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How to Wear a Spanish Lace Veil

A Spanish lace veil, also known as a Mantilla veil is a highly desirable accessory among brides. However, many brides feel stumped when it comes to wearing one. If you haven't already, click here to get the details on how to wear a Spanish lace veil for your wedding day. Many of you often ask what I wore on my wedding day and I'm always flattered! Here's a look at how I followed the guidelines from The Ultimate Mantilla Guide for my own wedding day! I chose the Patricia Cathedral Length Mantilla which features a pretty paisley patterned lace to pair with my draped chiffon wedding dress. The Dress and Hair My dress was fitted with a little draping, a...

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South American Bride with a Stunning Lace Veil

With both tropical and mountain views, there is no doubt that the country of Ecuador offers plenty of beautiful sights. The opportunity to see this country is unquestionably a wonderful experience and it’s easy to see why any bride would choose to have her wedding there. This real bride from NYC was lucky enough to have the country of Ecuador as the backdrop for her special day. The pictures are stunning and it looks like she had a lot of fun too! When Tatiana reached out to me, she wanted a custom veil, and I was so excited to help her find what she was looking for. One of the best things about The Mantilla Company is that when brides...

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An English Wedding: Real Bride

This gorgeous English wedding is homey yet elegant and wrapped in sentiment and tradition. Real Bride Connie met her husband as a student in Bristol, England. They were next-door flat mates, and as most love stories go, the rest is history! Before reaching out to me, Connie was interested in the fingertip length Carolina Mantilla but was unsure if it was the right mantilla veil for her dress. We corresponded back and forth through email; as she was commuting home from work on the tube and I was just getting my day started. After she sent me pictures of her dress, I knew the Carolina Mantilla was the perfect choice for her! It's our most popular veil because it has...

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Classic Wedding in Malta

Malta is a small island in the middle of the Mediterranean with panoramic views of beautiful limestone-colored buildings against the blue sea. Any bride lucky enough to have such a gorgeous European island as a back drop is sure to have stunning photos! I knew this would be the case for Stacey's wedding and couldn't wait to see pictures of her special day! When Stacey reached out to me, one of the first questions she asked was, "Do you ship to Malta?", and my answer to her was, "Of course!". One the best things about the having The Mantilla Company online is the ability to reach so many brides worldwide. Stacey opted for the Gabriella mantilla veil in white which...

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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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