Great Lengths braid

Braids are big news for brides

Lauren Great Lengths

With bridal season fast approaching the search is real for women across the country seeking out the best bridal styles to recreate for their big day. 

As one of the biggest markets in the industry, meeting client expectations is a must for any stylist doing bridal hair. And using hair extensions to help create the dream style is quickly becoming a popular solution for many brides.

One trend that continues to rise in popularity is the braid; Textured. Bohemian. Fishtail. French. Dutch. Rope. Reverse. These will filter through once again to bridal hair trends, adorned with ribbons, headbands, hair pearls and pieces.

Talking of braids, this textured braid (left) style was created for the Great Lengths bridal campaign showcasing a loose bohemian braid with beautiful body and length with a little help from Great Lengths 100% human and ethically sourced hair extensions. 

Great Lengths braid

Hair by Alice Trout

Great Lengths bridal

Hair by Samantha Rubino

UK GL Awards 2018

Braids were also a highlight featuring heavily in the bridal entries for the UK GL Awards 2018. Finalist Annabelle Harpin at Yazz Number One Hair Studios created a soft and subtle halo braid, whereas Alice Trout at Alice Olivia Hair created an intricately structured braid with flower detail for a beautiful ethereal finish. Each look embodied the braid and the different ways in which a bride could embrace it on their big day. It was Samantha Rubino from M Hair, Nottingham who took the gold for the Bridal Creation category, with her chic boho style (pictured left). 

Bridal trends are continually changing, and classic bridal hair is something that is evolving with each season as high fashion, avant garde runway styles filter through to modern bridal looks we see today.  Clients are being braver and bolder and it’s your chance to bring forth your expertise and creativity.

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