(Closed) What type of veil matches my dress?

posted 6 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
424 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

i think a simple cathedral veil would look lovely

Post # 4
23609 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I agree, simple cathedral veil!  If you’re looking for shorter, simple fingertip!

Post # 5
1747 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Wow, I love the texture of your dress. I would keep it elbow length to spotlight that texture.

I am not a huge fan of birdcages and you’re right, I don’t think a birdcage would do your dress justice. However, if you are super high fashion, a really cool and dramatic fascinator  (big tulle, etc.) might be great.

Post # 6
828 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I think that you could pull off a birdcage veil. Although they are technically vintage (aren’t all veils?) in my mind they are a sort of contemporary nod to the traditional veil and the texture of your dress makes it pretty contemporary.

Post # 8
84 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

wow, beautiful dress!

personally i wouldn’t go for elbow length as i think it might obscure/compete with the crystal detailing at the back of the dress. i would go instead with fingertip or cathedral length. i also agree with the other poster who said a birdcage veil would work! i think it would actually look stunning and would compliment the silhouette & the fabric detail really well!

i think it will depend on what you feel most comfortable wearing. although i love the look of birdcages and a birdcage would have gone well with my dress, i wanted the drama of a cathedral length veil so went with that instead.

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