Badgley Mischka Bridal 2012 Hair Pictures

The Classic Bridal Bun Gets a Modern Twist

The Classic Bridal Bun Gets a Modern Twist

At New York International Bridal Week, the team at Badgley Mischka devised a hairstyle inspired by Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. But instead of the socialite's precise center part, lead stylist Peter Gray for Moroccanoil opted for a less intense look, explaining, "I like the idea of taking something severe and softening it."

Gray's modern take on a classic wedding bun is both elegant and sophisticated. Learn to mimic this look for your impending nuptials (or your next formal affair), but be forewarned: you may need the help of your bridesmaids. It took three sets of hands to complete this floral chignon arrangement.

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