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Dress Talk is a bi-weekly post featuring wedding dress shopping and gown advice by guest blogger Kayleigh Hicks of Solutions Bridal Designer House. Kayleigh’s internship is coming to an end, and we want to thank her for all the wonderful information she’s shared and wish her all the best as she moves forward from her internship!

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Unveiling the fabulousness of Veil options!

An option to consider…Veils have some what lost their luster in the recent trending of modern weddings. We see brides-to-be nearly everyday in our salons that are wavering over the decision…To veil or not to veil?

There are tons of factors to consider when deciding which, or even if, a veil is right for you. Venue, propriety of event, and possible religious or cultural demands all play a factor in this important choice. But, the great thing about modern weddings and wedding attire is that, like I have said a million times before, there are no rules except the ones you choose to set for your own “I-DO” day! Of course it is important to respect your surroundings and take into consideration certain factors, but the fantastic world of modern veils has taken a huge leap in the fashion forward direction, and you should absolutely take a look around before nixing the whole idea all together.

In the market for a veil? You may want to check out a few of these options.

For the dramatically divine ceremony, consider a Cathedral length veil.
Cathedral length veils are definitely a statement piece! If you are looking to dazzle your guests, adorn yourself with this veil choice and wait to hear the gasps of delight as you take your fabulous stride down the aisle! Bonus, these lengthy veils make for some breathtaking wedding photo ops…

Long Veil

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For the less dramatic, yet true traditionalist with a modern twist, consider fingertip of elbow length selections.
If you are looking to add a traditional element to your “I-Dos” a fingertip or elbow length may be just the right choice to unveil to your guests on your special day! They add just the right amount of elegance and class, and could be the right fit for you!

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For the modern, chic, and unique bride looking to spice up her day, consider the ohh-so-funky birdcage veil.
A little bit retro and whole lot stunning, this modern take on the veil has to be a personal favorite of mine! Add a feathered hair piece along with this spectacular shaped veil, and you will be every bit of fabulosity modern bridal has to offer! Retro, modern, and definitely stunning! What more could you ask for?

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Whether you are all about a veil the length of your ceremony aisle, or you are looking for a bedazzled and feathered modern take on the trend, there is a veil out there waiting for you! Before you decide you are not the veil type, make sure to check out the abundance of options that are out there and I think you just might find one that tickles your bridal fancy!



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