Wearing a veil is one of oldest wedding traditions, dating back to the Greek and Roman times. A veil connects a bride to the tradition of marriage. It enhances beauty, and brings a soft-white halo to one’s face. And, not to mention, it makes a bride feel, well, like a bride! If you have mixed feelings about wearing a veil on your wedding day, I assure you to at least try one on.A personal favorite, the Birdcage veil is an adorable vintage style that can be worn on any part of the head.The Flyaway veil is a slightly playful veil that is full of fluff and fabric.
The Blusher veil, is the short tier of the veil covering the face for the walk down the aisle.The Fountain style veil is an appropriate name, considering its bursting volume.The Elbow veil is an easy, wearable veil.The Pouf veil is folded for volume at the crown or back of the head.The Waterfall veil is named after its gorgeous cascading edges.The Fingertip veil is just as it sounds… to the fingertip.The Waltz veil is as graceful as its name.A Floor-length veil is a perfect veil if you want length, but are scared of getting tangled up.The Mantilla is a traditional Spanish veil that is pinned to the crown of the head.The Sweep or Chapel veil gives a slight train.The Cathedral veil is as long and bridal as they come.
Choosing a veil can be tricky. Generally, if your gown has a long train, you should either go with a short veil that doesn’t touch the floor or a veil that trails several inches beyond the train. You don’t want them reaching the same point on the floor, or you’ll wind up with a lot of material without definition. Choose a veil that complements your gown and face to create a stunning silhouette.