What did you do with your veil after the wedding?

posted 4 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
231 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I kept mine and am having it preserved in the same box as my dress.  The person who is doing my dress cleaning and preservation mentioned that in addition to loaning it to other brides, sometimes women repurpose their veils for other things, like christenings. 

Are you going to sell your dress?  If so, and if your veil wouldn’t fetch a lot on resale, it might be nice to keep it so that you would have something to pass on to a daughter or niece if you like.  It’s a beautiful veil!

Post # 4
751 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2001


I’m selling both of mine. Its there a bridal consignment store in your area?

Post # 5
879 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I had my cathedral length veil custom made and plan to have it preserved with my wedding gown. Since yours isn’t long, I’d keep it for sure.. maybe wear it around the house sometimes 😉

Post # 6
24173 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I still have my gown and my veil. Neither are preserved.  No idea what i’ll do with it. Haha, arabesque, maybe i WILL wear it around the house. 😉

Post # 7
4466 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I’m keeping mine. Out of everything I have I hope that someone in my family gets use out of it in the future. 

Post # 8
1329 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I might put it in a frame. It’s a feather fascinator with a birdcage veil. It’s so pretty, I would hate to hide it away.

Post # 10
3040 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’m going to alternate wearing it and my doctorate cape (my affectionate name for the enormous velvet academic hood) to wash my car on weekends. 

Post # 11
3943 posts
Honey bee

@Overjoyed:  HAHA!

Mine has been sitting in a bag with my dirty dress since October. No idea what to do with either one.

Post # 12
7061 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Seeing this made me realize that I don’t know where mine went… I remember my MOH handing it to me and telling me not to forget it but I think I might have left it at our hotel! Oh well… It was a cheap one anyways.

Post # 13
1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@Txgrl-inChicago:  I’m keeping mine. It was my mom’s which I updated, and hopefully one day there will be another female in my family that wants to use it 🙂

Post # 14
8431 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I sold mine!

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