To Veil Or Not To Veil ? That Is The Question

The most transformational piece to any bridal outfit has got to be the veil.

Once the dream dress is found the veil can complete the look instantaneously. Whether your choice is more traditional  or modern, there are plenty of types and styles of veils waiting to be discovered.

Wedding veils come in standard sizes, but bespoke lengths can easily be created especially for you.

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Birdcage; shortest in length, great for the stylish bride who wants a hassle-free veil.

Birdcage Veil with silver crystal-TR1186A A beautiful, easy to wear veil on a band with crystal detail and silver diamante.



Bouffant; 24inch, a fun style bride, the veil gathers at top so perfect to show off a shorter hairstyle or an elaborate hairpiece.

Four Tier short veil-C4133B A soft four tier veil in a short length with an easy to use comb.


Waist/Elbow length; 54inch universal length, compliments most style of dresses. Very informal, perfect for a daytime wedding. A true timeless classic.

Ribbon Edge Veil-AR001 An exclusive tulle finished veil  with a satin ribbon edge. It comes with 2 tiers and fully combed.


Hip/Fingertip length;72inch flatters most brides and dresses. This is the most popular and safe option if your not sure. Very pretty, most famous bride wearing this was Kate Middleton.

Corded Lace Applique Veil-C346B an embroidered  scalloped edge is adorned with corded lace appliques and silver diamante detail. Each lace applique is embellished with silver crystals.

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Train/Chapel length;upto 126inch this is a statement veil which is floor length,for the bride who wants to look like a princess. More for a formal wedding, very elegant and romantic.

Silver Flower Scatter Veil-C318C a beautiful veil with silver crystal flowers and diamantes scattered all over. Contemporary style that will compliment current dress trends.Can be worn at the front or back of head.

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Long Train/Cathedral length;upto 144inch. If you are looking for the wow factor of veils this is the one.It will definitely leave an impression. They are the hardest to manage but oh so stunning. Great for a formal wedding.

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All these beautiful veils are stocked at Brides and Bustles an amazing wedding boutique exclusively for the bride. Brides and Bustles is a family run business by Claire and Christine. They provide a beyond unique bridal service fit for any princess! Their expertise and knowledge will make this an unforgettable experience and they will pull out all the stops to help you find your perfect dress and veil for your perfect wedding. / 01582 883773

Thank you to the wonderful designers for the images of the wedding veils.

Richard Designs

British made bridal wear accessories

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Fashion Stylist, Personal Shopper, Fashion Journalist and Fashion Blogger

Suzann Kumar – StruckByStyle

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