Does My Cathedral-Length Veil Have to Be Carried by Pages?

Ceremony & Vows, Etiquette, Jewelry & Accessories
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When you're planning your wedding, you're sure to have a lot of questions about finding the right wedding gown, bridal veil, bridesmaid dresses, mother-of-the bride attire, and more. That's why our etiquette experts are here to answer all of your fashion-related questions.

I would love to wear a cathedral-length veil for my wedding, but does it really have to be carried by pages? Can't I simply let it trail behind me?

You don't need a crew to carry your veil. Just be sure to have someone—your maid of honor, dad, or wedding consultant—arrange it behind you before you head down the aisle. To ensure that your veil doesn't get dirty, have an aisle runner put in place before the processional.

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