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Wedding Hairstyles For Off The Shoulder Wedding Dresses

by Ada Lalia 15 Feb 2022 0 Comments

So you have picked out the wedding gown of your dream and now it is time to find the perfect hairstyle to go with it. There is an array of dress options out there that it is a difficult decision between having your hair up or down, formal or casual, and whether your hair matches your chosen wedding dress neckline.

Your wedding hairstyle choice is important and it does not only depend on what looks good on you but it should also match your wedding dress and the neckline as well. If a bride is wearing a low-neck dress, then she should avoid an updo as it will reveal too much skin.  There are many different types of necklines in wedding dresses and one hairstyle that looks perfect for one neckline may not look good with another style.  The right wedding hairstyle can make all the difference.

If you are not sure how to wear your hair to best complement your off-the-shoulder wedding dress and your personal style and need a little inspiration, do check out these gorgeous dresses and the stunning hairstyle that make the equally beautiful brides really shine on their special day.

Hairstyles For Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Dresses That You Can Take Inspiration Of

An off-the-shoulder décolleté is a perfect combination of sexy and feminine, so it is not a surprise that this neckline is one of the most popular choices among brides.  The best thing about wearing an off-the-shoulder wedding gown is that it looks good with any hairstyle and you have a variety of styles to choose from. Whether you want to keep your hair up with an updo or go with windswept chignons that are all the rage right now in the bridal fashion world is just a matter of preference.

Twisted Updo Hairstyle

The updo style is the formal version of the trending 'messy bun' look. This glamourous style exudes a regal feel and elongates the neck. Depending on your wedding style, you can pair your updo with florals or headpieces, or just leave bare with some loose strands for a more casual and romantic vibe. Revealing your collarbones and neck area can add a unique charm to your bridal look.


romantic wedding dress

You can find a similar off-shoulder wedding dress here. This A line tulle lace ivory wedding gown is airy and elegant. Made with layers of tulle throughout the A-line skirt, it features an off the shoulder that is beautifully draped for a flattering fit. The sweetheart bodice is topped with lace appliques that fall effortless onto the waist and lends a romantic vibe.


Lace Ivory Wedding Dresses

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Half-Up, Half-Down Wedding Hairstyle

Half up half down hairstyles will never go out of style. They are one of the most popular hairstyles amongst brides. This is a style that works for both short and long hair brides who are looking for an up-do with the romantic curls and a polished glamour of loose wavy hair. You can style with twists of hair from your temples or braids and then accessorize with hair crowns or more subtle headpieces to suit your wedding style. The loose curls will complement an off-shoulder wedding dress and help to draw the eye down as well as elongate the body.


Wedding Hairstyle

Hollywood Starlet Waves

Opt for glamour with a timeless look that will make you feel like you are sashaying down the red carpet. Old Hollywood-style waves allows you to wear your hair down and create a romantic vibe that won't take the attention off your dress.


Hollywood Starlet Waves

Side Sweep

The side swept hair are best for brides with medium to long hair.  It is perfect for women who usually wear their hair down but want to vamp up that style. This hair style features loose curls, waves or braids with one side being pulled off the face and free to cascade down the other side.  A dynamic style that frames the face beautifully and can be styled for a formal or casual wedding, while adding a bit of drama to the off-shoulder neckline.


Side Sweep

Below is an off-shoulder wedding dress where you can wear your hair to the side. Off shoulder does not mean that you have to leave everything exposed.  The transparent lace long sleeves add elegance to this ball gown creation.


Long Sleeves Ball Gown Wedding Dresses

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Wear Your Hair Down

With a beautiful off shoulder dress, you really do not have to do much to your hair. If you have long straight hair like this bride, you can just leave your hair down for a casual, natural feel and add pair of statement earrings to complete the bridal look.


off the shoulder satin wedding dress

For an on-trend wedding hairstyle, you can also consider creating a center part and pulling your back into a low ponytail. Brides with long hair can consider a voluminous ponytail. In this case, the bride pulled her natural hair into a ponytail, teased it, and added beautiful statement earrings to the look.


wedding hairstyle

Here is a satin off shoulder wedding dress that is similar to the ones above. Perfect for a ballroom wedding, this regal satin ivory wedding dress features a flattering cuffed off the shoulder neckline.  The skirt features a box pleat detail at the waistline with a floor length train.


Simple Satin Wedding Dress Ivory

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