Wedding Veils– wedding essential
Fashion has seen some drastic changes in the last few decades. It has indistinctly grown and changed across these years. Be it a change in type of clothing to wear or to the wedding veils. Veil is a piece of fabric which covers the hair and face of the bride. A bride wears a veil through the ceremony. It also has a symbolic reference with the virginity thereafter. It was a social as well as a style statement used.
In 1920s brides favored the lace cloche head dresses, some encircled with flowers. Veils used to be made with silk materials and decorated with flowers and leaves that would match the blooms in her bouquet. While in 1930s and into the starting of 40s brides preferred sheer veils hanging loosely over their heads. In 1950s brides favored outpouring in elaborate bridal accessories brought about real style statement pieces including birdcage veils and slender fitting skullcap veils. While veils took a sharp turn as preference were given to veils with bohemian prints and modern ways of styling veils were invented. The mellow drama of the birdcage veils were dropped down in 60s. Long flowy styles became popular look of that time. Veils were attached to the pillbox hats to give it a clear look. While 1970s saw the rise of sheer veils with floral crowns draped over the top. By 1980s, the bigger the better was the trend. Princess Diana’s mammoth veil setting the trend for a whole generation of brides made a statement. Her veil was almost 24 feet long but the perfect length to make a dramatic statement as she entered St. Paul’s cathedral. It is considered the strongest and the most recognizable style in the history of wedding veils.
While the recent flashback to 2011 and Kate Middleton’s 72 inch ivory silk veil also made a dramatic entrance at Westminster. Unlike the other veils, the dynamic one was without the comb, instead the skilfully pinned behind the halo tiara and resting on her Demi Chignon styled hair.
Today in the modern fashion world, brides puts emphasises on sheer fabrics and high detail in some cases.
Overall veils have seen a complete change over the years. It is even preferred for utterly romantic wedding shoot. Veils not only adds the traditional vibes to the wedding outfit but also makes a bride look amazing beneath the sheer silk, net fabric. It often adds the mystery element to the brides dress and adds to the beauty of the dress.
We have a great collection of bridal veils (wedding veils), over 500 designs in fact, which would make you rock it with a statement yet making it extremely traditional on the imperative occasion.