Celebs, they’re just like us, right? If you mean they all have to plan their wedding hairstyles down to the last detail, just like you, that statement would be correct. From simple and shiny blowouts, to the perfect beach waves, and ornate braids, celebrities have to make wedding hair decisions just like you.
From Kate Middleton, to Whitney Port, and Cindy Crawford, we rounded up some of our favorite celebrity brides to absolutely nail the wedding hair game as they walked down the aisle.
No one does beach waves quite like those super models. Take a cue from the ultimate bohemian beach brides, Cindy Crawford and Gisele Bündchen, and let your natural texture shine through with just a little help from salty sea water — or sea salt spray if your not directly sea-de. Lily Aldridge and Kate Moss also perfected the look.
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Sleek, Shiny, and Simple
We never thought we’d put these two in the same club, but if you want to keep things sleek and simple for your nuptials, look to these icons: Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Kim Kardashian both chose shiny blowouts for their big walks down the aisle. Kate’s trademark tresses were lightly waved, and topped off with an exquisite accessory — a tiara from the Queen. Kim also kept her hair shiny and classic for her ceremony, but a bit more slick and modern. According to hair stylist Chris McMillan, a center part channeled visions of Ali MacGraw in Love Story, and the hair tucked behind her years in just the right places — with no doubt just the right amount of hair extensions. Everything to keep the focus on the out-of-this-world dress.
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Cool Girl Hair
Listen up fashionistas out there rocking the resurgence of the 90s trends (chokers, bodysuits, high-waisted jeans, doc martens…), it’s time to take inspiration from the OG style queen of that decade — Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy. With a sleek form-fitting Narciso Rodriguez dress, and even sleeker low chignon, Mrs. Kennedy was the picture of ultimate 90s minimalism. Looking for a millennial update? Take a cue from fellow-blonde beauty Whitney Port, who told BRIDES she took Bessette-Kennedy’s trademark look as inspiration for her own nuptials. “Celebrity wise, I love Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn, Bianca Jagger, and Lara Stone,” Port said. The Hills star made the slicked back chignon modern with a low ponytail with a wrap around the base, leaving out the ends for an ultra cool alternative. Accessories are key to the update, and Port topped her ‘do off with a single green fern.