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Alyssa

Did you sew weights into your veil?

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i think the type of comb helps too, both of mine are the metal wire teeth kind, and i didnt have trouble with either blowing away (i did actually have an issue with it being too secure, when i went to switch from the longer to shorter veil after the ceremony, the comb was in so good that it loosened a section of my pinned up hair and we had to do a beauty 911 and fix it up before our intro)

 

sorry this doesnt really help with the weighting it down issue, but in case you are worried about it flying away from your head.

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What I did (thanks to my photgrapher's advice) is stand on the other side of the groom (normally it's bride on the left, groom on the right) so that my veil was blowing behind me. We saw a ceremony a few days before mind where the veil was blowing in the woman's face, which is when my photographer told me to stand on the other side. Since it was planned in advance, I had my side of the family on the same side as me. While I was walking down the aisle, the judge tried telling my husband he was suppose to be standing on the other side, you can hear in the video my husband telling her it's because of the veil!

 

Anyways, that worked well for me, the veil didn't get in the way at all.

 

The only pain with my veil is that it wouldn't stay on sad.gif I had an updo and it kept falling out (during pictures, not during the ceremony) not because of the wind just because it was loose (also b/c when people put their arms around me for photos or to hug they would accidentally tug the veil). It was such a pain, I must have stuck in back in like a dozen times before giving up. Get the hair stylist to do it for you! (I thought I could do it myself but obvioulsy not). In my case though it wasn't back from being steamed when I went to teh stylist's (in fact both dress and veil only arrived like 3 hours before the ceremony. I wish they had arrived sooner both for the veil and for dress photos).

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Does anyone who has done this have pictures?  I would love to see what it looks like.  I have a pretty simple veil so I'm not sure what it would look like if I add weights. 

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Awesome idea! I never thought of the wind factor until now! 

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