elegant sheath bridal gown and fingertip lace bridal veil with scallop trim

What is the Most Popular Style of Wedding Veil?

Top 5 Bridal Veils

When it comes to wedding attire, the bridal veil is an iconic accessory that really makes you feel.... well, like a bride.

Veils come in various styles, lengths, and embellishments, allowing brides to choose the perfect one to complement their wedding gown and personal style.

As a veil designer for 15+ years, I have seen certain styles sell over and over again. These are the styles that brides gravititate towards - not just because of their beautiful style - but also because of their timeless nature. 

I am removing the "curtain" and allowing you to see the veil orders that are currently in my "queue". 90% of the styles I make are the ones I am going to list.

Get read to explore the most popular styles of wedding veils, each with its own unique charm.

Simple Cathedral Veil

This style is characterized by its dramatic length and simple raw edge designs that makes it universally flattering. It a popular choice for formal and traditional weddings held in spacious venues like cathedrals or ballrooms.

simple long cathedral veil with raw edge on bride in off shoulder ballgown dress

long bridal veil in  ivory for San Francisco city hall wedding with groom holding veil as they go up stairs

Fingertip Veil with Lace on Bottom

As the name suggests, the fingertip veil extends to the bride's fingertips when her arms are extended. This style is a popular choice for its practicality and versatility. It complements a wide range of gown silhouettes and is suitable for both formal and semi-formal weddings. 

woodland whimsical wedding with fingertip bridal veil

groom picking up lace bridal veil fingertip length

Blusher Wedding Veil

The blusher veil is a style that covers the bride's face. Traditionally, it is lifted by the groom or the father of the bride during the ceremony, symbolizing the bride's transition into marriage. Blusher veils can be made in any length.

drop cathedral bridal veil for modern fine art wedding

blusher wedding veil over couple's face

Mantilla Bridal Veil

Originating from Spain, the mantilla veil is characterized by its lace border that frames the bride's face and shoulders. This style exudes a classic and romantic charm, making it a popular choice for brides looking to add a touch of old-world elegance to their ensemble. Mantilla veils are traditionally secured with a comb or pin, allowing them to drape gracefully over the head.

lace mantilla fingertip veil in vintage lace

romantic lace bridal veil mantilla on top of bride's updo as she looks at groom

Choosing the perfect veil is an essential part of creating a bride's dream wedding look. Each style offers its own unique beauty and charm, allowing brides to select the one that resonates most with their personal style and wedding vision. Whether it's the regal cathedral veil, the romantic mantilla veil, or the traditional blusher veil, there's a style to suit every bride's taste.

The right veil can transform a beautiful gown into a truly unforgettable bridal ensemble.

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