10 Alternatives to the Flower Crown
We'll always be fans of a flower crown, but it's not your only option if you are looking to dress up your wedding hairstyle. Whether you want to go for an edgy look with a big, dramatic headband or just add some sparkle with a few hair pins, the options are vast. From floral embellished hair combs to feathered headbands, there are so many ways to dress up your hairstyle without resorting to the more expected flower crown. Plus, many of these options are more dainty and delicate than flower crowns, perfect for the bride who wants a little decoration, but nothing too "out there." The best part? All of these wedding hair accessories can be worn long after the wedding! Keep reading to shop our favorites.
Embellished Hair Slide
To add a little sparkle to your day-of look, add this glittering comb to your chignon or half-up, half-down 'do.
Crystal Bobby Pins
For a 'do that feels both romantic and vintage, secure Veronica Lake-style waves with Swarovski crystal bobby pins.
Jennifer Behr "Pinwheel" bobby pins, $172 each, jenniferbehr.com.
Silver Double Headband
Vibrant Flower Crown
This vibrant, hand-painted flower crown is a great alternative to fresh flowers. Plus, you can leave it in all night without worrying about withering petals.
Alexis Bittar Bradley Theodore Flower Crown, $595, 212-625-8340.
Black and Gold Headband
Embellished Bobby Pins
These bobby pins are great for adding a little shine to your wedding hairstyle. Tuck them into a bun or use one to keep your hair pulled behind your ear.
Jennifer Behr Aster Bobby Pins, $152, JenniferBehr.com.
Summer Snow Headpiece
With diamonds, amethyst, and rock crystals set in gold, this piece is an awesome substitute not only for a flower crown, but also jewelry!
Alice Cicolini Summer Snow Headpiece, price upon request, AliceCicolini.com.