(Closed) How much did/will your veil cost?

posted 12 years ago in Accessories
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    under $50

    $50-$100

    $100-$250

    $250-$400

    over $400

  • Post # 17
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2020

    millymil21- where did you get your birdcage veil?

    Post # 18
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I paid about 120 for me and yes that is pricey but I really love it!  I like the look and it has beading on it so its not like I could make it. 

    Post # 19
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I’m borrowing it from my maid of honor — it’s just what I was looking for regardless.  I wish more brides would consider this — many veils are awfully similar.

    Post # 20
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2008

    i made mine for under $15 and was pretty proud of that achievement (and boy am i jealous that you were able to make yours for under $5 LL!).

    Post # 21
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    My veil just arrived today from http://www.occanseydesigns.com/ !!!! I am so so happy with this purchase. I bought a cascading cathedral length veil with a 7/8 ribbon for 119.00.  I was quoted well over 300.00 at every bridal shop I went to with my request.

    Thanks to the ladies on this weddingbee for suggesting them! 

     

     

     

    Post # 22
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    After searching the end of the internet, i can’t find any veil in the color i want, which is rum champagne, and since someone else offered to buy it, the veil is 190, but free to me! Can’t turn that down.

    Post # 23
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I got mine from ebay. 1 tier, chapel length, diamond white for $20. I want fingertip length, so my mom and I are going to chop it in half. Then we have one practice veil and one real veil. I couldn’t find any tulle in the right color so I couldn’t go completely DIY.

    Post # 24
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    Bumble Beekeeper

    $8.

    Post # 25
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Mine was plain tulle on a metal comb. It was elbow length. It was about $30 from an Esty seller, Simple Beauty Veils.

    Post # 26
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2008

    I found my veil the day I found my gown at the bridal salon.  I fell in love with the veil but then discovered it was  a Malis Henderson creation which cost $450!  Yikes! In an effort to sell me my Jim Hjelm gown, the boutique threw in the Malis Henderson for FREE!!! I had already decided to buy the gown so the veil was just a HUGE bonus!

    Later, i was also offered my grandmother’s wedding veil to wear.  I wore both (alternated them) on my wedding day. 

    Post # 27
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I have 3 so I voted for “100-250” 🙂 I can’t wait to wear them!!!

    Post # 28
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    I am re-vamping my mom’s (including the comb!) so mine will just cost me some time — no money!

    Post # 29
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Veils are surprisingly expensive! A family friend offered to have one custom made for me from the Philippines while she was there on vacation. It was such a money saver!

    Post # 30
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I got ripped off on my veil, I know that.  But my aunt had just given me a check for $250 to spend on my veil and headpiece, and there it was, the veil that was designed for my dress to match perfectly.  It was $200 at David’s Bridal.  Hopefully I’ll be able to sell it after the wedding, but I would not spend that much if I did it again.

    Post # 31
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I’m having a headpiece made for me by a milliner. It will be a birdcage veil on a comb with a beaded white bow to one side. I’m very excited about it! I went to his office and we talked over my ideas first and I got to try on some of his amazing creations.

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