(Closed) Wedding Veils

posted 6 years ago in Accessories
Post # 16
561 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

The veil I wore was a family heirloom, so fortunately I didn’t have buy it! Given that I’ve never been to a wedding (including mine) where the bride wore her veil for any length of time beyond the ceremony and maybe a few photos, I would search used sites and hit up David’s and other less-expensive bridal stores. I’ve heard Etsy can be a good resource, too. 

With my veil, because it was 80+ years old, I was concerned about the colors matching, but it wasn’t an issue. My gown was ivory and the veil was Belgian lace. The colors were not a perfect match, but it didn’t matter.

Post # 18
52 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

I too recommended Etsy and David’s Bridal for affordable veils. I was completely put off by the mark up on them in bridal shops and salons ($500 for a piece of tulle with some beading attached to a comb?!?). Yikes! I will be ordering mine from Etsy.

Post # 19
70 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2016 - Round Hill House

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nkg1010:  Oh, gosh, that’s gorgeous! Do you mind sharing the name of the eBay store?

Post # 20
174 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

$5.00 from eBay (seller in China)

Its a nice soft, flowy tulle; ivory color; plain and just what I wanted. 

Post # 21
36 posts
  • Wedding: May 2015

go with Ebay. i can’t bare the fact of the over price veil that they sell in bridal shop. the one i saw was $600, that could buy a new wedding dress.

So i went on Ebay and got my Mantila veil for $16, its beatiful and i got lots of compliment on it.


sorry, i don’t have better angle of my veil on this phone but i hope you would get some idea.

Post # 24
356 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I was also not willing to spend an arm and a leg for something I was going to wear for an hour. I got one on tradsey for $9, but it wasn’t as high quality as I hoped so I turned to etsy.  It was perfect! I’m not sure if she does beading, but it is worth asking. She was great to work with – quick to respond to questions.


Post # 25
12 posts
  • Wedding: The Wildflower Barn in Austin, TX

BlancaVeils.com is where I got mine. Sooo gorgeous! Just released this video too. pretty amazing! Only paid $88 for a cathedral lace veil. 

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