55 Absolutely Beautiful Veils for Every Bridal Style

From blushers to fingtertip to Cathedral, find your perfect veil here

Updated 02/16/18

Courtesy of Rime Arodaky

A veil is a gorgeous and romantic addition to any bridal gown. Whether you’ve chosen a wedding dress that skews minimal or a ball gown fit for a princess, a veil serves a beautiful finishing touch. Don’t be fooled into thinking all veils appear virginal or exceedingly traditional—myriad styles are on offer featuring wispy tulle, delicate lace, floral appliqués, beading, and more. Don’t get us wrong, we’re absolutely in favor of a traditional look when it comes to a veil, but don’t assume like that’s the only option. Modern iterations feel fresh as ever whether you’re in need of a veil to quietly accentuate your wedding dress or serve as a dramatic finish.

If you’re game for a veil, your wedding day look, of course, starts with the gown. Then, you can key in on a veil style after considering a few things.

First, what length best suits your dress? Options include bird cage and blushers which are face-framing; shoulder, elbow, and fingertip length for something in the middle range; longer styles include waltz (which hits at mid-calf), floor-length (matching the length of your dress), chapel length (which will extend just beyond your dress), and cathedral length (which go far beyond your gown and can even serve as a train if your gown does not have one).

Next, think about what hair style you’re planning for. Certain veils are made for up-do’s while others lay perfectly flat if you choose to wear your hair down. There are even styles that perfectly accent a half-up, half-down hairstyle. You can find options both simple or embellished to suit any of these hairstyles.

Then, think about whether you want a simple veil made only of wispy tulle. If so, do you want a single layer or tiered? Or, perhaps you’d prefer something with embellishment for more of an impact. Veils with beading, lace or floral appliqués, or edged with ribbon are magnificent options in this case.

Finally, you want to consider budget. Veils are incredibly delicate and the more intricate the detail, the pricier they get. Luckily, there are options available at every price point, but know that a single layer of tulle adorned with lace could cost more than you think.

Whether you’re a bohemian bride, going the theatrical route, opting for fashion-forward design, or prefer a pared back aesthetic, we’ve rounded up 53 veils ahead to help you find your perfect one.

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Courtesy of Bo & Luca

Sienna Veil, $790, Bo & Luca

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Courtesy of Jenny Yoo

Paulette Veil Sweep Shaped Ballet Tulle Veil with Graduated Crystals, price up on request, Jenny Yoo

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Courtesy of Allure Bridals

Style: V8800F Lace Applique Veil, price upon request, Allure Bridals

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Courtesy of Needle & Thread

Marie Embroidered Tulle Veil, $375.32, Needle & Thread available exclusively at Net-A-Porter

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Courtesy of Tadashi Shoji

Illustrious Ballet Veil, $188, Tadashi Shoji

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Courtesy of Dreamers & Lovers

Julia Veil, $395, Dreamers & Lovers

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Courtesy of ASOS BRIDAL

Crystal Bead Veil, $32, ASOS BRIDAL

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Courtesy of Wedding Belles New York

'Mable' Two-Tier Satin Trim Cathedral Veil, $225, Wedding Belles New York available at Nordstrom

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Courtesy of J-Picone

Bridal Veil Hair Comb, $55, J-Picone available at Nordstrom

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© DAN AND CORINA LECCA

Beaded Fall/Winter 2018 Veil, $1,995, Naeem Khan

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Courtesy of Anne Barge

Arabella Veil, $1,590, Anne Barge

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Courtesy of Phase Eight

Carley Flower and Veil Facinator, $111, Phase Eight

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Courtesy of Lace & Liberty

Cathedral Length Lace Edge Veil, $280, Lace & Liberty

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Courtesy of Jennifer Behr

Crystal Beehive Voilette, $525, Jennifer Behr

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Courtesy of Lihi Hod

Danielle Veil, price upon request, Lihi Hod

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

Delicate Beaded Edge Fingertip Veil, $149.95, David's Bridal

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Courtesy of Melissa Sweet

Eyelash Lace-Edge Walking Veil $199.95, Melissa Sweet available at David's Bridal

