So many brides come in store unsure about to wear a veil or not.
So I’ve come up with an easy, no mess way to decide on whether to veil or not to veil, and which style to buy.
Just think of the veil as prop for a photo.
Most brides only wear it for the ceremony and photos so think of the photos you want to keep long after the day has gone.
Do you want the veil over your face? Getting out of the car, standing at the church entrance with dad, hubby to be may have always wanted to lift the veil for the first kiss, or just the classic bride shot. If your nodding yes then you need a two tier veil.
If you want it under a bun or up do … you need a single tier, long or short. Do you want the ever popular shot of the veil blowing in the wind behind you, then you need a long veil. Covering your dress train at the ceremony, then you’ll need one just past your dress hem. If you want more fullness behind you then you need a two tier.
If your screwing your face to all the above, then you clearly don’t need a veil
The veil is a funny thing, its a simple concept but can add so much to the wedding photos.
I need to add that most mum’s love the veil photo, so for no other reason, you could get one to surprise mum with the photo after the wedding. (I can promise It will make her day)
So now you can see why its a prop for a photo. Its not needed to wear the veil all day and you’ll be free to enjoy the reception without it. Veils can vary a lot in price, but there aren’t too many tulles to choose from. We use a USA tulle as its light, a great colour and flows nicely when posed for a pic., prices start at $85 for a short single tier and go to $250 for a 2 tier 2m50cm veil. We have both raw and cable edged veils.