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22 of the best wedding veils to choose from for a beautiful bridal moment

Will you say 'I do' to any of these beautiful wedding veils?

Shopping for a wedding veil can be overwhelming, but we're here to help inspire you for your magical moment. If you choose to wear a bridal veil - and you don't necessarily have to - it can transform your wedding style, enhancing your dress and pulling your whole look together.

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From a traditional cathedral length veil to a playful birdcage veil, pearl-encrusted to organza-embroidered, there's something to suit everyone's taste and bridal attire. Here are the best wedding veils to choose from for your big day... 

Best wedding veils

Birdcage wedding veils

Maison Michel Naleya polka-dot tulle bow-embellished headband, was £138 now £92, Matches Fashion

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We love this unique Maison Michel Akiko headband, fashioned with a mini semi-sheer veil. Made from polka dot embroidered tulle, it drapes just over the face and is topped with two structured bows.

Gigi Burris lace-trimmed faux pearl-embellished tulle veil, was £250 now £100, Net-A-Porter

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This striking vintage-inspired veil is handmade in New York using gathered ivory tulle and embellished with individually placed faux pearls. It's secured by knotting the lace ties into a dainty bow.

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Iris birdcage veil, from £27.53, Etsy

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Sitting just below the eyes, this veil is the perfect finishing touch for a retro-style wedding dress. It's handcrafted from bridal illusion tulle and sporadically embellished with rhinestones. 

Shoulder-length wedding veils

Erdem embellished point d’esprit tulle veil, was £298 now £208, Mytheresa

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Erdem launched its first bridal collection in 2021, and like many of the pieces, this veil mixes modernity with a hint of the label's classic Victorian style. It falls just below the shoulders and features an embellished bow that secures with a barrette.

Short shoulder wedding veil, £58.74, Etsy

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Made with two tiers of Russian netting, the large open weave gives this veil a retro feel. It's delicate, glamourous and unique all at once.

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Elbow-length wedding veils

Custom slogan veil by Crown and Glory, £45, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Want to make a statement? Take inspiration from Hailey Bieber's veil designed by Virgil Abloh and have yours personalised with velvet letters. Handmade to order, it can spell out whatever you like within a 12 character limit.

Max Mara Bridal Clair polka-dot tulle veil, was £298 now £208, Mytheresa

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Max Mara's embroidered tulle wedding veil has a modern scattered polka dot pattern and is finished with a tonal headband to hold it in place.

Alicia satin edged short bridal veil, £135, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Brides who are looking for something simple and elegant will love this elbow length-veil from Melanie Porto Bridal Couture. It features a hand-sewn satin trim.

Fingertip wedding veils

Fingertip veil by Twigs and Honey, £110.13, Etsy

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Created with french lace and illusion tulle, this very feminine fingertip length veil is handmade to order by Twigs & Honey. The US bridal studio is loved worldwide.

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Kylie fingertip veil, from £27, Etsy

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Ethereal and whimsical, this barely-there minimal veil has a very modern feel.

Waltz wedding veils

Veera embellished veil, £79, Monsoon

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Monsoon does some beautiful bridal accessories, like this delicately floral embroidered veil.

Waltz wedding veil, from £78, Etsy

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For a beaded lace trim on your Waltz-length veil, choose this one crafted from romantic ivory tulle.

Leah veil, from £43, Etsy

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 A classic choice to complement any bridal look, this raw edge mantilla style veil comes in several different colourways.

Floor-length wedding veils

Embellished veil, was £90 now £67.50, ASOS

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This eye-catching embellished design is the perfect addition to any bridal outfit - who wouldn't want to sparkle on their big day?

Gwyneth veil, from £27, Etsy

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Perfect for a minimalist aesthetic, this simple veil also comes in a selection of colours and lengths if you want to customise it. 

Feather-trimmed long tulle veil, £663, Christopher Kane

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As you'd expect from Christoper Kane, this will add something contemporary and unique to your bridal ensemble. Trimmed with tonal ostrich feathers, it could even be paired with a slip dress.

Cathedral wedding veils

Skylar barely there wedding veil by Britten, £73, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Britten is a small British boutique, specialising in bridal accessories. Their barely-there veil is handcrafted from luxury tulle and attaches to either a gold or silver plated comb. To make it extra special, they offer personalised embroidery on request.

Pearl wedding veil, from £138, Etsy

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Encrusted in delicate pearls, this veil is a real show-stopper. Handmade from soft tulle, you can choose from several different colours and lengths to suit your bridal look perfectly.

Baldwin wedding veil, was £527, Etsy

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Embroidered with organza flowers and leaves, this beautiful cathedral-length veil would fit well with a bohemian or vintage style wedding dress.

Mica Flake Veil, from £153, Etsy

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Add some sparkle to your wedding look with this gorgeous metallic embellished veil. You can choose from gold or silver hand-applied mica flakes, and there are several different lengths available.

RIVIERA Bridal Veil, from £879.54, Etsy

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This cascading floral veil would pair perfectly with a simple wedding gown.

Alicia Wedding Veil by Melanie Potro Bridal Couture, £189, NotOnTheHighStreet

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This cathedral satin-trimmed veil would particularly suit a classic wedding gown. Measuring 320cm, it's designed to trail behind you as you walk down the aisle. Choose between white, antique white and ivory colourways.

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