23 Stunning Wedding Updos for Brides and Guests

Here are 23 Stunning Wedding Updos for Brides and Guests, from Stay Glam


Are you getting married? Maybe you are a bridesmaid or have received an invitation to a wedding? If so, we are here to help with your hair! We have found 23 stunning wedding updos that are perfect for the special day. You will find beautiful bridal looks, pretty braided hairstyles, elegant ponytails and more. There is something for everyone, you won’t be able to decide which one to wear!

1. Wedding Updo with Veil

The first wedding hairstyle we have to show you is this classic updo. For this look the hair is beautifully styled into a low bun with a stunning hair accessory. The updo is finished off with a veil. Recreate this for an elegant and traditional bridal look. You can also use the bun for bridesmaids hair too, just remove the veil and choose different hair accessories.

2. Elegant, High Updo

Feel like a princess on your big day with hair like this! The hair is styled into a high updo with beautiful curls. It is a very elegant hairstyle that will wow everyone who sees it. Finish the look with some hair accessories like pearls, gems, flowers, a tiara or a veil.

Elegant, High Bun Updo for Brides

Source: @hairicome_

3. Braided Updo with a Tiara

Speaking of tiaras, here is a beautiful way to wear one. This hairstyle features a crown braid that ends in a low updo at the back, there is also loose hair at the front too. It is a romantic and elegant hairstyle that would look amazing at any wedding. You can recreate this with any tiara. The hair would also be great for bridesmaids, just maybe without the accessory.

4. Messy Floral Updo

Flowers are a beautiful way to accessorize for a wedding, whether you are the bride, bridesmaid or a guest. Here we have a gorgeous curled updo with added pink and white flowers. Recreate this look if you are the bride. Maybe try different colored flowers for bridesmaids. If you are a guest, choose a different color and maybe only add one or two flowers.

Messy, Floral Wedding Updo

Source: @tabitth

5. Elegant Wedding Updo for Long Hair

Next, we have a chic bun. The hair is quite relaxed with loose hair at the front and the bun is styled very high on the head. This is a stunning updo that can be worn by the bride, bridesmaids or guests. You can jazz it up with accessories. An updo like this would be perfect for a summer or beach wedding.

Elegant Wedding Updo for Long Hair

Source: @mariage_studio

6. Braid into a Low Bun

Braids may not seem like a formal hairstyle for a special event but that idea will change once you see this updo. This hair has been beautifully braided down the back of the head and turned into a bun at the end. It is an elegant and romantic hairstyle because the braid is loose. A braid like this can be worn by anyone attending the wedding. It can be glammed up with accessories too.

Braid into a Low Bun

Source: @tonyastylist

7. Braided Boho Updo for Brides

Are you a bride with a boho theme wedding? This is beautiful hairstyle that you could try. The hair is very loose and features a fishtail braid crown. It is a low bun style with a gorgeous gold accessory. A hairstyle like this would look amazing with flowers.

 Braided Boho Updo for Brides

Source: @elstilela

8. Vintage Wedding Updo

Our next idea has a vintage glamour vibe. The hair has a stunning braided bun with a beautiful hair accessory. You can buy accessories like this one or you can even use a necklace. There are lots of tutorials and ideas online so you can create a gorgeous bun like this with a unique and chic necklace. Hair like this will suit any wedding.

Vintage Wedding Updo for Brides

Source: @lalasupdos

9.  Pretty, Accessorized High Bun

If you liked the chic bun that we featured earlier then this hairstyle is for you. For this one the hair has again been styled high on the head with loose hair at the front. The difference is the glam accessories. As you can see, hair accessories like this really glam up the look. This is also the perfect hairstyle for the bridesmaids or guests.

Pretty, Accessorized High Bun

Source: @tonyastylist

10. Stunning Ponytail with Pearls

Next, we have a ponytail that looks straight from a fairy tale. The hair has been beautifully styled into a waved ponytail. There are also strings of big and small pearls weaved into the hair. This is a stunning hairstyle that will wow! You can recreate the ponytail or try pearls like these on a different updo like braids or a bun.

