A veil is one of the most important attributes of a wedding, the wearing of which has a sacred meaning. The girl choosing this accessory emphasizes her innocence, integrity. Some refuse it according to fashion trends, but most follow the old tradition.
How to choose a veil
Unlike the ancient models of this decoration, the modern veil takes various forms, sizes. The bride, first of all, should choose her, based on the decoration, style and length of the dress. Growth also matters - short lush veil «lands», and the long one makes it taller, slimmer. The model should be in harmony with the whole wedding image. On the usual marriage procedure, any options are suitable, but a long veil covering the shoulders and face should be selected for the wedding in the church. Each bride can find furniture to taste that emphasizes her tenderness and beauty..
Catholic European style is a long or medium length veil trimmed with lace covering the head. She looks elegant, rich. To such a veil loose hair or hair braided by a braid will fit. Examples in the photo:
Dreaming of marriage, the girls are presented with the classic option - a long two-tier veil fixed in the hairstyle. She looks great, laid back, and in front of the altar she will hide the bride's face. Photo of a classic dress:
A short veil is comfortable, looks lovely. This headdress is best suited for girls with short hair - veil veil or ordinary voluminous veil. Brides with small stature should think about a single-tier thin veil, which visually does not make them lower.
A luxurious long veil, falling to the floor, will adorn tall brides, in lush dresses. Hollywood styling with waves or hair gathered in a neat bundle goes well with it. One of the varieties of this jewelry is a veil train extending behind the back of a girl. See photo:
The width of the accessory varies depending on its desired splendor and density. A low-cut veil is suitable for catchy dresses decorated in front, and a voluminous model will hide the bride's hands during the wedding. Options on the photo:
Veil color and bride color
Virgin white remains popular, but designers produce wedding jewelry collections not only in such a way that every bride can find a shade suitable for her face. «Autumn» ladies will look great in warm, peachy colors, «winter» cool shades will do, «Spring» can pay attention to pale pink, lemon gamut, and «summer» will look great in a cool light blue palette.
Fabrics for veils
Materials for veils are used different - it can be the finest tulle, tulle, organza. Decorations made of thin, flying materials look best. Photo of fabrics:
How many layers
The opulence of the veil varies depending on the number of layers. A single-layer narrow veil is light, simple - it will look good with elaborately decorated outfits. Two-layer or three-layer - a great option for dresses of romantic, classic styles. The front tier that will cover the bride’s face during the wedding should not be too long so as not to catch the bouquet.
The magnificent veil looks solemnly and festively. She will suit slender tall brides, and the length will depend on the size of the dress. Medium-length furniture will suit tight-fitting dresses. A long veil train will look great with a narrow outfit, with a voluminous dress. Her beauty is favorably emphasized by tender curls or hairstyle with collected hair. Photos of such models:
Pearls, rhinestones, lace
If your dress does not have many decorative elements, the elegant decoration of the veil will help to complete the festive look. Minimalistic pearls and rhinestones, «scattered» in terms of fabric space, delicate lace along the edges in a European style or a fully lace veil will help you to fully express yourself. Remember that the details of the decor should be combined with the dress and other jewelry - necklace, bracelet, earrings.
How to attach a veil to a hairstyle
The jewelry should be firmly held on the bride’s head so as not to slip off or fall off during the holiday. This is more true for a long train veil, which inadvertently can step on. The accessory is attached with the help of ridges and invisibility. To hide her mount in her hair and adorn the bride’s head, a diadem, a wreath of fresh flowers, a beautiful hairpin-crown will do..
For those who do not trust such an important accessory to fashion brands and are able to sew, a useful video with veil patterns to make it yourself. Self-decoration veils:
Signs and history
The history of decoration is rooted in the past. Many centuries ago, a girl married, completely covered with veil fabrics, the groom was not supposed to see her lover before the wedding. This was due to the fact that the bride, getting married, was considered «deceased», until the souls of man and woman are united before God. Up to this point it was impossible to look at her. It was a bad omen to let someone else wear a veil on the bride. It was believed that this could «break up» new family. It was used as protection against the evil eye, from dark forces. The worldview of people has changed a lot, but the veil, along with wedding rings, is one of the most important elements of the wedding ceremony. The image of a bride with a veil still symbolizes purity, tenderness and innocence.
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