To Veil or not to Veil…

Ok mom wants you to have a veil, like she did , right? Or maybe grandmas wants you to wear hers. Or bette rest the grooms mom insists! Or maybe your just not sure if you want to be that Brideish?

From experience Ive seen many brides say not to the veil and the last min, when the hair is made up, make up on and dressed up on her very special day, she says yes to the veil.

Ive seen may go with out, and its beautiful as well.

The lifting of the veil was often a part of ancient wedding ritual, symbolizing the groom taking possession of the wife, either as lover or as property, or the revelation of the bride by her parents to the groom for his approval. In Judaism, the tradition of wearing a veil dates back to biblical times.

The New Twist: You don’t have to wear a veil at all! Break away from the standard headpiece with a chic headband, flower crown or a few sparkly hair clips. Or you could just leave your hair down with nothing in it at all (you rebel, you!).To Viel for Not to Veil!

 

 

But before you write off your veil as a silly li’l piece of fabric you’ll wear for 15 minutes, take a peek at some ideas I have found below.

 

And then there the fun you could have with it in your forever photos!

Just when I had you convinced, below are some great head pears that can replace the veil. OR why not do both! One for the ceremony and keep the simple for the rest of the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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