Of all the nuptional look, the veil is the most important complement of all for how iconic it is, and your choice needs to have the same importance that is given to the wedding dress. Its meaning and its use has varied greatly over time; and today there are many brides who follow the tendency of not entering the church with their face and hair covered, a personal decision that usually favors many.
Beyond tradition and new trends there are many factors that we must take into account at the time of your choice such as our face type, the theme of the wedding, the hairstyle, the headdress and especially the wedding dress that It will guide us to make the right decision, because there are veils that look better with a dress than with another. In the same way that there are wedding dresses that look better on a woman according to her body type.
If you are one of the brides who wants to show the arms, chest or neck, the blusher veil is undoubtedly the most indicated, since it does not pass from the tip of the shoulders, being very easy to remove. It combines very well with a strapless sleeveless wedding dress either with a heart neckline or a V-neck. Another short option is the long veil on the shoulder that, unlike the previous one, reaches a little lower, almost mid-back which makes it Perfect for long and short strapless dresses.
Entering the classification of long veils that look great with any long wedding dress, there are first those of medium length like those veils that reach the elbow; Very comfortable to wear and perfect for more formal weddings. They are now those who reach the tip of the fingers, almost below the hip, being the most used since they look good with all wedding dresses with long skirts. Then, we have the veil type ballet, which reaches the knee.
The veil waltz is one with a length that is located between the calves and the fingertips, then we have the veil chapel a very elegant veil that reaches the floor and extends a few centimeters forming almost a half moon. Finally we have the cathedral veil, the longest of all and the most worn by royal women in their weddings such as the late Princess Diana of Wales or the Queen of the Netherlands.
Among the types of bridal veils, there are veils that stand out not for their length but for their shape, as is the case of the French veil that covers half of the face and has a design characterized by a hairnet. It looks great with a more conservative bridal look; Then we have the mantilla veil from Spain which is a design without volume that can be put from the crown of the head to below a pick at the neck. This type of veil is the one worn by Queen Letizia of Spain at her wedding.
Finally, we have the veil of layers or source that is the one with 2 or more staggered layers very typical of the eighties brides. Whichever type of veil you choose, keep in mind that if there are details of the dress that you want to highlight, the best thing is undoubtedly that you use not very ornate veils, preferably without ornaments or glitters to make sure that you achieve a balance in your nuptial look in The only one that should stand out is you.