Meghan Markle‘s bridal hair was designed by US hairstylist Serge Normant for John Frida. He said he created a messy bun, “but messy in a controlled way”. Sergi discussed the style for the royal wedding would be the best. He added it wasn’t about reinventing the wheel. “I think of icons I love, like Audrey Hepburn, all of those styles are timeless”.
But, what about the industry’s members say about Meghan’s royal look?
Let’s take a look:
Gareth Vance: “Modern hair for a modern princess. The look was understated with soft perimeter detailing. It’s great to see a rejection of stiff over-styled hair for a look that works effortlessly with the simplicity of the neckline of the dress”.
Charlotte Mensah: “The hair was beautiful. It really showcased her beauty. The look was unstructured, but in an eelegant way. It was lovely, organic and very classic”.
Mark Woolley: “I love the softness of the hair up, it’s been styled with a centre parting, hair tucked behind her ears and The Queen Mary tiara sitting perfecty on the top”.
Adam Reed: “The whole look is ultra-feminine, silky and soft to contrast with her structured and fitted dress. The key to re-creating this look is to prep hair to create the ultimate base with maximum shine and gloss”.
Sally Brooks: “It was simplicity at its best, not too formal and it was refreshing to see her wearing the hair, rather than the hair wearing her”.
Andrew Barton: “I predict the look will become a preferred bridal trend for many brides-to-be!.
Jay Birmingham: “The few loose strands at the front of her face created an up-to-date modern bridal hairstyle which was perfect for the newly crowned Duchess of Sussex”.
Cos Sakkas: “This messy bun partnered perfectly with the veil and tiara. Natural texture is a trend that is here to stay. It was all over the SS18 catwalks and has transcended onto the high street. A bride needs to feel comfortable on her big day – gone are the days when bridal hair was scraped into place and didn’t move. She looked beautiful”.
Suzie McGill: “Meghan’s second look by Geoge Northwood was simply stunning and it was great to see that she stayed true to herself and went with a signature messy bun, which clients can easily be shown how to recreate at home”.
Junior Green: “When Kate Middleton got married there was a move towards more relaxed, less structured styles. Now, Meghan cements the trend for weareble, touchable hair. Loose tendrils and celebrating natural texture are now the order of the day”.
Sarah Bowron: “Meghan turned the traditional wedding chignon on its head by sporting a centre-parting and going for a more relaxed and loose feel with an elegant but modern look. The curled, soft strands framed her face adding an air of fresh romance”.