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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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3 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Wedding Veil

Many brides question whether or not they should wear a veil on their big day. Some people think it's outdated, but others think that it adds a sense of tradition and equally a sense of freshness for the bride. There's no doubt that veils are beautiful, and they can really accent a wedding dress and make a bride look even more elegant. So here are three reasons why brides should wear a veil on their wedding day. 1. Only brides wear wedding veils. Some brides consider the veil an afterthought. However, wedding veils are special because they're only for brides. Wearing one is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! It is a delicate piece of fabric that's sole purpose is to turn...

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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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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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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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