Skip Nav
Street Style
100 Creative Ways to Style Your Jeans So You Can Wear Them on Repeat
Street Style
2017's Must-Have Sneaker Looks Good With Everything Already in Your Closet
Celebrity Style
This Is Gisele Bündchen's Favourite Outfit, and It's Easy to See Why
The Royals
Kate Middleton's Finest Style Moments of the Year, and We're Not Just Talking Coats

What Color Veil Should I Get With My Dress?

The No. 1 Thing to Look For When Shopping For Your Bridal Veil

View in slideshow
Belgian-inspired embroidery dots this BHLDN veil ($498) for a romantic feel.

Next to the wedding gown, the veil is another important piece to a bride's overall look on her big day. Unlike dress shopping, however, where you have an idea of the styles you like, veil shopping can be complicated. There's the length to consider, the type of material, and the differences in price points (why are some veils $300?!). Before you frantically start googling, we tapped some experts from BHLDN to help set us straight: "What's the first thing a bride should look for when veil shopping?"

According to Senior Stylist Caroline Dilsheimer, the most important thing to keep in mind when choosing a veil is the colour. You might be thinking, "Aren't all veils basically white?" But there are a host of other subtle hues, like as ivory and blush. "When you're looking for a veil you want to look for one that is the same shade or a shade lighter than your gown," Caroline said. "That gives your overall look a really bright and airy feel." Then she added, and this is key, "If you're veil is darker than your gown, it can kind of cast a shadow on your own look and make it feel a little bit heavy."

There you have it, your first tip for bridal veil shopping. Look out for the colour, check. In case you're wondering what's the most popular color for veils, Caroline revealed it's ivory for BHLDN brides. "It's a little bit of a warmer tone and a softer feel," she said. With this helpful advice in mind, shop our veil selections ahead.

Around The Web
More From POPSUGAR
Join The Conversation
Elisabeth Murdoch Wedding Dress
When Was the Last Time Harry and William Saw Diana?
David Kirsch Workout Tips
Kimberly Ryan's Wedding Dress
From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds