7 Celebrity Brides Who Skipped This Major Tradition

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When it comes to bridal beauty looks, veils will always be a classic. (And, for many women, they represent deep cultural and religious significance beyond aesthetics.) But lately, we’ve noticed more and more brides opting for nontraditional versions, or skipping them altogether in favor of other decorative pieces.

Case in point: The insanely gorgeous flower crown Zosia Mamet wore for her ceremony this past weekend. Chocolate cosmos and Queen Anne’s lace cascade around a few pale-pink rose buds, and it couldn’t be more modern or elegant. “Sometimes you just don't need a veil,” wrote her hairstylist Tommy Buckett in an Instagram post. And he’s right. Ahead, see some of the best alternative wedding-hair looks from celebrity brides. From flowers to palm fronds, prepare to be inspired by these — whether you're in a wedding or just attending one.
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Photo: Via @tommy_buckett/Instagram.
"Congrats @zosiamamet [on] being the girl that has never been traditional,” wrote Buckett on Instagram. The varying flower textures and braided details make this style look artfully, gorgeously imperfect.
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Leave it to the queen of cool to make baby’s breath look modern. By placing sprigs on one side of her hair only, Solange mimics the effect of wearing a vintage, netted fascinator.
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Whitney Port's accessory of choice couldn't have been more L.A. She swapped out flowers for palm fronds, which paired perfectly with her sleek, architectural updo.
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Jenna Bush Hager opted for a tumbling cluster of white buds to secure her half-up waves in 2008.
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Photo: Via @ashleytisdale/@richardphotolab/Instagram.
Ashley Tisdale skipped jewelry and a veil — and instead let her standout white flower crown anchor her look.
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Photo: Via @hardwick/@laraporzak/Instagram.
With a statement gown like this — not to mention matching hair — actress and heiress Lydia Hearst opted for a few subtle jewel-encrusted hair pins. The results couldn't have been prettier.
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Photo: Via @riawnacapri/Instagram.
Okay, so technically, this isn’t a wedding shot; the style was created for a red carpet event. But no matter: Julianne Hough's loose halo braids dotted with mini-buds served as such major wedding-hair goals, we hope she considers the 'do for her upcoming nuptials to Brooks Laich.
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