11 Wedding Hairstyles Using Floral Headpieces

by Kennedy Blue January 25, 2017 4 Comments

Whether in a magazine, on a runway, on Pinterest, or in-person, we’ve all seen them – floral headpieces are everywhere! They’re the latest trend in wedding attire and honestly, we can’t get enough! Full on flower crowns to delicate florals placed in a braid, there are so many ways to incorporate fresh (or fake!) blooms into your wedding hairstyle.

Looking for a bit of inspiration? We’ve got you covered! Keep reading to see 11 of our absolute favorite wedding hairstyles using floral headpieces.

11 Stunning Wedding Hairstyles for Brides & Bridesmaids Using Floral Headpieces | Kennedy Blue

11 Floral Headpieces for Brides & Bridesmaids

Flowers have different meanings, and that’s what makes them infinitely beautiful. Maybe your wedding is inspired by the springtime, or you just want to adorn your garments with the delicacy of blooms. Here I’ll show you some ideas on how you can actually wear or use flowers for your wedding-day look.

1. Mini Daisy Crown

Accent a high bun with a mini flower crown | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue

Dress: Kennedy Blue Sienna | Hair: Nicole Fae Artists | Chris McDuffie Photography

If you’re planning to style your hair with a high bun, consider crowning your head with the innocence and cheerfulness of daisies or similar flower.

2. Romantic Low Bun

A romantic low bun accented by a floral detail. | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue

Dress: Kennedy Blue Londyn | Hair: Nicole Fae Artists | Chris McDuffie Photography

You can finish your hairstyle with a simple and graceful detail by wearing a flower clip or comb to beautifully contrast the color of your dress.

3. Floral Queen of Love

A large, purple and pink flower crown | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue
Dress: Kennedy Blue Harper | Hair: Nicole Fae Artists | Chris McDuffie Photography

4. Rustic Braid

A rustic braid with delicate floral details | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue
Hair: Nicole Fae Artists | Chris McDuffie Photography

Feminine and elegant. Braids provide your look with a fresh yet chic style that you can boost by adding in some delicate flowers.

5. Lush Garden Crown

A vibrant green and pink flower crown | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy BlueStephanie Nunley Photography

When it comes to flower crowns – the bigger the better! Try a large, lush crown to really step-up the romance and that perfectly coordinates with your bridal bouquet.

6. Small Flower Accent

A floral accent hair detail | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue

Dress: Kennedy Blue Charlotte

Minimalistic, yet still romantic. Wearing your hair half-up? Small flowery details will add the perfect amount of femininity to your look!

7. Asymmetrical Floral Diadem

An asymmetrical floral headpiece | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue

Dress: Kennedy Blue Hannah

A very versatile accessory that accommodates to almost any hairstyle is a diadem. If you’re wearing a high bun or just want to wear your hair down, then you should think of wearing an asymmetrical headpiece to off-set the look.

8. Hair Comb Details

A soft and feminine flower accent | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue
Dress: Kennedy Blue Camilla

Gerberas, lilies or a few lush dahlias. A small flower comb will add a touch of freshness and simplicity to your wedding-day look.

9. Chic Flower Crown

A vibrant DIY flower crown for the wedding day | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue
Dress: Kennedy Blue Sienna

Show off those long locks with a fresh and vibrant flower crown that you can DIY! Learn how to make this flower crown for yourself down below.

10. A Fresh Single Flower

A fresh single flower to match your bridal bouquet | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue
Hair: 139 Hair by Heidi | Allison Hopperstad Photography

Some flowers present their own beauty by themselves, like Magnolias, Lotus, Petunias, Dahlias, etc. Their amazing singularity can be a part of your outfit if you bring them with you not only in your bouquet, but in your outfit and hair.

11. Fresh & Feminine

A flower crown made from babys breath and roses | Floral Headpiece Inspiration for Brides & Bridesmaids | Kennedy Blue

Monica Lopez Photography

A classic and chic combination: baby breath’s and roses are a soft touch for your big day. The magic upon this combination is that it can be combined with pastel tones giving your look a vintage, elegant and romantic style.

DIY or Buy?

Now that you’ve decided to add a touch of floral details into your wedding day hairstyle, it’s time to decide whether you’d rather invest the time or the money. Should you have your accessories done by a florist or do it by yourself?

Benefits of DIY:

  • It’s cheaper - You can go to a local farmer’s market, buy wholesale online, or even buy fake blooms from a craft store.
  • You know exactly what you’re getting – often you talk to a florist about your vision, but don’t see the result until the day of the wedding
  • Turn it into an event! - Grab your bridesmaids and make a fun day out of it. Get some wine, put on some music, and spend the afternoon making all of the headpieces.

Learn how to create your own floral headpiece here with this easy to follow DIY.

Benefits of a Florist:

  • They’re professionals – they’ve probably made something similar dozens of times so they know what they’re doing
  • Convenience – you may be paying more, but you’re also paying for the convenience of not having to do any of the work

Styling Floral Headpieces for Each Season

No matter if it’s winter or spring, summer or fall, flowers are always in! Here are some seasonal ideas to get the inspiration flowing!

Fall Weddings: This is the perfect time to incorporate some autumn colors such as deep oranges, bordeaux reds, eggplant purples, etc. Adding any one of your favorite fall hues into a comb or crown, along with deep green leaves to add an outdoorsy feel, is bound to be beautiful. If brighter colors will clash with your fall look, this is the perfect season to add more neutral and earthy tones into your attire. 

Winter Weddings: Some of my personal favorites for this time of year are deeper tones of reds, blues, and greens. If you're from an area that gets snow in the winter time, just about any shade of flowers will contrast beautifully against the white backgroun. Combs or crowns with a lot of green leaves and a few deeper colored flowers would be a stunning option for your big day!  

Spring Weddings:  Soft pastel bridesmaid dresses are very popular this time of year and are great for mixing and matching all different types of colors and flowers. If you like more of a subtle look, my opinion is to have white and/or ivory flowers by themselves or add in a few of the colors that will go best with your theme. 

Summer Weddings: For summer weddings, using all sorts of different colored flowers is a fun way to incorporate the season into your wedding. If heat is a concern of yours, going with faux flowers may be a better choice to have them looking fresh and stay sturdy all day. Going with this option will also allow you to make these pieces well in advance and so you can ensure that you make the perfect one for your wedding day.  

Let's Chat!

There’s really no wrong way to go about floral headpieces and it ultimately just comes down to personal style. Whether you’re going for a full on flower crown or are looking to add something more dainty, your wedding hairstyle is going to be perfection!

Let’s chat! In the comments below, let us know how you’re thinking about doing your hair for the big day and what type of floral headpieces you’re planning on wearing.

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4 Responses

Karissa Litchenberg
Karissa Litchenberg

July 05, 2017

Thanks for the great DIY tips! Such gorgeous ideas I am definitely gonna have to keep in mind when figuring out my hair for the big day!


June 14, 2017

These are gorgeous! I’m definitely saving some of these for ideas for me!

Amanda  Bench
Amanda Bench

May 30, 2017

These are beautiful! I’ll have to try some out!

Brittany Macaluso
Brittany Macaluso

April 12, 2017

Floral pieces can be tough – they can be so elegant, or make you look like a flower girl. I just love flowers; so pretty!

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