Post # 1
i need veil advice!
this is the dress i’m wearing:
it has a fairly long train.
at first, i was going to have a mantilla made with the same pattern lace, but now i’m wondering if i should do a shorter veil since the dress already has a train??
Post # 3
Generally, it depends on where you’re having our wedding. The more formal the venue the longer the veil. The more casual the site, the shorter the veil. In your case though, I think a short veil might not balance well with the longer train. You should go with longer. The model’s length is perfect.
Post # 4
The length of the veil should also match the formality of the dress. A dress with a long train needs a longer veil. I think a mantilla with the same lace would be too much (plus the mantilla would have to be shorter, and I’m not sure the style of a mantilla fits that of your dress). I agree that the length (and style) of the one the model is wearing looks perfect.
Post # 5
do you think it’s ok for an even longer veil than the one the model is wearing on the watters website?
Post # 6
My train is actually a little longer than that one, and I’m wearing a fingertip-length mantilla.
I agree with chelseamorning — I think the same style lace might be a little too much. There are lots of mantillas without lace though (mine has crystals and silver embroidery, for example).
Post # 7
My dress was very similar to that one, and I wore a long veil (extending slightly past the end of the train) with lace only around the bottom of the veil. Got lots of compliments on it. 🙂
Post # 8
I also wore an alencon lace dress with a small train, similar to yours but strapless. I wore a fingertip-length mantilla with lace trim. The lace on the veil matched the dress perfectly — it wasn’t too much. I also got a lot of compliments on it.