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15 Stunning Wedding Veil Alternatives

Posted April 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Hi, loves! Happy Monday! So… let’s suppose you’re a bride who wants to wear something different than a traditional wedding veil. You’ve heard of wedding veil alternatives, but maybe you haven’t narrowed it down to the perfect one yet. Does this sound familiar? If so, you’re in luck — today we’re featuring fifteen new finds for wedding veil alternatives to inspire you! Whether you love a hair crown, fascinator, feather hair flower, hair comb, or a similar piece, you’ll find it all right here. And, as always, you can find even more handmade wedding finds in The Marketplace! Ready to be inspired? Read on to begin… and, be sure to read to the bottom because we’re giving away one beautiful wedding veil alternative to one of our lucky readers! Enjoy!

1. Glass Bead Headpiece

glass bead headpiece via 15 Stunning Wedding Veil Alternatives

4 Bridal Headbands for Any Hairstyle (+ Giveaway!)

Posted April 8, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 34 Comments

Happy Tuesday! We’re continuing the week-long giveaway series today with a gorgeous prize for the bride! But first… have you considered a bridal headband for your wedding? A headband can be worn as a veil alternative (or paired with a veil) for your ceremony and reception. We love bridal headbands because they easily accommodate any wedding hairstyle. We spotted a new collection of headbands over at Bridelicious and we’re delighted to share them with you… PLUS, we’re giving one of them away! Which one is it? Read on to find out…

1. My Delightful Mary

This headband is made with small flowers, crystals, pearls, and lace for a romantic look.

flower bridal headband

Boho Floral Crown: Giveaway!

Posted March 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 14 Comments

Happy Friday! We recently talked about wearing a hair crown and today we’re giving one away! We’ve teamed up with the always-inspiring Roses and Lemons to offer a boho floral crown to one lucky bride-to-be. If you’ve always wanted to wear a bohemian-inspired hair crown at your wedding (or in your bridal photo shoot), now is your chance: find out how you can win one after the jump!

Boho Floral Crown - white gold rose by Roses and Lemons

Birdcage Veil Headband

Posted March 19, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Brides: want to wear a birdcage veil, but you’re nervous about it staying put? You’ll love this idea! Introducing the birdcage veil headband, spotted at Nestina Accessories and ideal for any hairstyle! Take a peek…

birdcage veil headband

What is a Mantilla Lace Veil? (+ Giveaway!)

Posted March 10, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 42 Comments

We love hearing from our readers, especially when we receive your Ask Emmaline questions! Today we’re sharing a new Ask EB question from bride-to-be, Alicia. She asks, “I was getting fitted for my gown and my seamstress suggested I wear a long veil with it. She mentioned something about a mantilla lace veil, but I have never heard of it before. What is a mantilla lace veil?” Great question! In this feature, we’ll tell you what a mantilla lace veil is and inspire you with a stunning example. Plus, one lucky Emmaline Bride reader will win a mantilla lace veil for her wedding by Wedding Bliss by Maija! Let’s get started, shall we?

what is a mantilla lace veil

Chapel Length Wedding Veil – Giveaway!

Posted February 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 41 Comments

Brides: are you looking for the perfect wedding veil? You’ve come to the right place! If you’ve been an avid Emmaline Bride reader, you’re aware of our fantastic wedding giveaways. And, kicking off a Monday with a new giveaway is one of our most favorite things to do. So… this week, we’ve teamed up with Elaborate Stitches to offer a chapel length wedding veil to one lucky EB reader! Check out a few Real Wedding photos of a bride wearing this veil, find out more about it, and enter for a chance to win one for your wedding day!

Chapel Length Wedding Veil

How to Wear a Veil with an Updo

Posted November 11, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Brides: are you wearing your hair up or down for your wedding? If you’re wearing your hair up and wondering how to wear a veil with an updo, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re showing you a few examples of veils we love paired with updos. And, don’t worry if you aren’t sure which hairstyle works with you (or your veil). Your hairstylist can help you decide with a trial run (or two) before the wedding just to make sure. Read on to see more… starting with our favorite wedding hairstyle of the week (below). Enjoy!

