(Closed) How can I accessorize my tea length wedding dress?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
  • poll: How would YOU accessorize this dress!?!
    Traditional Veil : (11 votes)
    32 %
    Birdcage veil : (21 votes)
    62 %
    Nothing that you've suggested, I'll tell you in comments! : (1 votes)
    3 %
    I like turtles! LOL : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 2
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    Birdcage veils are so classic and beautiful so I say that with a small pearl bracelet and earings And some peep toe shoes. 

    Post # 3
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2016

    I actually wore this dress for my courthouse ceremony!

    I couldn’t decide on the veil debate so I ended up buying a lace hair piece since i wore my hair in a curly style. 

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I think birdcage veils always go better with shorter dresses.

    Post # 5
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    34 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    Definately a blingy or color coordinated wide belt, tied off to the side. Then either pearls or diamonds/crystals For jewlery. Go for simple and elegant. Blingy shoes to go with the belt would be fun too! You didnt say what your hair looks like…is that you in the 2 veil pictures? I think either one is lovely, it just depends if you are a veil person or not.

    Post # 6
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    864 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2015 - Carmen\'s Lakeview

    ohhmaigosh:  I think a birdcage veil would look great with a tea length dress 🙂

    Post # 7
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    You chose such a pretty dress! I have a tea length dress as well and I chose a traditional veil, I feel more bridal with it! But I think either one would look great with yours. I think a sash would look lovely with your dress, either something in your wedding colors or just a blinged out one. 

    Post # 8
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    Bumble Beekeeper

    ohhmaigosh:  I think if you want it to look more bridal, go with a traditional veil, like the first photo, add a blingy sash and some drop earrings!  How are you going to wear your hair?   

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    Bird cage veils are gorgeous with tea length dresses.

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    ohhmaigosh:  definately try the different options on. I’m wearing a tea length dress and initially planned to wear a birdcage veil but when I tried it I found i didn’t like the look on myself. I’m now wearing a fingertip veil instead

    Post # 11
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    Buzzing bee

    ohhmaigosh:  

    I think an short/elbow length double veil would give it a very cute retro vibe

     

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    My best friend wore a very similar dress, and she wore a wide pearl bracelet and a bandeau birdcage veil.

    Post # 14
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2016

    llussier:  this is what I was picturing immediately! So pretty! 

    Post # 15
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    66 posts
    Worker bee

    Personally I think birdcage veils are overdone at the moment. They are a handy accessory to make a non-vintage or semi-vintage dress appear more “vintage” overall.

    i think your dress would look darling with a short, poufy retro style veil- maybe even Swiss/polka dot tulle? you can try different lengths such as shoulder, elbow etc.

    i love the sound of pearls and little white gloves. Happy accessorising 🙂

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