Wedding Hair 2013: Fun and Sophisticated New Looks

Curls and more curls, Braids with a twist, vintage waves, bangs, care-free beach waves along with beautiful buns, oh my, so must to choose from, and what’s a bride to do?  Well, this season, hair stylists are offering brides and the bridal party an extensive breath of hair designs to fit all types of weddings themes, all hair types and personalities, and some of these gorgeous and exciting new looks as well as new takes on traditional designs are hitting the bridal runways and going down the aisle in style.   We asked our friends at Elle-Brides, located in Falls Church, Virginia to offer our readers samples of the new looks for this wedding  season.

Photo LePaver Photography
Photo LePaver Photography
Photo by Teresa Wood Photography

In addition to all the new takes on bridal hair, accessories are making at statement in wedding hair design.  Brides are opting for colorful accessories to complement their wedding look.  From Bohemian flowers, to rustic chic Woodland crowns to crystal encrusted glam accessories, these stunning designs include hair crowns, fascinators, hair florals,  hair pins,  bridal combs, hairpieces and crystal headbands. Keep in mind that hair accessories should a wonderful complement to your wedding day style and not take away from or compete look.  To ensure a seamless look, work closely with a professional stylist and hair designer to find the right look for you, the most beautiful wedding look, and bring along photos, ideas and accessories you want to to try.

Teresa Wood Photography
Teresa Wood Photography
Floral Crown, photo courtesy of Elle-Brides
photo courtesy of Elle-Brides

Most stylists and salons will also offer brides a “trial” as an opportunity for the bride -to-be and stylist to decide on a hairstyle that fits your body, your wedding dress, your theme and your makeup and accessories. Take time in choosing your hair style and working with your stylist, don’t be afraid to ask questions.  Remember to take time to look for the perfect hair design for your wedding day, and you’ll feel like a Queen!

Teresa Wood Photography
Teresa Wood Photography

Thanks so much to Maha Mokkadem and Elle-Brides for sharing their looks and photos with us today. Feel free to contact Maha and her team for additional information on designs, styles and trends for 2013.  Visit her website at  Let us know what types of bridal hair you fancy, or what design are you looking for for your big day.   Happy Bridal Week!

Participating vendor Photo Credits from Top to bottom:  1) Silk flower headpiece by EighTreeStreet, Hair design Elle-Brides; 2) Hair Design and Make-up Elle-Brides, dress Sun*Kissed Bridal, 3) Hair design Elle-Brides, floral headband by Sun*Kissed Bridal; 4)  fresh flower head crown by EightTreeStreet, hair and makeup by Elle-Brides; 5) floral headband by Sun*Kissed Bridal, hair and makeup design by Elle-Brides.

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