(Closed) Veil or no veil?

posted 10 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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232 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I have a very simple dress, so for me a veil (long and short combo) is important.  Your dress is elaborate (and beautiful) so I get why you think a veil may be ‘too much’.  Have you looked into birdcage veils, or a simple ‘poof’?

Post # 4
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735 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2009

Can you wear a veil at the ceremony and take it off for the reception?

 If its a super traditional wedding, and you have location that will support the look, why not? how often do you get to wear a veil?

If you really don’t want one, don’t wear one. But think about it first. You may change yoru mind ( i sure did! )

Post # 5
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184 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

what a beaut dress.  i think it depends on how its going to wear your hair. 

Post # 6
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30 posts
Newbee

If you’ve tried on a number of different styles and colors but just don’t think veils are "you", don’t wear one!  Its completely up to you – not your mother or Mother-In-Law.  I’m still on the fence on the veil issue.  I may do what TallBride is suggesting and go with the veil for the ceremony and take if off for the reception. 

Post # 7
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Newbee
  • Wedding: January 2009

Beautiful dress! Personally, because it is not personally important to you and your dress has a lot of detail, I wouldn’t worry about one.  I’m wearing one only because the lady at the bridal shop put on on and I was like "oh wow, I like veils, what a surprise!"  do you, honeybee

Post # 8
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730 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

LOVELY dress!! I really think you could go either way and be fine, its your wedding – go with what makes you happy! But if you do decide its important to go with the opinions of Mom and your Mother-In-Law, you could consider a birdcage veil, or a shorter, less dramatic veil. You could wear it for the ceremony and take it off for the reception if you want. Whatever you do, make sure you try on a bunch of veils before you decide to eliminate them from your wedding day ensemble. 🙂

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