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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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How to Know if a Fingertip Veil is the Right Choice

With so many options, selecting the right veil length can feel overwhelming and confusing. How do you make the right choice between a shorter and longer length veil? Here at The Mantilla Company, we carry the popular fintertip length. As the name suggests, the length falls at the bride's fingertips. There are certain considerations that will help you determine if a fingertip veil is the right choice for you. Formality While longer veils tend to be more traditional and formal, a fingertip veil offers style versatility and will compliment the likes of a formal to even the most casual looks. If you're looking for an informal or retro edge to your bridal look, the fingertip length is certainly the best...

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5 Ways to Avoid Overspending for a Wedding

Between hiring professionals, renting a venue and feeding 50+ guests, sticking to your wedding budget can seem like a strenuous task. However, if you are diligent about spending within your budget, you will find that there are actually a lot of ways to save on what could otherwise be a very expensive day. Here are some money-saving tips to avoid over spending. Choose your Non-Negotiables Without a celebrity-sized wedding budget, you already know you'll have to cut back, but not on everything! If you really want the live band that was playing when you met your fiance to play at your wedding, go for it! Splurge on the band and spend less on somethings that are not as important to...

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6 Wedding Chandelier Ideas that are Dreamy

It's true what they say about your wedding; it will be one of the most wonderful days of your life! If your wedding dreams include imaginative or luxurious chandeliers, you're in the right place! I've scoured the web for pictures of wedding chandelier ideas that are truly dreamy! Will any of these stunning designs compliment your wedding day décor? Botanical Chandeliers This beautiful chandelier idea shines all on its own. There are no lights needed which makes it perfect for outdoor ceremonies, high ceilings, or other places that may be difficult to wire electricity. Glowing Lanterns If you’re having a rustic or antique style wedding, lanterns are absolutely perfect for your special day! Lanterns can cast a beautiful glow, create...

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Intimate Farmhouse Wedding

This real bride's intimate farmhouse wedding is simple, dreamy and downright elegant! The outdoors of the charming mansion is the perfect backdrop for the couple's I do's while the indoors hosts an intimate rustic dinner with a lush centerpiece. You can truly feel the love and joy at the table! Megan chose a classic lace gown with buttons down the back and stunning lace sleeves. When she emailed me pictures of her dress, I knew the Lucia Mantilla was the perfect veil for her! The cathedral length with a drop veil style blusher created a look that is positively timeless. The delicate lace details add just the right amount of vintage elements to her special day. Here are her kind...

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