if you’re not one for keeping to traditions and the thought of a veil makes you cringe, then we’ve compiled eight gorgeous alternatives that are straight from runways around the world.
1. Hair Chain
Whether it’s the very glam, jewel encrusted head chains or those with a stone in the centre for a more bohemian look, hair chains are the latest trend in bridal headwear. Curls or waves work well with this stunning accessory.
Images from Olivia’s Headpieces, Ali Express, Wedded Wonderland
If you’re going for the princess look than a crown or a tiara is an absolute must. They are both versatile accessories that can be worn with hair up or down and will make you feel like royalty.
Images from Shut the Front Door, Wedded Wonderland, Viktoria Novak, Wedded Wonderland
3. Bridal Turbans
A modern way to inject some exoticism into your bridal look, the turban can be bohemian or glamorous, depending on the type of headpiece you opt for!
Images from Inspired By Love, J Watts Photography, Inspired By Love
4. Hair Jewels
Hair jewels are generally attached to bobby pins and are perfect for the girls who prefer more of a subtle alternative, giving your guests glimpses of sparkle when you turn your head.
Images from Hair Comes the Bride, Love My Dress, Carolina Herrera
5. Bridal Bow
Pretty, elegant and sophisticated the modern take on the school girl bow can be elegant and simple, al la’ Oscar de La Renta.
Images from Oscar de la Renta
No not the ones you wear to keep your hair off your face while exfoliating. We mean the gorgeous ones that are made specifically for brides and make you look and feel like a princess.
Images from Monique Lhuillier, Jenny Packham
7. Hair Comb
A simple yet gorgeous accessory that is usually encrusted with jewels and beads and can easily be slotted into any hairstyle – what’s not to love?
Image from Viktoria Novak, Wedded Wonderland
8. Flower Garlands
A flower garland is the perfect accessory for the boho-chic bride, especially when fresh flowers are used. They work especially well with flowing dresses and garden or beach-side weddings.
Images from Wedded Wonderland, Ines Di Santo, Wedded Wonderland, Pronovias