What kind of veil goes with a tea-length dress?

posted 3 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
9859 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

@An-chan:  I was going to suggest birdcage but I see you don’t like that.

Perhaps an elbow length veil would work?  If you mean true tea length – mid calf – then a fingertip veil MIGHT work depending on the style of the veil and style of the dress.

It’s hard to know without seeing the actual dress.

Post # 4
373 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Search “chin length flyaway veil”. Think that’s a nice option.


Post # 5
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@An-chan:  Oooooh… think Audrey Hepburn ala “Funny Face”

It’s actually a floor lenth veil that they had in some way secured it at the nape of her neck.  So it looks like a shoulder length from the front, long in the back.

Not everyone’s style, that’s for sure.  But I love this look.  Would love to see a real bride pull it off.


Post # 6
9652 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@An-chan:  I like the idea of a shoulder length or elbow lenth like these





Post # 7
488 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I think elbow length as well and I love tea length dresses

Post # 9
1108 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I’ve got a tea length dress and my veil is elbow length, single layer, no blusher.

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