Check out the style 2018 brides will be wearing down the aisle.
If there's anything we've learned from poring over the most popular wedding trends on Pinterest, it's that modern-day brides-to-be are prioritizing comfort and a laid-back, yet sophisticated style when it comes to their big day. Not only does this trend apply to high-neck wedding dresses that let brides move freely, and flats that allow them to truly enjoy their first dance, but it's also reflected in the most popular wedding hairstyle for 2018. According to Pinterest, "messy updos" have spiked in search volume a whopping 1,247 percent from January 2017 to January 2018.
Everyone Loves the Messy Updo
The trend comes as no surprise, considering that the messy updo is the epitome of effortless elegance. When sporting this style, brides can dance without worrying if a few strands fall out of place. The look also follows the popularity of Meghan Markle's famous messy bun. If the style is chic enough for a future royal, then it's certainly glam enough for a wedding. To recreate the look, follow our step-by-step tutorial here.
Hair Combs Are the "It" Hair Accessory
To go along with the messy updo, Pinterest uses are also looking for pretty hair combs, with search for the trendy accessory up 89 percent this year. When tucked into tousled locks, an embellished hair comb brings a luxe touch to a more relaxed hairstyle. The glitzy option from Etsy, at right, combines rhinestones and freshwater pearls.
To buy: $80; etsy.com.
Soft Waves With a Side Part
And for those who prefer to wear their hair down on their big day, "soft waves with a side part" is the most popular option (up 55 percent in search). Similar to the messy updo, the effect is casual, yet special enough for your wedding day. Finish the look with a sparkly hair comb, and this laid-back style is sophisticated enough to wear for the ceremony.