(Closed) not sure about what veil would look good with my dress…help plz

posted 9 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Beautiful!!!  The dress reminds me of a greek goddess so maybe a cathedral length veil.  I also love how the model is wearing chandelier earrings and no necklace.

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Very pretty!  I don’t think I’d do a necklace, could take away from the detail around the bust line. 

I think a birdcage veil might be nice.  Agree with stpetebride, like the earrings shown with the dress.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

If you do a necklace, I’d make it a short lenght (not quite choker) and simple.  Like maybe a very thin (1/4") marcasite string.  I think veil length will depend on your build…you should definitely go to a store and try some on.  If you’re short like me, then a short veil might look poofy and give you a weird shape (which is how almost all short veils with all the dresses I’ve tried have looked on me).  But if you go long, make sure it’s very sheer so you don’t hide the detailing in back.  I’d also go with a veil that doesn’t have much of a trim as I think it’ll take away from the dress.

Post # 6
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735 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2009

I think a veil would look so elegant. What type of wedding are you having? 

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Your dress is so beautiful! I think because you have a more simple dress ( not a lot of sparkle) going with a finger tip length veil and some chunky earrings and big vintage bracelet would look absolutely gorgeous. But, no matter what you do with this gown it will be amazing!

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I would have to disagree with a bird cage veil (I do love them thow)  your dress is very greecian and a birdcage is very old hollywood that would kind of clash.  I would go very simple dont do a veil with lots of volume and stay away from tulle.  The softer and flowier the veil the better.

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

For starters I seriously LOVE this dress!  I always say to look at what the model is wearing.  So, I would maybe do the bracelet and chandelier earring look.  For a veil I would do a cathedral veil that is fairly simply…long and flowy would look very romantic with this dress.

Post # 10
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1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

You could easily go three ways — chapel or cathedral for drama (maybe this for the ceremony?) and then switch to a fingertip or birdcage for the reception!  Fact is, you have options, and you could always get them online from Veil Shop or OVeil, so it would be affordable enough to be a two-veil bride!

Post # 11
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Blushing bee

I like the birdcage. It would compliment the grandness fo the dress with a little quirk!

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