(Closed) What veil would go with my dress? Help Please!

posted 6 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

oh wow a bird cage would look great with this I think! with a small flower… good luck either way I bet you will look great on your wedding day.

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I don’t know which veil to choose b/c the back is difficult b/c it is “veil like” by itself! I wouldn’t like it with a birdcage though unless it was tulle material to match the dress… found this one on etsy..

http://www.etsy.com/listing/84733015/birdcage-veil-tulle-unique-bridal-veil?ref=sr_gallery_1&sref=&ga_search_submit=&ga_ref=auto&ga_search_query=birdcage+veil+tulle&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

 

 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

birdcage would look great, its a simple classic dress so you could pull it off ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 6
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Sugar bee

Birdcage or a simple one tier elbow length veil

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Another vote for the birdcage. Lovely Dress!

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I agree – a tulle birdcage would be lovely.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee

@MissNapaBride:  I like that option !! ๐Ÿ™‚ 

I think a birdcage would look great ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I ordered a tulle birdcage for my wedding and was horrified when it came in. There is a reason that birdcage veils are net, the tulle stuck straight out! Maybe mine was just poor quality though. However, I love your dress, it is so flowy and elegant and I think that maybe something like this would compliment it better. Don’t get me wrong a birdcage would look great too, but I guess they just left a bad taste in my mouth.

Post # 12
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I’m not a huge fan of birdcage veils myself, but I think some people can really pull them off.

My dress has a train that is “veil-like” like you said, at first I was pretty sure that a mantilla veil would hide the beauty of the dress and that it wouldn’t look good AT ALL, but the lady at the shop told me to try one just to see and I was surprised with how good it looked (I ended up going with an elbow length one but that’s a different story), I’m not saying you should get a mantilla, nor that you should not get a birdcage, just that it would be really helpful if you could take the dress down to a bridal shop and try on all the different styles, you might end up finding something that never crossed your mind in the first place.

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@IvorySwan:  I totally agree.

I think you should try on different veils with your dress on to see in person what you like best. I personally love love love birdcage veils, but they do not look “right” on me ๐Ÿ™‚

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