AA few months ago, I started having periodic "wedding dreams." They typically all go the same way, which is me rushing around and running out of time before my wedding. In one particular dream I remember, I was rushing to the church and threw on my dress. I didn't have time for hair, makeup, or a veil! I didn't have a veil? I remember being really sad in the dream and thinking that I missed my one shot at being a put-together bride.
I don't know what the relevance of the dream is, or what it means if I look it up in one of those little dream books, but I do know that I am still without a veil, so it might not be such a crazy dream afterall! I need to get this taken care of ASAP!
When choosing a veil there are so many different types that I wasn't sure where to start. I didn't want to end up looking like Carrie from Sex in the City Movie .
There is the Birdcage Veil:
The Fingertip Veil (which is just what it sounds: a length that comes to your fingertips).
The Cathedral Veil (goes all the way to the ground and can have tiers).
The Mantilla Veil (a veil draped over a decorative comb and usually worn without a headpiece). It is traditionally made of lace or lace edge.
And of course there are other fun bridal headpieces that you can wear! Heck, after the hats and crazy headpieces at the royal wedding, it seems very fitting!
There are a lot of different options but I think I really like a fingertip veil with a blusher for when I walk down the aisle. I think a Mantilla veil or Cathedral veil is absolutely gorgeous too, but am not sure if it will fit with the style of my dress. In the Royal Wedding, Kate looked absolutely gorgeous, but she also had her hair down and I am trying to understand what that woudl look like since I am wearing my hair up. So many decisions!
Here is a great overview of the different lengths of veils to help you in your shopping!
Source: Wedding Veil Overview
I am hoping by the next blog that I have great news to share that I found my veil and hopefully that will help curb the crazy wedding dreams about that topic (at least)!
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