Preparing for a wedding can be stressful – there's just so much for the bride-to-be to organise ahead of the big day. You have the venue, the guestlist, the food, and the wedding dress. But you still need to purchase your veil, which adds the final romantic touch to your wedding day ensemble.
We have compiled a list of the types of veils available, ranging from lace edge veils, veil edge with satin, and bridal veil trims, to make it easier for you when picking the perfect veil.
Raw or Cut Edge Veils
If you're looking for a simple but modern veil, a raw or cut-edge veil will suit your needs.
This type of veil is often chosen for its simplicity and allows other elements of the bride's look, like her gown or hairpiece, to take centre stage.
A raw or cut-edge veil features the following:
A raw or cut-edge veil's simplicity often complements gowns with more detailed or intricate designs. The veil does not compete with the dress but rather enhances it.
Ribbon Edge Veils
A ribbon edge adds a defined border to the veil. Satin and grosgrain ribbons are the most common features of this type of veil. The ribbon can be matched to the gown's colour, making your wedding ensemble a head-turning event.
Here are the key elements of a ribbon edge veil:
The design of the veil is completely up to you and what best suits your wedding dress. If you want to dazzle, add more beads and sequins; if you want a more simplistic look, you can do that too.
Pencil Edge Veils
This type of veil is also known as a rolled edge. It gives a slight definition to the edge of the veil without being too dramatic. The pencil edge is very fine and finished with tight, thin stitching, providing an understated elegance.
A pencil-edge veil offers the following:
It's worth noting that specific elements of a veil can vary depending on individual preferences, so speak to us about finding the perfect pencil-edge veil.
Beaded Edge Veils
A beaded edge veil is a popular bridal veil style often chosen for its elegant detailing. This type of wedding veil trim includes pearl, crystal, or rhinestone embellishments along the edge of the veil. The level of embellishment can range from very sparse to heavily encrusted. These types of veils can add an extra touch of sparkle or glamour to your overall look.
A beaded edge veil features include the following:
This type of veil can be customised to suit your wedding ensemble and reflect your style and personality.
Lace Edge Veils
Lace trims are perfect for brides seeking a romantic, vintage, or traditional feel. The lace can be simple and subtle or intricate and detailed. They are made with different types of lace, such as Chantilly, Alencon, or Venise.
Lace trim veils are popular for many brides because they have several distinct features, making them both beautiful and unique.
One of the most prominent features of a lace trim veil is the intricacy of its lace pattern. This can range from delicate floral designs to more elaborate features. Some designs may include embellishments such as beads, sequins, or pearls woven into the lace for an added touch of elegance.
Some of the features of a lace edge veil are:
Besides the lace, veils can also be adorned with other embellishments such as crystals, rhinestones, pearls, or embroidery to add a touch of luxury and sophistication.
Scalloped Edge Veils
A scalloped edge veil has a wavelike pattern along the trim. It can be a simple cut or combined with lace or beading. It's a feminine and romantic style that pairs well with many dress silhouettes.
Scalloped edge veils are popular for many brides due to their delicate and romantic details.
Here are the key features of a scalloped edge veils:
Often, scalloped edge veils are also associated with lace veils. In this case, the scalloped edge is formed by the natural edge of the lace pattern, adding an extra layer of romance and sophistication.
The most important thing when choosing a veil is that the bride feels beautiful and comfortable in it. It's all about personal preference and what works best with the overall bridal look, and the same goes when choosing the length of your veil.
We create customised veils for brides-to-be in Australia and across the world. We have the best lace and satin veils in Sydney.
If you need advice about picking the right veil, you can contact us and one of our expert team will reply to you promptly and help guide you through our vast selection to find what best suits your needs.
If you're in Sydney, why not make an appointment and come into our studio, where we will help find the perfect veil for your perfect day? Our aim is to create wonderful memories for your big day with a Cinderella-style wedding ensemble.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.