Hello there, short hair loving brides-to-be! Are you counting the months leading to your upcoming big day (hoping the pandemic will be long gone by then, of course)?
If you are a fan of your short hair but find it challenging to style it for special occasions, the thought of your wedding might be a bit daunting. But fear not! Below you’ll find +50 wedding hair styling ideas that are perfect for all types of short haircuts!
Low Bun With Shining Headpiece
Somewhere between a headband and a crown, this shining, blooming headpiece is the perfect shimmery accessory to complement an otherwise minimalistic low bun.
Flower Crown For Short Hair
Cheeky and youthful, this is a gorgeous choice for brides who rock an asymmetrical pixie haircut (or who generally have very short hair).
Half Updo With Statement Piece
Get ready for lots & lots of half updo ideas on this list! We can’t help it, since they are so versatile, elegant, and easy to do! Keep your bob or lob on the straighter side, and make the statement hairclip the center of attention.
Oversized Pearl Crown & Short Slicked Hair
How do you manage to be classy, trendy, and unique, all at the same time? Well, there surely are many ways to do it, but this oversized pearl crown should be among them!
The Marilyn Curls
Draw inspiration from the most beautiful woman of all time! The Marilyn curls are an iconic hairstyle that will assure you’re a beauty queen on your big day.
Twisted Half Updo With Pearls
Simplicity is the keynote of all elegance – a saying we often hear. And it is, indeed, true, as exemplified by this minimalistic twisted bob half updo with pearly details.
Flapper Inspired Short Hair & Feather Headpiece
If you’re in love with the 20s aesthetic, why not opt for some flapper curls & a feather headpiece? You get extra credit if your whole event looks like a party worthy of Great Gatsby himself!
Tapered Haircut With Crown
A tapered cut is a more edgy and rebellious choice of hairstyle, but that doesn’t mean you can’t show off your true self and still look special on your wedding day! Just add a precious tiara and headpiece and you’re ready to walk down the aisle.
Braided Floral Half Updo
This chic and romantic half updo for short hair would perfectly fit a late spring wedding. Pro tip: if you’re considering a garden party or lots of floral arrangements, make sure the flowers in your hair & bouquet match those!
Wedge Haircut With Side Statement Headpiece
Simple and classy, this wedding hairstyle is suited for those with very short hair, like a wedge, micro bob, or a pixie. Just brush it neatly, part it sideways and add a statement headpiece!
Diamonds Are Short Hair’s Best Friend
Marilyn Monroe said it first, and we’ve been using it ever since! A simple updo for short hair with side bangs is the perfect hairstyle to sport when wearing a show-stopping crown, as can be seen in the picture.
Low Bun For Short Hair With Blossoms
This lush low bun is the ideal choice for a late February or early March wedding. The delicate cherry blossoms will make you look like a spring spirit of love and rebirth.
Audrey Hepburn Inspired Pixie
You can’t go wrong with a classic Audrey Hepburn inspired pixie! As shown by the old-Hollywood style icon, you need little more than some tasteful jewelry when you have confidence and let your inner beauty shine.
Double Crown Braided Half Updo
This half updo includes both a crown-like headband and a crown-like braid! If you want to feel double times as royal on your wedding day, confidently choose this hairstyle!
Star Crown & Short Hair
The bride is, of course, the star of her wedding – but this crown makes it a reality! If you want to wear a crown but you’re not really impressed with the more usual models, try out this look that’s worthy of a cosmic princess!
Pink & Blonde Highlights With Floral Headpiece
Get inspired by Jennifer Lawrence! This whimsical look will best fit short, curly hair. The pink and blonde highlights, combined with the slightly messy updo and the headpiece create a carefree, almost magical aura!
Liz Taylor Inspired Curls
Elizabeth Taylor’s glamorous dark curls are the type of hairstyle dreams are made of. If your short hair is dark in color, too, and you’re rocking a lob, you can try to replicate this timeless look.
Edgy Undercut For Natural Hair
An interesting choice for the more unconventional brides here, this look combines an edgy undercut hairstyle with a feminine bridal headpiece.
Lob With Tucked Back Curls
If you’re rocking a longer bob or lob and would like to add a bit of sparkle, but not as much as a crown, you can opt for this classy look! Tuck a few curls behind your ear and secure them with a gorgeous hair accessory.
Twisted Floral Half Updo
Is your vibe more ‘nature fairy’ than ‘Disney princess’? Then keep it simple with this lovely half updo, decorated with a few fresh flowers.
Short Natural Hair & Veil
This idea is an inspired choice for short hair of kinky texture – just let it run wild and add a gorgeous pearl embellished veil to complete your bridal look.
Braided Low Updo With Blossoms
If you’re planning on growing your short hair a bit longer until your wedding day comes up, check out this gorgeous hairstyle! The low, braided updo is enriched by dainty blossoms, which would be a great match for a March or April wedding!
Delicate Tasteful Hairclips
If you are the type of girl who likes dainty jewelry and not being overly opulent with outfits, this is the hairstyle for you! Straighten your short hair and tuck a few hair strands behind your ear, securing them with some tasteful hair clips that match your accessories.
Classy Clamp Updo For Short Hair
Who says hair clamps only work with casual outfits? If your wedding will have a more modern, minimalistic approach, then this fuss-free but eye-catching updo will fit right in! And if you want to discover even more ideas for short hair that are appropriate for a more day-to-day setting, check out this list!
