Post # 1
So I’ve started thinking about hair. Well, seriously thinking about it since right after we got engaged I had the thought "must grow out hair for wedding"! I’ve heard the same thought hits a lot of women after they get engaged, as though the perfect updo with long hair is a bridal requisite.
And so now I’ve got longer hair and still a few months to go. And I’ve appeased the side of me that says growing my hair long for one day is really too self-centered and now have the goal of enough inches in length that I can donate to Locks for Love post-wedding.
Here’s the kicker . . . Now that I’ve got longer hair and a great picture I’d like my stylist to replicate, I’m thinking that I want to wear my hair down. Well half up, half down in a syle similar to my every day look. A small center section pulled back and secured with a pretty Etsy pin with the veil tucked in.
But there’s just something not so bridal about having a slight spin put on my everyday style. I mean, I want to look like myself walking down the aisle, but I’m a bride and can I do that with a slightly jazzed up everyday hairstyle?
Anyone else on the fence about hairstyles?
Post # 3
I’ve seen a lot of brides wear their hair down! Google Jennifer Aniston’s wedding photos (good example). I personally don’t like when hair is overdone up. I think soft, natural waves are beautiful or a chic straight ‘do with hair accents.
My hair is a little longer than shoulder length with bangs at the browline. So many people said that I should grow out my bangs, but I refuse to alter my entire look for a year just for one day. It’s killing me right now as it is – not having a cute short cut for summer.
Post # 4
I’m planning on wearing my hair down for our wedding, mainly because I don’t care for how I look with my hair up. Even though it is pretty similar to how I look everyday, I will feel much more comfortable (and myself) with my hair down.
Post # 5
I thought I wanted my hair up for the wedding… until I had my trial and realized that I just don’t look like myself with my hair up like that. The pictures below are how I looked on my wedding day. My hair is "poufier" than I normally wear it, and it’s curled instead of straightened, but otherwise I look pretty much like myself. You should also check out the WB gallery! That’s were I got my hair inspiration. 🙂
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Post # 6
sometimes I curl my hair, my fiance loves it and calls it a hollywood hairdo, hahaha
he wants it down
I always envisioned it up in an updo and waves cascading down
I think up is more formal, how often can you get an updo?
Post # 7
I’m doing the same thing. I wear my hair down everyday… And I’m doing it for the wedding too.
I’m not comfortable with an updo, so, I am focusing mostly on that… I want to be comfortable, and I want to look like me.
I am going to jazz it up with a flower pin, but that’s it.
Post # 8
Mine will be half & half. It won’t look like your normal everyday look if it’s styled nicely. I went back and forth for awhile thinking an updo is traditional bride look, but ultimately I’m going with what looks best on me. Or should I say what I’m more comfortable with. I’ve had plenty of updo’s and some half up/half down and I always like the half/half better. Sooo that’s what I’m going with. Do what you want, it’s your wedding!
Post # 9
Hey! I just realized we’re date twins.
Post # 10
- Wedding: June 2008 - Winery in the Gold Country
I wore my everyday hair! Just wore it down, straight, had it blown out at the salon. I wouldn’t have had it any other way!