(Closed) To Veil or Not to Veil?

posted 7 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

I was all for skipping the veil altogether…until I tried one on to humor the consultant and my mom got The Look. You know, the “OMG MY BABY’S GETTING MARRIED” look. So I caved and wore one for photos and the ceremony. It was annoying as hell, but fun to take pictures in. If I had to do it over, I’d still wear the veil.

Post # 4
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7 posts
Newbee

@linguo42: FWIW, facinators are cool, but most women only get one chance to wear a veil.  Finding the dress didn’t give me that that “OMG, I’m a bride” feeling – the veil is what did it.  I did take mine off after pictures though, and went with a simple flower in my hair for the reception.  If it’s in your budget, perhaps that’s a compromise?

In the end, do what feels right to you – it’s your wedding. 🙂

 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I’m going to wear this tulle blusher, which is vintage yet a little modern and edgy at the same time 😉

I don’t think veils are going out of style (I think it’s the meaning that is changing–meaning you’re not expected to be a virgin to wear one), maybe they just won’t appeal to certain people? I love veils, here’s mine:

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