Best Wedding Guest Hairstyles

50 Glamorous Hairstyles for Wedding Guests That Will Turn Heads

You’re thrilled about the wedding you’ve been invited to– but how do you find the best wedding guest hairstyle ideas in time to plan your perfect look? We’ve got you covered– whether you’re attending an indoor or outdoor wedding, in cold or warm weather; whether you’re rocking short or long hair, or you’re a naturally straight, wavy, or curly girl, we’ve compiled a list of the 50 greatest hairstyle ideas for wedding guests here, so that you’ll be looking flawless in no time at all. So relax, pick your favorite, and start getting excited to drink champagne and dance all night!

50 Dazzling Wedding Guests Hairstyles That Stand Out From The Crowd

Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas

We know that all women are unique, with different tastes, styles, and attributes. Some of us like to rock curly hair, some of us like to keep it straight; some of us prefer our hair up, some prefer it down, and many of us change our minds from day today. In addition, all weddings are unique! You may be flaunting a floor-length gown, or maybe you’re at a beach wedding, keeping it short and simple. The wedding hairstyle you choose will reflect the style you’re wearing, whether you’re rocking it at night or in the daytime; not to mention the type of hair you have, and the look you’d like to achieve.

You’ll have no trouble picking a glamorous wedding hairstyle from this list, no matter who you are or what type of wedding you’re attending. We’ve chosen styles that range from classy and polished, to whimsical and bohemian, to simple and charming, to bold, extravagant, and flattering. Don’t stress anymore over looking for the perfect wedding guest hairstyle idea– we’ve got it all covered here, for all women. Keep reading to find your perfect hairstyle for wedding guests!

1. The Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas are Effortlessly Flawless

The Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas are Effortlessly Flawless

When you think “wedding hairstyles”, you might not usually think to throw your hair in a ponytail– but think again! This chic pony will give you that effortless, natural beauty vibe, and you won’t have to worry about anything falling out of place when you’re working it on the dance floor. So go ahead and toss that hair– all eyes will be on you!

2. Regal Dutch Braid and Loose Bun

Regal Dutch Braid and Loose Bun

You won’t need hours upon hours to complete this royal masterpiece of a hairstyle– just one large Dutch braid holding your locks together, secured by an easy-peasy loose bun at the nape of your neck. Leaving a few locks loose to frame your face will give you a breezy, graceful look. This one is perfect for cool, outdoor weddings!

3. Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas with Flowing Loose Curls

Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas with Flowing Loose Curls

Don’t overlook the simple ‘do’s; this style will have you wearing compliments all night long! Never underestimate a simple loose curl to draw all eyes towards you. Better yet, this style is perfect for gals with short or long hair– practically anyone can rock it. Not to mention, you can flick that hair over your shoulder as you eye the cutie on the dance floor.

4. Stylish, Simple, Low Wrapped Pony

Stylish, Simple, Low Wrapped Pony

Another perfect hairstyle for the women who aim to look flawless, yet effortlessly so. Wrapping a low ponytail with a few locks of hair gives a polished impression, with less time needed to achieve the look– perfect for when you’re ready to stop fixing your hair and start enjoying champagne with the ladies. This style pairs perfectly with glitzy drop earrings or hoops!

5. Bohemian Half-Pony with Fishtail Braid

Bohemian Half-Pony with Fishtail Braid

This whimsical hairdo emanates a real “forest fairy” vibe. Adding a fishtail braid to a half-pony adds mystique, perfect for ladies who love to rock a zenned out bohemian look. To add charm, why not tuck a flower or feather ornament into those flowing locks? You’ll be the picture of sweet, gentle beauty.

6. The Glamorous, Elegant Relaxed Tuck

The Glamorous, Elegant Relaxed Tuck

This wedding hairstyle is for the laid-back gals: a simple, voluminous tuck that says, “I don’t have to try too hard, I look amazing already.” Add a little bump in the back for some extra body, and you’ll be ready to look like a princess while sipping champagne with your best friends. You’re laid back, AND you’re flawless!

7. The Royal Tuck, for Regal, Distinguished Ladies

The Royal Tuck, for Regal, Distinguished Ladies

For those ladies who love the tuck, but want to make sure their hair stays securely in place all night long: this royal tuck wedding hairstyle has got you covered. A simple twisted braid above the fold embellishes this tuck with an added sense of poise so that you know you look amazing from all angles. You’ll look like you’re sitting on a throne as you watch the bride strolling down the aisle.

8. Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas With A Glitzy Accent

Best Wedding Guest Hairstyle Ideas With A Glitzy Accent

Why settle for just one bun, when you can have two instead? This wedding hairstyle is perfect for thick-haired ladies who want to keep their curls tucked away from their glowing faces. Scoop your hair into a bun on top and a bun in the back, and for extra frills, embellish it with a sparkly barrette! Nobody will be able to parallel this unique look.

9. Bun-And-Twist For Simple Complexity

 Bun-And-Twist For Simple Complexity

This wedding hairstyle looks more complex than it actually is– which is great for you because you’ll spend less time in the bathroom getting ready, while still looking flawless all day! You don’t have to be a professional hairstylist to style the bun-and-twist, but you’ll certainly look like you got your hair done at the salon! This style says, I’m relaxed, but I’m fabulous, all at once.

10. Double-Twisted Half-Pony Hairdo

Double-Twisted Half-Pony Hairdo

Your fellow wedding guests might do a double-take when they see you in this hairstyle. This isn’t just one half-pony, but two– and those ponies are twisted, to add a little flair! Pair this magical mirage of a hairdo with big, bouncing curls and you’ll have heads turning all night long.

11. Sleek and Chic Low Bun

Sleek and Chic Low Bun

This almost looks like your classic low bun, but don’t be fooled; strategically pulling a few strands almost loose from their hold turns a basic bun into this chic, dazzling ‘do. Ladies who like to have their hair completely out of their gorgeous face yet would like something a little beyond basic: this one’s for you! You won’t be basic, but you WILL be brilliant.

12. Flowy, Ultra Versatile Half-Pony

Flowy, Ultra Versatile Half-Pony

Can a hairstyle make you look like you’re floating gracefully through the air as you move? This one just might. At first glance, you may see a basic half-pony, but look again: this timeless style can transition from work to wedding without missing a beat. It’s perfect for those relaxed, cool outdoor weddings.

13. Tumbling Twists With Voluminous Body

Tumbling Twists With Voluminous Body

Is it a braid? Is it a tuck or a twist? Is it a pony? This hairstyle hardly fits into any categories– it’s just as unique as the woman wearing it. Never flat, this style adds voluminous body, keeps your hair tucked away securely, and yet somehow looks loose, tumbling, and charming all at the same time. You’ll be one of a kind!

14. Braids On Top, Tumbling Waves Below

Braids On Top, Tumbling Waves Below

If you want something a little more unique than the classic half-up, half-down, yet you’d still like to keep it simple, try this elegant style! A double braid delicately embracing a tucked half-pony provides an extra layer of glamour, adding body while leaving the rest of your locks free to blow majestically in the wind. Can you say exquisite?

15. Half-Pony, Hold The Pony

Half-Pony, Hold The Pony

All you’ll need is a handful of bobby pins for this easy yet ornate wedding hairstyle. Pinning the top half of your hair back allows for a natural look, without having to bother with any ponytails or braids. This is the perfect style for tossing your beachy waves behind your shoulder as you shimmy toward the dance floor. Not to mention, your hair will stay in place all night long.

16. Royal Updo for Your Inner Queen

 Royal Updo for Your Inner Queen

For poised, confident women seeking a queenlike look, look no further than this royal updo. Leaving a few polished pieces to frame your face, the rest of your glimmering hair will be flawlessly styled to one side– and you’ll look fantastic from all sides. Wear this wedding hairstyle for a regal, timeless look that’ll be admired for ages.

17. . Lush, Loose Twist And Pin

Lush, Loose Twist And Pin

Simple, yet loose and easy-breezy, the twist and pin provide romance to your hairdo without looking too tight or restricted. Rather than looking messy, this effortlessly gorgeous style includes a twist on top to hold it all together, so that you’re left feeling put together and confident.

18. Side-swept Twists With A Dutch Braid

Side-swept Twists With A Dutch Braid

You’re far from being an ordinary woman– and so is this style. Intricate twists sweep your curled locks to one side, but that’s not all! Add a dutch braid on the opposite side, and you’ll look captivating no matter which way you turn. It’s perfect for the authentic woman.

