Veil color

posted 2 years ago in Accessories
Post # 2
1417 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I just went through this process too, bought an “ivory” veil from BHLDN and upon arrival was worried that it was too light compared to my ivory dress. If u can I would highly recommend buying one in real life when u have ur dress or dress swatch! If not, make sure u can return the veil and try to get a dress swatch (I asked the designer for one) if u don’t have one. 

I really dislike when a veil is too white for the dress, but in your case I think as long as it is the same tone (cream) it should be ok. I would be more worried aboUt going too dark. I think dark veils aren’t as flattering to the face (depending on ur skin tone). 

Post # 3
913 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - 11/15/14-Vineyard

Or you an ask your dress shop to order extra of the oatmeal colored material (tulle?) to have a veil made from, that way the color matches exactly. 

Post # 4
63 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I am wearing oatmeal, and I made my own veil. It cost like $5 of tulle. Doesn’t match EXACTLY but it’s close enough. But as Mrsttobe said, you can have the shop order tulle from Watters if you want an exact match.

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