Brides-to-be: Steal Lauren Conrad’s perfect wedding-worthy bridal updo!

Lauren Conrad beautiful braided updo. Total wedding hair inspiration

Kristen Ess

Did you see?! Lauren Conrad has done it yet again in the hair department, proving she’s on track to be one of THE most chic brides of all time (move over, Kate!). This weekend the style maven sported what can only be described as the most perfect wedding-worthy bridal updo, pretty much ever (above).

Could this be a preview of her wedding-hair-to-be? If it is, I have to say it’s stunning, and totally perfect for a bride. With a gorgeous, chunky braid accenting the loose pretty updo put together by Kristin Ess of the Beauty Department, it’s a winner. Let’s take another look at the ‘do from the back…

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

Kristen Ess

Yep, I’m in love. If you’re digging Lauren’s hair but are looking for some specifically wedding-y variations, don’t worry — we’ve dug around on Pinterest for looks on real brides that pretty much hit the mark.

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

Jessica Christine Photography

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

Betsi Ewing via 100 Layer Cake

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

Anna Kidman via Magnolia Rouge

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

Kim Kalyn Photography via Fab You Bliss

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

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And finally, this elegant updo by Anne Sage comes not only with a pretty picture, but with a tutorial as well! Time to roll up your sleeves, get out the bobby pins, and get to it!

Gorgeous wedding hair updo ideas!

The Why We Love via Anne Sage

So, what do you think brides? Which of these looks is your favorite — or, will you try to emulate the queen bee herself and go for Lauren Conrad’s do by Kristin Ess? Let us know your wedding hair plans in the comments!