Live truth instead of professing it

What shapes are veils?

What shapes are veils?

While there are many elaborate variations, popular modern veils fall into one of six shapes.

  • Drop Veil.
  • Single-Tier Veil.
  • Double-Tier Veil.
  • Mantilla Veil.
  • Cap Veil.
  • Birdcage Veil.

What is a Gather veil?

The centre gathered veil is the most popular of all the options by far when it comes to our two-layer veils. As its name may suggest, the veil is gathered only in the centre leaving sections of tulle on either side of the comb loose and flowing.

What is a mantilla style veil?

“Mantilla wedding veils are circular veils with a lace trim around the entire edge, typically with a scalloped lace,” explains event planner Jose Rolón. “They are a popular style for cathedral length veils, but can also be shorter blusher or chapel lengths.”

What is a royal veil?

A royal veil extends beyond the train of the wedding gown and is the most dramatic down-the-aisle length. Channel your inner regal spirit with this dramatically long veil. It is designed for the most formal of weddings and is best matched with wedding dresses with cathedral-length trains.

What is a royal length?

For the ultimate in bridal veil drama, you will love an extra long Royal or Regal Cathedral wedding veil. With lengths of 120″ to 144″ long, these veils usually trail behind the train of your wedding gown to create a regal walk down the aisle.

What are the different veil lengths?

Wedding Veil Styles by Length

  • Bird Cage Wedding Veil: 4-9″
  • Shoulder-Length Wedding Veil: 20-22″
  • Blusher Wedding Veil: 30″
  • Elbow Wedding Veil: 32″
  • Fingertip Wedding Veil: 38-40″
  • Knee-Length Veil: 48″
  • Waltz Wedding Veil: 60″
  • Floor-Length Wedding Veil: 72″

What is a Spanish veil called?

A mantilla is a traditional Spanish lace or silk veil or shawl worn over the head and shoulders, often over a high comb called a peineta, popular with women in Spain, as well as in Latin America.

What is the difference between a mantilla and a veil?

A mantilla veil is a single tier veil without any gather. A comb is normally sewn at the top of the veil so it can be worn right at the front of the head above the forehead to create that ‘Spanish veil’ look.