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Courtesy of Suzanne Harward

Diamond Trim Lace Edge Veil, $397, Suzanne Harward

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Courtesy of Gigi Burris

Firecracker Blusher Veil, $475, Gigi Burris

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Courtesy of Grace Loves Lace

Fleur Veil, $540, Grace Loves Lace

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Courtesy of Oscar de la Renta

Floral Embroidered Veil, price upon request, Oscar de la Renta

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Courtesy of Debra Moreland

Floating Cathedral Veil, $300, Debra Moreland available at BHLDN

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Courtesy of WHITE by Vera Wang

Floral Lace Applique Fingertip Veil, $189.95, WHITE by Vera Wang available at David's Bridal

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Courtesy of Yumi Katsura

Gautier Veilm $1,100, Yumi Katsura

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Courtesy of Brides & Hairpins

Grecia Veil, price upon request, Brides & Hairpins

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Courtesy of Suzanne Harward

Guipure Daisy Chain Lace Edge Veil, $484.35, Suzanne Harward

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Courtesy of Cortana

Hooded Cape Veil, price upon request, Cortana

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Courtesy of Justin M Couture

JMC Betty Veil, price upon request, Justin M Couture available at Wedding Atelier

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Courtesy of Laure de Sagazan

Long SIlk Veil Mounted On Embroidered Headband, approximately $730, Laure de Sagazan

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Courtesy of Noon On The Moon

Maria Silk Draped Wedding Veil, $73.92, Noon On The Moon

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Courtesy of Brides & Hairpins

Marina Embellished Veil, price upon request, Brides & Hairpins

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Courtesy of Untamed Petals

Odetta Veil, $530, Untamed Petals available at BHLDN

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Courtesy of Rime Arodaky

Sally Veil, price upon request, Rime Arodaky

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Courtesy of Monsoon

Samara Sinamay Veil Fascinator, $95, Monsoon

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Courtesy of Elise Hameau

Short Veil, approximately $1,361, Elise Hameau

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Courtesy of Etro

Silk-Blend Chiffon and Jacquard Veil, $1,290, Etro available exclusiviely at Net-A-Porter

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Courtesy of Palonma Blanca Bridal

Style V452C Chapel Veil, price upon request, Paloma Blanca Bridal available at RK Bridal

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Courtesy of Justin Alexander

Style 8906V Tulle Veil, price upon request, Justin Alexander available at RK Bridal

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Courtesy of Debra Moreland

Sonnet Veil, $625, Debra Moreland available at BHLDN

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Courtesy of Olvi’s

Style V7018 Soft Apricot Veil from The Lace Collection, approximately $450, Olvi’s

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Courtesy of One Day

The Lorinska Veil, $700, One Day

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Courtesy of Carolina Herrera

Tiered Veil, price upon request, Carolina Herrera

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

Trailing Floral Lace Applique Fingertip Veil, $149.95, David's Bridal

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Style: V1610, price on request, Peter Langner

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Courtesy of Blue Willow Bride

Twiggy Veil, $790, Blue Willow Bride by Anne Barge

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Courtesy of WHITE by Vera Wang

Two-Tier Cathedral Veil with Lace Appliques, $249.99, WHITE by Vera Wang available at David's Bridal

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

Two-Tier Horsehair Trim Fingertip Veil, $179.95, David's Bridal

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Courtesy of Pronovias

V_2007 White Wedding Veil in Soft Tulle, price upon request, Pronovias

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Courtesy of Morilee

Veil Edged with Freshwater Pearls, Crystals, and Rhinestones, $138 - $198, Morilee

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Courtesy of Alon Livné

Veil, price upon request, Alon Livné

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Courtesy of Mira Zwillinger

Verona Veil, price upon request, Mira Zwillinger

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Courtesy of Sabrina Dahan

Veil, price upon request, Sabrina Dahan

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Courtesy of Elie Saab

Veil, price upon request, Elie Saab

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Courtesy of Allure Bridals

Style: V2569F, Lace veil available in fingertip and cathedral lengths, price on request, Allure Bridals

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Courtesy of Peter Langner

Style: V1406, price on request, Peter Langner

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