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6 Ways to Wear a Veil

Posted February 5, 2013 | 5 Comments

Hello, hello! Have you started shopping for your perfect wedding veil? Once you’ve found the dress, the veil is your next big purchase. We recommend shopping for the veil after buying your dress because you’ll be looking for a style that complements the shade and style of your gown. Today, we’re here to help with some gorgeous hand-picked veil styles from the collection of Maria Aparicio. Read on to find out six ways to wear a veil to inspire your wedding day ensemble… + enjoy!

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

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6 Ways to Wear a Veil

Since there are so many types and styles of veils from which to choose, we’re showcasing six hand-picked styles to illustrate different ways to wear a veil. While there are plenty more than six ways to wear a veil, this list should help you to get an idea of which style suits you best.

1. The Bridal Cap

A bridal cap is one unique style of veil that combines a beaded corded lace edge, sparkly stones, velvet millinery leaves, and soft organza petals to make a wow-worthy statement as you walk down the aisle.

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

2. Birdcage Veil

A birdcage veil is simple, classy, and gives an ever-so-subtle illusion with soft tulle. Measures 12″ in length.

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

3. Waist Length Veil

A waist length veil can be worn at the top of your head or lower to accommodate a particular hairstyle. This particular style is called Natalia and has an alencon lace edge. Veil measures 31″ in length.

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

4. Fingertip Length Veil

The fingertip length veil – this style in particular named Fabiola – has an ultra soft double face satin ribbon edge. Veil measures 40″ in length (longer than the waist length veil) and is attached to a silver metal comb for easy addition to any hairstyle.

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

5. The Three-Tier Veil

This lovely traditional veil features three tiers of soft illusion tulle. This is my style of veil, as it provides tons of fullness for a wow statement. Veil is sewn to a silver metal comb and its longest tier measures 28 inches in length.

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

6. The Veil Alternative

Last but not least, if you prefer a statement piece without wearing a traditional veil, a veil alternative is a fantastic option. The Violet headpiece is a gorgeous alternative that provides a bridal look without the length of a veil. This corded lace headband is made of freshwater pearls, crystals, and sparkly stones and is sewn to a beaded lace applique. Headband ties with a double face satin ribbon.

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

6 Ways to Wear a Veil via EmmalineBride.com (veil by Maria Aparicio)

photo credit: mira adwell

Find out more about these veil styles (+ order yours!) at Maria Aparicio.

Maria Aparicio is a Featured Artisan in The Marketplace.

Which style do you love?

Happy Planning!


-E.


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Comments

  • http://www.amandanicolemiller.com Amanda Miller

    That last one is GORGEOUS! It reminds me of black swan.

  • http://www.foxglovebridal.com Selena (foxglove bridal)

    Bridal cap!!! I love this trend so much.

  • Monica

    I love the waist length veil. The trim is beautiful!

  • http://EmmalineBride.com Emma@EmmalineBride

    Cadie,

    The lace trim is gorgeous – I agree! Thanks for stopping by!

    -E.

  • http://www.mygreengypsy.com Cadie

    I love the waist length and fingertip veils. Especially with lace trim. Gorgeous!



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