Vintage Long Bridal Veils Meaning Behind Its

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 - Bridal

For thousands of years, the bridal veil has been noted as one of the definitive symbols of weddings. Its name derived from the meaning to obscure, shroud, mask, or cover was thought to ward off evil spirits and protect Roman brides as the walked toward their betrothed. During the 1800s in England, the veil became synonymous with purity, chastity, and virtue for brides. Today, we wear the veil not only to enhance our wedding gown, but also as a symbolic way to hide the bride’s features from the groom until he’s permitted to see her. On the past period, bride usually use vintage long bridal veils to cover them.

vintage long bridal veils popular

vintage long bridal veils popular

Regardless of the emblematic interpretation, a vintage long bridal veils can add that extra femininity to your gown. If you are bride who values heirlooms and desire a perennial look, an antique veil may be just what you are looking for. Antique veils have an ageless air about them and really tend to invoke romantic nostalgia for another time. And with the introduction of shows like Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs, you can start beginning to see the trend of these timeless veils progress.  If you saw Lady Mary sweep the stairs in her cathedral length veil, you know if that is good recommended. It really just makes you want to swoon.

vintage long bridal veils uk

vintage long bridal veils uk

But, finding these gorgeous veils can be a bit of chore especially with the launch of historic shows like Downton Abbey. So, today we’re bringing you a few places where you may be able to find these elusive and eternal pieces. You can start to search in Cheryl Taylor of  Taylor bridal is an amazing resource and seamstress to boot. Her knowledge and plethora of antique lace is enough to make you gape-mouthed. She is perfect as she acquaints herself with your gown to determine which veil would best suit you, your face shape, and your style.  If you are lucky, she will even draw you a sketch. Then, in Etsy, another great reference, is perfect for those who want the freedom to search on their own and still have the knowledge of shop owners to guide them a bit. Last recommended is Ebay, for the more adventurous and those who prefer to be a bit more hands on. There are variety of veils ranging from the 19th century to the 1930s and up that will suit your needs and taste.  Just be sure to do your research and ask questions to get your wonderful vintage long bridal veils.

vintage long bridal veils with lace

vintage long bridal veils with lace

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