If a painstakingly styled wedding up do isn’t your thing, but you’re after a more special look than simply wearing your hair long and loose, a half up half down wedding hairstyle could be the answer – if it’s good enough for Kate Middleton it’s good enough for us!
It’s the perfect look for the indecisive bride-to-be who can’t make up her mind about wearing her hair up or down, and works particularly well with mix and match bridesmaid dresses for a delightfully undone wedding look.
Whether you want to go for a polished wedding look with neatly styled locks, or you’re after a boho vibe, there’s a half up half down style for everyone, and you needn’t worry about the style looking dated as the years pass – it’s a timeless style that will look as elegant on your wedding day as it will looking through your wedding album in years to come.
Half up half down wedding hair looks particularly beautiful when worn with a veil, especially a multi-layered veil that mimics the texture of your hair style.
The beautiful thing about half up half down wedding hair is that it looks great no matter how long your hair is; blunt bobs look fab with a mini bun, while flowers entwined in long flowing hair with a loose braid is perfect for boho weddings.
Ask your stylist at your wedding hair trial to try out several different half up half down hairstyles to see which works best for you, and remember to tell her what your wedding dress is like (or show her a picture) as this can influence how your hair is styled.
Leave your fringe loose for a relaxed take on half up half down wedding hair.
Adding flowers to half up half down wedding hair is a lovely touch for outdoor weddings.
A clip-in veil is a lovely addition to half up half down wedding hair.
Curl the setions of your hair that you’ve left down for extra volume.
Add a veil to half up half down wedding hair for a classy vibe.
Half up and half down wedding hair works beautifully for bridesmaids as well as brides.
Loosely tonged tresses complement a half up half down hair style perfectly – pair with pearl earrings to complete your classy look. See more of this bride’s picturesque South Africa wedding day to see how her hairstyle fitted in.
Short hair looks just as great with a half up half down style as long locks. Accessorise with a floral clip for a special occasion feel. See more of this bride’s laid-back pub wedding.
Loose tendrils at the front of your hair add a relaxed vibe to half up half down hairstyles. Pair this with a beach wedding dress for a coastal wedding.
A loose twist in half up half down wedding hair beautifully complements a backless wedding dress.
A lace wedding dress and veil look perfect with a half up half down wedding hairstyle; this style looks effortlessly chic and wonderful for a summer wedding.
Style all of your bridesmaids hair in a half up half down wedding style for cool coordination.
Fringes look particularly lovely styled into half up half down ‘dos.
We love this bride’s windswept look; we just know her half up half down style would withstand a blustery or rainy wedding.
A milkmaid braid is a fabulous way to wear a half up half down style with a modern twist. See more of this bride’s gorgeous Grecian wedding.
Half up half down ‘dos are a hairstyle that look wonderful with veils, as this bride proves.
Sweep all of your hair off your face for a polished bridal look – it gives you a chance to show off your statement earrings too!
We love this bride’s twirled take on the half up half down style.
Whether you want lots of your hair up, or just a few section like this bride, there’s a half up half down style to suit everyone.
Add an accessory to your half up half down hairstyle for a little extra sparkle.
Add a flower to your half up half down hair for a little something extra.