(Closed) Please help me decide: Veil with this Christos dress?

posted 10 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Which veil would you recommend with the Christos Desiree?

    Fingertip or Elbow (please specify which in comments)



    Skip the veil

  • Post # 3
    5493 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I would go with one of those retro bubble veils for this sweet 50s inspired dress.  BTW, I’ve been obsessed with this dress since it came out.  You’re a very lucky girl 😉

    Post # 4
    3788 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I think your dressy is very kicky. A chapel or cathedral veil would overpower it to me. I voted for fingertip because elbow isn’t an option.

    Post # 5
    1079 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I’d go with elbow length. I also have a Christos dress and didn’t feel anything went with the ivory silk organza so my seamstress is making one to match – it’s much better than the standard tulle and not so poufy, so it doesn’t overwhelm the dress so much.

    Post # 7
    804 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I’d go elbow length or shorter – anything longer will take away from the dress I fear.

    Post # 8
    12 posts
    • Wedding: September 2010

    A short veil would be great … and By The Way your dress is gorgeous!

    Post # 9
    2239 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I agree with everyone else who said fingertip/elbow. I’m a fan of chapel/cathedral veils too, but I don’t think one would really suit your dress.

    Post # 10
    401 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    elbow–anything longer would be too much!

    Post # 11
    173 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think you could go either fingertip or elbow and it will look stunning! 

    Post # 12
    1 posts
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I tried this dress on with a single layer chapel length and it looked stunning…..the sheerness of the veil is important, otherwise it will over power. 

    Post # 13
    210 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Your dress is ridiculously beautiful!  I say elbow or fingertip. 🙂

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