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

(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

(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

(Steph)

Side braid updo.

Side braid updo by Sarah Potempa

(Sarah Potempa)



Thick braid.

Thick braid by Shauna Elizabeth

(Shauna Elizabeth)

French braid updo.

French braid updo by Steph(Steph)

Side braid with flower crown.

Side braid with flower crown by Chrissy Rasmussen

(Chrissy Rasmussen)



Braid with accents of soft tendrils.

Braid with accents of soft tendrils by Chiali Meng

(Chiali Meng)

French waterfall braid.

French waterfall braid by Ulyana Aster

(Ulyana Aster)

Mixed braids swirl updo.

Mixed braids swirl updo by Ulyana Aster

(Ulyana Aster)



Crown braid with flowers.

Crown braid with flowers by Kayley Melissa

(Kayley Melissa)

Fishtail half-up.

Fishtail half-up by Jennifer Klingvall

(Jennifer Klingvall)

Front row braid.

Front row braid by Jordan Pomeroy

(Jordan Pomeroy)

Soft plaited updo.

Soft plaited updo by Anastasiya Zolotaya

(Anastasiya Zolotaya)

Fishtail updo.

Fishtail updo by Jordan

(Jordan)



Side braided updo.

Side braided updo by Debbie Carlisle

(Debbie Carlisle)

Side bun with french braid.

Side bun with french braid by Jennifer Fogerty

(Jennifer Fogerty)

Undone braids.

Undone braids by Steph

(Steph)



Full circle crown braid.

Full circle crown braid by Chiali Meng

(Chiali Meng)

Romantic bohemian hairdo.

Romantic bohemian hairdo by Chiali Meng

(Chiali Meng)

Double full circle crown braids.

Double full circle crown braids by Steph

(Steph)



Side mini braids.

Side mini braids by Stephanie Danielle

(Stephanie Danielle)

Mixed braided bun.

Mixed braided bun by Jordan

(Jordan)

Soft braided half updo.

Soft braided half updo by Jenn Edwards

(Jenn Edwards)

Braided updo.

Braided updo by Jordan

(Jordan)



Textured braid.

Textured braid by Stella Loewnich

(Stella Loewnich)

Mermaid braid hairstyle.

Mermaid braid hairstyle by Natalia Shevchuk

(Natalia Shevchuk)

Headband braid updo.

Headband braid updo by Heather Chapman

(Heather Chapman)



Boho crown braid.

Boho crown braid by Ulyana Aster

(Ulyana Aster)

Pull through dutch braid.

Pull through dutch braid by Sarah Nourse

(Sarah Nourse)

Fishtail crown updo.

Fishtail crown updo by Steph

(Steph)



Bohemian hairstyle.

Bohemian hairstyle by Nina Starck

(Nina Starck)

Curly textured braid updo.

Curly textured braid updo by Steph

(Steph)

Mixed braids.

Mixed braids by Ariana Lauren

(Ariana Lauren)

Double crown braids.

Double crown braids by Steph

(Steph)



Simple half-up braid.

Simple half-up braid by Ariana Lauren

(Ariana Lauren)

Undone fishtail braids.

Undone fishtail braids by Ariana Lauren

(Ariana Lauren)

Fishtail bridal updo.

Fishtail bridal updo by Heather Chapman

(Heather Chapman)



Side braid combo.

Side braid combo by Sarah Nourse

(Sarah Nourse)

Loose full crown braid.

Loose full crown braid by Shauna Elizabeth

(Shauna Elizabeth)

Braided ponytail.

Braided ponytail by Kassandra Poleshuk

(Kassandra Poleshuk)



Twisted braid updo.

Twisted braid updo by Ashley Petty

(Ashley Petty)

Soft braided half-up.

Soft braided half-up by Oleksandra Zaprudska

(Oleksandra Zaprudska)

Mixed braid updo.

Mixed braid updo by Abigail Rose

(Abigail Rose)

Headband braid updo.

Headband braid updo by Stella Loewnich

(Stella Loewnich)

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