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Cathedral Lace Veil for Hawaiian Wedding

It is always so flattering to have brides from all over contact me for a Spanish handmade mantilla veil. It was my absolute pleasure to help this Hawaiian bride find exactly what she was looking for. Rosela was interested in wearing a mantilla veil on her wedding day to honor her Spanish heritage. She selected the Alejandra Mantilla and opted to have the comb sewn to the underside of the lace to wear it draped over her head. She chose traditional Hawaiian accents such as white roses in her hair and fresh flower leis and paired them with a classic lace gown. I love that her and her new husband were able to sneak in some photos on the beach...

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Cathedral Length Mantilla in Ivory

Nothing excites me more than seeing a beautiful bride in one of our Spanish handmade mantilla veils. Chelsae contacted me to help her find the perfect mantilla veil for her wedding day. Through emails, we were able to find just what she was looking for. After sharing with me pictures of her beautiful wedding dress, a soft champagne silk gown with a delicate lace overlay, I suggested a handful of options. Ultimately, Chelsae decided on  the Isabella cathedral length mantilla in ivory and as you can see, it was the way to go! Chelsae's style choices illustrate so many good points when it comes to choosing the right mantilla veil. The lace on her dress and veil are not an exact...

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My Wedding: Vintage Modern

I get asked a lot about my wedding day and the mantilla that I wore, so I thought I'd share it with you! It was one of the best days of my life and don't mind talking about it every chance I get. :) When I got married, I was living in Ohio but getting married in Florida, where I grew up. Also, I'm Colombian and my husband is English. Since we had so many out of town guests I looked for venues in cities that offered plenty of entertainment for those coming from outside of the country. When it came to venues, these were my only specifications: A beautiful cathedral-like Catholic church and a swanky loft-like place for the...

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