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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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What is a Drop Veil?

A question I get asked a lot is, "What is a drop veil?". Here at The Mantilla Company, you have the option to have drop veil blusher or not have a blusher at all. If you opt to not have a blusher, you will be able to drape the veil over your head so that the lace frames the sides of your face. Selecting the drop veil blusher means the comb is attached further back from the edge of the veil so that you may choose to drape the veil over your face. Made famous by Grace Kelly and more recently by Kate Middleton, the drop veil does not have any gathering at the comb. The tulle is sewn flat...

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10 Simple and Classic Wedding Invitations

The wedding invitation gives your guests' a first look at what your wedding is going to be like. It is their first impression of your special day and the perfect way to introduce them to your wedding theme. Some of the most beautiful weddings are the ones that are the simplest. These invitations are minimal without overlooking the details. They feature specialty papers, distinctive fonts, envelope liners and traditional printing techniques that are subtle but make a big impact. They are perfect for any modern or classic wedding. image source: image 1 | image 2 | image 3 | image 4 | image 5 | image 6 | image 7 | image 8 | image 9 | image 10  ...

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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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Bridal Trend: White Wedding Dress Alternatives

With thousands of white bridal dresses to choose from, there is sure to be a white wedding dress out there for every bride. However, more and more brides are opting to showcase their individualism with a non-traditional wedding dress. The most recent bridal trend in wedding dresses is different colors, textures, and prints; nothing short of colorful! Why let go of the white dress? More brides feel more comfortable and confident in a dress that truly embodies their style, character, and personality. If you are torn between sticking to the whites or shifting to the colored side of the wedding dress spectrum, here are a few white wedding dress alternatives that are suited for any unique bride! The Relaxed Neutrals...

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