(Closed) I paid WHAT for a veil?!

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: how much did spend on your fingertip veil?
    50-200$ : (116 votes)
    53 %
    200-300$ : (20 votes)
    9 %
    300-500$ : (25 votes)
    11 %
    Hell no, Im not spending money on a veil of any type. : (59 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 3
    585 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    @SimonSaysBride:  sounds like you really liked the veil. Maybe you can sell it after your wedding to recoup some cash?

    Post # 4
    1165 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Mine was around $100.

    Post # 5
    68 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    My favorite veil is $69

    Post # 6
    3765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I feel ya! I spent just over $300 on my cathedral length veil. It didn’t have a TON of detail, but the price was still up there. I absolutely loved it, it went perfectly with my dress, and I had always dreamed of a long veil. In the end, I’d do it again!

    Post # 7
    265 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2015 - Powel Crosley Estate, Sarasota, FL

    I haven’t purchased a veil yet, but I did go to a bridal salon that was giving a free veil (up to $250) with the purchase of any Maggie Sottero gown. Heck of a deal! 🙂

    Post # 8
    2351 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Dang that’s gettin up there in price. I paid $160 for mine, but it actually was $260 and I had a $100 off in store credit coupon at my boutique.

    Post # 9
    1814 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

    My fingertip veil with beading on the edge was $110. Maybe keep shopping around? $360 is WAY too high IMO. You can get a lot of whole dresses for that. Tulle is not expensive, and beading is not THAT expensive, and they don’t exactly have a complicated pattern. 

    Post # 10
    617 posts
    Busy bee

    @SimonSaysBride:  Im going with a bird cage and a friend is making it shouldnt cost more then $30 for all the supplys! 

    Post # 11
    1332 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I bought mine off Amazon for $25, a cathedral length veil.  I was not entirely sure if it was legit, but I received the package…and it was GORGEOUS.  Probably, definitely not the NICEST in quality, but for something I will wear for maybe 1.5hours, worth the very cheap cost 🙂

    Post # 12
    524 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    I have a very similar veil (fingertip, embellished with Swarovski crystals). It was free with my dress because I was so iffy about the dress price.

    Post # 13
    2968 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    i paid about 60 for my mantilla.

    Post # 14
    773 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens

    Ordered a cut edge elbow length veil off eBay for $15. My mom is going to bead the edge . . . Could not imagine spending $150 for something we could do for $20 . . . But my mom is an artist and works in beads already, and she has ALWAYS wanted to make my dress. We decided that wasn’t a good option, got a great deal on my dress, and now she’s doing my veil, making two sashes, and creating our hand fasting cords 🙂 then she’ll actually DO the hand fasting (she is also a weaver).

    Post # 15
    2447 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I paid $1500 for my veil.

    Post # 16
    6530 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @SimonSaysBride:  yea, i felt the same way about my veil. I paid $400 for my cathedral lace with mantilla veil. Its 1 piece of fabric. I shouldn’t have paid more than $150-$200 and even that is still a lot

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