Second Time Bride – Veil or no veil?

posted 2 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
188 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I am a second time bride and I am doing the big dress, veil, tiara, the works lol. 

My first husband and I eloped and I didnt have a fancy wedding so I am doing now!

Post # 3
598 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015 - Dreams Las Mareas - Costa Rica

Celliaanne:  I agree.. im a second timer as well and plan on doing all of it because i didnt have it the first time


Post # 4
760 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens

Daenaria727:  I am firmly in the camp of wear-it-if-you-want-it.

Post # 5
913 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - 11/15/14-Vineyard

Second timer here too and I’m debating the same thing. I bought one just don’t know if I’ll wear it. Thinking I will for pics/ceremony then take it off right after. 

Post # 6
1737 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - 13th ~ TN

Daenaria727:  I am wearing a birdcage veil. Do what you want, it is your wedding. A lot of old traditions do not matter anymore with 2nd weddings.

Post # 7
1236 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - San Francisco, CA

The traditions surrounding veils are incredibly outdated – most people wear them for the lovely aesthetics of it instead of the original meanings. If a veil makes you happy, wear one. Haters gonna hate, but you will be beautiful.

Post # 8
1103 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

First time bride, but I probably shouldn’t be wearing one either (or white) because I’m (gasp) not a virgin. But I’ll be in white with a veil, do what makes you happy!!

Post # 9
3836 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Daenaria727:   Encore bride here, and I will be wearing a veil (unless is it very windy – LOL!!).   It won’t be over my face, I’m doing the comb veil thing.  I think they look very pretty, especially in the photos.  

If you want to wear one, wear it!!  You can find any number of sources telling you to do one thing or another, many of those guides are contradictory.  Make your own tradition, do what makes you feel special!!

Post # 10
2751 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I think that anyone can do anything that they want to for their wedding…especially these days. There aren’t specific rules anymore.  Anything goes.  So if you want to wear a veil…then by all means wear a veil.

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