Shopping for a wedding veil can be confusing, 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.
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.
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Best wedding veils
Birdcage wedding veils
Maison Michel Akiko Lace Bow Headband, was £455 now £182, Matches
We love this unique Maison Michel Akiko headband, fashioned with a mini semi-sheer veil. Made from ivory diamond netting, it drapes just over the face and is topped with a structured tulle bow.
Ivory Charlotte Crystal Mini Veil by Gigi Burris Millinery, £365, Browns
This striking vintage-inspired veil is handmade in New York using gathered ivory tulle and embellished with individually placed Swarovski flat crystals. It comes attached to a grosgrain covered headband.
Bird Cage Veil 'Vayl' by Holly Young Millinery, £49.99, NotOnTheHighStreet
Sitting just below the eyes, this is the perfect finishing touch for a retro-style wedding dress. The veil will be attached to a hairband in the colour of your choice so it blends in seamlessly.
Voilette Headband, £165, Revolve
Attached to a small silk headband, if you're looking for something simple and elegant, try this bird cage veil by Revolve.
Shoulder-length wedding veils
Short Shoulder Wedding Veil, £58.33, Etsy
Made with two tiers of Russian netting, the large open weave gives this veil a retro feel. It's delicate, glamourous and quirky all at once.
White Long Crystal Embellished Veil Haircomb by Gigi Burris Millinery, £365, Browns
Saturated with sparkling rhinestones, this lace veil is one way to turn heads without the need for a long train. It attaches easily to your hair with a metal comb.
Erdem Embellished Point D’Esprit Tulle Veil, £390, Net-A-Porter
Erdem launched its first bridal collection earlier this year, 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.
Elbow wedding veils
Custom Slogan Veil by Crown and Glory, £45, NotOnTheHighStreet
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.
Sweetheart Circle Veil by Crown and Glory, £55, NotOnTheHighStreet
Brides who are looking for something cute and romantic will love this elbow length-veil from Crown and Glory. It features a hand-sewn satin heart trim.
Fingertip wedding veils
French Lace Simple Veil by Twigs and Honey, £473.13, Etsy
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 and we can see why.
Modern Netting Tulle Bridal Veil, £213.40, Etsy
Ethereal and whimsical, the layering of soft net fabrics also gives this veil a modern feel. It's finished with your choice of a gold or silver plated comb.
Waltz wedding veils
Couture Ivory Lace Mantilla Wedding Veil, from £399.56, Etsy
Hand-embroidered with pressed silk and cotton flower petals, we love this romantic ivory tulle veil for something a bit different.
Leah Veil, from £38.28, Etsy
This raw edge mantilla style veil comes in several different colourways and is a classic choice to complement any bridal look.
Floor-length wedding veils
Gwyneth Veil, £51.04, Etsy
Perfect for a minimalist aesthetic, this simple veil also comes in a selection of colours and lengths if you want to customize it.
Christophe Kane Feather-Trimmed Tulle Veil, £820, Mytheresa
As you'd expect from Christoper Kane, this is sure to add something contemporary and unique to your bridal ensemble. Trimmed with tonal ostrich feathers, it would look amazing with a simple slip dress.
Cathedral wedding veils
Skylar Barely There Wedding Veil by Britten, £73, NotOnTheHighStreet
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 £146.92, Etsy
Encrusted in delicate pearls, this veil is a 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 £529.90 now £423.92, Etsy
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 £154.95, Etsy
Add some sparkle to your wedding look with this gorgeous metallic embellished veil. You can choose from gold or silver hand-applied mica flakes.
Alicia Wedding Veil by Melanie Potro Bridal Couture, £189, NotOnTheHighStreet
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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