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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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How To Pick The Right Wedding Veil

  After you’ve chosen your dress, it can be challenging to pick the perfect veil! Since your veil will be a prominent accessory during your ceremony and will show up in many of your wedding pictures, it’s important to choose wisely. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you weigh all your options. The Dress Before you shop, keep your style of dress in mind. If your dress has prominent embellishments, opt for a veil that is simple. If your dress is simple, you can select one with delicate or unique details. Be sure to also consider the kind of jewelry you want to wear and make sure the embellishments don’t conflict.   Style Remember the overall...

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Choosing the perfect dress to wear with a Mantilla

photo by Marianne Wilson Photography When it comes to choosing the perfect dress to wear with your mantilla, don't let this style myth keep you from looking your best on your wedding day. The number one style myth about mantillas is that the lace has to be an exact match your dress. The truth is, the lace on your mantilla should compliment your dress. These real brides chose to wear mantillas that weren't an exact match to their dress. Use these images as a as a guide and inspiration for your wedding day! xo, Gloria {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} The best way to know if your mantilla compliments your dress is to try them on together!...

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Fingertip Length Mantilla

A fingertip length mantilla is hard to come by. Typically, an authentic Spanish Mantilla is only available in a long, cathedral length. We work closely with our Spanish artisans to bring you both cathedral and floor length mantillas. The floor length (also known as chapel length) mantillas in our store, can easily be transformed into fingertip length. So, if you love the French Alencon Lace on our customer favorite, Marisol Mantilla or are obsessed with the darling details on the French scalloped lace, Juliana Mantilla, keep reading to see how they can be worn as fingertip length veils! As you know, all the mantillas in our store come with an attached comb. The comb on our two floor length veils...

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