Post # 1
I have no idea how you pick a veil. When I tried on my dress, the associate just plopped on a veil and I had no idea there were so many lengths. I don’t have my dress right now so there’s no way I can go try on veils with my dress. I’d also like to order it online so I can save some money. Before I saw myself in a veil, I had honestly thought I’d never be caught dead in one (Ahh, the things you say before you start planning)
Anyway, this is my dress. If you have some suggestions, I’d be so grateful. I don’t think I want cathedral length though, because I am getting married outside.
Post # 3
Ughh, I meant to post this in accessories.
Post # 4
I like the length of the veil you have on here! (fingertip?) Veils come in different lengths – shoulder, elbow, fingertip and catherdral. Im not a veil expert by any means, in fact, I also didnt want one, but I’ll wear one for the ceremony. Veils, like dresses, come in colors – white or ivory etc. So, match it with your dress. You can choose a finished edge (ex pencil trim) or a raw edge (looks a little unfinished to me). The design of the veil can compliment or play up your dress – maybe a lace trim, swarovski crystals, beading etc. Oh and I almost forgot – tiers! You can get a single tier or layer, double etc. Good luck! Post some pics of ones that you like, would love to see them
Post # 5
I THINK its fingertip. I’m not sure. Like I said, they just plopped it on my head. lol.
I wasn’t sure if this was a good style veil for this dress. thanks for the advice! I had a few I liked saved on my computer but I can’t find them so I’ll come back and post them later! Thanks 🙂
Post # 6
@paigers91: You know, I have to say that I feel the same way. I’m really liking hair accessories like cloth flowers:
feathers, and headbands, but I’m not sure if they’re me. On the other hand, I’m super lukewarm to the idea of the veil.
I do, however, like the mantilla veil (like the one in this post) but I am really sure it will not match my dress.
Post # 7
I think some of it is what you want in a veil. If you want volume, you might want more than one tier. If you want it to lay flat and be very opaque, you might look towards a mantilla style. When the back has a lot of detail (corset, etc) most people stay away from heavy beading or intricate lace, but I think you could easily do that. As well, you need to think about if you want a blusher. For a blusher you can do a two teir veil with one teir that flips over, or you can buy an actual blusher veil to add in.
And then, of course, are hair clips, facinators, birdcage veils, and just decorations in the hair!
I think your first bet might be to browse a few magazines or blogs with outdoor weddings and see what you like before you research away 🙂
Post # 8
Hey guys, Here are the two veils I can’t decide between.
for the second option, I wouldn’t have the scattered pearls. I’m planning on wearing pearls for my jewelry so I’m not sure if that would be too much pearl action or not…
any opinions would be appreciated 🙂