Bird Cage Veil
Bird cage veil is a stiff veil that is pinned to the crown of head and extends just below the chin to cover the face and ears.
A short style, blusher veil is made with one layer of material to cover the bride’s face by falling just below the chin as she enters the ceremony, and then worn pushed back thereafter. It is usually used in traditional weddings.
As a formal type, chapel veil is made from two layers of materials that fall 2 1/2 yards from the headpiece. The first layer is used to cover the face during the ceremony, while the second layer falls to the floor and is worn behind the head at all times. This style goes well with a formal floor-length gown.
The most formal one, cathedral veil is called the mother of all veils. Falls 3 1/2 yards from the headpiece, it is made from two layers of materials and looks great with formal gown which has a long train.
Elbow veil refers to a veil that extends to the bride’s elbows, about 25 inches from the headpiece. Made from one or two layer of material, it is appropriate with any dress longer than knee length.
Fingertip veil is made from one or two layers of material that falls to the bride’s fingertip. As a very popular length, especially with ball gown, it goes well with formal floor-length gowns.
This post is the first part of "types of wedding veils".
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