Once you’ve selected the dream dress to wear on your wedding day, the next step is deciding how to style it. Although the decision may not be as tumultuous as saying, “yes to the dress,” selecting the right accessories is still imperative for your overall look on the big day.
Wearing a wedding veil remains an important tradition for today’s bride and with over 27 styles, can make selecting one another overwhelming choice. Thankfully, our friends at Savvi Formalwear were happy to show us their assortment of veils to help us create A Bride’s Guide to Types of Wedding Veils. With this bridal cheat sheet, you’ll have no problem picking out the perfect veil for your wedding dress!
One of the most popular styles for today’s bride is a cathedral veil. It includes a long train and spans about 108 inches. Made popular by the royal family, a cathedral veil is a great choice if you’re looking to add more drama to your dress.
Another popular veil type is a finger tip veil. This style falls at the hip and is around 38-40 inches long. The length easily showcases a dress with significant detailing along the back.
A knee length Veil falls at the knee and is 48 inches long. This style is popular if you want the drama of a long veil without the maintenance.
An elbow length veil is the most traditional of the veil types. It includes a blusher, which is placed over a bride’s face as she walks down the aisle.
A birdcage veil is a unique style, including a netted piece positioned over the bride’s face. Inspired by the 1940’s, it’s the perfect accent for a vintage-style dress.