By now, we’re sure you’ve seen a plethora of brides sporting low buns for the big day. At once sleek and sophisticated, this stunning hairstyle allows you to show off your beautiful face as you walk down the aisle. Plus, no matter the season, venue, dress code, or locale, you can never go wrong with sporting a classic chignon, which contributes to the beauty of it all.
Today, the low bun has greatly evolved from a simple hairdo to one that can be styled in a variety of ways—looks that can be created to suit an array of aesthetics and hair textures. And for brides searching for a few ideas on how to style their wedding day chignons, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite looks from former real brides. Take a look below to draw inspiration for your own big day.