Bridal Chignon

The Charm of Chignons – The Simplest Wedding Hairstyle

If you’re looking for a hairstyle for the wedding that’s both elegant and modern why not try the chignon?

One thing we know is a big deal to most ladies and brides to be is hair. Whether you’re rockin’ long locks, a short style, tonnes of curls or simple and straight, deciding what to do with your hair for the weddding can leave you quite literally pulling your hair out (the one thing to avoid!)

So what is a chignon you ask? Well the word “chignon” comes from the French phrase “chignon du cou,” which means nape of the neck, which is exactly where the hairstyle sits.  Essentially it’s a fancy low bun – something we have all done hundreds of times at home and in the office. But in its ‘chignon’ form it’s more Oscar-worthy. It can be sleek and sophisticated or loose and ethereal, if you’re unsure about wearing your hair up.

It suits many different bridal looks and allows brides to add their own personality easily, through  headpieces, hair clips, flower accessories, veils and bird cages. Just look how these brides have worn the chignon on their big day…

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