53 Braided Wedding Hairstyles All Brides Should See

Emily Gold 12-09-2016 AM ET / 0 Shares

Browse any wedding hairstyle article and you’ll find it overflowing with braided hairstyles. Their formal elegance and unrivaled beauty is something that just can’t be denied.

The first dilemma that most brides face is whether to wear their hair up or down. The next step is usually working out what type of braid or braids you’re going to have. These days when someone utters the words “wedding hairstyle” the first thing that usually comes to mind is some sort of braided updo. But recently long braided fishtails and dutch braids are trending hard.

So, you’ve opted for a braided hairstyle for your wedding day. Great choice. Besides giving you a timeless and elegant look, a braided hairstyle is a lot easier to maintain on what is likely to be the most important and chaotic day of your life. The depth and texture that’s achievable with a braided hairstyle will only further compliment your dress. Here are ideas for your braid-laden hairstyle that is guaranteed to elevate your wedding day game.

Pretty textured braids.

Pretty texture and braids by Steph


Vintage updo.

Vintage updo by Heather Chapman

(Heather Chapman)

Loose full crown braid.

Loose full crown braid by Emily Hill

(Emily Hill)

Mermaid fishtail.

Mermaid fishtail by Mackenzie


Braids into a bun.

Braids into a bun by Riawna Capri

(Riawna Capri)

Pull through mohawk braid.

Pull through mohawk braid by Jenn Edwards

(Jenn Edwards)

Loose side braid.

Loose side braid by Ulyana Aster

(Ulyana Aster)

Sleek tucked bun.

Sleek tucked bun by Kayley Melissa

(Kayley Melissa)

Large and loose undone braid.

Large and loose undone braid by Ulyana Aster

(Ulyana Aster)

Braided low bun.

Braided low bun by Ulyana Aster

(Ulyana Aster)

Side braid.

Side braid by Steph