Isn’t this a gorgeous hairstyle? Pin the veil under the style for maximum drama.

How to Wear a Veil with an Updo

12 Beach Ceremony Mistakes to Avoid

Posted July 10, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Brides: are you making these beach ceremony mistakes? Avoid them with top beach ceremony tips from footwear to keeping guests happy. PLUS, get inspired with handmade beach ceremony finds we know you’ll love. Enjoy!

Beach Ceremony Tips - Bridesmaids Jumping in the Air (photo: my lens of love)

Gatsby / 1920s Hair Accessories (Under $200)

Posted July 9, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Love art deco, dream of ‘Downton‘, and want to party with Jay Gatsby? If so, a 1920s wedding theme is for you! Read on to get Gatsby-ed with some of the most glamorous 1920s hair accessories we’ve ever seen – all under $200 – by Gilded Shadows. We think Daisy Buchanan would love them all.

Gatsby Inspired 1920s Hair Accessories (by Gilded Shadows, Photo by Heidi Ryder, model Haley O'Conner)

8 Ideas for Something Old, New, Borrowed & Blue
(+ Where to Buy a Sixpence)

Posted July 3, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Do you need ideas for something old, new, borrowed, and blue? We’ve found eight of them! This wedding tradition (from an old English rhyme) is said to bring good luck to the bride. It doesn’t mean you’ll have bad luck if you don’t oblige, but it’s a fun wedding tradition to participate in nonetheless. On a strict budget? Don’t panic: most of these items can be borrowed from a loved one (old, borrowed, and blue) and your ‘new’ can always be your wedding dress. Read on to see our ideas for something old, new, borrowed, and blue; PLUS, find out where you can get a sought-after sixpence for your shoe!

8 Ideas for Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue (via - antique ring box via housewarming

How to Rock a No Veil Wedding Look

Posted June 27, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Hello, loves! This feature – part two in our wedding veil styles guide – will show you how to rock a no veil wedding look. While a wedding veil is a classic ceremony accessory, it is by no means a requirement. When you’re deciding whether to wear a veil or not, be open-minded: try on a few styles of each and see which best suits your style. Read on for twelve handmade wedding veil alternatives to inspire you… enjoy!

No Veil Wedding Looks – 12 Veil Alternatives

1. Rhinestone Fascinator

How to Rock a No Veil Wedding Look (via - rhinestone fascinator by Sibo Designs

“Would you… Wear a Veil or Not?”

Posted June 1, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 15 Comments

Hello, loves! Happy weekend! Did you / should you / would you wear a veil or not? Before we get to the answer, we have an exciting announcement: Emmaline Bride is now fresh on the weekend! The way we see it, your wedding planning doesn’t come to a halt because it’s the weekend; and, neither should the inspiration! In today’s post, we hope to spark some (fun!) wedding-related debates to see what you think about wedding ideas, trends, customs, traditions, and more. Today we’re asking the age-old question: should you wear a veil or not? The decision of whether or not to wear a veil is a personal one and should reflect your individual style. Some brides wear a veil because it’s the classic ‘look’, while others wear a veil alternative or nothing at all to reflect their style. I have to admit – I love it both ways! Today we’ve gathered up inspiration to show both sides of the veil debate, and we’ve opened up the floor for you to decide. Read on to find out more…

Wear a Veil or Not (via - bride with veil photo by maria mack photography

8 Wedding Veil Styles (+ How to Design Your Own)

Posted March 20, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Hello, brides! Have you started shopping for your wedding veil yet? It can be tough to decipher between the dozens of wedding veil styles available… but we’re here to help! Today we’re showing you eight wedding veil styles and explaining how they’re different so you’ll have a head-start on the wedding lingo when you start shopping. Plus, you’ll be inspired with a gorgeous collection of handmade wedding veils by the lovely Unveiled Bridal Designs, a shop that offers a design-it-yourself veil service to make your dream wedding veil a reality. Read on to learn about these unique wedding veil styles and get inspired for your very own look…

8 Wedding Veil Styles + How to Design Your Own (by, veil by Unveiled Bridal Designs) #handmade #wedding #veils

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