Post # 91
I was leaning towards not, but then reaized that I won’t have a chance to do so ever again, so why not go for it. But i’m pretty sure I won’t wear it over my face, so I’ll have a bun type veil. And its just going to be for the ceremony and will get taken off at the reception.
Post # 92
I am leaning towards just for the ceremony too.
Post # 93
I decided not to for a few reasons:
– I didn’t want to deter from the dress. It’s already super busy, and I felt like a veil would only complicate my look, not compliment it.
– I despise windy day veil pictures. It can get breezy at my parent’s house, where the ceremony was, and I just didn’t want silly pictures where the veil was blowing all over the place.
– I feel like they’re a waste of money. (Sorry!!) I just couldn’t justify $400 for a piece of tulle that I would wear for 20 minutes.
With all of that said, I do think that veils look lovely on so many brides. It’s just not for me 🙂
Post # 94
I am not sure about the wind issue. That’s something to think about.
Post # 95
Initially, I swore I’d never wear a veil. I’m very pale with blonde hair and blue eyes, and combined with a white gown I thought I’d look like a corpse bride. My mother — who has made very, very few demands/requests about our wedding — was pretty heartbroken, so I told her that IF she could find a veil that I didn’t hate, I’d wear it just for the ceremony.
When we found my wedding gown, I didn’t want to try on veils. They all looked so… shroudlike. But lo and behold, my mother pulled out a two-tier, elbow-length, crystal-edged veil and gave me a mom’s version of puppydog eyes.
Long story short, it was pretty, the crystals weigh it down enough that it doesn’t make me look like I’m ready for burial, and I’m only wearing it for a few pictures and the ceremony. Done, and potential crisis averted.
Post # 96
I was also completely sure that I wasn’t going to wear a veil. But I bought one anyways just in case (off etsy for cheap). So I only ended up wearing it for the ceremony, but now looking back at the photos, I wish I would have worn it the whole entire time. It made my pictures look amazing!
Post # 96
Hee hee. I think it’s very nice of you to make that concession for her.
Post # 97
Makes me feel like a bride, not just a girl in a white dress. I dont mean to judge I just feel so many modern looks are so “un bridal” you only get one chance to be a bride (hopefally) so make it count!!
Post # 98
For some reason I’ve always wanted to wear a veil during the ceremony. That might be from being raised in a very large traditional family. I don’t plan on wearing it for the reception. The veil is short, but I want to be able to “let my hair down” and party without having to worry about getting my head snagged on something. I’m really clumsy so getting my veil caught in something would not be beyond me.
Post # 99
I’m not wearing a veil because I’ve already got a lot going on, and it’s not my style. I’m going to have a lace bolero and my hair down, so a veil just doesn’t work with what I’m wearing.
Post # 100
I know what you mean, although I think anyone in a fancy white dress looks pretty bridal to me.
Oh, good point. I am quite the klutz myself.
If my dress and accessories were really intricate I probably wouldn’t think about it either.
Post # 101
I think the veil you picked will look ADORABLE with a tea-length dress! No worries on that score.
Post # 103
I’m going to wear one, because it just seems so… bride to me. Whenever I fell in love with a dress (and there were several) and they put a veil on me, I just felt like the whole thing was complete.
Post # 104
I didn’t really have to think about it… I don’t know why, but it just seemed like a given!