43 Stunning Wedding Hair Accessory Ideas for Every Kind of Bride

floral crown

Photo by Kaylee Chelsea Photography 

Your wedding-day look is almost complete, but it's just missing a certain finishing touch. We may be able to help. What about a gorgeous hair accessory? These little guys are known to give a major upgrade to any given hairstyle, not to mention they serve multiple purposes.

Aside from being totally beautiful, a chic hairpin (or comb) can keep loose strands tucked away from your face from ceremony to reception, which is something especially important for the long-haired brides out there. We totally understand that flowing waves are utterly gorgeous, but constantly flicking strands away is not. Are you rocking a shorter 'do? These little wonders can still add that something special to your overall look. Bohemian brides, try a detailed hair chain. For the romantics, an embellished floral hairpin will make guests swoon. And, for our minimalist brides, a tiny accessory can add major style.

Ready to find the perfect hair embellishment to fit your bridal style? Take a look through some of our favorite hair accessories fit for any bride and hairdo.

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A Pearl Headband


Jordan Voth Photography 

A delicate pearl headband makes for a stunningly romantic choice. We love that this one is flanked by a loose boho braid for a spin on the classic look.

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A Grecian Look


Kate Weinstein Photo

A gold-leaf wrap-around headband transforms any bride into a Greek goddess. This particular piece hugs the back of the head for a stunning back shot that even Aphrodite herself would approve of.

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A Standout Hairpin


Tyler Branch Photography

A dazzling gold jeweled hairpin makes for a seriously glam moment. It's a fitting accessory for the bride's lush, dark waves.

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A Floral Chain

Bridal portrait

Sara Lobla Photography

This bride's detailed floral hair chain is the perfect complement to her high neck bohemian dress.

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Slightly Askew

Bridal hair

Belathée Photography

A crystal branch and flower-shaped hair comb emphasized the unexpected asymmetry of this otherwise traditional look.

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A Jeweled Headband

Bride with jeweled headband

Jordan Voth Photography

This jeweled floral headband is totally gorge. Not to mention the unquestionably cool-girl placement of it.

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Finish with a Bow

Bridal hair

Kate Romenesko Photography

A vintage-inspired beaded bow-shaped hair clip is the finishing touch to this effortless tuck.

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A Hint of Sparkle


James & Jess

A small sparkly hairpin elevates this perfectly imperfect chignon.

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Vintage Vibes

Bridal portrait

Lauren Fair Photography 

An intricate vintage crystal headband offers a dose of retro to this bridal look. Top with a flowing veil, and the aesthetic is nothing short of ethereal.

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Give It a Twist

Bridal hair

Anya Kernes 

This bride accented her effortless rocker-chic 'do with a classic and feminine twist. The juxtaposition between the two styles is absolutely captivating.

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Wrap It in Ribbon

First kiss

James Autery 

A humble ribbon can do so much for a bridal look. This pop of black adds a Parisian flair to the ensemble.

Play with the fabric, colors, and texture of your ribbon to custom-tailor it to your décor and style. A contrasting color can provide brightness, or you can opt to maintain a chic monochromatic look instead. Leather brings in edgy, runway-ready feels while burlap can tie in a rustic aesthetic.

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Go Organic

First kiss

India Earl

Bridal designer Leanne Marshall tucked a hairpiece that could easily be confused for a natural sprig of greenery (in a metallic hue) behind an ear for her elopement in Wyoming.

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Side Show


James & Jess 

This floral headband skims the side of the head so it's adequately on display for those first-kiss photos.

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A Crown of Gold

Bridal hair

Imogen Xiana 

A gold crown with leaf details for the whimsical princess bride.

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A Hint of Glimmer


Dan Petrovic 

An embellished floral hairpin offers just a peep of sparkle to this twist.

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A Delicate Touch

Bridal portrait

Lauren Fair Photography

A romantic floral headband with rose gold and silver perfectly mimics the beading on the dress.

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A Matching Set

Bridal portrait

Bonnie Sen Photography

This bride's hair accessory matches the rest of her bridal jewelry to a tee.

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Bridal hair

Juanlu Real

This jewelry designer created her very own headdress for her bright and whimsical day. The piece consisted of more than 800 intertwined pearls creating a floral effect.

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The Gold Standard

Bridal portrait

Heather Hawkins Photography 

A delicate gold headband with floral and leaf embellishments plays up the deep side part.

