Know what you’re buying. Read up on the definitions of wedding veil styles before you go shopping for your wedding veil.
This is a short, single veil worn over the bride’s face before the ceremony. During the wedding ceremony, it is lifted back over her head. Approximately 20″ to 24″ long, this blusher veil may also be paired with a longer veil which cascades down the back of the bride’s gown.
This veil features multiple layers that gently brush the bride’s shoulders. Ideal for an informal wedding gown, this veil is an excellent choice for brides who want to highlight the details on the back of the wedding gown. With a length up to 18″, the flyaway veil is also suitable for shorter, ankle length gowns.
As the name suggests, the length of this veil rests at the bride’s fingertips when her arms are relaxed at her sides. The fingertip veil ranges in length from approximately 29″ to 45″.
The length of this ballet veil falls between the bride’s knees and her ankles, approximately 60″ in length.
The chapel veil cascades along the back of the bride’s gown, approximately 108″ in length. Its length makes this chapel veil an ideal complement to a formal gown with a chapel or sweep train. This veil may also be paired with a blusher veil. Brides may want to order this veil detachable so that it can be removed during the reception.
Its length, at approximately 126″ in length, deems the cathedral veil to be the most formal veil style and is most suitably paired with a cathedral train. Brides opting for the cathedral veil may also wish to have a very formal wedding ceremony setting. Brides may want to order this veil detachable so that it can be removed during the reception.