The perm is back! Yes, you heard us. Trendy '70s shag cuts are having a social media revival revival, and Emma Corrin's performance as Princess Diana in The Crown has brought back cropped curls in a big way. When it comes to hair, we're getting Lady Di chic crossed with Woodstock glam from this shoot by Emma Ryan. If you want to chop off your grown out lockdown locks, read on for short curly wedding hair inspiration!

We couldn't possibly show you a great wedding barnet without a barn to go with it now could we? This shoot took place at Sedgewell Barn, an up and coming venue in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside.

Short curly wedding hair is perfect for those who want a simple but striking look.

The concept of this shoot was to concentrate on the pure romance of a wedding, using the intimacy of the space and working with the aesthetic of an exposed brick barn.

Emma Ryan Photography


Emma wanted a soft, romantic wedding vibe against the exposed brick, so she chose to use lilacs, baby blues, pinks, and peaches with touches of greenery. The cakes were made in matching pastels with stunning pearl detailing for added charm. For the tablescape, tapered dinner candles, full florals and touches of gold and ribbed glass made the barn set up feel fresh, delicate and airy.


Not one, but TWO gowns from Pronovias' 2021 collection were used for this shoot (we're not drooling, you're drooling!). For any bride wanting a day-to-night wedding outfit, that's the beauty of a detachable skirt or cape. The groom's dapper tailored suit from Dandy Threads is modern and stylish, with just a hint of countryside farmer.


Short wedding hair is a great statement look, with minimal effort. To achieve this particular choppy bridal hairstyle, a mixture of Schwarzkopf Pro's Tame Wild cream and Texturising Volume Spray by Label.m was used. Subtle makeup shades of apricot and pink let the bouncing mane do all the talking.

The bride's short curly wedding hair complements the wild and rustic barn setting.

Each wedding story is different and unique, but it's not dependant on a certain venue type or how you’ve styled your day, it's all about you and the happiness of your day.

Emma Ryan Photography

Whether you go for shaggy, choppy or permed, it looks like short curly wedding hair could be the next big thing. It's perfect for a no fuss, stay-in-all-day effortless look, whilst looking utterly striking as you can see! For more wedding hair goals and rustic barn settings, do check out our Recommended Suppliers list for more inspiration.

Georgia Gallant

Written by Georgia Gallant

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Venue: Sedgewell Barn Weddings | Photographer: Emma Ryan | Florals: Flori and Fern | Styling: The Trove | Planning & Concept: LND Events | Bridal Boutique: Victoria Robson Bridal | Cake: Where the Ribbon Ends | Stationery: Another Loop | Makeup & Hair Stylist: Becca Hunton | Groom's Outfit: Dandy Threads | Furniture: Abracadabra Marquees | Videography: Hello There Films | Chandeliers: Typical Type | Acrylic Plinths: Blonde Army | Models: J'Adore Agency

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