Short & Floral Afro
This stunning choice is a foolproof way to get the most out of your Afro while looking like one of those brides you only see in fashion magazines! You get bonus points if your floral headpiece matches your bouquet.
Vintage Side-Swept Curls
This hairstyle somehow manages to look vintage and modern, glamorous, and simple at the same time! We also have a hunch that it will look just stunning on camera.
Asymmetrical Micro-Bob With Statement Hair Clip
Are you the trendsetter in your group of friends? Then, this hairstyle, which combines a modern, asymmetrical micro bob and a timeless bridal headpiece, is just the idea you were waiting for!
Sophia Loren Inspired Look
A woman that we all look up to for inspiration – even for a wedding day. Sophia Loren’s short curls would be an obvious choice for a bride with a passion for everything retro and fabulous.
Wavy Lob With A Delicate Crown
For the ones planning on a simpler gown and fuss-free preparations, all you need for this look is to nicely curl your bob or lob and add a delicate crown-like headband.
Sleek Finger Waves For Short Hair
Finger waves became popular in the 20s and never truly went out of fashion. If anything, they exude the highest sense of style and class. Check out this list if you’re looking for more vintage inspiration!
Messy Updo With A Flower Crown
This one is for the free-spirited, nature-loving brides. A perfect choice for a summer wedding set in a garden, farm, or forest, this messy but charming updo will ensure that you can have all the fun you want without worrying about your hair.
Boho Headpiece & Slicked Short Hair
This dainty, bohemian-inspired headpiece is the perfect choice for soon-to-be-brides who prefer subtle details instead of over-the-top extravaganza. Wear your hair neatly slicked back to draw attention to your delicate headpiece!
Starry-Sky Afro Short Hair
Hello, space queen! If you are blessed with short hair of natural texture and dark color, why not let it run wild & free and just scatter a few glowing star hair clips throughout your mane?
May Queen Look
This one is a total show stopper! If you enjoy making an entrance, being the center of attention, and your wedding happens to be in late spring or early summer, this breathtaking oversized flower crown will keep all eyes on you for the whole day!
Super Big Headpiece & Super Short Hair
If you find the perfect headpiece – such as the one in the picture – a very short & sleek haircut or a buzz cut is more than enough to properly display it!
Glossy & Curly Lob
Simple, sleek, and stunning: that’s all we can say about these glossy curls that look worthy of a Bond girl. They are a well-thought choice for a bob or lob & look great with a dark lip and glittering jewelry.
20s Updo & Flower Headpiece
Another entry dedicated to vintage fashion – we just couldn’t help it! Especially when this updo and antique flower headpiece look so marvelous together.
If your hair is just long enough for a messy low bun, then this option is a very easy way to get ready and look fabulous in no time.
Buzz Cut With Dainty Headpiece
We adore how this look combines a more edgy, boyish hairstyle – the buzz cut – with a feminine and elegant statement headpiece. If you want to throw stereotypes out of the window even on your wedding day, this might be just what you were searching for!
Crystal Queen Wedding Look
If you’re passionate about zodiac signs, mysticism, and, of course, crystals, then why not show off this side of you through your wedding look? This crystal crown is unique and eye-catching, and you can customize it with your favorite gemstones.
Edgy Faux Hawk & Undercut
If you are the type of bride who might ride a motorcycle to her wedding and get married in combat boots, this hairstyle will make you smile.
Princess D Inspired Wedding Look
One of the famous wedding looks of all time also features a bride with short hair – we are talking about Princess Diana, of course! You might not be entering the Royal Family, but you can draw inspiration from this princess-worthy look.
Low Bun & Retro Headpiece Combo For Kinky Hair
This gorgeous look involves a low bun for kinky hair and a vintage headpiece. The frill earrings only add up to the overall magic & richness of textures!
Short Curly Undercut With Sparkling Details
This versatile hairstyle is appropriate for brides of all ages, as it is fairly easy to pull off, yet visually stunning! Add a few glittery accessories throughout your curly mane to make the look truly special.
Low Bun & Cheeky Scrunchie
Did you meet the love of your life while dancing to some sweet, 2000s party tunes? If the ‘00s aesthetics are a favorite of yours, then this unique and oh-so-easy hairstyle idea is worth considering!
Holographic Bob & Bangs
Just imagine how you’ll look in your wedding photos! White dress, shining accessories, and this magical looking holographic micro bob – what a sight!
Side Swept & Floral Afro
Look closely: this hairstyle is actually a delightful side half updo, the hair being pushed towards one side by the floral headpiece! It is a nice, cheeky twist if you want to get extra creative with your hair accessories.
Feather Crown For Short Hair
Brides with very short hair – pixies, wedges, micro-bobs – don’t freak out! A beautiful headpiece, such as this feather crown, is all you need to feel and look like a literal goddess!
Steampunk Short Hair Bouffant
If your wedding is going to SF or steampunk-themed, then why not go all-in with that aesthetic? Your hairstyle can match it, too!
Braided & Embelished Low Updo
This low, braided crown requires your short hair to be around chin level or longer. Otherwise, it is rather easy to recreate, will stay in place for hours, and is appropriate for almost any style of wedding dress!
We hope that now you’ll only dream of joyful wedding bells, fancy finger foods & champagne towers – no nightmarish hair disasters!
No matter if your haircut is a pixie or a buzz cut, a bob, a lob, or anything in between, this list might be just the thing you need to get inspired for your big day!