19. Classy Dutch Braid Faux Headband

Classy Dutch Braid Faux Headband

The dutch braid is a classic, and the dutch braid faux “headband” can’t be ignored. Rather than wrapping your hair into a plain bun, this style allows for some extra sparkle, embellished with a braid and a few loose pieces framing your face. You’ll look like a princess!

20. Effortlessly Enchanting Half-Bun And Loose Curls

Effortlessly Enchanting Half-Bun And Loose Curls

It’s not a “messy bun”. It’s an effortlessly immaculate bun. And rather just being a simple, everyday bun, it’s a half-bun, paired with loose curls on the bottom and some wispy pieces framing your face. This flawlessly loose hairstyle is about as sweet as it gets.

21. Marvelously Mesmerizing Half-Updo With Glam

 Marvelously Mesmerizing Half-Updo With Glam

As a wedding guest, you don’t want to steal the show– but with this updo, you might come close! Meticulously braided strands encircle a sparkling floral ornament, leaving glimmering, loose waves hanging down your back. You’ll be turning heads everywhere you go with this style!

22. Delicate Tucked Bun With Loose Curls

Delicate Tucked Bun With Loose Curls

If you adore the “tucked” hairstyles, but you’d like to wear a little more delicacy with your hairdo, try this tucked bun! With this style, you won’t have to choose between a tuck or a bun, and even better, you’ll be wearing a perfectly low-key amount of volume– just enough to make you stand out.

23. Exquisitely Twisted Bun For Elegant Ladies

Exquisitely Twisted Bun For Elegant Ladies

For those evening weddings with long, flowing, floor-length gowns, pearl necklaces, and black ties, try this sleek low bun. You’ll get a polished style that’s perfectly paired with your chiffon dress, and leaving a twisted lock on either side of your face will add just the right amount of charm.

24. Keep It Mellow, But Make It Dainty

Keep It Mellow, But Make It Dainty

You’re effortlessly gorgeous, and this hairdo proves it. Great for long or short hair, straight, wavy, or curly girls, all you’ll need for this delicate style is a few floral pins. You’ll look fantastically fairy-like with this hairstyle at any outdoor wedding, in any season of the year!

25. Ribbons And Curls, Ornate Yet Poised

Ribbons And Curls, Ornate Yet Poised

This one is for the gals who love to accessorize. Grab your flower crown, grab your ribbons, and twist your hair into the cutest little tuck that anyone has ever seen. You’ll look like a total bohemian princess, either next to your best friend at the altar, or on the dance floor with your sweetie.

26. Preppy And Flowing Half-Bun

 Preppy And Flowing Half-Bun

If you can’t decide between wearing your hair up or down– check out this style! You can’t go wrong with a simple half-bun. Simple, though, doesn’t have to mean dull, because you are anything but. Add some big, loose curls on the bottom, and you’ll look positively precious.

27. Princess Perfect Cascading Braided Waterfall

Princess Perfect Cascading Braided Waterfall

Dignified. Poised. Elegant. This flowing wedding hairstyle is all of the above, and more. Pairing a side-swept waterfall braid with tumbling curls gives you the look of a princess surveying her kingdom– especially if you embellish it with a sparkling tiara! With this hairstyle, you’ll be the belle of the ball.

28. Perky, Side-Swept, Side-Braided Curls

Perky, Side-Swept, Side-Braided Curls

A perfectly placed french braid on one side adds a quirky flair to an otherwise everyday hairstyle– because we know that you want to look anything but basic! You’ll be absolutely charming with little effort with this wedding hairstyle, whether you have long or short hair, straight or curly.

29. Enchanting Half-Updo With A Subtle Fishtail Braid

 Enchanting Half-Updo With A Subtle Fishtail Braid

If minimalist is your game, yet you still want to stand out from the crowd, try pairing a half-pinned-back look with a loose, delicate fishtail braid. Better yet, add a tasteful hair ornament like the shell pin pictured here, and this wedding hairstyle will have you looking effortlessly stunning, yet laid-back at the same time.

30. Whimsically Wrapped and Tucked Dutch Side-Braid

Whimsically Wrapped and Tucked Dutch Side-Braid

A dramatic dutch braid keeps your hair loosely swept to one side, while a tuck holds it all in place. At the same time, this wedding hairstyle allows for a gorgeous looseness with free-flowing pieces framing your face. If you’re looking for the hairstyle to make you look like a real goddess, this one is for you!

