(Closed) Anyone buy veils before they try?

posted 6 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
1217 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Yup I ordered a simple fingertip-length raw-edge veil from the Internet without ever trying it on… I bought it used so I figure I can resell it at the same price I bought it if it doesn’t work out, but if it does then one less thing to worry about 🙂

But if your first fitting is this weekend, then you can try on the store’s veils while you have the dress on. I would wait a few days in case you find a style that you love… And then you can buy one from the store or order online (the bridal salon where I bought my dress charged an arm and a leg for their veils).

Post # 4
139 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I ordered mine on Etsy, its gorgeous. Very happy with the purchase


Post # 6
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I wasn’t sure I even wanted a veil for my beach wedding, and as I was discussing it with my best friend, she offered me hers. I have a great pic of my BFF putting “my” veil on me on the day of, and it was an easy way to save $150-200 (plus, it’s something borrowed!).

Post # 7
57 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I haven’t quite picked mine yet, but I’ll order it without trying it on once I do.  I refuse to drop $200 on a veil in a store, so I’m going with used or Etsy or Ebay.

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