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Art Deco


Tyler Branch Photography 

A little party never killed nobody, right? This vintage-inspired embellished headband is all about that Great Gatsby feel.

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Follow the Flow

Bridal hair

Brett & Tori Photographers

This curved hair clip with beading and crystal details mimics the shape of the gathered hairstyle, creating a uniform flow throughout the design as a whole.

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Fit for Royalty


Sally Pinera

A minimal gold crown with diamond embellishments makes for a regal look.

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Make a Statement

Bridal portrait

Juan Trijillo

This bride's elaborate Suma Cruz headpiece is an exact match for her colorful bouquet of tiny wild blooms. The completed look is both regal and enchanting.

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A Polished Topknot

Bridal hair

Greg Finck 

A brass hair clip with layers of delicate leaves polishes off this easygoing topknot.

High updos are great for elongating the neck and exposing an interesting neckline. The addition of this clip beneath the topknot draws the eye upward, adding even more length.

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Flowering Vines

Bridal hair

Koby Brown Photography

A gold and crystal headpiece of flowering vines that are practically climbing the bride's hair brings a charming hint of glam to this relaxed style.

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Youthful Adornments

Bridal portrait

Sara Lobla 

A dainty daisy chain brings us back to the simpler times of our youth. A sweet accompaniment to this bride's ultra-sexy beaded Berta gown.

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A Heavenly Halo

Bridal portrait

Zosia Zacharia Photography

A sheer floral headpiece encircles the bun in a halo of lace that matches the wedding gown. The final product is a heavenly vision.

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Bridal portrait

Loft Photography 

A crystal-embellished headband harkens back to a gilded era.

Opt for a very simple hairstyle when rocking a look-at-me hair accessory so as to not overpower the look.

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Match Your Hair Color

Bridal hair

U Me Us Studios

How stunning is this bronzy-gold metal with the bride's rich hair color? A gold leaf hair clip with crystal flower details peaks out from this bride's curls.

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Floral Glam

Bridal portrait

Jainé Kershner Photography

A glamorous crystal-embellished floral headband finishes off this otherwise minimalist ensemble. Check out how those floral shapes are a perfect match for those of the dress.

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Old-World Romance

Bridal portrait

Becca B Photo

An ornate vintage headpiece gives this romantic style and old-world appeal.

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Embrace the Femme

Bridal portrait

Carrie Rodman Photography 

A silver hair clip with crystal-embellished floral accents is the feminine touch that every bridal look needs.

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La Bohème

Bridal Portrait

Adam Barnes

A vintage-inspired headband with dangling gold chains and crystal accents transforms any look into a bohemian dream.

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Iced Out

Bridal portrait

Brandon Kidd 

This bride went for a head-to-toe glitzy look. The feather-inspired hair comb with crystal details mirrors the embellishments of the dress creating an icy look.

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Float On

Bridal hair

Branco Prata

We're getting major princess vibes from this whimsical storybook look. Two gold leaf–shaped hair clips with beaded accents are practically floating atop this bride's coiffed tendrils.

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Dot a Braid

Bridal hairstyle

O'Malley Photographers

This bride accented her loosely plaited hair with beaded pins for her vineyard wedding in Washington state. The results are straight out of a fairy tale.

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Peep Show

Bridal hair accessory

O'Malley Photographers

A delicate gold-and-crystal hair clip offers a peekaboo effect amongst these loosely gathered locks.

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Bridal Hair Crown

Koby Brown Photography

A gold crown with crystal accents looks like glistening morning dewdrops in this bride's tousled hair.

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It Takes Two

Bride and dad

Sarah Lockhart

This bride pulled her hair back in two sections of wavy tendrils, each fastened into place by an identical floral pin. A perfect pair, indeed.

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Crowning Glory

Bridal Hair

Carrie Rodman Photography

This elegant chignon wears a crown of silver florals. The classic hairpiece completes the timeless hairstyle.

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Wear a Tiara


Erich McVey 

Style influencer Hilary Rushford donned this gold and pearl tiara for her cathedral ceremony in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Bridal Hair

Lauren Fair Photography 

A minimal gold floral and leaf hairpin is set slightly askew among this unfussy style, heightening the effortless feel.

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A Frosty Addition

Bridal hair

Laura Gordon 

A frosty accent is the perfect hair accessory for this wintry wedding. How luxurious does it look paired with that cozy winter-white wrap?

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