(Closed) Ivory dress, white veil??

posted 6 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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Busy bee

My sister did this, and it turned out just fine. honestly, it may depend on your dress and veil. If your veil is a large statement piece with a lot of white lace or decorations, it might not work as well as having a simple white veil, which is what my sister did. nobody even noticed the color difference

Post # 4
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4755 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

no your dress will look dirty in comparison.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I wouldn’t do it. I made my own veil because I wanted it to match. My dress was more of a champagne and I couldn’t find anything dark enough. I had to tea-dye the trimming to get it the right color. It was worth it though…a normal ivory veil would have been too light and looked awful with my dress. But I do think it depends on the dress. Try them on together before deciding though.

Post # 6
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963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

When we were picking out our attire, someone at one of the stores compared white and ivory together like snow and dog pee.  Yuck.  I think it will look odd.  You can get a very nice ivory veil for very cheap.  I got mine at Michael’s for less than $10 and it looked great.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Definitely not.  Your dress will look dirty.  A cousin of mine did this and I’m sorry to say that it looked really bad.  Also, a veil is a veil.  For the most part, it’s a piece of tule.  I wore a $7,000 Kenneth Pool dress with a $100 David’s Bridal veil after the drop veil I ordered literally would not stay in my hair.  It looked beautiful and I received many compliments.  

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