Over the years I've developed a bit of a crush on colored veils. But the problem is… you just don't see 'em all too often. So here's “Megan's tribute to the colored veils I have loved.” We've got dramatic reds, daring purples, and understated blues, even some fiery oranges up in this! Feast your eyeballs:

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I'm starting off with a bang with Cadaverous Muse‘s incredible veil/hat combo using black and purple tulle for the fall and a black netting for over her face.

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Kyra had an amazing black veil, and even her bridesmaids got into the colored veil action!

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This is Jesse and Aiko posing on a bench at Mayfield Park. I think this was our first (and only?) gorgeous grey cathedral-length veil. The veil was sewn by the bride's mother from a platinum chiffon fabric.

sc00284d9eShort, sweet and black. I love this. RedRubyRing made her own birdcage veil and fascinator.

Luke & Suzanne's Muppet wedding
Suzanne wore a light blue birdcage veil with a sparkly “POW” fascinator for the Muppet wedding.

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What about a two-tone blue veil like Chantal‘s?

327Becky went all out with a blue veil that matched her blue sash at her winter wedding in Vermont.

UntitledAnd how could we ever forget Kimmy's purple veil from Kimmy & Ramzi's hill country sunset wedding with bells!

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Purple veils also look amazing in birdcage styles that happen to match your purple dress, like in Cristina and Adrian's wedding.

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The same with Oonagh's gold veil that perfectly complimented her amazing golden dress.

Clarke 552 LRTuesday_Silver had the cutest, classiest little purple be-ribboned veil.

manya 143Tanya‘s bright red birdcage veil makes me so very happy. I love how it doesn't seem to have any form to it, just a mass of red netting that looks perfectly in place somehow. So cool!

Say what?Misty's take on her red veil was a little different — not only was it bright red, but it was gathered in such a beautiful and unique way underneath her up-do.

Getaway car for yellow wedding dressLet us not forget… You need to see a yellow wedding dress with a matching cathedral veil today.

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Tribe member Aemwhy rocked a ribbon veil with warm and happy oranges and yellows. She made it herself with the help of a friend.

Wanna see MOAR colored veils? Of course you do.

Comments on Don’t let dresses have all the fun: 15 colored veils to steal the show

  1. Lovely. When I started choosing wedding clothes for myself, my first purchase was a baby pink birdcage veil. I figured everything else could work around that.

    • That is awesome. I have been known to create outfits around accessories, too, and the results have been consistently good. I think that choosing something little that you LOVE and then building around it can help give focus to the creation of the outfit.

  2. I love this since I am wearing a flower wreath with colored tulle hanging down in a veil fashion. It makes me excited for my wedding!

  3. I have some light blue tulle that I got on sale, that is now becoming my veil! I cut it into four pieces and I’m going to sew it onto hair comb that is covered in rhinestones.

  4. I had a black birdcage veil with handmade octopus and red feathers fascinator.
    I promise I will submit our wedding soon!

    • @Mich- an octopus and red feathers OMG! that sounds so awesome!!! what was your theme?

  5. I love this! i just ordered a blue birdcage veil from ETSY a few days ago. that greay veil is gorgous!

  6. So pretty! I’m not a fan of veils normally but coloured ones just seem so much nicer.

  7. Davids Bridal has started selling red and black birdcage veils. They’re meant for BMs but a lot of brides have been buying them.

    I love seeing offbeat things in a traditional setting. 🙂

  8. I’ve actually made my veil already and it’s red and black lace with beading along the edge. I wonder if it’ll be cool enough to get featured. 😛

  9. I love how sort of spooky-romantic and antique the grey veil is.

    This post makes me rethink my position on veils entirely. HMMM!

    • Me, too. I was totally anti-veil for my wedding; if I’d seen a post like this before my wedding, I might have done things a bit differently.

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