(Closed) Veil for my ball gown?

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
748 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Looking at your photograph, I first envisioned an elbow length veil. The good thing is your dress is a shape and style that means you can wear just about any veil you want, cathedral to blusher, lacy, embroidered, swiss dot, plain. Still, I couldn’t help but imagine something elbow length with some nice design on the edges that match your belt a bit. Good luck!

Post # 4
1653 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

my dress isn’t as full as yours, but was full! I wore a fingertip length and loved it.   Just a thought!



Post # 5
1473 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Like another bee said, an elbow length veil would look lovely. I wore an elbow length with my ballgown but I had my hair up. Either way, the veil will just be a bonus to your gorgeous dress!! 


Post # 6
1671 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Try an elbow length and a fingertip length… I bet you’ll have a favourite. If you like cathedral length, maybe you can order one of those cheapie online ones. $10, and worst case scenario, you’ll know if the length is good. Best case scenario, it’ll be nice enough that you can just use it. I think cathedral would also be lovely. Try moving them around on your head too… I love them on the crown of the head, but I don’t think it looks good on me. I have some more time to play around with them though.

BUT I’m mostly commenting because of your dress… GORGEOUS!!! It seriously is amazing… I just love the skirt, and it makes your waist look tiny and the rest of you look va va voom! Awesome choice. Yup.

Good luck!

Post # 7
80 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Oh man!! This is my dress too! I plan to wear my MIL’s veil, which is a floor length lace edge (but I might fold it over to be a double layer lace edge, making it more like an elbow length).  I wasn’t sure about lace with the all satin dress, but then I saw these wedding photos: http://www.stylemepretty.com/massachusetts-weddings/2011/12/07/belle-mer-wedding-by-snap-photography/ It’s pretty much the same dress, but she is wearing a Lazaro. 

I also got a free veil with my dress. This is the one I picked out: http://www.bestbridalprices.com/symphony-bridal-veils-style-5623vl-p-71295.html?cPath=1123&fabric=148

I think a cathedral veil would look great though!! I think it would be a really dynamic look especially with the larger skirt. 

Post # 8
3371 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I love a long, dramatic cathedral veil with a ball gown. It depends on what kind of look you’re going for – cathedral would be more formal, whereas elbow/fingertip would be slightly more casual.

Post # 9
23597 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Okay first of all, HOLY CRAP you look SO stunning in your dress!  In regards to veil, I’m between the cathedral and an elbow length.  I think a cathedral veil would be so lovely! If you do elbow length, what about the bubble ones with a little more volume?

Post # 13
41 posts
  • Wedding: October 2013

I have this dress, too. I love the cathedral length veils, but I wasn’t sure if it would be too much with the train on the dress and buttons down the back. I also love lace veils, but was unsure of how that would work with the blingy belt. After seeing pictures, it looks like it would work well though.

@lastlastfirst have you chosen accessories?

Post # 15
70 posts
Worker bee

Your gown is absolutely beautiful and you look stunning.  Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!


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