(Closed) Need Opinions!

posted 10 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
310 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2008

I think the birdcage would love nice. Your dress is very beautiful and it would be a shame to cover it up. As long as you keep the birdcage very simple I think it would fit and look "vintagy".


Post # 4
72 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

Your dress is beautiful!! I think the birdcage veil might be a little too busy with all the lace on the dress.  I think a pretty lace veil (that matches the lace on the dress) or a short very plain veil would look great!  You could also just nix the veil idea, and do a pretty flower or comb in your hair.  Good luck!

Post # 5
2292 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I agree w/MsB – the birdcage veil is a lovely vintage look.  And I think it would look great with your dress, which also has a vintage look.  The dress has such a simple and classic silhouette, and the back is gorgeous!  I think it would be a shame to cover it up.  Birdcage all the way!

I totally understand about your mom – but really, you’re not asking her to wear a birdcage veil, are you?  You should get what you think looks gorgeous.

Post # 6
402 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

i love it! and am totally bookmarking the page for me to drool over later.

this would be such an elegant statement to your dress. simple, classic. stunning. 

Go for it! 

 i understand the pull of birdcage veils. i also understand about the mom thing. my mother is not really feeling the birdcage either. unlike you, my dress isn’t vintagey like. though my e-ring is and i am trying to incorporate some vintage like elements…..alas…i may miss out on the lovely bircage. unless i wear one to the reception.

Post # 7
35 posts

have you considered a mantilla veil?  i think it would look gorgeous with your dress.  i agree it would be a shame to cover up the back, but you can always take your veil off after the ceremony.

Post # 8
52 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

your dress is gorgeous!!! how about forgoing the veil and wearing some nice pins or flowers in your hair?

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