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Wedding Veils: The Difference Between a Drop Veil Blusher and No Blusher

If you’ve decided on the perfect mantilla for your dress, you’re half way done! The next step is to select whether you will be wearing a drop veil blusher or no blusher at all. There’s always a lot of uncertainty or questions surrounding this step, so here is a quick rundown on what a drop veil blusher is, how to wear it, and whether or not you should have one. What is a drop veil blusher? A blusher is the portion of the veil that drapes over the face. A drop veil is a style of blusher and refers to how the comb is sewn to the veil. The attached hair comb is sewn flat so that there is no...

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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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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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A Fall Wedding in Cleveland

I am thrilled to be able to share this next wedding with you! Until now, brides featured in the Real Brides section have been brides that I've connected with online but today's bride is from the Cleveland area and I was able to assist her in person! When I met with the gorgeous bride, she knew exactly what type of veil she wanted. A mantilla style, no blusher veil with embellishments to compliment the stunning bodice on her gown. She opted for the Fernanda Mantilla Veil and I think the result was spectacular! Below are pictures of her beautiful cathedral ceremony. Of course, no fall wedding in Cleveland is complete without a portrait session in the metro parks, so I...

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