The 10 types of bridal headpieces are:
1. Bridal Barrette/Hair Clip: This is a great option if you plan on letting your hair down for the wedding. You'll be able to clip back some of your hair or bangs to keep them out of your face while still showing off flowing curls.
2. Hair Comb: These work well for accenting an updo or embellishing a simple veil, particularly a birdcage veil. You can also often find a comb to perfectly match any adornments on your gown!
3. Crown/Tiara: You can wear these alone or with a veil, and whether you hair is up or down. Not only is a crown or tiara versatile, but there's no better way to complete the princess look!
4. Fascinator: A fascinator is perfect for incorporating a vintage feel to your wedding attire, and can be worn with almost any hairstyle. Many brides choose to attach a pouf or birdcage veil to finish the look.
5. Flower: If your dress has a flower accent, using flower hair accessories is ideal for tying together your look. You can get a formal flower pin or clip, or go all natural with a handmade flower garland. Be sure to use the same flower in your bouquet for consistency, though!
6. Wedding Hair Pins: For an elegant updo, wedding hair pins add the perfect touch of sparkle without stealing the show. If you'd prefer something simple and subtle that will help keep your hair in place, consider this option.
7. Hair Ribbon: Ribbons are practically made for brides who want a braided hairstyle, and can be worn in long or short hair. They tend to appear a little less formal, and fit in great with an outdoor wedding.
8. Hairvine/Headband: These are another versatile choice. They can be worn to keep your hair out of your face if you wear your hair down, or provide a subdued crown look with an updo style. Hairvines or headbands are also a flattering choice for brides with short hair that might not be able to wear many of the other types of bridal headpieces.
9. Hat: A hat carries a bit of a retro vibe, but can work really well with certain theme weddings or appropriately replace a veil for some religious ceremonies. Additionally, hats are wonderful for beach and other outdoor weddings as they'll help keep the sun out of your eyes and off your face (which is important for those must have wedding photos!).
10. Veil: This formal, traditional headpiece is a no-brainer for many brides, yet others are unsure whether they want to stick with this tradition or not. An easy compromise to appease older family members is to wear a veil for just the ceremony and then remove it for the reception. You can always says you're afraid to ruin it if you need an excuse to don that tiara!