31. Alluringly Authentic Waves With A Sweet Accent

Alluringly Authentic Waves With A Sweet Accent

You’ll be the picture of sweetness with this easy wedding hairstyle– that charming girl that lifts spirits wherever she goes. Grab your favorite sparkly hair accessory and sweep one side of your hair away from your face, tucking it away with that glittering pin, and you’re done! You’re nothing short of stunning.

32. Captivating Twisted Low Bun Masterpiece

Captivating Twisted Low Bun Masterpiece

Tasteful is the only word you need to describe this gorgeously simple wedding hairstyle. By twisting your hair into a low, off-center bun, you’re maximizing glamour, while minimizing unnecessary frills and hassle. This ‘do is perfect for graceful, poised gals with big personalities, who like to keep their looks dignified at all times.

33. Decoratively Tousled Voluminous Full-Length Braid

Decoratively Tousled Voluminous Full-Length Braid

Elsa, is that you? You’ll certainly look like a stunning ice queen with this wedding hairstyle, but don’t worry, this one’s perfect for weddings in any season! A vintage vibe takes a simple, single, full-length braid to a striking, yet ethereal hairdo that’ll stand out in those wedding photos for years to come.

34. Heavenly Goddess-Like Twist With Floral Accent

Heavenly Goddess-Like Twist With Floral Accent

Goddess vibes. That’s what all your friends will think as soon as they see this wedding hairstyle. And the best part is, you don’t have to go out of your way to achieve this one! It may look intricate, but it’s nothing but a twisted and tucked half-pony, paired with loose curls on the bottom, and your choice of a floral accent.

35. Drop-Dead Gorgeous, Refined, Polished Updo

Drop-Dead Gorgeous, Refined, Polished Updo

You’re a poised woman; you’re not much into the messy buns and the loose strands. This stunner of a wedding hairstyle has got you covered without a doubt. For refined women with culture, you’ll show your dignified side with pride, and you can flaunt your uniqueness too by adding a floral accent of your choice.

36. Tender As A Rose, Side-Swept Updo

Tender As A Rose, Side-Swept Updo

This wedding hairstyle alone will give the impression that you’re part of a royal court while you’re sipping your champagne or moving your body on the dance floor. Big, ornate curls side-swept and embellished with extravagant florals flaunt your delicate side: gentle, graceful, and delightful, but not without a big personality to match.

37. Modest Yet Classy, Sleek Side-Braided Curls

Modest Yet Classy, Sleek Side-Braided Curls

Modest women like you love to keep it low-key, but stay gorgeous all the same; that’s why these side-braided curls are exactly what you need for a wedding hairstyle. This wedding hairstyle is perfect for spring or summer weddings, or outdoor weddings on the beach or in the mountains. Keeping it simple doesn’t mean boring– you’ll rock low-key like no one else!

38. Ornate Loose Half-Up Dutch Braid

Ornate Loose Half-Up Dutch Braid

Pairing the half-up style with the dutch braid will give you a unique look, that nobody else will quite be able to parallel. If you’re looking for a clean wedding hairstyle, but you’d prefer to show up looking striking rather than plain, this stunning style suits you perfectly. You’ll be as dreamy as a princess rocking this look.

39. Naturally Polished, This Swept-Back Look Turns Heads

Naturally Polished, This Swept-Back Look Turns Heads

You want curls down your back. You want to look elegant without looking over-the-top. You want subtle, tasteful accessories that don’t draw attention away from the bride. Try this natural, swept-back wedding hairstyle! After loosely curling your locks, you’ll just need a shiny pin of your choice to tightly sweep back your hair on both sides, and you’ll be ready to rock and roll.

40. Lovely Twisted Bun For Alluring Flair

 Lovely Twisted Bun For Alluring Flair

If you’re a typical bun-wearer, but you would like to go with something a little more interesting for your next big event, try this cute little twisted bun updo. Twisting and pinning locks at the nape of your neck creates an appealing yet put-together look, and will pair nicely with sparkling drop earrings!

