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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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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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Bridal Boudoir

A bridal boudoir session with your photographer is the perfect way to get more use out of your wedding veil. These glamorous photos are not only fun to take but also make a great wedding gift for your future husband! The mantilla veil used for this inspired photo shoot is our Patricia mantilla which was only available in limited quantities and has since sold out! Don't worry though, we have many new styles, equally beautiful, that are available and ready to ship. These stunning ethereal photos were captured by Cleveland-based photographer, Emily Millay Photography. Photo styling was done by A Charming Fete, make up by Maggie Kleinman and hair by Lather a Salon. This shoot was featured on Ruffled blog...

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Is a Cathedral Veil Right for Your Wedding?

No accessory is more suited for a bride than the wedding veil. It commands attention to the bride as she walks down the aisle and also enhances her wedding gown with complimentary embellishments like beading or lace. With so many length and shape options, choosing the right veil goes beyond simply deciding to wear one or not. Different types can completely transform your wedding day look. At The Mantilla Company, we love the look of a cathedral length veil and offer a vast selection of them! The look feels traditional, romantic and so dramatic. To help you decide if a cathedral veil is right for your wedding day, below are three questions to ask yourself. Will you have a long...

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4 Showstopping Bridal Hair Accessories Trends

From a crown of roses to gilded shimmering brooches, these 4 showstopping bridal hair accessory trends are perfect for mantilla veils! In the new year, you can expect to have many options to “zhush” up your mantilla without interfering with its traditional nature. First, decide on your wedding style. Brides seeking a vintage feel should opt for a shorter mantilla while boho and formal brides should consider chapel and cathedral length mantillas. Once you’ve defined your wedding day look, it’s time to accent your mantilla with a brooch, hair comb, crown or headband. For mantillas with blushers, a brooch can be pinned where the tulle attaches to the comb. The brooch can later be removed and attached to your dress...

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