(Closed) What kind of veil goes with a tea-length dress?

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
11657 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

@An-chan:  I was going to suggest birdcage but I see you don’t like that.

Perhaps an elbow length veil would work?  If you mean true tea length – mid calf – then a fingertip veil MIGHT work depending on the style of the veil and style of the dress.

It’s hard to know without seeing the actual dress.

Post # 4
463 posts
Helper bee

Search “chin length flyaway veil”. Think that’s a nice option.


Post # 5
982 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@An-chan:  Oooooh… think Audrey Hepburn ala “Funny Face”

It’s actually a floor lenth veil that they had in some way secured it at the nape of her neck.  So it looks like a shoulder length from the front, long in the back.

Not everyone’s style, that’s for sure.  But I love this look.  Would love to see a real bride pull it off.


Post # 6
8422 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@An-chan:  I like the idea of a shoulder length or elbow lenth like these





Post # 7
363 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I think elbow length as well and I love tea length dresses

Post # 8
111 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I am having the same dilemma. I think I like the idea of a waltz length veil. I recently foudn this picture of a tea length dress with a longer veil: Bringing back memories? Katie donned a frilly white wedding dress while on location on Friday http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2401257/Katie-Holmes-dons-wedding-dress-complete-socks-shoes-film-Miss-Meadows-Ohio.html


I also really like this look  http://coutureallure.blogspot.com/2010/06/how-to-find-vintage-1950s-wedding-dress.html

Post # 9
1123 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I’ve got a tea length dress and my veil is elbow length, single layer, no blusher.

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