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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

And then there was hair

Aside from the ongoing shoe saga, I basically have everything figured out for my attire for the wedding day. I still need to order my garters, but I have a pretty good idea of what I'm doing there.

And then we have the hair.

I'm not too stressed over this because I know we (meaning my stylist and I) will figure something out. Right now, I'm collecting "inspiration photos" because I have a hair appointment on Saturday. It's not my trial, but I figured I'd bring a few photos in anyway to show him what I'm thinking. Then we'll schedule my hair trial for sometime in April.

My first inspiration photos were these:

With these styles, I would plan to wear my veil under my hair. I still really like these, and they are still a possibility.

Since then, however, I have also fallen in love with a look that I think is a little bit "older" and possibly more sophisticated, or elegant. Here are a few inspiration photos I've collected:

All three of these photos are from a "knottie," MrsPDXBride06. The potential problem, I think, with this style is that my hair is naturally really straight. I'm not sure I can pull this off. But looking at the rest of MrsPDXBride's bio, it seems as if maybe she has naturally straight hair, too. You never do know, though.

Similar to MrsPDX's style is this one, from another person on The Knot, FutureMrsVP.

In my opinion, her stylist needs to learn how to hide bobby pins better. Other than that little problem, though--this is also a pretty style.

My hair dresser said that for my trial, we can do my hair in a couple of different ways, so that will be nice--I don't have to go into the salon committed to one style right away. I can actually see a few different ones on myself so I can picture everything better. I can't wait!

Until then, I'm still on the hunt for inspiration photos...


Mrs.10/18/08 (Anna in Cincinnati) said...

This has nothing to do with hair, but...

I love reading your blog! I'm getting married in October, and attempt to be a DIY, but sometimes fail miserably!

Anyway, I know you were having trouble finding wedding flip flops, and I came across these. Maybe they are close to what you're looking for?


Good luck!

Cindy said...

Yay! Only 3 months left! I LOVE the first hair style. :o)

Lindsay said...

Hey, That's actually me in the last photos (futuremrsvp). I also have very, very straight hair (it's very thick though). That was the 4th trial of the day and it literally held for 2 days...so I wouldn't worry too much! Love your blog!

Heather said...

I'll go back and add your name in the post, Lindsay. Thanks for letting me know. I really love your hair... it will look really great when it's all polished up for the big day.

Looking back at the post, I hope you weren't offended by the bobby pin comment!

Lindsay said...

Thanks for the credit. Nope, I don't get offended easily so no worries! I had a 2nd trial (the same style with a better front), when I get the pics back I can send them to you if it helps. Let me know!

Jenna said...

Thanks for the photos, I love seeing what other brides have collected.

Lindsay-I took your picture for inspiration as well, hope that's all right with you. I really love your hair!