Hi girls, I need help deciding on the type of veil i should get. I didnt want a veil to begin with, I always thought they were just a waste of money! But i tried one on when i was getting my dress and it just made me feel like a bride! There is some lovely detail on the back of my dress so i dont want a long veil that will cover it. I was thinking about getting a birdcage veil but im not sure if it will it go with my dress as it has a high neck. i cant find any pics online of a real bride wearingmy dress. What are your opinions?
This is my dress,
Your dress is beautiful.
Im not a fan of short veils myself, mine being a cathedral length one.
U usually take the veil off after u arrive for the reception or meal i think so would it matter not being able to see the back of the dress for the church part?
To be honest I definitely don't think a birdcage veil would work with the high neck on your dress. Would you go for a fingertip length veil and then remove it for the reception?
Shorti3, thanks it wasnt what i went in looking for at all but my granny forced me to try it on and i loved it!
The reason i dont want a long veil is for the church!! Thats when everybody will be staring at the back of my dress for an hour! I was thinking maybe a elbow length one with just one tier so you can still see through it and it wont really cover the dress?
. Choose style V-012 as its v v sheer and not too big so wont take away from design. U can choose any length, I like finger tip length...
I also have quite a detailed dress but also feel more like a bride with a veil! found this website fab -
[quote="kkandtrist"]Hi girls, I need help deciding on the type of veil i should get. I didnt want a veil to begin with, I always thought they were just a waste of money! But i tried one on when i was getting my dress and it just made me feel like a bride! There is some lovely detail on the back of my dress so i dont want a long veil that will cover it. I was thinking about getting a birdcage veil but im not sure if it will it go with my dress as it has a high neck. i cant find any pics online of a real bride wearing my dress. What are your opinions?
Hi there kkandtrist,
I love you wedding gown and I had a b2b last year that had something similar to your gown the halter neck detail also her gown did have a lot of detail and for her wedding day she went with a Bird cage veil,
I have attached the image below for you....
The b2b got married in the winter thus the fur shrug!
As you mentioned a finger tip veil is something that you would like to consider, I do think that this style would work very well for you and I have attached some images for you to view of b2b with detailed gowns and not only did they decide on elbow length but also full length.
This image shows the gather that I use so that the veil is not so full in the back....
If you have considered a full length you can by all means, providing your veil is made with a very soft illusion tulle....(this is what I use in all my veil designs and you can see from the images that the detail on the gowns is not lost, but I would say enhanced by the illusion tulle). Many veils on the market are gathered fully this is not the case with my designs, as I centre gather the illusion tulle which basically means that there is not a lot of material bunched up at the comb making the fabric looking very full and not very sheer.....with centre gathered veils the people in the church will see the detail of your gown as there is less material at the comb and also the veil falls softly on to the shoulders and down to the floor.
This you can see by the images below.
I hope that these images are of help to you and if you would like a sample of the illusion tulle that I use in my wedding veil designs please feel free to PM me with you details and I can pop a sample in the post to you.
As I design all my veils I can make any length that you require, even a non standard length......