October 13, 2018
Some of the questions I get asked the most from my brides are should you buy a veil, and when should you wear your veil. Those are both excellent questions, and I wanted to give my answer for y’all here!
To answer the first question: “Should I wear a veil?” My answer is “YES!!” Have you ever watched “Say Yes to The Dress?” If you haven’t you then you should. It is hands down my favorite guilty pleasure show, and you can watch it for free here. Well in “Say Yes to The Dress” the consultant Randy will always give people the bridal moment. He does that by adding accessories and a veil. Seriously, when else in your life will you get to wear a veil? Now is the time. Plus they make for Ah-mazing photos. My personal favorite veils are the cathedral length veils because they add a ton of extra drama and movement to your formal portraits.
The second question is: When should you wear your veil I think you should put your veil on right before your walk down the aisle. This is especially true in my opinion if you’re having a first look. I love love love first looks. They are so intimate and allow time to really enjoy your fiance before he becomes your husband on your wedding day. During first looks you can spin in a circle and he can see the back of your dress. When you chose your wedding dress you probably fell in love with the back of it too. Here your fiance can see both front and back. Plus the back of your wedding gown can be seen in your bride and groom portraits.
If you save your veil for the moment when you walk down the aisle it just adds to the wow factor that your fiance is going to experience when he sees you. And having two wow factor moments? That is priceless. Then we can get the sweeping veil pictures once you’re husband and wife during your sunset portraits!