(Closed) What type of veil to use for ballgown princess dress?? (lots of pics)

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: What kind of veil for a ballgown princess dress?
    One Layer Lace : (12 votes)
    17 %
    One Layer Cathedral Lace : (9 votes)
    13 %
    One Layer Cathedral Crystals : (14 votes)
    20 %
    Two Layer Blusher : (2 votes)
    3 %
    Two-Tier Elbow Plain : (6 votes)
    9 %
    Two-Tier Fingertip with Beaded Edging : (12 votes)
    17 %
    Two Layer Elbow Lined : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Two-Tier Cathedral Plain : (8 votes)
    11 %
    Two Tier Cathedral Lace : (6 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    9074 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I’ll be wearing a ballgown in june and I have a one layer, fingertip length lace veil. I love the look of cathedral length veils, but I think (at least in my case) it would be way too much on me. We’re having an outdoor wedding and I don’t want to get swept away like a ship’s sail if the wind comes up a little bit (Or worse, it gets torn out of my hair and blown away. Eesh.)

    Post # 4
    Member
    1548 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m wearing a ball gown and have a 1 layer, cathedral length, pencil egde veil with just a few crystals on the trim – it will weigh it down a little if the wind is blowing during the ceremony. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    8884 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    If it helps, I wore a princess ballgown. My veil was a 2-tier elbow length veil with sparkles.

    Post # 7
    Member
    4284 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Depends on what style you want. I love the cathedral lace but it wouldn’t have gone with my style dress.

    Post # 9
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    4284 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @rsanc89:  Do you plan on wearing it for the ceremony then taking it off? If that is the case I think you should go for it! Everyone will see the detail at the reception. I love it that much!

    Post # 11
    Member
    4284 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @rsanc89:  Anytime!!! Be sure to show us 🙂

    Post # 12
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    1562 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I had a one layer cathedral with crystals.  It was fine for my venue, a church, but there was one place where it didn’t work – outside at a monument for pictures.  It was catching on the cement walkway like crazy.  I noticed that your venue has a brick sideway, and it would probably catch like crazy there too!

    Post # 15
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    8424 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    My first choice would be 6…… That way you still have a gorgeous veil that’s not competing too much with the beautiful detail in your dress! I wore a 2t rhinestone trim veil with my dress so I guess I’m a bit partial… Lol

    If you are set on having a longer veil then choice 3 would be my pick for your dress….. I would avoid the lace veils…. I think it would be too much with your dress (which is gorgeous btw)

     

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