Post # 1
So, I have both a custom feather fascinator piece from Etsy AND also a veil…I’ve never really been into veils but for whatever reason I gave in and bought one when I got my dress…andddd of course it’s not returnable.
Anywho, we’re having a non-religious ceremony, not in a church. If I can sell the veil I’m thinking of just wearing the fascinator.
Are you wearing a veil? Do you think it’s a "must have"?
Post # 3
- Wedding: July 2010 - Amy's Manor
Honestly, I wasn’t planning to until one was thrown in for free with my dress. It’s gorgeous so I think I’ll wear it for the ceremony. Either way, I never planned to wear one for the reception – I have a feeling I will be tossing my head to many songs on the dance floor! 🙂
Post # 4
Yeah if mine were free I might go ahead and wear it for the ceremony….just hoping to maybe sell it to someone who really wants to use it and just wear my hair piece lol
Post # 5
I voted for "Nah, not my thing". I was never really fond of wearing a veil and since I am not getting married in a church, I am definitely not wearing one. It just doesn’t fit the vibe of the venue.
As a replacement, I will be wearing a white flower with black feather fascinator that I bought on Etsy. I love it!
Post # 6
I will be wearing a veil. Since I began envisioning my wedding, I knew I’d have a beautiful wedding dress, and veil. I will be getting married in an outdoor ceremony too. I don’t think there are any rules to whether or not you wear a veil. I think it often becomes a personal preference! I believe it completes the look of a beautiful bride though.
Post # 7
I loved, loved wearing a veil. It was my favorite part of my wedding ensemble. You get to wear a veil one day in your life, and I didn’t want to miss that. It really made me feel like a bride. There are so many veil options out there, too. During my honeymoon I put my veil on practically every night for my new husband 🙂
Post # 8
I feel like I kinda have to have the veil for the ceremony. Not sure why, I feel like it’s the icing on the cake even though I don’t really love the way it looks on me. Very "bride" I guess. My mom however, says it’s a requirement with the blsuher and everything but she’s kinda old fashioned. I skipped the blusher. I went for a waltz length. She was just in love with it so much and they all kinda looked/felt the same to me, so I said whatever and let her pick mine out. She also wants me to wear it on the tippy top of my head. NOT! I don’t want it poofing out over like a big monstrous thingy on my head though. I’m taking it off for the reception FOR SURE.
Post # 9
I didn’t think I’d want a veil, and when I was dress shopping and they’d plant one on me, it was just confirmed. I really didn’t like the look on me at all and I don’t particularly like the symbolism of them either. My mom seemed a little disappointed that I wasn’t buying a veil but c’est la vie. I’m not wearing one.
Post # 10
I wasn’t going to wear one at first, but when the lady at the bridal salon plopped the matching veil for my dress on my head… I just teared up. I finally felt like a bride. I figure, hey, when else in my life am I ever going to get to wear a veil? 🙂
Post # 11
For me, it’s the bouquet that makes me feel like ‘bride.’ Weird, I know, but how often do we go around clutching a lovely bunch of flowers while we go through life? The veil, nah, not for me, especially after I saw a poor outdoor bride get entirely tangled in hers while the Maid/Matron of Honor fought desperate against the breeze to hold the thing down. ps. outdoors, microphone, and long veil do not mix!
Post # 12
No veil for me, and it was just fine. I already felt dressed up in costume just wearing the dress.
I like veils, though, and it’s a decision you should make based on what you want and what kind of wedding look you’re going for. Either is acceptable!
Post # 13
I really can’t decide! My issue is that I want to wear my (long) hair down in a vintage, Veronica Lake-type finger wave style, and if I wore a veil I would want to wear a lace cathedral veil (just for ceremony and pictures), and I can’t really do both I don’t think. I don’t know. I’m as yet undecided. If I end up doing a low bun instead of the hair down (although I doubt I will) I am definitely going to wear a veil. I think a veil would make me feel more bride-y.
Post # 14
I don’t think veils are essential (I used to, back when I was a little more traditional :-P) and I love some of the other headpieces I’ve seen, but I think I’m going to wear one. In fact, it looks like I may be wearing my mom’s veil (I have a lace dress and she has a lace-edged veil). I’m going to try it on this weekend and see how it looks, then decide.
Post # 15
At first I wasn’t planning on wearing a veil, and then when I decided I wanted one, my mom offered to make it. I plan on wearing it for our outdoor ceremony, and for some pictures, and then will take it off for the reception! I definitely don’t think it is necessary, and I have been to many weddings where the bride doesn’t wear one and I don’t even notice! Keep us posted on what you decide!
Post # 16
At first i had no idea, but then I fell in love with a crazy birdcage veil!