(Closed) Drop veils and Ballgowns?

posted 4 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Drop veil w/ ballgown and hair down
    Yes : (9 votes)
    75 %
    no : (2 votes)
    17 %
    yes but wear hair pulled back/up : (1 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 2
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    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2017

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    siennabrown215 :  I am wearing a ballgown, have a drop veil and plan to wear my hair down.  I haven’t seen it but I think it will work, wear what you want and what makes you happy.  

    Post # 4
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    894 posts
    Busy bee

    Ballgown and a waist drop veil works beautifully. My previous dress (it turned out unsuitable and I sold it) was a huge ballgown, and I was going to wear a waist-length / elbow length drop veil , raw edge, to go with it. 🙂

    I briefly considered a cathedral drop veil, but it feels a little over the top. If your venue is super grand though why not 🙂

    Post # 6
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    495 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2016 - Athol Hall, Mosman

    I wore a cathedral drop veil with my ballgown and it worked out perfectly. The only thing you need to worry about is whether the design competes with your gown or not. 

    Here’s a few pics with me and mine:

     

    You could see that I had a smidge of make-up transfer on the veil but the reason for that was the day was particularly breezy and my veil was dancing between us the entire time (pro tip: if you’re getting married at a high point near the sea/harbour, you might want to invest in veil weights). Originally I thought my veil was going to be heavy enough to not waft around us like that but mother nature had other ideas, lol. HTHs

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