comfy all-wedding-day wear. The shop also stocks similar pieces in headband and comb styles. Read real brides' reviews here!
The Rachel or The Kara headpieces at Alice Padrul Bridal Couture
Designer Alice Padrul has made a name for herself in the Chicago bridal scene with modern, sophisticated gowns, but her studio in the city’s West Loop neighborhood also sells soft, intricate accessories like these headbands. The Rachel features lace appliqués and handmade flower accents, while the fuller Kara style is circled with organza blooms. Both are tastefully blinged-out with dainty Swarovski crystals. Read real brides' reviews here!
Various Erica Koesler designs at James Ciccotti Bridal Shoes & Accessories
A boho bride with a glamorous streak has plenty of hair accessories that fuse wildness and sparkle to choose from in designer Erica Koesler’s collection. Ciccotti’s shop offers combs topped with beaded appliqués, rhinestone-dotted headbands and striking fascinators bursting with fabric flowers, lace and pearls. Read real brides' reviews here!
Sara Gabriel-Matty Hair Chain at Bella Bleu Bridal
Swarovski pearls and rhinestones and a dramatically draped design make this elaborate hand-crafted net by designer Sara Gabriel a definite statement piece. Find more understated Sara Gabriel wreaths and crowns, and headpieces by designers like Jannie Baltzer and Enchanted Atelier here too. Read real brides' reviews here!
Rustic Woodland Hair Vine at Dame Couture
In case the fact that this vine is from a designer called Wildflower Couture didn’t tip you off, the sculpted wire and metallic silk that make up the flowering branch are positively nymph-like. If you’re less woodsy, the designer makes a Goddess line and a Classic line of styles as well. Read real brides' reviews here!