fashion tells us that wedding veil is no longer a necessity and natural
flowers in hair or just a festive hairstyle can replace it.
brides still prefer to stick to traditions and aim at doing everything “the way
it is supposed to be”. So let’s keep in mind that in the times when our
grandparents were getting married the veil was supposed to keep evil spirits
away and symbolized wife’s obedience and subjection to the husband. And the
longer it was the more devoted wife the bride would make.
choose a veil? Should it be short or long, simple or embroidered? We believe
that you will find the pieces of our advice useful and they will help you to
decide on this important part of your image.
veil should match the wedding dress.
It would be better to try them on together. If the dress has flowers and
embroidery on it the veil should be simple otherwise you may be lost in the
amount of lace. And the other way round – a more festive veil decorated with
flowers and lace will go perfectly together with a plane dress.
to decide on the length?
popular length is the one that reaches your fingertips when you have your
hands down. This will go with any kind of dress except the one that leaves your
ankles open. The veil that only reaches the shoulders will suit short dresses.
But be careful with the length that goes only up to the elbows – it can
overshadow the bride’s waist.
Nowadays veils are most commonly made from fatin as it keeps the shape up to the end of the evening. It has recently
become popular to have a silk veil.
Being smooth and soft, silk looks festively
and gently. It can be thin or heavy, which depends on the threads that make the
· If you want to have a unique image we suggest
you use a veil made from thin fabric
The tendency dates back to the beginning of the 20th
century when it was very popular in the movies to cover the face. Such veils do
not require any particular hairstyle and will suit every bride.
veil of this style is never longer than your nose so there will be no obstacles
But whatever veil model you choose we hope that
our simple tips will help you to make up your mind and to look perfectly on the
happiest day of your life.