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wedding veil alternatives

No wedding veil? No problem! From fascinators to headpieces, headbands to hair clips, tiaras to circlets, we’ve got some great ideas about things you can put on your head OTHER than a wedding veil.

Become a monarch (butterfly) with a nature-inspired butterfly crown

Become a monarch (butterfly) with these nature-inspired butterfly crowns

Y’all know we LOVE flower crowns, bad-ass metal crowns, and headpieces of all sorts. But how about really channeling Mother Nature with these butterfly crowns that look like you’re being engulfed in multicolored wings. Don’t float away until you see what I’ve found: gilded gold butterflies, embroidered butterfly veils, delicate butterfly fascinators, and so many other ways to be a Monarch… butterfly.

These pop culture wedding veils are pure magic for your geeky hearts

If you’re going to rock a veil, why not rock a magical veil? These veils and fascinators are inspired by pop culture fandoms, and we’re in awe. If you’re looking for pop culture wedding veils or accessories for your Harry Potter, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, or Disney-themed wedding, you need check these out…

Bad-ass wedding tiaras for when you're more warrior princess than fairy princess

Bad-ass wedding crowns for when you’re more warrior princess than fairy princess

Flower crowns, fairy weddings, leaves, and princess pearls… sometimes they’re just not YOU. Maybe you’re a bad-ass warrior queen, a leather-loving goth babe, or a would-be conquerer. These are the wedding crowns on the darker side of glam. Let’s see what metal, leather, and intricate crystal wedding headpieces we were able to find out in the wild…

One cancer survivor's 3 non-wig ways to rock being a bald bride

Beauty from pain: A cancer survivor’s non-wig ways to rock being a bald bride

“Will you postpone the wedding until after your cancer is gone?” asked my friend the week I was re-diagnosed with lymphoma. My response was so feral it surprised even me. “Honey, come hell or high water, I am motherloving having this wedding, and you better motherloving be there because I don’t know how long I’ve got left.”

My cancer came back a few months before my wedding, and I wanted to use my baldness as an opportunity to recognize cancer’s presence while living through it with beauty and joy. Here’s my story…

Bridal crown as seen on @offbeatbride #flowercrowns

17 bridal hair crowns to transform you into Mother Nature

We’ve already seen a fair few amazing flower headpieces, but we EVEN MORE! Flower halos, bridal hair crowns, succulent crowns, natural greenery hair pieces, and maybe even a bridal hair crown for your loyal pooch. Let’s explore our options in veil alternatives with flowers, animal ears, herbs, lace, and so many more options to bring out your inner Mother Nature.

Wedding mermaid crowns for your inner mermaid

Skip the veil in favor of these MERMAID CROWNS

Whether you’re channeling Darryl Hannah from Splash (gender-bent remake incoming!), or going goth chic with an Ursula vibe, these wedding mermaid crowns with crystals, seashells, semi-precious stones, and even wood, are the final touch your seaworthy wedding ensemble needs.

Let’s peruse the many versions of this whimsical headpiece style: bohemian, goth, simple, and seriously elaborate. There’s something for any landlubber up in here…