(Closed) Veil: Length

posted 4 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: How long should the veil be?
    Longer than the dress' train : (17 votes)
    85 %
    Shorter than the dress' train : (3 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 2
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    Busy bee

    I always thought I wanted a long veil but my train is soo beautiful I don’t want to distract from it with a long veil. My is elbow length.

    Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee

    I don’t think there is any correlation between the two. Each is whatever you like!

    Post # 4
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    Personal choice.  But I think if the train in ornate then it wouldn’t make sense to cover it up. 

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    I had a fingertip length Veil because I too didn’t want to take away from the beauty of my train (I wore an organza gown). But again, there is no universal “rule”, it’s whatever you want.

    Post # 6
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    Mine is the same length as my train. The veil has a raw edge with no embellishments, so I think it works with the train and doesn’t take away from it.

    Post # 7
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2016 - Athol Hall, Mosman

    My veil is either 8 or 10 inches longer than my train (semi-cathedral length). I have beading all the way from my bodice on down through to my mid thigh so having a fingertip veil would have created a line and broken the flow. I think you could get away with a long veil laying on the train if it’s a raw edge because it could sort of melt into the fabric.

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