17 bridal veils for a modern wedding

07 Jun 2022

For a modern bridal look, these veils offer the finishing touch

The bridal veil is a wedding tradition that will always be upheld, however the theories surrounding its origins are vast and varied. While the Romans warded off evil spirits by hiding the bride's face with a veil and protecting her purity, Christian history dictates that the lifting of the veil is a symbolic consummation of the marriage.

For these reasons, the veil is sometimes considered an outdated wedding tradition, however there is no denying the beauty and elegance of a bride who chooses to wear one. With various lengths available - from an angel-cut to a catheral length showstopper, and an array of intricate details and embellishment options, there has never been more choice for today's discerning bride.

If you're looking for a veil with a modern edge, take a look at these dazzling designs with which to say 'I do'. 

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Above: Munro veil by Vagabond Bridal

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Above: Grace Loves Lace Celestial Veil, £430

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Above: Rainbow Club 'Gazania', £75

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Above: Britten 'Skylar' Barely There Wedding Veil, £68

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Above: Sottero & Midgley 'Marvine', check retailers for pricing

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Above: Team Hen Luxury Tulle Bow Veil, £12.99

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Above: Pronovias 'V LA04', check retailers for pricing

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Above: Blossom & Bluebird 'Estella' Soft Veil with Stars, £170

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Above: Rainbow Club 'Foxglove', £125

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Above: Joyce Jackson Flamenco Feather Embellished Veil, from Liberty in Love, £420

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Above: Rainbow Club 'Spellbinder', £175

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Above: Grace Loves Lace 'Truly, Madly, Deeply' Long Veil, £290

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Above: Bianco Ivory Waterfall Effect Fingertip Veil, from Lace & Favour, £69

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Above: Pronovias 'V LA06', check retailers for pricing

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Above: ASOS Edition Hip-Length Love Bird Embroidered Veil, £48

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Above: Halfpenny London 'Minnis' Veil, check retailers for pricing

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Above: Made with Love Bridal 'Rosey' Veil, check retailers for pricing

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