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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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Tropical Cathedral Wedding

One thing that always inspires me about The Mantilla Company is that veils are purchased from brides all around the world. It is so amazing to see which veil the bride chooses, how she decides to wear it, and what lovely location she's wearing it in. Today's gorgeous cathedral wedding is set in the tropical island of Barbados and has just earned its place in the most stunning cathedrals I've ever seen! Barbados has many beautiful old churches and cathedrals but it's clear why Real Bride Sam chose this one as the backdrop for her wedding day. Sam and Avinash's breathtaking tropical cathedral wedding is elegant, sophisticated and traditional. The couple married in a beautiful cathedral with island charm and...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Wedding Veil

Many brides question whether or not they should wear a veil on their big day. Some people think it's outdated, but others think that it adds a sense of tradition and equally a sense of freshness for the bride. There's no doubt that veils are beautiful, and they can really accent a wedding dress and make a bride look even more elegant. So here are three reasons why brides should wear a veil on their wedding day. 1. Only brides wear wedding veils. Some brides consider the veil an afterthought. However, wedding veils are special because they're only for brides. Wearing one is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! It is a delicate piece of fabric that's sole purpose is to turn...

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What is a Drop Veil?

A question I get asked a lot is, "What is a drop veil?". Here at The Mantilla Company, you have the option to have drop veil blusher or not have a blusher at all. If you opt to not have a blusher, you will be able to drape the veil over your head so that the lace frames the sides of your face. Selecting the drop veil blusher means the comb is attached further back from the edge of the veil so that you may choose to drape the veil over your face. Made famous by Grace Kelly and more recently by Kate Middleton, the drop veil does not have any gathering at the comb. The tulle is sewn flat...

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Real Bride: Enchanted Forest Portraits

I love getting pretty wedding images in my inbox and am exceptionally excited to share with you today's real bride! First off, how gorgeous is this bride?! She chose the Marisol Lace Cathedral Mantilla Veil that is the perfect compliment to her gorgeous satin fitted dress. Not only does her bride and groom portrait session feel like a styled shoot ready to be published in a popular wedding magazine, but this couple said their I do's in Canada. In my three years in business, I've had much pleasure in helping brides in countries like Australia, England, New Zealand, Hong Kong and even Spain find their perfect mantilla veil. My most recurring international brides though, come from just across the border...

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