Stunning Ponytail with Pearls

Source: @elstilespb

11. Glam Updo with Gems

Our next idea is a glam updo with gems. The hair has been put into a beautiful low bun with loose curls. There are also sparkling gems added to the hair. You can buy gems like these or you can be creative and use earrings. Use stud earrings and simply place them in the hair. It is a unique and stylish idea that would look gorgeous on guests and bridesmaids.

Elegant Wedding Hairstyle

Source: @hair_vera

12. Elegant Bun + Tiara

Love the hairstyles with tiaras? Then this idea is for you! Here we have a classic bun with a crystal tiara. This is a beautiful bridal look that is sparkly and chic. You can recreate this bun with a similar tiara or you can choose something subtler or with more crystals!

Elegant Wedding Bun + Tiara

Source: @vdhair

13. Textured Wedding Updo

Next, we have another textured look. This one features a braided bun with beautiful floral accessories. A hairstyle like this would be perfect for a Bohemian theme wedding. The updo would be an amazing choice for brides and bridesmaids. If you are going to be a guest, recreate the look without the flowers or with subtler ones.

Messy and Textured Wedding Updo

Source: @tabitth

14. Low Bun with Floral Accessory

You can try something elegant and floral like this if all the gems and tiaras are not your thing,. Here we have a stunning braided bun with a gorgeous floral accessory. This would be the perfect bridal or bridesmaid hair idea. You can have a braided bun like featured or a sleek bun.

15. Elegant Ponytail

Earlier we featured a ponytail and if you loved that, you may like this one too. This ponytail is simple but very elegant. The hair has volume at the top and the ponytail is wavy. This is super glam and will look stunning at any wedding. Recreate the waves or try a straight ponytail – that would look pretty too!

Elegant Ponytail Hairstyle for a Bride or Bridesmaids

Source: @vdhair

16. Loose Bun with Gold Leaves

Next, we have another high bun. This one is accessorized with beautiful gold leaves. You can buy gold hair accessories online or in bridal shops. As we said before, you can also use jewelry to accessorize. This is a stunning look that will suit anyone.

Loose, High Bun with Gold Leaves

Source: @elstilela

17. Braided Wedding Updo

Our next idea is an elegant braided updo. The hairstyle features a loose crown braid with twists and curls. This is a gorgeous look that will make you feel like a beautiful princess on the special day. A tiara would finish off hair like this very nicely.

Pretty Braided Wedding Updo

Source: @hairicome_

18. Classic Chignon

Another classic updo for weddings is a chignon. A chignon is a low bun just like this one. It is a stunning style that would suit the brides, bridesmaids and guests. As it is versatile, you can leave it simple or accessorize with flowers, pearls, gems or a tiara.

19. Pretty Low Bun Updo

If you like to wear a low bun then this hairstyle is for you. This one features a low bun but the hair is loose, romantic and delicately curled. It is the perfect updo for a bridesmaid. For a bridal look, add more flowers or a veil and if you are a guest, leave the flowers and just have the bun.

20. Loose, Elegant Boho Braided Bun

Next, we have another idea that would be perfect for a bohemian wedding. This updo features a loose and curled style with twists and a stunning hair accessory. You can recreate an updo like this with any hair accessory, you could even clip a necklace into the hair to create a similar effect.

21. Glam High Updo

Looking for a glam updo? Then this is for you! The hair is styled into a high curled bun with a beautiful, sparkling hair accessory. You can just recreate this look or you can add other accessories like a bridal veil. For a bridesmaid hairstyle, you could use different flowers.

22. Pull Through Braid Updo

Our next idea is creative and unique. Here we have a pull through braid that is styled into an updo. Pull through braids are quite simple to do and you can find tutorials on how to create them online. By using the braid for an updo, you get a formal but super stylish look. You can add gems to hair like this to make it extra glam.

Pull Through Braid Updo

Source: @hairicome_

23. High Accessorized Ponytail

The last wedding updo we have to share with you is this stunning ponytail. The ponytail is styled quite high with volume at the top. It is delicately curled and has gorgeous white flowers. Hair like this would be perfect for a summer or beach wedding. For bridesmaids recreate the ponytail but choose different flowers. If you are a guest, wear the ponytail without the flowers for an elegant look.

High Accessorized Ponytail for Brides

Source: @elstilela

We hope you have found a beautiful wedding updo to try!