Post # 1
So I already ordered my dress and it will arrive in July. Here is the dress… I don’t plan on wearing the belt.
I didn’t love any of the veils from the bridal shop, but am obsessed with these two veils I found on Etsy. If I chose the mantilla lace veil I would have to order it before the dress comes in because the maker of the veil is closing her shop in June. Does the lace have to match perfectly? I’m getting both my veil and dress in Ivory. I love the Spanish style veil it’s very elegant and will go with my Latin themed wedding. This is the lace veil…
Here is the other veil I like. It’s a bubble veil and is more of a couture fashionable look. It’s really fun, but am not sure if it is too much. Do you think it would compete with the dress?
Both of the veil makers have amazing reviews on Etsy and the pictures are of their actual veils. I plan on getting Cathederal if I select the Mantilla, but if I select the Bubble Veil, I would get Fingertip length, since my dress has a long train and it would be too much. Which do you like better, the Mantilla or Bubble veil?
Post # 3
The lace mantilla veil is gorgeous! Which Etsy shop did you find it in?
The bubble veil….looks dated to me. I think you’d regret having it in your photos somewhere between 5min-5 years after your wedding.
Post # 4
I’d say go with the Mantilla, it will flatter your dress much more than the bubble. And it is just so beautiful.
Post # 5
- Wedding: October 2014 - Cape May
Mantilla all the way. It’s romantic and really helps accentuate your dress and allows you to be the star. The pouf of the bubble veil draws attention but notin a flattering way. With a gorgeous dress like you picked out the veil should not compete at all. In addition, judging by the way you described the mantilla I think it’s your favorite as well 🙂
Post # 6
LoveBugBee: MzJynxie: Strawberryshmoo:
Wow! So sounds like the Mantilla is the better look to go with! Here is the listing on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/109059475/cream-wedding-veil-champagne-bridal-veil
She makes it in different lengths. Do you all think it’s going to blend well with the lace on my dress? I’m only asking cause one of my BM’s was like “I’d be careful and would go with maybe tulle and no lace unless it’s from the same designer or I have one custom made”. I felt like this look would blend well. The dress has layers of lace and it’s scattered through out it. Thanks for the feedback!
Post # 7
- Wedding: December 2014 - Norton Country Club
The mantilla is soft and feminine, like your (amazing!) gown. The bubble is sort of boxy/angular/sharp to me.
Post # 8
If your dress was full lace then the probability of clashing with a mismatched lace veil would be of concern. However, the mantilla is scalloped, as is the lace on your dress, and the patterns are similar. IMO, they’ll look great together and fit your theme.
Post # 9
Mantilla for sure, it’s romantic and timeless. The bubble veil looks very trendy and a bit silly to me, to be honest. I don’t think it’s very flattering either.
OP, maybe you can take a clear photo of the lace on your dress and see if the seller can match it as close as possible with her lace swatches?
Post # 10
wvlefty: LoveBugBee: peonyinparis: Yes, I think I’ll go with the mantilla for sure! So the seller emailed me a close up swatch and it looks like the same color. Lace pattern is what I was concerned about, but I agree that since the dress isn’t fully lace, I should be able to get away with it! Thanks!
Post # 11
- Wedding: August 2014 - Stan Mansion
Hands down the lace mantilla veil
Post # 12
I agree the Mantilla 🙂 That is very beautiful.
Post # 13
The Mantilla is gorgeous!! 🙂
Post # 14
I voted mantilla because bubble veils look very 80s to me.
Post # 15
I wouldn’t worry about the lace pattern. Lots of dresses have multple patterns of lace within them already, and it’s usually not noticeable (I think Kate Middleton’s dress has 3 types of lace in it). Lace pretty much just looks like lace. I doubt most people’s lace veils match the lace in their dress exactly.
I’m planning on sewing my own dress, and I’ve been spending a lot of time analyzing lace!