Happily ever after: See the best tressed guests from Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian’s wedding day

Beth | 20 November 2017

Game, set and marriage!

We just love a good wedding, don’t you? And last Thursday, after getting engaged back in December, tennis superstar Serena Williams and her partner, Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian, started their ‘happily ever after’ in a wedding ceremony in New Orleans.

The pair were joined by all of their nearest and dearest, as well as a few familiar famous faces including Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Ciara. As expected, this wasn’t exactly your average wedding and judging by some of the looks, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a red carpet awards show and not a wedding reception!

If you’re yet to catch a glimpse of Serena’s wedding day look, or you want to see how her glamorous celebrity guests rocked up for the occasion, just keep reading.

The best celeb hairstyles from Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian’s wedding


photo of serena williams and alexis ohanian kissing at their wedding
The bride tied the knot with a classic updo. Credit: Instagram.com/alexisohanian

Serena Williams

She might be one of (if not the) most successful tennis players of our time, but Serena sure scrubs up well off the court. The blushing bride wore her hair in a classic wedding style, a twisted side chignon with an intricate knotted detail.

The timeless style paired perfectly with her tulle princess gown and allowed her glowing, radiant bridal make-up to shine through. Credit: @alexisohanian

singer beyonce at serena williams wedding with super long curly hair
Bey brought her A-game. Credit: Instagram.com/beyonce


Beyonce and Serena have been friends for years, (remember when Serena made a cameo in Bey’s Sorry video?) so it’s no surprise that she turned up to support her old pal on her big day.

With her golden blonde locks in an ultra-long ponytail (seriously, look at that length!), there was a gorgeous curly texture to the look which added a softness to the style. We wouldn’t expect anything less from Queen Bey! Credit: @beyonce

TONI&GUY Curl Lock Oil

Editor’s tip: If you have a kinky texture similar to Beyonce’s but struggle with frizz, the Toni&Guy Curl Lock Oil could help you out. Apply to damp, freshly-washed curls and it works to hydrate dry and rebellious curls, giving your tresses a smoother, more defined look.

actress La La Anthony at serena williams wedding in a long wine coloured dress with her hair in a sleek ponytail
La La’s ponytail’s got the power! Credit: Instagram.com/lala

La La Anthony

It may have been a wedding, but Power star La La Anthony looked positively Oscar-ready in this gorgeous ensemble. She wore her dark hair in a slick low ponytail with a defined centre parting, letting her showstopping wine gown do the talking. Credit: @lala

model selita ebanks arriving at serena williams wedding in a blow and green gown with her hair in sideswept curls
Romantic sideswept curls were the order of the day. Credit: Instagram.com/selitaebanks

Selita Ebanks

Model Selita Ebanks really followed through with the fairytale vibe of the occasion by wearing her dark ebony locks in loose, Princessy curls. Swept to one side, it gave her look a stunning feminine air which complemented her floaty gown flawlessly and showed off those killer earrings. Credit: @selitaebanks

TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops

Editor’s tip: Selita’s curls have a gorgeous, glossiness to them that we love. To steal her shine, run a few drops of the Toni&Guy High Shine Serum Drops through your curls after styling. This will help add that enviable high-shine while also fending off any frizz or flyaways for a picture-perfect finish.

singer ciara with sleek straight hair at serena williams wedding
Ciara kept things sleek and simple. Credit: Instagram.com/ciara


Ciara schooled us all in occasion dressing with this sublime sleek style. The contrast between her straight, minimalist hairstyle and voluminous black ballgown stopped her from looking like she was going off to prom and struck the perfect balance between showy and simplistic. It’s a goodie! 😉 Credit: @ciara


If you’re currently planning your own wedding, let us help you check one thing off your list by browsing these 20 beautiful bridesmaids’ hairstyles.

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