(Closed) veil vs hair comb?? (pics!)

posted 3 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Which is more suited to my occasion/dress (with hair being down and wavy)
    Hair comb : (8 votes)
    17 %
    Veil : (4 votes)
    9 %
    Both together, remove veil after ceremony : (35 votes)
    74 %
  • Post # 2
    1928 posts
    Buzzing bee

    i vote both together! That’s exactly what I did and I think it looked great 🙂

    Post # 3
    2709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    cassadina:  I love your dress!

    I agree with PP, wear your veil for the ceremony then comb afterwards. I know it seems like a hassle, but if you’ve always wanted to wear a veil I def think you should! When will you ever be able to wear a veil again?

    Post # 4
    775 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens

    I did hair flowers and a veil for the ceremony. I wasn’t going to wear a veil, especially since I’d figured I’d take it off right after the ceremony – and who wants to pay in the hundreds of dollars for that? And I just wasn’t sold on the veil – if I had LOVED it, that would have been something different. I knew I’d wear flowers in my hair all along. In the end, I bought a cheap veil ($15, single tier, elbow length) on eBay and my mom embellished it for me. There are definitely options for finding inexpensive options if you don’t want to spend much, but do want to wear something for the ceremony. And if you don’t want to wear one at all, the comb is gorgeous by itself and everyone will still know you’re the bride 🙂

    Post # 5
    449 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    Both! They would look great together. The veil would be impractical for dancing.  Take it off for the reception.

    Post # 6
    285 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    Oh my goodness, I love the comb. It’s beautiful and it works so well with your dress. I don’t think you even NEED a veil.

    Post # 7
    9 posts

    I think both together would be beautiful, and then you could take your veil off after the ceremony if you wanted or leave it on. The comb is gorgeous btw!!

    Post # 8
    2125 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    You could definitely do both!

    Post # 10
    23924 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Yeah, I did both together as well!  I took my veil off before the reception, so that way we had photos of both the veil look as well as with just the hair comb.  I think you’d look lovely with both!

    Post # 11
    127 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I didn’t want a veil either, so instead I went with a birdcage veil with a hair comb and removed the birdcage veil after cocktail hour. Everyone loved it. You are only a bride once 😉 I got these items on Etsy…thank goodness too because bridal stores are expensive! 

    • This reply was modified 3 years, 1 month ago by  Carrie2979.
    Post # 12
    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I’m wearing a hair clip over my veil because it hides the comb of the veil, I think it looks nicer 🙂

    Post # 13
    2500 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I wore a hair comb with a veil (a single tiered veil so you could see the comb underneath during the ceremony) and removed the veil for the reception.  I was originally planning on removing it before outside photos, but ended up not because it was so ridiculous humid out and I thought it would help protect my hair.  Really glad that I did because the veil look gorgoeus in the photos.  My veil was gorgoeous and only 35 dollars- it was an illusion bridal veil.  If anywhere near you sells them I would recommend them.  I’ve also heard good things about etsy veils.  You definitely don’t need to spend a lot of money for a beautiful veil 

    Post # 14
    3343 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island


    I went through the same struggle.  I opted to wear the veil for the ceremony and the hair clip for the reception.  During some of the bride and groom photos outside, I wore both.  It worked out really well and I was super happy with it.

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