Hurray! You found the dress, and now you're on the lookout for a show-stopping veil to match. To help you find the perfect one, we've created a handy guide to the different types of wedding veils, outlining the main styles and options, and today, we're sharing our favourite places to find bridal veils. While most bridal boutiques stock veils, we're highlighting some of the great designers creating romantic and traditional veil styles, as well as contemporary designers out there making unexpected, nontraditional veils for the modern bride. So, whether you're a classic, bohemian or minimalist bride, and whether you're working with a budget of €50 or €500, there are plenty of options below to suit you!
Where to find bridal veils:
Intricately-made, ethereal and romantic, Wilde By Design's bespoke veil creations are heirlooms to treasure forever. Adding an ethereal romance to your wedding-day look, each luxurious silk Wilde By Design piece is created by hand in their Dublin studio. Every piece is totally unique, and made to your own specifications.
To see more, visit wildebydesign.ie
Fusing vintage and classic design, the veils, headpieces and accessories created by Irish designer Kyna Maree are perfect for brides who want to create a romantic look. Many of the veils in the byKYNA collection have options to allow the design to be customised just for you.
To see more, visit bykyna.ie
Based in Northern Ireland and set up by Debbie Bailie-Collins, Gibson Bespoke specialise in bespoke veil designs, tailored to the each bride's unique specifications. Working alongside a team of talented seamstresses and embroiderers, all stunning heirloom pieces are designed with an old Hollywood style feel and created with fine couture crystal, silk and lace.
To see more, visit gibsonbespoke.co.uk
Blue Meadow Bridal by Irish designer Sandra O'Hara offers luxury bridal adornments and veils for a range of bridal styles, from relaxed bohemian to high glamour, from effortlessly cool to the classically elegant bride. Bridal veils can be customised to suit your exact requirements.
To see more, visit bluemeadowbridal.com
Boasting a collection of luxury bridal accessories, the Lori Muldoon design studio also creates bespoke veils for brides who want something truly unique.
To see more, visit lorimuldoon.com
Veils of Ireland
From cathedral wedding veils to short blusher and birdcage styles, Veils of Ireland's curated collection of designer wedding veils are perfect for your 'I do' moment. Looking for a bespoke design? Veils of Ireland's also offer a tailor-made and bespoke veil service to create your perfect veil, just for you.
To see more, visit veilsofireland.ie
Crown and Glory
Crown and Glory, AKA Sophie King, is a contemporary bridal accessory designer based in in the UK. Alongside her fun bridal hair accessories, her latest collection features bold slogan veils, epic colourful designs and fun embroidery creations.
To see more, visit crownandglory.co.uk
Twigs & Honey
Twigs & Honey is based out of Oregon, USA and officially began in early 2008 with the goal of introducing a completely fresh and modern line of bridal accessories and veils. Amongst the veil collection, you'll find pearl, feather, sequins, ribbon, crystal-embellishment and lace creations.
To see more, visit twigsandhoney.com
Looking for a contemporary take on a wedding veil? Ann Marie Faulkner's designs redefine and reinterpret this classic accessory.
To see more, visit annmariefaulkner.co.uk
Based in the UK, all Britten veils are are handmade just outside Bath with the finest materials, packaged beautifully and delivered worldwide. Whether you want a long or short veil, full lace, ivory veil, pure silk or traditional tulle fabric, Britten have a large selection of veils to choose from. Not sure the veil will match your dress? Try Britten's handy veil sample packs. There's also the option to personalise your veil with hand embroidered initials or your wedding date.
To see more, visit brittenweddings.com
Megan Therese Couture
Designed and handmade in Ireland, Megan Therese Couture creates handcrafted and beautifully-designed heirloom veils and accessories.
To see more, visit megantherese.com
Based in the UK, embroidery designer Daisy Sheldon makes beautiful bespoke wedding veils finished with her romantic embroidery designs. Specialising in Cornish and Irish embroidery, each wedding veil from Daisy's collection is lovingly handmade to the specific requirements of the bride and can be customised with dainty embroidery, whether it be a monogram, a sweet little message or a design of your choice.
To see more, visit daisysheldon.co.uk
With over 10 years expertise in the bridal industry, Belfast-based Visionary Veils pride themselves on their professional service and meticulous attention to detail. They are not only experts in designing and creating stunning wedding veils, but also in advising brides to be. Designer Rebekah also offers a unique veil restoration service to breathe new life into an existing wedding veil, for those going the 'something borrowed' route.
To see more, visit visionaryveils.co.uk
Specialising in cute retro veils and chic headbands, London milliner Lizzie McQuade is a master of bridal hair accessories. Both her ready-to-wear collection and her bespoke pieces feature gorgeous offerings for your big day 'do.
To see more, visit lizziemcquade.com
Eden Luxe Bridal
If you're looking for a veil worthy of the British royal family, Eden Luxe Bridal should be your first port of call. They also stock a handful of pearl and floral embellished designs that are more offbeat than regal.
To see more, visit edenluxebridal.com
Whether you want to make a dramatic entrance in a jaw-dropping allover lace veil, or you're on the hunt for something nontraditional and unique (think fringe and colour!) Etsy's vast collection of ready-to-wear and made-to-order wedding veils knows no bounds.
What Katy Did Next
What Katy Did Next is a Bridal Headwear label based in North East England creating pieces for the truly individual bride with a passion for accessories, a love of fashion and a desire for something completely handmade and unique.
To see more, visit what-katy-did-next.co.uk
Hand cut from Italian Tulle to give you an heirloom piece you'll treasure forever, Rainbow Club wedding veils come in a variety of designs and lengths, and also come packaged in a beautiful box, to keep your veil safe and spotless until your big day!
To see more, visit rainbowclub.co.uk
Sash + Veil
A creative designer with an eye for all things romantic, Heather of Sash + Veil creates handcrafted and beautifully-designed heirloom veils and sashes.
To see more, visit sashandveil.co.uk
From the impossibly cool to the effortlessly classic, Ofrenda Studio is a popular US designer among the most style-savvy brides. The collection is full of gorgeous veils to add a modern twist to your wedding-day look.
To see more, visit ofrendastudio.com
Still putting the finishing touches on your look? Head to the accessories section of our Supplier Directory.