By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings
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Nothing adds that finishing touch like a beautiful veil or headpiece when it comes to completing a bridal look. These accessories can transform a simple wedding dress into a stunning and elegant bridal ensemble. From intricate beading to delicate lace, there are endless options to choose from when it comes to bridal veils and headpieces. Here are some of the latest trends in this classic bridal accessory:
The Bridal Cap Veil
A modern take on the traditional veil, the bridal cap veil is a delicate headpiece that sits on top of the head, framing the face and adding a touch of vintage charm to any bridal look. These veils are often made of delicate lace or tulle and can be paired with a simple gown for a more understated look or a more elaborate dress for a vintage-inspired vibe.
The Floral Crown
This trend has been popular for a few years now and shows no sign of slowing down. Perfect for an outdoor wedding or boho-inspired affair, a floral crown adds a touch of whimsy and romance to a bridal look. These crowns can be made with real or faux flowers and come in a variety of styles, from simple and dainty to bold and elaborate.
The Birdcage Veil
A popular choice for vintage-inspired weddings, the birdcage veil adds a touch of old Hollywood glamour to any bridal ensemble. These veils are often made of delicate netting that covers the face and are typically paired with a simple gown to keep the focus on the veil.
The Embellished Headband
A popular choice for brides who want a touch of sparkle but don’t want to wear a traditional tiara, the embellished headband is a chic and modern accessory that can add a touch of glamour to any bridal look. These headbands come in a variety of styles, from delicate and dainty to bold and statement-making.
The Cathedral Veil
For the bride who wants to make a statement, the cathedral veil is the ultimate accessory. These veils can be up to 9 feet long and are typically worn with a more ornate gown to create a dramatic and breathtaking effect. The cathedral veil is not for the faint of heart, but for the bride who wants to make a grand entrance and leave a lasting impression, it is the perfect choice.
When it comes to choosing the perfect bridal veil or headpiece, the options are endless. From classic to modern, simple to ornate, there is a veil or headpiece that will perfectly complement any bridal look. Whether you opt for a traditional veil or a modern headpiece, these accessories will add a touch of elegance and romance to your wedding day.
Rebecca Barnes is the publisher of Brides & Weddings, the trusted local wedding planning guide for more than 25 years. Rebecca is passionate about helping couples plan their dream weddings. Schedule a complimentary wedding planning consultation, call with Rebecca today.