{accessories} the veil

It’s surprising how much one little detail can tell a story about a bride and the wedding she has planned.  Perhaps also, it’s because a dress is just a dress until you add that one significant accessory.  Upon researching bridal veils, We’ve come to the conclusion that you could literally write a book about them.  Everything from it’s origin, meanings for different religions, trends in fashion throughout history, the way your hair is worn…etc…etc…play a factor as to why a veil is worn still today, and why you tend to pick the one you wear.

These six styles are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to veil choices, but great inspiration if you’re struggling to find the right one.

{photos by christina bohn, flowers by sugar magnolias}

{style: wedge birdcage veil}
{ceremony: infant jesus chapel at st. charles hospital, port jefferson, ny}
{reception: old field club, setauket, ny}

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{style: bandeau birdcage veil}
{ceremony & reception: the masury estate ballroom, center moriches, ny}

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{style: elbow length drop veil}
{ceremony: christ church, port jefferson, ny}
{reception: timber point country club, oakdale, ny}

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{style: single-tier, chapel length tulle veil}
{ceremony: our lady of ostradrama, cutchogue, ny}
{reception: vineyard caterers, aquebogue}

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{style: cathedral length lace mantilla veil}
{ceremony & reception: old field club, setauket, ny}

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{2-tier cathedral length tulle veil}
{ceremony & reception: private residence, setauket, ny}

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