bride with fishtail braid sitting outside for portrait
Kathryn Hyslop Photography

Our go-to hairstyle from elementary school is back and better than ever. Braided 'dos have gotten a modern upgrade and are a unique and eye-catching way to take your wedding day hairstyle to the next level.

Check out some of our favorite braided wedding hairstyles you should totally steal for your walk down the aisle.

bride with braided chignon hairstyle
Judy Nuñez Photography

Braided Chignon Bun

Ready to kick your chignon up a notch? Add some cool texture to your look and make it a braided bun. 

Bride in illusion back gown with braided top knot
Studio Phrené

Topknot Braid

Add an extra dose of flair to your topknot bun by wrapping a braid around it!

bride with curly half up hairstyle and braids
Bradley Images, Inc.

Curly Partially Braided Half-Up Style

The braids across the back are a creative twist on a classic curly half-up style. 

Bride with dutch crown braid and flower accessory
Julie Anne Photography

Wrap Around Dutch Braid

Channel your inner garden princess with a braided headband and floral accessory!

bride with curled ponytails with accent braids
Sarah Jane Winter Photo & Design

Wavy Braided Ponytail

Add a fun flair to the classic pony with an accent braid.

Curly chignon with crown braid and clip
Jessica Cooper Photography

Braided Side Swooped Bun

Enhance your updo with a gorgeous side swooped braid! This look is perfect for bride’s wanting a romantic wedding day look.

chignon hairstyle with braid
Brit Jaye Photography

Braided Updo

A braid can also be a stylish way of ensuring no stray hairs fall out during your vows or on the dance floor. 

braided faux hawk with flower accessory
Keepsake Memories Photography

Braided Faux-hawk

We love how this braided updo is both edgy and chic.

braids
Kathryn Hyslop Photography

Fishtail Braid

The fishtail is a fun twist to the standard braid.