Apr 14

Hairstyles. What to wear with that Updo?

Dress first, Hair second. This is the general rule of thumb when deciding on what hairstyle will match with your outfit. Here are some tips to consider so you avoid those side-swept curls with your one-shoulder dress.

When considering what outfit to wear, you also think about what accessories, handbags and shoes to wear with it. The same goes for your hair. Different hairstyles play a major role in aiming to look great from head to toe and it can become quite clear that different outfits require different hairstyles to wear them well.


Alicia White LaceLace dresses are perfectly matched with your loose, romantic updo. The lace keeps your hairstyle looking romantic and takes it from an ordinary dress to a fabulous ensemble.

Alicia White Lace is the perfect dress to match for an updo hairstyle. It is Australian designed and comprises a V-neck bust and feature neckline. Its lace sleeves are perfect for any Bridesmaid, Formal or Cocktail dress. Its knee length design is suitable for day or evening wear.


Kiara Red has been designed in collaborKiara Redation between Stokes Thompson and Melbourne designer Hanni. It consists of a stunning back detail and is ideally suited for updo styles to showcase the lace cutout feature. It is a gorgeous silk georgette dress with small pleating around the waist to give it amazing fall and movement.



Lara CobaltBy sweeping your hair to the opposite side of your one-shoulder gown it will balance out any misconceptions. As demonstrated with our Lara Cobalt, one-shoulder design, this beautiful dress is another collaboration between Stokes Thompson and Melbourne designer Hanni. It is a gorgeous silk georgette dress featuring hand-beaded diamantes.


Halter neck dresses are already sorted for neck detail, so wear your hair high or in a loose bun to add romantic charm.

For turtleneck and sweetheart gowns, a sleek ponytail drawn back will look great and draw people’s attention to the dress style itself.

A strapless dress always looks great and with a fully exposed shoulder and neckline you will need to lift your hair off this area. A mid bun is the ideal partnership for any strapless design.

Remember, in addition to finding your perfect dress, your hair can really make or break any style.

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