Veil to go with dress

posted 3 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

That is a lovely dress and looks similar to mine. I am wearing an elbow length chiffon veil with minimal beading. A veil that is too elaborate would take away from the dress and be OTT

Post # 5
Hostess
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@aleachay:  An elbow length veil would be nice, but I’m kind of thinking getting married in an cathedral, I would do a longer veil, maybe cathedral length?

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

First of all, I would suggest a finger tip length instead of an elbow length. The elbow length might cut you’re back at the most interesting point (the deep v), where as a thin finger tip veil would delicately let the back of your dress shin through. I heard once that cutting a veil anywhere abovethe hip makes you look wider (which I don’t think many brides want).

I also love a long cathedral veil, and that would accomplish the same goal as the finger tip veil. Personally, I prefer a light and simple veil. If it were me, I’d leave the lace to the dress. Good luck!

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