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Heya! Welcome back to your #1 guide on how to plan your wedding. As you showered so much love we are back again with another edition of What To Wear When. Previously we talked about All Covered Blouse V/S Deep V Neck and Choker Necklaces vs Layered Jewellery. And this time we are going to talk about your bridal hairstyle for your D-day. 👩‍🦱

Many brides get confused when it comes to their hairstyles but don't worry girls cos we got your back! With the changing time, makeup artists and hairstylists have been experimenting a lot when it comes to hairstyles for sangeet, mehndi, cocktail, wedding and reception party. Whether you want to flaunt with hair accessories or adorn it with alluring flowers there are two basic hairstyles, which will never go out of fashion. Any Guesses? It's an ever-charming bridal bun and an open hairstyle that brides prefer for their most special day of life. So today, we will guide you on your bridal hairstyle and bookmark What To Wear When and choose what is best - bun vs open hair! 

Bridal Bun vs Open Hairstyle

When To Go For A Bridal Bun? 

Yes! The choice is real, girls! From messy buns to braided buns, there are a lot of options that a bride can opt for her wedding day. As you know, bun means that most of your hair will be tied back it simply means that carrying a bridal bun will be a hassle-free idea and you can be a carefree bride on your nuptial ceremonies. Here are some reasons why and when you should opt for a bridal bun for your wedding that is as follows: 

  • Thinking to wear a backless blouse for your wedding functions? No problem cos you can go for a stunning bridal bun that will look elegant and pretty for the event. And, since your hair will be tied up, you can easily flaunt your backless blouse design :) 
  • As most of the brides prefer to have a veil on their head that goes ideal for the wedding day you can go for a low or a high bun that would give support to the veil and will help to stay perfectly. 
  • Planning to wear layered bridal jewellery? Then, pick a bridal bun adorned with hair accessories and flowers, which would be ideal as they will not tangle with your hair. 
  • Avoid open hairstyle if you are wearing an outfit with lots of sequins + get a pretty bridal bun to make it convenient without struggling with your hair & outfit! 

Source Amrit Kaur

When To Leave Your Hair Open?

Don't want to drown in that heavy bridal bun weight that is perfectly put into the place with tons of bobby pins and hair clips? Nah! With changing times, we spotted many real brides opting for open hairstyles and going easy-peasy with their long to short tresses. Ideally, an open hairstyle would be perfect for your pre and post-wedding functions, which are extremely comfortable and easy to handle. If you're a hatke bride like us, then you can ditch the traditional bridal bun and pick an open hairstyle that would work for your engagement, mehendi, haldi, wedding day and reception party! 

  • Leaving your hair loose looks best with contemporary outfits like half-saree, modern lehengas and gowns.
  • If you have an all covered blouse with your lehenga or a saree, you can try an open hairstyle.
  • In fact, leaving your hair open will add grace to your bridal look and will make you look more beautiful than ever before. 
  • Just like your bridal bun you also have an advantage of adorning your hair with dainty flowers and hair accessories
  • Don’t make a mistake of opening your hair with your backless blouse as it will hide the design and look of the blouse totally! 

Source Richa Dave

Source Richa Dave

Also Read: Brides With Curly Hair- Check Out These Fun Ways To Style Your Hair


Which hairstyle would you prefer for your wedding day? Bun or open hair?

What To Wear When: Bridal Bun vs Open Hairstyle

by Rashmi Jayara

What To Wear When: Bridal Bun vs Open Hairstyle