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As you've probably spotted on Instagram and Pinterest, bridal hair bows and ribbons are having quite the moment! This wedding hair accessory trend might just be one of our favourites! Dainty velvet ribbons, oversized silk bows and loose romantic tulle knots? Keep 'em coming! Simple, yet super chic, they can be worn with a chignon hairstyle paired with a dramatic gown for ultimate romantic vibes or with the simplest of slip dresses and a high ponytail for an ultra feminine look. Today, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite places to find bridal hair bows and ribbons - we have a feeling these are the pieces you’ve been looking for!
Aura Eire Bridal-wear was founded by Central Saint Martins Fashion graduate Caragh Quinn. From oversized tulle bows and satin barrettes to bow headbands and pearl and lace designs, every bow is handmade by Caragh in Dublin, giving you a truly unique, one-of-a-kind item. Bows can also be made in any fabric so if you have a special order, just let Caragh know.
To see more, visit aurabridalwear.com
New York designer Jennifer Behr has a wide range of pretty bow options for brides, including pearl-encrusted bow barrettes, classic bow designs in luxurious satins, and statement bows featuring floral embellishments.
To see more, visit jenniferbehr.com
US brand Untamed Petals are known for their trendy bridal accessories and their petite bow range features pretty satin, tulle and embellished styles.
To see more, visit untamedpetals.com
Handmade using luxurious 36mm wide velvet ribbon, Imogen’s Imagination's fabulous classic hair bows are perfect for accessorising bridal hairstyles. The bows are available in a standard range of colours, but if you'd like an alternative colour, Imogen can create something just for you.
To see more, visit imogensimagination.co.uk
The Belle, Margo and Sara bow designs by Hillhouse are the ultimate easy-to-wear bridal ribbon bow, pre-tied with a barrette closure. There's the option to add a monogram, too!
To see more, visit hillhousehome.com
V V Rouleaux
V V Rouleaux is a London-based modern haberdashery store that is treasure trove of luxury ribbons and trimmings. You can browse their collection online, where they even have a bridal edit filled with pretty silk, satin and taffeta ribbons, in shades of white, ivory, and cream. Hoping to colour-match to your bridesmaids dresses or looking for an alternative shade? Then the 100 V V Rouleaux Colours are for you. You can even order complimentary samples to find the perfect shade.
To see more, visit vvrouleaux.com
Gigi & Olive
Gigi & Olive's own products are handmade in London by local, female craftswomen. Their gorgeous bow collection is made to order so you know you're really getting something special. Many of their bow designs also have the option to add beautiful embroidery on either end. Choose one side, or both, and add your new or existing initials!
To see more, visit gigiandolive.com
Extra Special Touch
Extra Special Touch's velvet ribbon collection, which can be monogrammed with 1, 2 or 3 initials, is perfect for hand tying into a bow or sewing onto a hair clip. Choose from a range of velvet and embroidery colours and create your unique combination!
To see more, extraspecialtouch.co.uk
You'll find chic bridal bows in fabrics such as silk, organza, linen, velvet and floral print in the online store of U.S. brand Lelet NY. There's also the option to monogram your piece, too!
To see more, visit leletny.com
A Lovers Thread
Made from 100% pure silk georgette and hand dyed by a specialist botanical dyer, A Lovers Thread ribbons are delicately luxurious silk, perfect for tying in your hair due to the romantic soft draping. Choose your ribbon colour, and up to eight words that represent what you want to say, to be hand embroidered in either A Lover’s Thread signature script or modern font style. Extra words can be purchased if you’d like to add more. There are also limited edition designs which are adorned with lyrics in the designer's signature hand script.
To see more, visit aloversthread.com/a-l-t-boutique
Your Local Haberdashery
If you're looking for a more simple design, or want to create your very own hair bow, you can also pick up beautiful lengths of ribbon from your local haberdashery store. Choose a ribbon texture with staying power - while satin-style ribbons look chic, velvet or grosgrain ribbon will stay put for longer in your hair.