Where to Find: Cool Bridal Headpieces and Headbands

The ultimate accessory for fashion-forward brides!

Delicate hair accessories and veils will never go out of style, but lots of brides are plumbing for a different kind of statement headwear. Whether you call them bridal headpieces, bridal headbands, crowns, or tiaras, these uniquely cool and contemporary accessories always take a wedding-day look to the next level. Which is why we've tracked down some of the most stylish bridal headpieces on the market, from Frida Kahlo-esque floral creations to fabulous feather headbands. Between them, these brands and designers have got something to suit pretty much every budget and style, so let's dive in!

The Best Bridal Headbands & Headpieces

Bridal Headbands and Bridal Headpieces

1. Earley Hats

Made in Ireland by Katie Earley, her creations are hand-crafted bespoke hats, headbands and headpieces in beautiful sustainable materials, using traditional millinery techniques. Her bridal collection is called ‘Mí na Meala’ which is Gaelic for ‘month of honey’, which is where the term honeymoon originated from.

See more: earleyhats.com

Eden Luxe Bridal, bridal hairbands, bridal headpieces, wedding crowns, wedding tiaras, bridal hair accessories

2. Eden Luxe Bridal

If you're looking for a crown worthy of the Royal family, or a tiara to rival Princess Eugenie's wedding headwear, Eden Luxe Bridal should be your first port of call. It also stocks a handful of floral and celestial bridal headbands that are more offbeat than regal.

See more: edenluxebridal.com

3. Emily-Jean Atelier

Emily-Jean's super wearable headband and turband collection has become quite the hit for those wanting to elevate the everyday. But when it comes to that special piece for your big day, the Galway designer's striking embellished eye veils, headbands and pillbox hats are the stuff of dreams. The Florence birdcage veil (pictured), is the perfect point where modern feminine meets vintage flair.

See more: emily-jean.com

4. Jules Bridal Jewellery

With a stunning collection of statement headpieces, hair combs, hairbands, and hair vines, Jules Bridal Jewellery is really a go-to for bridal hair accessories, whether you're looking for something sweet and subtle or bold and fashion-forward.

See more: julesbridaljewellery.com.

5. Aoife Mullane

We love Irish designer and NCAD textile design graduate Aoife Mullane's range of luxury hair accessories, which come in a combination of velvet and silk metallic printed fabrics. Her signature scrunched looks (above) and her bow headbands are so simple, elegant and sweet and so well priced.

See more: aoifemullane.ie

Hestia headpiece by Davina Lynch , bridal hairbands, bridal headpieces, wedding crowns, wedding tiaras, bridal hair accessories

6. Davina Lynch

Irish milliner Davina Lynch first appeared on our radar thanks to this impossibly cool bride, and, since then, we've been huge fans of her unique, paper origami bridal headbands, which are a really affordable option for fashion-forward brides. Total works of art!

See more: davinalynch.com

Lelet NY Oculus Sea crown bridal headpiece, bridal hairbands, bridal headpieces, wedding crowns, wedding tiaras, bridal hair accessories

7. Lelet NY

You'll find chunky fabric headbands in party-worthy colours and contemporary, gold-plated, embellished crowns in the online store of US brand Lelet NY.

See more: leletny.com

Derby and Power bridal headband, bridal hairbands, bridal headpieces, wedding crowns, wedding tiaras, bridal hair accessories

8. Derby & Power

We fell in love with Australian headwear brand Derby and Power the moment we clapped eyes on real bride Lisa in her star-adorned headband! The bridal collection features everything from subtle crowns to bold, oversized pieces, in shades of silver, gold, rose gold and white.

See more: derbyandpower.com

9. Blue Meadow

Simply put, Belfast-based designer Sandra L O'Hara has a way with pearls that will take your breath away. Blue Meadow Bridal is the modern bride's haven for bridal veils and headpieces that are effortless to wear, contemporary in feel and look, but with a quality that says future heirloom.

See more: bluemeadowbridal.com

Tania Maras Cambridge bridal crown, bridal hairbands, bridal headpieces, wedding crowns, wedding tiaras, bridal hair accessories

10. Tania Maras

Specialising in pretty, delicate bridal headbands, high-end Australian designer Tania Maras will appeal to brides who are looking for something elegant and feminine.