41. Urbane Updo For A Glossy Look

Urbane Updo For A Glossy Look

You take your looks seriously– that’s why this glamorous wedding hairstyle is perfect for you! If you want to look like the most sleek, chic, polished woman at this wedding, try this hairstyle. It’s bold, it’s extravagant, and it flaunts that brilliant personality that you’ve got behind your extraordinary looks. For added glamour, add a glitzy pin on one side!

42. Sleek Dutch Braid Wrap And Low Bun

Sleek Dutch Braid Wrap And Low Bun

If you liked our previous examples of a dutch braid paired with a bun, but you’d prefer a more pristine, polished wedding hairstyle, try this one! This hairdo leaves no loose ends unpinned, so it’s perfect for women who like to have every lock in its place. Yet, at the same time, the thick dutch braid adds a unique flair– that way you look as extraordinary as you are.

43. Gentle Curls with a Middle Part

Gentle Curls with a Middle Part

You want to look effortlessly beautiful. And these gentle, flowing curls do just that– not too boisterous, not too flamboyant. Parting your hair right down the middle brings symmetry to this wedding hairstyle, which will perfectly accentuate any style– long or short dress, indoor or outdoor wedding, winter, spring, summer, or fall!

44. Half-Up, Side-Swept, and Dutch-Braided, All At Once

Half-Up, Side-Swept, and Dutch-Braided, All At Once

This sweet wedding hairstyle pairs the timeless dutch braid with the half-up look, but with a twist: rather than pulling your hair back in the middle, you’ll sweep it to one side. Pair this look with beachy, windswept curls, add a little body on top, and you’ll look effortlessly smooth– but not without flair!

45. Silky-Smooth Easy Twisted Tuck

Silky-Smooth Easy Twisted Tuck

This is a simple, pinned-back look for gals who need to transition quickly from work to wedding, to after-party in a time crunch. It’s an evergreen wedding hairstyle that can do all three! More so, it’s sleek and tight, meaning that you won’t have to worry about any hairs falling out of place all day and all night long. The camera will love you in this glistening hairdo!

46. Half-Up Fold And Glistening Curls

Half-Up Fold And Glistening Curls

This one is for classy women. The fashionable ladies. The poised and confident ones. You rock a half-up style on the regular, but you want a wedding hairstyle that’s a little more polished for this wedding. Try this simple half-up fold, paired with sleek curls and a flowery accent– you’ll be sure to shine all night!

47. Low Updo With A Tiny Tasteful Braid

Low Updo With A Tiny Tasteful Braid

A low updo keeps your hair in place when you’re at work, but for this wedding, you’d like a wedding hairstyle that’s a little more high-key. Using these tastefully tiny braids to frame your face will keep you looking classy, while your posh updo keeps the rest of your hair in place and out of your face. Pair it with some extravagant earrings for extra glam!

48. Voluminous Bun With A Twist

Voluminous Bun With A Twist

Ladies, you might have long, thick, voluminous hair that you collect compliments on every day– but you’d rather keep it off your shoulders for this wedding. Maybe other bun styles seem a little too simple– so try this bun with a twist! The twist is that it’s wrapped in a cute, tasteful braid, so you’ll stand out from the crowd all day.

49. Artistically Cutesy Side-Swept Dutch Braided Do

Artistically Cutesy Side-Swept Dutch Braided Do

This one is similar to the other side-swept, side-braided hairdos we described above– but it’s not exactly the same! Check out the artistic little dutch braid on the side; it keeps your hair pinned away on one side, while at the same time, adding style without even needing a single accessory.

50. Chunky Low Bun With Double Dutch Braids

Chunky Low Bun With Double Dutch Braids

Think adorable schoolgirl, but more seductive– these double dutch braids add double the glam

for a fashionably effortless wedding hairstyle. Leave a few pieces loose to frame your face, and you’ll be looking alluringly adorable all night long. Who knew messy buns could be so stylish?

50 Stunning Hairstyles for Wedding Guests for the Charming Woman

Finding the perfect hairstyle for wedding guests can seem complicated; there are just so many options out there these days! Hopefully, by now, you know that it doesn’t have to be stressful. Pick any one of these amazing hairstyle ideas for wedding guests, and you’ll look sleek and alluring, without any of the hassles. Now you can move on to picking out your perfect pair of heels, trying on makeup options, and getting ready for the big event! Be sure to cherish this moment for a lifetime, and don’t forget to feel beautiful while doing so.

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