29 Messy Up-Dos you're going to Fall in Love with
Embrace loose tendrils and low buns for a laid-back bridal look that suits all styles, from boho wedding dresses to princess gowns.
Messy wedding braids
Braids are one of the most effective ways to rock messy up-dos - just pull a few tendrils loose for a gorgeous undone look. <br /><br />Image: Charlotte Balbier
Messy wedding ponytail
<a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/hairstyles/pretty-ponytails-to-wear-on-your-wedding-day/22757.html" target="_self">Wedding ponytails</a> are a huge trend for 2018, and we love this messy take on the style. <br /><br />Check out <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/real-weddings/autumn/real-wedding-a-whimsical-day-at-syon-park-with-alice-in-wonderland-inspiration/22817.html" target="_self">how this real bride styled her wedding day</a> for inspiration.
Messy up-do hair inspiration
Twist the hair around your face into relaxed curls for a lovely laid-back look, like this real bride did at her <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/real-weddings/destination/real-wedding-a-relaxed-day-in-skiathos-with-jimmy-choo-wedding-shoes/22566.html" target="_self">wedding in Greece</a>.
Dramatic wedding dress with messy hair
Statement wedding dresses like this <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/real-weddings/summer/real-wedding-a-botanical-themed-wedding-with-a-jesus-peiro-wedding-dress/22588.html" target="_self">Jesus Peiro one</a> look fab with messier, undone hairstyles.
Low messy bun
A low set bun looks lovely in a relaxed style. <br /><br />Image: Kate Edmundson
Messy milkmaid braids
Milkmaid braids needn't be perfect - a halo of loose strands creates a gorgeous, relaxed wedding look. <br /><br />Image: Berta
Intricate wedding hairstyles
Intricate hairstyles can be messy too - leave hairs unpinned for laid-back glamour. Up-dos like this are perfect for showing off dresses with <a href=" http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/23-beautiful-backless-wedding-dresses/18586.html" target="_self">pretty back detailing</a>.<br /><br />Image: Charlotte Balbier
Messy wedding up-do with a hair accessory
Add a <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/hairstyles/19-beautiful-hair-accessories-for-your-wedding-day/18065.html" target="_self">statement hair accessory</a> to a messy wedding up-do for a more polished look.<br /><br />Image: Justin Alexander
Messy up-do with flowers
Add fresh flowers to your messy up-do for a beautiful bridal take on the look.<br /><br /><a href=" http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/hairstyles/27-ways-to-wear-flowers-in-your-hair-on-your-wedding-day/21156.html" target="_self">READ MORE: 27 ways to wear flowers in your hair on your wedding day</a>
Low messy bun
A low, messy bun is perfect for a <a href=" http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/best-embellished-and-low-back-wedding-dresses/21644.html" target="_self">wedding dress with an embellished back</a> like this Sottero and Midgley gown.
Messy up-do hair with accessory
Add <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-rings-and-jewellery/29-statement-earrings-for-your-wedding-day/22368.html" target="_self">statement earrings</a> to your undone hairdo for an injection of glamour. <br /><br />Image: Justin Alexander
Wedding hairstyles for thick hair
This intricately plaited hairstyle is perfect for brides with thick hair.<br /><br />If you love this printed Charlotte Balbier wedding dress, check out our edit of the <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/beautiful-floral-wedding-dresses/21599.html" target="_self">best floral wedding dresses</a>.
Wedding hairstyles with a fringe
A low bun looks beautiful on brides with a fringe. <br /><br />Image: Sottero and Midgley
Messy wedding updos
Pull strands of hair at the front of your face loose to recreate this bride's style - it looks amazing with a <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/high-neck-wedding-dresses/18750.html" target="_self">high-necked wedding dress</a>.<br /><br />Image: Kate Edmundson
Messy wedding up-dos
<a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/best-wedding-dresses-with-an-illusion-neckline/21643.html" target="_self">Illusion neckline wedding dresses</a> like this Zuhair Murad one look fabulous paired with a messy up-do.
Curly wedding hair ideas
Tightly curled wedding hair looks beautiful bundled into a messy high ponytail. <br /><br />Image: Victoria Kay
Messy wedding up-dos
High buns look beautiful with a few strands left loose and lightly tonged.<br /><br />Image: Sincerity Bridal
Messy wedding up-dos
Wear your hair in a messy up-do to allow the details of your wedding dress to shine - we adore the pearls on the sleeves of this Moon River wedding dress.
Relaxed wedding hair with a head band
Add a vintage style head band to your braided wedding hair for a Great Gatsby inspired style.<br /><br />Image: Charlotte Balbier
Laid-back wedding hairstyle
Complement your <a href=" http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/31-beautiful-boho-wedding-dresses/19485.html" target="_self">boho wedding dress</a> with a laid-back wedding hairstyle. <br /><br />Image: Francis Bridal
Wedding hair inspiration: Milkmaid braids
Milkmaid braids are a fabulous way to rock a messy up-do on your wedding day. Wear with a <a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/wedding-dresses/40-of-the-best-cap-sleeve-wedding-dresses/20804.html" target="_self">cap-sleeved wedding dres</a>s to copy this bride's look.<br /><br />Image: Emma Victoria Payne
Relaxed wedding hairstyle inspiration
We love this dreamy relaxed wedding hairstyle.
Soft wedding hairstyle
Up-dos needn't be perfectly sleek - we love the matte look of this wedding hairstyle.<br /><br />Image: Justin Alexander
Messy wedding up-do
Messy up-dos make brides feel more like themselves than a perfectly preened hairstyle.<br /><br />Image: Charlotte Balbier
Relaxed wedding hair with a veil
Add a veil to your messy up-do for a traditional bridal vibe.<br /><br /><a href=" http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/hairstyles/19-wedding-hairstyles-that-look-amazing-with-veils/22643.html" target="_self">READ MORE: 19 Wedding Hairstyles that Look Amazing with Veils</a>
Relaxed braided wedding hair
Twist the front of your hair for a summer-perfect wedding hairstyle.
Long wedding hair style inspiration
A long loose braid looks beautiful with an accessory intwined into it.
Plaited wedding hairstyle
Pin your plait in a circular position for a pretty, intricate style.
Relaxed wedding hair with fresh flowers
Match the flowers in your hair to the blooms in your bouquet for the ultimate in cool coordination.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/dresses-and-style/hairstyles/nine-things-you-need-to-know-before-your-wedding-hair-trial/22515.html" target="_self">READ MORE: Nine Things you Need to Know before your Wedding Hair Trial</a>