Show me your veil to match a HUGE tulle ball gown!!

posted 3 years ago in Dress
  • poll: do you like a veil with a tulle ball gown??
    yes : (45 votes)
    94 %
    no : (3 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 2
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    1136 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    MackenzieRaelin:  Beautiful dress choice!!! When my mum married my step-dad she wore a copy of that VW dress (we can’t get VW here, boo! – she was also only in her 30’s so still a relatively young bride!)

    I don’t have pics on me but she wore a veil and it was gorgeous, definitely finished off the look. She had her hair in a big bun and the veil was pinned underneath, it was a raw edge veil and finished sort of halfway down the skirt (so it sort of blended in)

    I say go for it, its a stunning dress and the veil will look beautiful!

    Post # 3
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    634 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I also thought that it would be too much tulle with my tulle ballgown, and then I tried on a beaded edge cathedral veil and that was it! Go for it, you can always take it off after the ceremony.

     

    Post # 4
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    634 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

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    Post # 5
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I’m wearing a veil with mine! I always knew I’d wear a veil and was never concern about it. This is also my dress without the hoop so it’ll be a lotttt bigger!

     

    Post # 6
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    Worker bee

    Ah! I love the Bride Wars dress. I thought it was discontinued though. I think ball gowns look best with veils or else it looks a little off in my opinion. Probably a traditional or cathedral veils look best.

    Post # 7
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Personally I think a big gown needs a veil, otherwise it looks a bit off – too informal or something. I’d go with the classic VW cathedral length, raw edge veil.

    Post # 9
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    70 posts
    Worker bee

    Have you tried veils on with the dress yet? I’m also wearing a larger tulle dress and didn’t even know if I wanted a veil or not. I did think a cathedral length veil was too much for my outdoor ceremony but ended up loving a walking length veil. I got one with lace appliques to coordinate with my dress, but the raw edge one would probably be perfect for you. Maybe try on some options with the dress to figure out what will be the best fit for you.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 7 months ago by  Rapunzelle.
    Post # 10
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    634 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    MackenzieRaelin:  Thanks! I had some major dress regret and almost went with a mermaid dress instead, but now looking back, I LOVE my dress and my veil!

    Post # 11
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    205 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I am also wearing a ball gown tulle dress, and I am going to wear a cathedral lengt veil, with raw edges and small scattered beads on it. I am making it myself though, so I have no pictures to show yet.

    But I did try on a couple of veils while trying on my dress, and I though it looked great! 😀

    Post # 12
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    764 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    My dress was more of an A – line, but it was still tulle. I have a Cathedral length. 

    Post # 14
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    532 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    AllieBee12:  a favourite bridal look of mine you can’t beat that wang!

    Post # 15
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    1762 posts
    Buzzing bee

    AllieBee12:  OMG! Your gown is to die for!!!

    MackenzieRaelin:  Here is my dress and veil when I was trying the sample on at the salon. I haven’t had my big day yet 🙂

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