Gatsby Glam Bridal Hairstyle Inspiration

Great Gatsby Bridal Hairstyle

The Nickersons/ via Style Me Pretty

*UPDATED FOR 2020* I have always been more than a little obsessed with The Great Gatsby. The novel is one of my favourite books, and I have had a huge crush on the 1920s since I read it as a teenager. And I am also a huge, huge Baz Luhrmann fan – despite some bad reviews, I ADORED every second of his film version. Now I won’t go into the many reasons why it’s one of my favourite movies, except for one – Gatsby styling is awesome. The dresses, the hair… wouldn’t we all want to play dress up as Daisy Buchanan for one night? Incredibly flattering. So it’s really no surprise that I love the 1920s trend that has made its way into weddings (and stayed) – what is surprising to me in a way is just how popular it has been with everyone else. Our post on Gatsby bridesmaid dresses is a perennial favourite, and it got me thinking that maybe it would be fun to do a hair feature on 1920s and 1930s-inspired styles. They’re not period replicas, but this series of beautiful (very flattering) styles incorporates some 1920s trademarks – finger waves, bobs, beautiful Art Deco hairpieces, soft buns curled into the nape. I dare you not to fall in love with one, or several, old sport!

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1920s Hairstyles

Crystal Art Deco Headpiece by Gibson Bespoke

20s Inspired Bridal Hair

Dottie Photography/Top To Toe + Love Hair by Sonja & Co via Love My Dress (left) | Stephanie Williams for This Modern Romance/10.11. Makeup via Magnolia Rouge (right)

Art Deco Hairpiece

Hannah Mia Photography/Victoria Millesime

Gatsby Bride

Andy Griffin Photography/Bespoke Occasions via Love My Dress (left) | Mike Larson/The Queens Bees via Style Me Pretty (right)

Gatsby Bridal Style

Hugh Forte/Frank Harrison (Salon Adelante) via Green Wedding Shoes

art deco hairpiece

Gatsby Hair Chain by Rachel Chaprunne

Gatsby bride

Clio 1920s Wedding Headpiece by Floral Jewellery (left) | Annemarie King via Love My Dress (right)

Great Gatsby Themed Wedding

Katie Grant Photography/Bride La Boheme/Kayla Marshall Hair via Chic Vintage Brides

Gatsby bride

Art Deco Style Crystal Bridal Headband by Tatis Hotties (left) | Twigs & Honey (right)

art deco hairpiece

REISS Couture Crystal Headpiece by Gibson Bespoke (left) | Silver Chain Hairpiece by Alice Crown Store (right)

Gatsby hairpiece

White Gold Ritz Great Gatsby Flapper Wedding Headband by Gatsbylady

Gatsby hairpiece

Silver Flapper Headband by danani (left) | Gatsby Headband by Blue Sky Horizons (right)

Great Gatsby Bridal Hairstyle

Tatum Reid/Flamingo Amy via Love My Dress (left) | Flapper Headpiece by Danani (right)

Great Gatsby Bridal Hairstyle Finger Waves

via Damona Art Photography

20s Inspired Bridal Hair

Old Hollywood Glam Art Deco Wedding Headpiece by Frilly Bits Custom (left, Image: Ally Kristensen Photography) | Aaron Delesie via Style Me Pretty (right)

Gatsby Hairstyle For Long Hair

Jordan Weiland/Michele Renee via Glamour & Grace

1920s Gatsby Glam Bridal Hair Inspiration | SouthBound Bride
1920s Gatsby Glam Bridal Hair Inspiration | SouthBound Bride


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