7 Bridal Hairstyle Ideas Perfect For Singapore Brides

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Imagine the same quandary on your wedding day, except it is ten times more stressful than that! When you are the centre of attention at your own wedding, it’s so much more important to avoid a bad hair day and look your best.

At least a month before your actual wedding day, start looking at what hairstyle would suit you best and works well with the dress cut. There are a few essential aspects that every bride should keep in mind when it comes to choosing THE right hairstyle. The first thing you have to do is decide if you want your hair to stay up, down or half. 

With the warm climate in Singapore, blistering temperature and humidity are factors to be mindful of. You wouldn’t want your curls to lose shape in a couple of hours, or have a “heavy” hairstyle that makes you perspire heavily during an outdoor ceremony. 

Since a bride’s hairstyle is just as important as her makeup and the wedding dress itself, professional bridal hairstylists pay a lot of attention to details in choosing the right styling elements for their customers. They usually work together with the make-up artists to ensure the best results. 

So here’s our pick of 7 bridal hairstyle ideas for Singapore brides. Hopefully, it will help you to find a suitable updo for your wedding.

Romantic Boho

Boho Bridal Hairstyle
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The bohemian bridal style is fast gaining popularity, with wedding dresses in ivory or nude shades, donning lace and subtle floral embellishments.  

For the ‘boho’ bride, letting your hair cascade down your shoulders in beautiful, loose locks creates a natural yet romantic look that is just so feminine and charming! From soft romantic waves to messy updos and intricate braids, bohemian hairstyles are mostly embellished with floral elements and subtle headbands.

Ever since celebrities such as Olivia Palermo & Kate Moss walked down the aisle with their beautifully styled boho hair, the bohemian bridal hairstyle is bang on trend, and we can totally see why.  

Ballerina Buns

High Bun Bridal Hairstyle
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Remember those cute junior ballerinas sporting perfectly shaped high buns? Well, big girls wear them too and they’re one of the most popular hairstyles for brides. 

The ballerina bun can be worn high up or down lower near the back of your neck. It is easy to style, very well suited for our warm weather, gives you a classic look, and you can wear it with almost anything. Best of all, it makes you look taller!

The polished, elegant ballerina buns are often seen in models wearing Oscar de la Renta and Monique Lhuillier’s bridal collections. Without question, one could easily tell that this evergreen yet trendy hairstyle fits perfectly with glam-looking wedding dresses


Braided Bridal Hairstyle
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Braids are usually associated with school girls and often portrays an impression of adolescence. 

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For the wedding day, bride-worthy braids, especially with flower crowns, somehow get a different air, adding a romantic and feminine tone to the bride’s look. Braids come in many different styles such as down, half up and updos to create a soft romantic look. 

Braided hairstyles are perfect for brides because not only are they gorgeously intricate, but also extremely versatile. In fact, they can fit any type of hair from thin to thick and dense. Whether you favour a classic, French, or fishtail braid, there are many ways to incorporate those pretty plaits for your wedding day. 


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Big voluminous and oversized hairstyles may not be every bride’s cup of tea. 

These dramatic looks are mostly seen in collections signed by designers such as Theia or Galia Lahav who goes for original, oversized hairstyle, pairing them with innovations in the wedding dresses spectrum such as bridal pant suits or sleek, plunging dresses with long capes.
These hairstyles are definitely not suited for outdoor settings. It takes a lot of courage and confidence to pull this kind of look off, plus, a lot of hairsprays to keep everything in place.

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Low Ponytail

Low Ponytail Bridal Hairstyle
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Low ponytails have been in the spotlight for a few seasons now, but they’ve now moved from casual to bridal hairstyle. 


Ponytails are probably the easiest hairstyle around, gets you out of any bad hair day in the shortest time, and there are so many ways to spice up the look perfectly suited for brides.

So if you’re unsure about what to do with your locks, try out one of these gorgeous low-slung ponytails that give a country-inspired feel, while designer Kelly Faetanini sees them as part of a more polished, sophisticated look. 

Chic Chignon

French Chignon Bridal Hairstyle
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A classic bun creatively updated by the French, it gives a sleek, sophisticated, yet chic look for brides. Chignons are generally done by pinning your hair into a knot at the back of your head or at the nape of your neck, but there are many different variations. 

Chignons are often adopted by celebrities during red carpet appearances, so they’re perfect for special events. This French hairstyle works best for brides with mid-length hair; it’s not too complicated and it will definitely impress. 


Short & Sassy

Short Bridal Hairstyle
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Who says a bride with short hair is faced with limited choices for the perfect bridal hairstyle?

You will be amazed at how short-haired brides have a gamut of choices that are brimming with breathtaking bridal hairstyles. Make good use of flowers, jewellery, headbands, veils or tiaras to set you apart from the rest by adding drama to those short sassy locks. 

If you aren’t a huge fan of accessories, then why not go au naturel! Get inspired by the timeless look of Audrey Hepburn when you combine ultra-chic tendencies with her vintage verve. You will look beautiful with vintage curls to the side and a dash of seemingly messy swag to the right.

As hairstylists continue to flaunt their creativity and come up with more chic hairstyles for brides, we should also be expecting a lot of delicate, subtle accessories for brides; from flowers to small pearls and beads embellishments.


So if you are already choosing your wedding dress, then it might also be time for you to start considering our list of 7 bridal hairstyle ideas that may just help you to look gorgeously beautiful on your wedding day.

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