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To Veil or not to Veil...

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#1 estella1007

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    Posted 30 January 2009 - 03:24 AM

    What are you guys doing? I feel that because it's a destination wedding, a veil may be too formal. Although, I see these great pics that where the bride has a cathedral length veil blowing in the wind and it looks so pretty.I am afraid that without a veil I won't look like a bride! I think I may be doing silk gardenias in my hair instead, but would love to hear what everyone else is planning to do.

    #2 Cattie

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      Posted 30 January 2009 - 04:30 AM

      Since I'm using my grandmothers pearl crown I think it would look silly without a veil. So that would be a yes, I'm wearing one! I don't think I would feel like a bride without one though. Maybe I'm weird! Plus I love the pics of brides with there veil in the breeze!

      #3 katedoeseurope

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        Posted 30 January 2009 - 04:38 AM

        I'm thinking yes to the veil too. I am a sucker for the long veil blowing in the wind. I don't plan on wearing it all night though! This is my hair/veil/flower inspiration

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        #4 Jacilynda

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          Posted 30 January 2009 - 04:41 AM

          I am not a veil girl, but I love the look of the floor length veil in the wind. I have an appt that I'm going to go in w/ my dress and everything and have my hair done and try on veils so I can really see if I like it w/ my dress and hair. I'll decide after that.

          #5 KLC77

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            Posted 30 January 2009 - 05:26 AM

            I vote for a veil! I had no intention of wearing one, but last minute I bought one at my bridal shop. I absolutely love the pictures I have with my veil on and am so glad that I decided to buy one. I didn't wear it all night, but really did love it. The one I got was short, which I really liked for a DW because it was less formal. I say go for it!

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            #6 Jen_S

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              Posted 30 January 2009 - 09:31 AM

              I am also wearing a long veil with a gardenia in my hair. I made my own veil for around $10 that way incase it is too windy I can decide not to wear it and not feel bad.
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              #7 tylersgirl

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                Posted 30 January 2009 - 09:32 AM

                I don't think I will be wearing one. I don't want to have to worry about it blowing everywhere in the wind. Plus, I think I am going to wear a hair flower or feathers in my hair.

                #8 jenna3

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                  Posted 30 January 2009 - 09:56 AM

                  I really want to wear a veil. I probably will end up just going with a shorter one but I guess it will also depend on what my dress looks like. I have a couple ideas but nothing picked out. I say just try a few on and see how you feel. :)
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                  #9 2bebridejamaica

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                    Posted 30 January 2009 - 10:26 AM

                    I went with a veil even when I didn't think I wanted one. Once my dress was on and the shop gave me a bunch of accessories to try on.. I knew I had to have it. It made everything seem so complete and real. Granted with the hurricane I had it all over my face... but the pictures of me with it on... LUV them.

                    Do you have your dress yet? Or r u just thinking ahead??

                    #10 panther

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                      Posted 30 January 2009 - 11:33 AM

                      I am going with no veil, I am not a veil girl and I think it wil annoy me more then anything. Go with your gut, it will be the right choice for you.

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