11 Bridal Hairstyles That Look Even Better With a Ribbon

A simple accesory can make all the difference

Updated 01/21/18

Natalia Ibarra

When it comes to our favorite bridal hairstyles, less is more—but there's one small hair accessory that can take a look from pretty to gorgeous. We're talking about a classic hair ribbon. Whether your wedding day hairstyle of choice is loose waves or a raked back updo, a small piece of ribbon can transform your 'do (You can even easily pair a satin bow with a hair accessory for the ultimate romantic beauty vibe). They key is to loop the ribbon into a loose bow, or skip the bow altogether, to give your look a modern, less juvenile effect. When it comes to picking the perfect piece of ribbon you can make it personal and pick a piece of trim from your favorite dress or a relative's wedding dress. You can also opt for a monogrammed moment with a bow from Lelet. Either way, there are countless ways to incorporate a ribbon into your bridal hairstyles and we've got just the inspiration you need.

Sara Lobla

A tiny fishtail with a pastel-colored ribbon make this bridal hat look even more romantic.

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Long casading white ribbon add a soft touch to a laid-back chignon.

Alex Gaboury

A classic black bow is always a good idea.

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An easy, breezy pony is instantly romantic with a velvety pink accent.

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A birdcage veil with a ribbon accent is the perfect way to show off a short hair hair.

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Keep it simple—and showcase a pair of statement earrings—with a clean pony and a black bow.

Inés Molina

Top off a beautiful set of braids with a tiny strip that can also double as your Something blue.

Alex Gaboury

Play up the impact of your long locks with an equally long and thick bow.

NG Estudio by Natalia Garcia

We love it all: The retro vibe of the veil, the cool twisted chignon, and the coordinating ribbon to finish it off.

Sara Lobla

Embrace a boho-inspired look with a beautifully woven French braid, wispy bangs, and a satin ribbon at the very end.

Natalia Ibarra

Yes, you can still rock a hair accessory with your ribbon, and this bride makes a serious case for it.

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