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18 Perfectly Imperfect Messy Updos

Brides-to-be can't stop, won't stop pinning this look.

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You’ve already said yes to the dress, paired your accessories, and settled on a makeup look. Now all that’s left to do is decide on a hairstyle to complete your wedding-day style. But where do you begin? By browsing Brides and Pinterest, of course!

We just discovered the latest wedding hair trend that's been making the rounds among brides-to-be on Pinterest, and it’s good—really good. Through Pinterest's 2018 Wedding Report, the inspiration destination confirms that the search for messy updos is up a whopping 1,274%.

If you are as smitten with the perfectly imperfect look as Pinterest users seem to be, here is all the inspiration you need to pull off the look yourself at your own wedding. Whether you’re going for romantic and boho or classic and glamorous, these are the messy updo photos you’ll want to bring to your wedding hair trial.

Dress up your messy hairstyle with flowers (real or faux) for an overall romantic feel. Try weaving baby’s breath through a messy milkmaid braid, gather some curls at the nape of your neck and dress them up with flowers that match your bouquet, or keep it understated (and beautiful) with a single sprig of greenery.

A classic chignon with wispy flyaways will look impossibly chic in photos for generations to come. Modernize the look with shiny details, or keep it ladylike with scattered pearls.

A topknot can be much more than just your go-to hairstyle for running errands and washing your face—it’s surprisingly perfect for your upcoming nuptials, too. Make it feel wedding-day appropriate by adding tons of volume and soft curls around the face, then dress it up with sparkly accessories or flowers.

If your wedding-day accessory is a tiara (flower crowns count too!), opt for a messy updo that sits low on the nape of your neck. Experiment with the placement of your tiara for the perfect look: Forward, backward, sideways, high on the head, across the forehead...the possibilities are endless!

See more: Your Wedding Hairstyle Based On Your Personality

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