(Closed) When to take the veil off?

posted 12 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
5495 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I plan on taking mine off after pictures (after the ceremony). But If you want to wear it for the first dances, or for the whole reception, I say go for it!

Post # 4
2680 posts
Sugar bee

I took my veil off after the first dance. We did our grand entrance and went straight into the first dance.  It started to feel like it was falling out after than anyways hugging people and the veil pulling from the hugs.  If you can wear it the whole night, why not?

Post # 5
56 posts
Worker bee

good question! i plan on following this thread bc i’m clueless about this as well 🙂

I’ve been to weddings when the bride kept it on all night, and some where it was off when they made the entrance…

Post # 6
1573 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

The lady that helped me at the bridal salon recommended waiting till after the first dance.  She said it looks great in first dance pictures.

Post # 7
4122 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Usually after the first dance 🙂 But really it’s whenever it gets annoying 🙂 Usually a Cathedral veil will come off more quickly… but if you plan on dancing in a cathedral veil make sure you practice with it on! You’re going to have to figure out the most beautiful way to “hold it”

Post # 8
4479 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I’m taking mine off right after the ceremony… haven’t decided if I’ll leave it on for cocktail hour pics or not. I’d take it off before the first dance to avoid stepping on it!

Post # 9
383 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I took mine off right after pictures… I had a cathedral length so there was no way I was making it all day with that thing on. I loved it, but it needed to go.

Post # 10
597 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: City, State

I have a two-tiered veil- the bottom tier is cathedral length, and the top tier goes to just above my shoulders. I will be wearing both tiers until just after the cermony, and before the reception I will remove the cathedral tier, and wear the shorter tier the rest of the night.

Post # 11
1509 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Take it off after pictures, before your grand entrance into the reception!  It sounds beautiful!

Post # 12
18 posts

I say if you want to take them with your pictures right after.

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