See more: taniamaras.com

Jennifer Behr hammered silk rosette headband, bridal hairbands, bridal headpieces, wedding crowns, wedding tiaras, bridal hair accessories

11. Jennifer Behr

New York designer Jennifer Behr has a wide range of options for adventurous brides, including chunky, turban-style headbands in luxurious velvets, and statement creations featuring eye-popping satin roses.

See more: jenniferbehr.com

12. Tilly Thomas Lux

Beloved on Instagram for its bold hair clips and pins, Tilly Thomas Lux also produces gorgeous bridal headbands, crowns and headpieces, ranging from the chic and nature-inspired, to the edgy and oversized.

See more: tillythomaslux.com

13. Ann-Marie Faulkner

A London-based milliner with a unique design aesthetic, Ann-Marie Faulkner makes the kind of bridal hairbands you won't see anywhere else, including Alice bands piled high with silk and metal florals, and striking sequin crescent creations.

See more: annmariefaulkner.co.uk

14. Kyna Maree

Award-winning Irish milliner and designer Kyna Maree offers a bespoke service alongside her affordable, ready-to-purchase pieces, which include dramatic feather crowns and luxe, faux-pearl bands. Taking inspiration from all things vintage and gorgeous, KYNA creates heirloom-quality bridal headpieces and accessories.

See more: kynamaree.com

15. Bo and Luca

Australian brand Bo and Luca is best known for its wedding dresses, but the accessories range is full of eye-popping treasures, including a handful of embellished, floral crowns.

See more: boandluca.com

Agnes Hart headpiece | One Fab Day

16. Agnes Hart

Looking to make the ultimate statement? Then UK accessory designer Agnes Hart has bespoke statement headdresses just for you. Each are handmade and you tell her your hair colour and she matches the shade to what suits it best.

See more: etsy.com/ie/shop/AgnesHart

17. Gibson Bespoke

Gibson Bespoke is the beautiful bridal accessory and dress company owned by Debbie Bailie-Collins nestled in the beautiful hills of Orchard County, Northern Ireland. Gibson Bespoke offer some of the most classically glamorous bridal headpieces around, every item is dreamed up, designed and hand created, the materials used are second to none, and include unique materials like porcelain, that are to be treasured forever.

See more: gibsonbespoke.co.uk and etsy.com/shop/GibsonBespoke

18. Aura

Aura Eire Bridalwear was founded by Central Saint Martins fashion graduate Caragh Quinn. Every piece is handmade in Dublin giving you a unique piece, that's both edgy and impossibly pretty. Her head-turning collections are ready to ship, but bespoke designs are also available. She also offers an amazing sustainable 'rent a band' option to borrow from the collection at a fraction of the cost.

See more: aurabridalwear.com

19. Debbie Carlisle

A member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen you can be gauranteed artisan designer Debbie Carlisle is exceptional at what she does. Her pieces are aimed at free-spirited brides but with a timelessly classic feel, and are very well priced given the quality of her creations. We adore her eyemask-style headband birdcage veils that are statement but so easy to wear.

See more: debbiecarlisle.com

20. Kinn Óir

Luxury bridal accessories brand Kinn Óir specialises in unique headpieces inspired by Ireland’s rich mythology, the sea and nature. Pieces are delicately unstructured and meticulously handcrafted in creator Michelle's home studio. She can also design something bespoke for your special day.

See more: kinnoir.ie

21. Megan Therese

Designer Megan Therese's pieces are produced one at a time by her, with a focus on creating made-to-order pieces, working against the tide of fast fashion. She uses beautiful fresh water pearls, mixed with delicate clay flowers to create romantic designs that are delicate yet statement.

See more: megantherese.com

22. Net-a-Porter

The bridal accessories category at online shopping destination Net-a-Porter features bridal headbands by Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, Erdem, Simone Rocha and Gigi Burris (pictured above), so it's a no-brainer one-stop shop for brides looking for a designer piece.

See more: net-a-porter.com

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23. Matches Fashion

Featuring everything from quirky, 80s-inspired headbands to eye-poppingly expensive designer tiaras, Matches Fashion offers lots of unique bridal headpiece options, including an exclusive range of dreamy floral headbands designed by Megan and Harry's florist, Philippa Craddock (pictured above)!

See more: matchesfashion.com

Don't forget to check out our features on the best bridal accessory designers, and the most fabulous statement earrings!

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