(Closed) Are veils really necessary?

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Are veils necessary?
    Yes : (2 votes)
    6 %
    No : (25 votes)
    76 %
    Depends : (6 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    3697 posts
    Sugar bee

    Nope, not necessary at all. They’re definitely a lovely, classic touch if that’s what you’re after, but they are 100% expendable. You can look just as lovely and bridal with flowers, some type of hair jewelry, or nothing at all.

    Post # 4
    Member
    1426 posts
    Bumble bee

    Personal preference for each bride, IMO.  I didn’t have one and knew I didn’t want one from the start.

    Post # 5
    Member
    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    for a destitnation wedding i wouldnt but for any other time i would. i love the veil for the ceremony only. it drives me crazy when im watching four weddings and the brides are wearing the veil during the reception.

    Post # 6
    Member
    1813 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Veil is not necessary.  I see a lot of brides here (Greek Island & Beach Weddings – make the sums…) and out of those, not even 10% I’d guess, wear a veil.  Most wear some form of flower, jewel clip or hairband.  Those that DO wear veil – tend to wear longer veils – as they look quite awesome in the pics billowing in the breeze.

    Post # 7
    Member
    1122 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I don’t think a veil is necessary at all for a destination wedding. I think its a nice touch for a church ceremony but I am not wearing one to mine.

    Post # 8
    Member
    6394 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Not at all! I wore a ballgown and went without one :). 

    Post # 9
    Member
    6893 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Necessary? No. But much of what we do for weddings now-a-days isn’t “necessary.” Lol. Some people like them and some don’t. Everyone has a personal preference or a preference that is dictated more by venue – I can see a veil getting in the way at a beach ceremony.

    Post # 10
    Member
    5428 posts
    Bee Keeper

    A veil is not necessary because it’s just an accessory, just like anything else in the clothing department! Even the wedding dress is not necessary…

    Post # 11
    Hostess
    23641 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Nothing is necessary! 😀

    Post # 12
    Hostess
    2556 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I have no desire to wear a veil.  I think some brides look wonderful in a veil (certain dresses, venues, etc) & there are brides who look just as wonderful without a veil.  I def think (IMO) that if there is no veil, there needs to be something, whether it be a flower or a headband or whatever.

    Post # 13
    Member
    5148 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I had a destination wedding, no veil. I think even if I had a church wedding I would have skipped the veil. I had a hair-flower instead.

    Post # 14
    Member
    2894 posts
    Sugar bee

    I ditched the veil. $150 for a piece of lace to plop on my head? No thanks. That and I’m not traditional so it would have felt weird.

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