The Best Hairstyle for Every Wedding-Dress Neckline
You’ve picked the perfect venue, the perfect cake, the perfect florals and decor. You have set the stage for your guests to enjoy your wedding day fully. But when that day arrives, all eyes will be on you (at the very least as you walk down the aisle).
While you may have found the perfect dress, the hairstyle you choose to rock can complete the look, flawlessly. While you might have ideas about which hairstyle you prefer, it’s important to consider your wedding gown style. Keep reading to learn about some of the best hairstyles for every type of wedding-dress neckline.
Sweetheart: This romantic neckline looks beautiful with equally soft hairstyles. Go with loose curls, a french braid to one side, or a low sleek bun.
Strapless: Wearing your hair down will frame your face beautifully. However, if you prefer to show off your neckline, a low up-do is also elegant. For those with very long hair, a long fanned-out braid can be especially beautiful.
Asymmetrical: For an asymmetrical dress, the options are endless. This unique neckline looks gorgeous with hair down, bringing back some symmetry, but it also looks beautiful with a low sleek pony or a braid to one side.
V-Neckline: A sultrier design, v-necklines are meant to be shown off. Consider a half up-half down hairstyle that still allows the neckline to shine. If you want a more whimsical look, opt for a braided up-do that shows off the entire neck.
Off Shoulder: Frame the face by opting for a side-swept hairstyle, especially if you have longer hair. Or, to complement the romantic design, wear the hair up with some stray pieces down, such as bangs.
Boat Neck: A boat-neck, or bateau, neckline is meant to show off the upper chest and shoulders. Keep them on show by wearing your hair in a low or high up-do. A sleek pony is also a modern choice.
Square Neck: A square-neck design is a modern neckline that calls for an equally modern hairstyle. Wear your hair down with a side part, go with a chic bob, or try a slicked-back hairdo.
Jewel Neck: This unique neckline is similar to a scoop but it is situated higher up, closer to the collar bones. It looks beautiful with soft waves as well as with a half up-half down hairdo. You can also do a loose low bun.
Scoop Neck: A less popular, yet timeless, design is a scoop-neck wedding dress. These pair beautifully with half up-half down hairstyles – especially if you have bangs. You can also consider a chic chignon paired with a long veil.
High Neck: High-neck dresses usually feature an intricately designed bodice. To keep it on show, opt for a full high or low up-do, a braided up-do, or a wrapped ponytail.
Halter: This dress design is fierce yet feminine, so you’ll want to rock a powerful hairdo. Try a super sleek pony or a tight french braid. You might also go with a slightly tousled look, like a high bun with loose hairs or a tousled bob.
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