- Bride Karen Olano slash her long hair into a bob between her wedding ceremony ceremony and reception.
- She didn’t want to faux the transformation with extensions or illusions — she preferred the real deal.
- Olano explained her relatives was “pleasantly stunned and entertained.”
Karen Olano, a vogue designer based in the Philippines, made her personal robes for her June 19 marriage ceremony. She designed her bridal party’s dresses, and she served style her groom, Jeremy Uy. But she experienced even even larger programs for her wedding day hairstyle.
“I assume additional than seeking to veer away from the standard, it was crucial for me to come to feel extra ‘myself’ on my marriage ceremony working day — and obtaining my hair up in a bun wasn’t genuinely my style,” Olano told Insider.
So Olano grew her hair out extended for the wedding, carrying it evenly curled with decorative hairpieces on both side for an personal ceremony at Manila Cathedral.
After Olano stated “I do,” her hairstylist remodeled her locks into a tousled, shoulder-duration bob for the reception with a fast, mid-marriage ceremony haircut.
“My hairstylist was fairly hesitant to do it at first due to the fact he has hardly ever done it prior to, but was quite satisfied with the consequence as he appeared to also have organized for it,” she said. “He even brought a haircutter’s robe for me to wear to protect my costume.”
Olano did not want to develop the illusion of a shorter hairstyle for the reception. She desired the authentic offer.
“I imagine it was just standard for me to slice my hair shorter following rising out my hair extended, so there was genuinely no hesitation to do it,” Olano said. “Moreover, I wanted it to be real and genuine. I didn’t want to ‘fake’ it for it to look limited, nor reduce my hair shorter previously and just wear extensions to make it seem lengthy for the ceremony.”
There were no friends at the marriage aside from family, so Olano stated they were not entirely shocked by the adjust.
“I imagine everybody was pleasantly astonished and entertained by it, expressing they have under no circumstances found somebody do it or expressing ‘Iba ka talaga,’ [‘You’re so unique’ in Tagalog],” she mentioned.
Having said that, she explained her spouse and children also wasn’t that amazed, “mainly because I assume it truly is not that shocking to them that I’d do such [a] matter or that I’d do something out of the regular.”
For brides who are fascinated in a mid-marriage ceremony chop, Olano suggests choosing a trusted hairstylist, looping them into the system, and building absolutely sure there is enough time on the working day to get the haircut just suitable.
“Do not do it unless of course it is you or your design and style, if not you’ll regret it,” Olano stated. “It was not my initially time chopping my hair shorter from possessing it extended, so I wasn’t concerned or anxious about it. I consider that is the last issue you would want to come to feel on your marriage working day. And extra importantly, just enjoy your day.”