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Mantilla veils for Brides and Couples: New Collection Spring/Summer 2017

You may have noticed a range of new mantilla veils on the site! For the past few months, I have been putting together a collection of bridal and couples mantilla veils inspired by the special requests I've received by many of my past brides. The new Spring/Summer 2017 collection is all about bringing a modern twist to the traditional, classic design of a Spanish mantilla veil. Like our previous collections, there is no shortage of sophistication, elegance and exquisite Spanish craftsmanship. The modern detailing will still serve brides seeking vintage and traditional lace veils while brides seeking a modern approach to the traditionally classic piece will equally find appreciation for the new collection. Mantilla Veils The Carina mantilla veil offers...

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Vibrant New Orleans French Quarter Wedding

Filled with color, romance, history and a great party, this wedding, like its host city, is full of personality! Real Bride Jena and her groom threw a fun wedding that captured the vibrancy of the city of New Orleans. Staying true to the unique vibe of the city, their ceremony and reception took place in the world-famous French Quarter in an authentic NOLA courtyard. Besides the couple's amazing wedding, we love how Jena opted for a sustainable, sleek, long sleeve dress. The Rosita fingertip length mantilla veil paired perfectly with it and really completed her bridal look! Here’s more from Jena about her big day: "We got married on a Wednesday at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum in the French...

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How to Know if a Fingertip Veil is the Right Choice

With so many options, selecting the right veil length can feel overwhelming and confusing. How do you make the right choice between a shorter and longer length veil? Here at The Mantilla Company, we carry the popular fintertip length. As the name suggests, the length falls at the bride's fingertips. There are certain considerations that will help you determine if a fingertip veil is the right choice for you. Formality While longer veils tend to be more traditional and formal, a fingertip veil offers style versatility and will compliment the likes of a formal to even the most casual looks. If you're looking for an informal or retro edge to your bridal look, the fingertip length is certainly the best...

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A New Year's Day Wedding in New England

Any bride looking for inspiration for a winter wedding is in for a treat! When Real Bride Sarah sent me photos of her wedding day, I was absolutely in love! Every detail of her wedding exuded classic and elegant! Cranberry reds and Christmas trees sprinkled throughout added a layer of warmth to create the perfect backdrop to her New Year's Day wedding in New England! Sarah completed her bridal look with the Gabby mantilla veil in fingertip length. It was the perfect compliment to her stunning satin A-line wedding gown. Her wedding story and gorgeous photos are below! All photos were taken by the talented Boston-based photographer, Leona Campbell Photography. "My husband and I both knew that we wanted a...

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Classic Black Tie Wedding in Cleveland

I love a classic wedding! Throw in gorgeous photos, a breathtaking cathedral, and a beautiful bride in a cathedral length mantilla veil, and you’ve made my day. I’m pretty sure Real Bride Olivia's wedding will make your day too! Her classic black tie wedding in Cleveland is absolutely timeless and elegant! When I met with Olivia, she knew she wanted a cathedral length lace veil but was unsure which one would best compliment her fitted beaded dress. It was such a pleasure helping her try on different styles. Ultimately, she said yes to the Maria champagne veil and I'm so glad she did! The flower appliques down the back added a unique touch to her bridal look and she received...

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