Bridal Hair Buns – Ballerina Bun is back


I seem to be drawn to images of late to certain brides and I realised they all had one thing in common. They were all rocking a version of the ballerina, braided, messy, side….hair bun. Yup, the good old bun is back and not just for everyday easy peasy pin it up style, but for a super chic bridal look too.

Having spent the last year whipping my hair into a top knot, I won’t say that I’ve ever achieved anything quite as perfect as this lot but there are a lot of tutorials out there for those that want to practice [including those that use an old sock, but for me backcombing and pinning is the best way!]

These ladies seriously have nice buns [ahem!]. I love the variations in styles from super neat and big, to more soft with bows, it also works so well for those with a fringe and for the plait obsessed you can still have a plaited bun!

Bun with ribbon bow – The Beauty Department / Blonde sleek + neat –  Jessica May Photography via Style Me Pretty / Fringed bun – Jonas Peterson / French plait bun – BeccaMarie Designs / Twisted bun – Jen Huang Photography via Style Me Pretty / Brunette bun – Ciara Richardson via Hair + Make Up By Steph / High + messy – Jasmine Star via Bridal Musings

Are you a fan of the bun? It’s a bit like a Cadbury’s creme egg – how do you wear yours?

  • the one with the bow is so sweet!

  • This has long been my hairstyle of choice. I wear mine messy… very messy (I’m pretty lazy when it comes to doing my hair).