Wedding Veil 101 How Much do you Know About it?

When preparing for your wedding, there are many important factors, but how much emphasis do you put on the wedding veil? This is an item that’s importance is often overlooked, but it is clearly something that should be given a great deal of time and effort, as it is a highly important accompaniment to the wedding dress (perhaps even more so than other items that are given quite a bit of time and effort such as flowers, jewelry, etc.). In fact, some believe that a proper wedding veil also symbolizes the happiness of life.

When choosing a wedding veil, there are three steps you should be taken into careful consideration:

  • First:, Choose a veil that is a proper length and the appropriate type for your wedding.
  • Second:, Choose a suitable pattern.
  • Lastly,, Choose a tiara that will match your wedding veil perfectly.

This is an introduction of the first step. There are five types of wedding veil’s that should be taken into consideration based on length: the blusher veil, the short veil, the elbow length veil, the fingertip veil and the chapel or cathedral veil.

Blusher Wedding Veil

Blusher Wedding Veil

The blusher veil is a veil that covers the brides face, and is lifted from her face either by the father of the bride or the groom at the beginning of the wedding ceremony. This is a very dramatic moment, as when the veil is lifted, the wedding guests are first given a full look at the beautiful bride.

Short Wedding Veil

Short Wedding Veil

The short veil is a good complement to some of the more uniquely designed wedding dresses that brides often choose.

Elbow Wedding Veil

Elbow Wedding Veil

The elbow veil is easy to wear, and with its various designs, matches up nicely with the different parts of the wedding dress.

Fingertip Wedding Veil

fingertip wedding veil

The fingertip veil is very popular, as it helps to make your figure appear taller and thinner.

Cathedral Length Veil

Cathedral Wedding veil

The most popular and most classic veil is the cathedral veil. It is long enough to touch the floor, and although it can often be difficult to manage (due to its length), this is the veil that many feel best represents a sense of tradition to one’s religious beliefs and values.

When preparing for a wedding, all of these things should be taken into consideration while choosing the wedding veil that best suits your taste and preference.

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