Brides with Bangs.

Posted in Answers on August 31st, 2011 by Reagan

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I recently got an email about brides wearing bangs, asking if I thought it was a good look. Yes, I do! But I don’t know if I’m the type of girl who says you should completely avoid dating your wedding. I mean, it will be kind of fun to look back at the pictures and know know that what you wore was what you wanted, instead of not wearing what you wanted because you were too afraid of the occasion being dated. I wore my hair long, down and wavy with a nod to the 1940s (with sort of a victory roll on the side). I also wore a big champagne colored sash which will forever go down in 2007 wedding history. The point is, it was what I wanted to wear. (Actually, I got married in Vegas and it was the only dress I tried on. But I did my hair myself and I did like it.)

So, maybe sweepy bangs wont be around forever. Maybe you have Zooey Deschanel hair and that wont be around forever either. But if you love your bangs, and you don’t feel like yourself without them, you should just wear the bangs.


..If you are afraid of looking like you are hiding under your big heavy bangs in all the pictures, then maybe you should try curtain bangs. Which is basically the beautiful bangs you already have, just parted down the center. You’ll have the comfort of the bangs that you know and love, but you will also be able to see your forehead!

So I know none of these above ladies are brides at the moment, but I do know that they all have the beautiful “curtain bang” that I love so much. I wear curtain bangs whenever they get too long to wear all the way down. They’ve been too long for that for several months, and I’ve enjoyed so much the curtain look.

I am interested to hear if you wore bangs to your wedding. Or if you will. My friend Maggie has had bangs as long as I’ve known her (6th grade) and she is getting married in just a few months. I am so curious what she’ll do with her bangs. Frankly, I can’t picture her without them!

PS this question came from Bosnia! Crazy!

21 Responses to “Brides with Bangs.”

  1. kati Says:

    as a girl with a cowlick, i’ve only waited something like THIRTY-THREE years for curtain bangs to be “in” hahahaha! sweet!

  2. liz Says:

    I’d love to see your wedding hair pics!

  3. Shelly Says:

    well now we all want to see your wedding pics! please share! :)

  4. Rae Says:

    Ah! Thank you for letting me know the name of that style of bangs. I love it but never knew how to explain them. :)

  5. keren Says:

    ha, I also have the worst cowlick and pretty much always wear curtain bangs. At my wedding I went so 2008 with the inverted bob and swoop bangs.

  6. Sheraya Says:

    Reagan! Let’s see your wedding photos!

  7. Erin K Says:

    Getting married the 24th but I’ve never really had bangs.. I am with the others though and do want to see your wedding pictures!!

  8. Mary Sue Says:

    I have almost always had bangs, but am not sure if I will have them for my wedding. I have a fivehead (a bit bigger than a forehead) and think my face is best framed with a bit of hair. The curtain bang is a great idea!

  9. lisa Says:

    I think if you always wear bangs, you should still wear them, but update them, use a side swept bang, so that the face is on display.

  10. Nicole Says:

    Love this post! I was just about to email you and ask if bangs were still “in”…I am growing my hair out now and I feel like I have to have bangs so I have some type of style to my hair. I had a bob for like 5 years and i was so over it. Thanks for this post!

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  12. queenie Says:

    Thank you so much for replying to my post :)) Why is it crazy that a Bosnian girl follows your blog? :)) the wedding day preparations are coming to an end and I have already decided to wear the Scarlett hair-do in picture 1! Keep up the good work. You’re the best!

  13. queenie Says:

    my darling R., I’ll definitely send you the pictures :)) I just wish not to change my mind regarding my hair-do, because I like now half-up, half-down wavy hair :)). Well, yes I am far away, but the Internet turns the whole world into a village :)) thank you again! I was thrilled to see your reply to my question :))

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    Bangs on brides are so beautiful.

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