(Closed) Picked up my dress – long veil or short

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which Veil would you pick
    Top row - fingertip veil 2T : (31 votes)
    32 %
    Bottom row - Cathedral Veil 1T : (62 votes)
    64 %
    Do not wear a veil : (0 votes)
    Other - explanation below : (4 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    562 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I LOVE the cathedral veil with that dress! You look beautiful πŸ™‚

    Post # 4
    5154 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I wore two…it looked like just one veil at the ceremony (the cathedral) but then I had the shorter veil, the fingertip for the reception/cake cutting/first dance/etc

    Post # 5
    507 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Ooooh, I’m a sucker for a cathedral length veil. In my opinion, they just never look wrong! πŸ™‚

    And you look great!

    Post # 6
    3788 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I think the shorter veil competes with the teirs of your dress. The single long layer of the cathedral veil compliments without overpowering it.

    Post # 7
    979 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Cathedral.  The two-tier looks like it blends in with the layers of the skirt.  I love the skirt, its gorgeous:)

    Post # 8
    1314 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I like the cathedral veil. With all the layers in the bottom half of your dress, I really like what the solid length of the cathedral does for your dress (I hope that makes sense, lol!).

    Post # 9
    362 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    If you are going to go with a veil…the cathedral. The short veil is distracting and doesn’t mesh well with the tiers of the dress.

    Post # 10
    883 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Apparently I am the only one on this site that feels this way but I personally am not a fan of cathedral veils at all. Finger tip veils have so much more life to them and just frame a bride better. Not only that but its so much less to deal with. 

    Post # 11
    23636 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    For this particular dress, I would vote the Cathedral, but normally I lean towards Fingertip! So much detail on the dress that I feel the fingertip is lost in the dress…

    Post # 12
    194 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Cathedral! I just love them.

    Post # 13
    30 posts
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Cathedral would go best with your dress. 

    Post # 14
    9 posts
    • Wedding: June 2011

    They both look good.. but i like the Cathedral veil better

    Post # 15
    548 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011


    I bought a fingertip veil for my dress but looking at your cathedral I am reconsidering one πŸ™‚ I voted cathedral!

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