Three, two, one… the countdown to your wedding day is on! The wedding gown, wedding shoes, accessories are ready to go. But wait, which veil did you choose?
Wedding veils have been widely used in weddings since time immemorial. They are that one element of bridal wear that brings out the elegance, beauty and virtue of the bride. Picking out a wedding gown veil that matches with your dress should be your utmost priority. Here are a few classic toppers that are simply adorable.
The drop veil
This type of wedding veil is also known as the halo veil and is distinctively a bohemian style. As the first name suggests this type of veil drapes your entire head and torso. An illusion comb stitched in with an invisible thread helps in making it simply float on your hair style.
It is advisable to wear this type of wedding gown veil with a hair vine or a significant head piece in order to highlight it and bring out its true essence. A floral or jewelled cap will give you that glam look every bride desires.
If you are looking to have a vintage inspired wedding, a pouf veil will help in adding that 50’s or 60’s flair. It consists of tulle that gathers to a hair piece creating height. While few people may be willing to experiment with this type of veil, it is bold and gorgeous, especially when marched with the right type of wedding gown.
Cathedral wedding gown veils are timeless wedding accessories. They are mostly preferred by the royals and are the preserve of more formal weddings. If you are going to wear that ball gown that you’ve always dreamt off, a cathedral veil will be a great addition. They create beautiful impressions and are great to photograph.
Birdcage wedding gown veils are short and fantastic. They come in different lengths namely; nine inch veil that covers your hair and not much of your face, middle sized 12 inch veil that cover you to the tip of your nose, and longer 18 inch veils that cover your entire face.
They can be worn straight back or can be angled to bring out a lovely and dramatic effect. These beautiful bird cages can be worn on any hair style and can be accessorized with flowers or different head pieces to make them more outstanding.
Juliet cap veil
The past seems to be making a comeback with the Juliet cap veils. They are stunningly beautiful and can be worn with any wedding style, be it romantic, vintage or simple. A bridal crown can also be used to accessorize this type of veil.
Wedding gown veils are iconic wedding accessories. They are one of the most striking aspects of your wedding appearance. In addition to style, choose a veil that complements your face and body shape.