Veils are a defining feature of bridal couture, historically women used to wear their hair flowing down their back for their wedding to show their purity and the veil came to symbolize this and has become synonymous with bridal wear for many hundreds of years!
Here is a quick guide to help you choose the perfect veil for you!
Bird Cage veils don’t cover the whole face usually or just barely cover the face, and are usually part of a barrette or head piece.
Blusher Veils just cover the face and are often lifted up to revealed the bride either at the beginning or end of the ceremony.
Elbow Veils come to the elbows and are less formal.
Finger Tip veils fall to the hips or the finger tips and can be used in a variety of wedding settings from semi-formal to very formal.
Waltz Veil is knee length and sometimes called Ballet style.
Chapel Veils fall to the floor and usually are worn with dresses that have a brush or chapel train.
Cathedral Veils are worn with very formal dresses that have equally long or longer cathedral trains.
Royal Cathedral Veils, you’re marrying Prince Harry – congratulations!
Tiered Veils incorporate drama into simple dresses and often just add blusher veils to traditional veils.
Are you going to wear a veil in your ceremony?