(Closed) Should I wear my step-mother's veil? (pics included)

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Should I wear this veil?

    Rock it! The color and pearls don't matter because it's so special!

    Politefully decline and get somethings that's better suited.

  • Post # 3
    6014 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    You aren’t going to wear it the whole time right?  And it’s not like you have a stark white dress and the veil is blue … rock the veil !!

    Post # 4
    7547 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I think they will look great together. It’s great to have something so special! 

    Post # 5
    1829 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I think it is very special and BEAUTIFUL, it will look wonderful with your dress! Plus, you will make your dad and stepmom very happy. It really is beautiful! And your something borrowed.


    Post # 6
    479 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Go with the veil… You don’t want to look back and wish you would have

    Post # 7
    816 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2013 - Mansion House at the MD Zoo

    I think it’s beautiful, and a lovely gesture and full of meaning. And really, weddings should have meaning above all, right? But I think on the day, it will all read as dots of sparkle since everything is reflecting the light.

    Also you are gorgeous and I am sure will look lovely in anything, but I think that veil will really enhance your dress without competing with it.

    Post # 8
    1151 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Wear it! The pearls are tiny.

    Post # 9
    6262 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    Definitely wear it! If you’re worried about matching, would you consider swapping out the earrings for something that mixed crystals and pears? 


    Post # 10
    44 posts
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Beautiful veil and beautiful dress!  I don’t think the colors would be different enough to notice and pearls are totally fine with your dress.  Plus, the meaning of wearing it is priceless!

    Post # 11
    2481 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    btw you are super beautiful!

    Post # 12
    1811 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Wear the veil!  It’s gorgeous!

    Post # 13
    1732 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Wear it. It’s BEAUTIFUL. The details on the veil will be too small for most people to notice anyway (they certainly won’t note pearls vs crystals), and tulle is so sheer that you can barely tell the color difference between even IVORY and stark white unless it’s wrapped in multiple layers around a bolt in Jo-Ann Fabric. You’ll be gorgeous! 😀

    Post # 15
    853 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Beautiful! and I LOVELOVELOVE your sweater!

    Post # 16
    870 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    That veil is so beautiful!  It’s very sheer, so I doubt anyone will be able to tell that it’s white and your dress is diamond white.  I’d say that the sentimental value of the veil outweighs the slight difference in color, but if you can, get your dress and the veil together and see how big the difference actually is.  It may not even be noticeable.

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