What finishes off a bridal look better than hair accessories?? There are so many options to create a timeless unique look. There is the traditional veil, a brooch, flowers or even a headband.Today we’re taking a closer look at an all-time favorite…The Veil.When you picture your wedding day, do you imagine your fiancé raising the veil for your first kiss as Mr. & Mrs.?!? or… maybe you picture a vintage birdcage draping over your gorgeous lashes? Either way, a veil makes such a statement! If you are using the gorgeous lace veil that your grandmother said “I do” in; you definitely want to choose a dress to compliment the veil. In the instance that you are buying a veil that one day your daughter may use; pick out your dress first and then the veil that best shows off the dress!There are so many styles to choose from!The Day-Time, Weekday or Sunday Afternoon Wedding…The shoulder length veil.This veil so easy to handle and such an elegant look. It can be simple or even lined with a delicate border.This one is very popular. That could be because it goes with most bridal gowns and is so flattering!The birdcage veil.This one says “vintage” like no other! Fun and flirty…picture red lips and killer lashes. Love! This type can be a bit tricky to put in place and needs to be stored delicately, so be sure to ask for direction from the dress shop!Evening, Night, Black Tie Wedding…The mantilla veil.All I can say is wow! This veil has a comb that sits right on the crown of your head and outlined in heavy lace. Creates such a unique look and even though it does compliment every style dress…when it does, it is sure to be stunning!Picture this…your maid-of-honor following you up the alter and delicately draping out your veil, that is flowing down the steps…This is simply one of the most beautiful veils and makes such a grand statement.Lastly, what is a blusher?This is the layer of veil that rests over your face as you walk to your groom. The person “giving you away” then raises the veil before you join your fiancé hand-in-hand.
If you do a trial run, bring your veil and we can play around with different options. Not only do you have a decision on which type of veil to get but also the placement of the veil for the day of your wedding. Do you want it to be seen from the front of you? Do you want it to just lay over your shoulders? What about putting it underneath your updo so your hair is not hidden by your veil? Also, if will you be taking your veil out after your ceremony? No worries! We are sure to give “veil duty” to your mom or maid-of-honor. We give a quick “Veil 101” on how to remove the veil without disturbing your ‘do!
Next week…The hair jewelry…Brooches, Pins and Combs!