(Closed) Dress and Veil OPINIONS NEEDED!

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which veil looks better with this dress?
    Birdcage Veil : (9 votes)
    33 %
    Mantilla Veil : (9 votes)
    33 %
    Either is fine : (9 votes)
    33 %
  • Post # 3
    1580 posts
    Bumble bee

    I think your dress would look fantastic with a mantilla. You could wear the mantilla for the ceremony and then switch to the birdcage (either forwards or backwards) for the reception and get the best of both worlds.

    Post # 4
    7081 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I think either would be fine with your gorgeous dress!  One option would be to rock the mantilla during the ceremony and then switch out to the birdcage for the reception…  But if you didn’t feel like getting another veil, you are probably set!

    Post # 5
    1207 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    I think a mantilla would clash a little with the detail of your dress.  A birdcage would look great, and you would still be able to see all of your dress!

    Post # 6
    3162 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think, with the detail on the dress (which is gorgeous, by the way – who makes that?), the mantilla would be too much and take away from the dress. I’d go birdcage, and the one you bought is lovely.

    Post # 8
    149 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    The dress is simply beautiful excellent choice.  I voted either veil would go well but now that I think of it the mantilla veil paired with this dress has a more romantic feel.  Laughing

    Post # 9
    987 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I love the idea of a mantilla for the ceremony and the birdcage for the reception.  Of course, it may just be because that’s exactly what I did!  The birdcage will look great though if you don’t want to go the 2 veil route.  It also might be hard to find a mantilla that matches the beautiful detail on your dress.

    Post # 10
    4001 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Hmmm, I would really like the mantilla with that dress, which is beautiful!  I love the idea mentioned about wearing the birdcage for the reception.  That’s a great way to relax the look and still have your super cute birdcage veil in pictures.

    Post # 11
    1732 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I think the dress would be pretty either way.  If you don’t want both and you love birdcages, wear the one you have!  It would be beautiful!

    Post # 12
    67 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I like the Birdcage! I think it looks elegant. I’m doing the same. I can also see you in a lace long veil with that dressas well.

    Post # 13
    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I think a mantilla might be too much.  Plus I am crazy about matching, the lace would have to match for me.

    Post # 14
    705 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    I love the mantilla. I wouldn’t have said that before looking at mrs. champagne’s photos…just gorgeous!!

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