There’s just something magical about a veil. It’s the one accessory that takes you from beautiful woman in a stunning gown to Bride. I realize that there was a short time when brides were opting out of veils but ladies, they are back. Here are a few details we are loving.
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So what’s the difference between the different types of veils?
A birdcage is a veil that is made of a wide spaced netting and can cover your face or not. They usually have some sort of flower adornment but can also be found with just netting. This is a very vintage look.
A blusher is a veil that covers your face. Traditionally worn down over a brides face upon her march down the isle. Her father typically flips the veil back once he officially gives her away or your husband-to-be may lift it after the ceremony for your first married kiss. A blusher is usually on a separate comb so that it may be removed for the reception.
Short veils are typically an veil that is shorter than a brides elbow once it is placed in the hair.
Mid-length veils usually are longer than the brides elbow once in place.
Cathedral length veils are quite lengthy and most will lay on a brides train as she walks, typically trailing one to three feet behind the bride. These are very elegant and look beautiful in a formal setting.
So there you have it. The long and short of veils.
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