Ceremony to Reception: 3 Hairstyle Transitions to Inspire your Wedding Day Look

January 24, 2018
Ceremony to Reception: 3 Hairstyle Transitions to Inspire your Wedding Day Look

While it may seem trendy, changing out of your wedding dress into a second outfit for your wedding reception isn’t a new concept. In fact, brides have been doing wardrobe changes for almost a century. But, why not kick it up a notch by changing your hairstyle too!

Often, wedding day style teams offer to have someone stick around for touch-ups and more. So instead of a simple touch up to your eyeliner and powder, consider having them restyle your hair before the reception.

Below are 3 hairstyle transitions to inspire your wedding day look this year.

Let it down!

Half-up, half-down hairstyles are perfect for the Rocky Mountain Bride.

From a casual mountain elopement to a formal black-tie wedding, half-up, half-down hairstyles are flattering on every bride. Not to mention, they’re extremely versatile. With the addition of a sparkly hair comb, you can take this style up a few notches as seen in the photo above. Or, pin in a few flowers from your floral selection to create a more natural look.

For a subtle transition, have your stylist remove the hairpins. Let it down for a more relaxed and fun look on the dance floor!

This is a transition that could easily be done yourself if you don’t have the budget to have your stylist stick around.

Slick it back into a sleek party bun!

Romantic, wavy locks are simple and elegant!

With a few bobby pins, a sparkly hair comb, and some hairspray, you can transition your hair into a sleek party bun. This is perfect for the bride that wants to look flawless while getting down on the dance floor.

Need a little wardrobe change inspiration? We are crushing on this two-piece dress from Blue Bridal Boutique.

Pull it back, and let loose!

We love the look of beach waves! They’re perfect for any destination wedding or bohemian bride-to-be!

Beach waves also make for an effortless transition for any after-party or reception. Just pull your hair back and this messy updo is perfect for the carefree or casual bride.

Consider losing the long gown for a ‘little white dress’ and you’re ready to let loose!

If you’re considering changing your hairstyle from your ceremony to your reception, chat with your stylist ahead of time! A trial run may be necessary to avoid any day-of hiccups and to ensure everything goes smoothly.

For more hair inspiration, check out the Rocky Mountain Bride ‘Wedding Day Hair + Makeup‘ Pinterest Board.

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