In the whole wedding dress, a veil is one of the most defining aspects of your bridal appearance. Today’s bride can choose any type of veil she desires, but it is significant to understand that a veil is an accessory, and as such only one part of your overall look.
However with so many options to choose from, how do you know which one’s right for you and right with your wedding dress?
Finding the perfect match for your wedding style, you need to know how it will match with your dress, face shape, body shape, hairstyle and wedding location. Follow these tips to perfectly top off your look.
1. Consider the right length
The length of the veil needs to compliment the wedding dress. Shorter veils, like bandeaus, blushers and birdcages, tend to lend a bit more personality as well as an informal or retro edge to your look, while longer veils as ballet, chapel and cathedral should lean more in the way of tradition and formality.
Short wedding veil
2. Think about the color
Your veil needs to be a suitable color match to your wedding gown. As long as the colors are close enough don’t worry if they’re not a 100 percent match— the appeal of this style is in its uniqueness, so it won’t matter if it’s slightly off in color. There are several white, gold, black and ivory veils.
3. Envision your hairstyle
Generally speaking, if the hairstyle is more complex, try to choose the simple style of the veil, and if your veil is more complex, the hairstyle should be as concise as possible, so that visual highlights on the veil.
For the bride, they can try two styles of wedding veils. In the morning, you can choose some complex hairstyles, and choose a simple hairstyle with a grand veil at the evening wedding banquet to attract more attention.
4. Find out your body type
Your veil has the ability to help correct the proportions of your body shape. If you have a large bust or stomach, you’d better choose a longer veil to decorate your body.
5. Know the location of the wedding
You also need to give some practical consideration to selecting a veil that is suitable for your wedding location.
A cathedral style veil is the most compelling wedding veil, over three meters in length. If you are getting married in an outdoor ceremony, the best choice for you must be the elbow length veil. It’s a very common veil, more elegant, and it doesn’t cover the bride or the wedding gown.