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Style Tips for the Bohemian Summer Wedding of your Dreams

Despite popular belief, you don't have to throw a black-tie, formal wedding in order to wear wear a mantilla veil on your big day. Last month, I showed you how to find the perfect mantilla for your wedding dress and busted the myth about having to match laces. Today, I'm crushing another myth about how mantillas can't be worn in non-religious or outdoor ceremonies, not true! I am such a fan of bohemian style and with summer right around the corner, I wanted to put together a look that would inspire you to not let your mantilla keep you from having the wedding of your dreams. Use unique vintage finds from Etsy and local boutiques and flea markets and keep...

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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 Some people think it's outdated, but others think that it adds a sense of tradition and equally a sense of freshness for the bride.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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How to Care for Your Veil Before and After the Wedding

The wedding veil has always been the most iconic bridal accessory. The moment when the veil is put on is the exact moment when the bride truly embodies her special role for the extraordinary day. Just like the wedding gown, the veil too must be well looked after to ensure that it is in perfect shape for the walk down the aisle. Once your veil is delivered, taking care of it is important to avoid any unfortunate stains or stubborn crease marks that can dampen any bride’s glorious moment.   Prep Instructions Before the Wedding: When your veil arrives in the mail, try it on with your dress to ensure it is the look that you envisioned. Once you've established...

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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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