Choosing the appropriate dress for a summer wedding is only half the battle—the hair and makeup situation is its own struggle. As we enter prime wedding season, we've taken some of the guesswork out of the preparation by rounding up some of the best red carpet hairstyles to wear at the ceremony, whether you're the guest or the blushing bride herself.
Is there anything more magical than a pretty chignon and tiny hair pins placed just so?
An easy braid style that pulls back all the hair from your face and loosely pancakes behind your back.
It's fit for a musical festival, yes, but also gorgeous for a low-key summer wedding.
Pile up the texturizing paste and a bit of gel, run your fingers through your hair, and pull it all back.
A curled back bang, pinned and tucked behind your ear, is the perfect way to make sure you won't be flicking stray hairs out of your face on the big day.
All you need are *several* hair ties to update your basic ponytail.
A black ribbon is the chic-est and simplest of accessories.
Barrel curls like these are ideal for a day that you want to bring on the Old Hollywood glamour.
Two French braids and a tropical flower in your hair are just right for a beachy wedding.
Bring out the curling irons!
Lest you want to get married like the regal princess that you are.
Secure a piece of your hair around your hair tie for this swooshing, voluminous ponytail.
For a lower case "r" royal wedding.
A loose bun and face-framing tendrils? You can't go wrong.
The puffier the disco curls, the better.
Smooth, sleek, and not a hair out of place.
A more sophisticated flower crown that won't make you feel like a Coachella attendee.
It's one of the most versatile looks out there.
Tale as old as time...
Not your average bobby pin.
All the better to see your stunning earrings with.
Pretty and easy to pull off.
Asymmetrical and made for showing off your jewelry.
Bonus points if you're also rocking a blunt fringe like this.
Short hair, don't care.
Beats having a basic hair tie in your photos.
Keep it loose and light.
The ideal ponytail/braid hybrid.
Add a teeny hair jewel halfway down like Shay Mitchell does.
The OG "mom's era" accessory.