Advice for Planning your wedding without a Hitch, Visionary Veils, Northern Ireland

Advice for Planning your wedding without a Hitch, Visionary Veils, Northern Ireland

Rebekah was delighted to contributed to the latest wedding planning advice on www.hitch.ie, 1st January 2014.

Planning a wedding can leave you with lots of questions. We’ve rounded up some industry experts to answer several wedding planning FAQs to make sure you have the best advice available on hand as you plan your special day.

Wedding FAQs

Disaster has struck! My venue/supplier has double booked us and pulled out. What can we do?

Whenever you hand over your hard-earned money to a supplier or venue, make sure there’s a contract and that you get and keep a receipt. Always read the small print, and be very wary of those who don’t offer a contract.

If someone pulls out, it’s important to replace them with as little stress as possible. As a wedding planner, I have a ‘little black book’ of contacts that I can fall back on to help. If you don’t have a wedding planner, get your bridal party hunting for a replacement pronto.

Judy Mullins

If a venue has double booked, use it to your advantage. If you have to rearrange your date, tell them nicely but firmly you expect a reduction in price for the inconvenience!

— Judy Mullins – wedding planner
I Do Weddings

My/my fiancé’s parents are taking over the wedding planning! How can we regain control?

It will be hard, but you must express your concerns. It will really help to make things crystal clear if you and your fiancé can take time to chat about your dreams and what you both want from your wedding day — not what others want!

After chatting with your partner you will be stronger as a unit and in a greater position to meet with the parents. You will need to speak with them about your vision and what you both really envisage, have an honest chat as sometimes these issues can arise when communication has broken down, resulting in assumptions of what you want.

Olivia Buckley

I believe once they understand both your wishes, they will be more conscious to your wedding aspirations — after all, your wedding day is an expression of your love for each other and it is so important that both your personalities are allowed shine throughout the day.

— Olivia Buckley – wedding and events planner
Olivia Buckley Weddings and Events

Do I need wedding insurance? Why?

Your wedding day is likely to be one of the most important and special days of your life. When you consider the amount of money, time and stress you put into arranging your wedding it would be crazy not to protect it against unforeseen circumstances that could potentially ruin your big day.

Wedding insurance policies can be relatively inexpensive and will give you the peace of mind you will need leading up to your wedding day. You should consider what the policy will cover. Like any insurance policy you can decide what you want to insure. Most wedding insurance plans will cover a range of circumstances from weather, to something happening to your dress, injury, illness, or if your venue goes out of business leading up to your wedding. All policies have exclusions and cover limits, so check your policy carefully.

Wedding insurance also covers you for unforeseen circumstances on the day. If one of your wedding suppliers is unwell and cannot turn up, or the venue gets flooded — which has happened a few times over the last few years — you will get cover against cancellation and rearrangement of your wedding.

Monica Blain

Most insurance companies won’t be able to provide you with a new venue, but they will give you compensation so you can rearrange your venue and suppliers and cover you for work already done in the lead up to the wedding. They also provide cover for deposits that may have been paid to wedding suppliers.

— Monica Blain – wedding planner
The Wedding Consultant

What if we don’t want the traditional wedding? How can we make our day more ‘us’?

A wedding is a hugely personal experience made all the more special when a couple really think about what it means to them. Instead of leaving all of the traditions out of your wedding day, why not give them your own personal twist?

Perhaps, flowers aren’t your thing and you would prefer to carry a ‘bouquet’ of something else down the aisle that represents what you want for the future. The cutting of the cake is another big tradition at weddings. The necessity of having one significant gourmet delight to share with your guests has become less important over time. Think of what else you can both do as your first official task together as a married couple…

A top table is another staple tradition at weddings. Instead of the traditional long top table why not consider a variation of shapes that would work within the room, or indeed have your ‘top table’ positioned in the centre of the room. Some couples chose to have a top table of just the two of them placed significantly within the room.

Bláithín O’ Reilly Murphy

The easiest way to personalise your wedding is to really think about who you are as a couple and to remove or change the aspects of a wedding day that don’t fit with that. Think about what makes you ‘you’ and work that into your wedding day.

— Bláithín O’ Reilly Murphy – wedding planner
The Wedding Expert

How can I make sure everyone is happy with my hen party?

Forward planning is the golden rule to ensuring your hen weekend is a roaring success! Appoint a bridesmaid or friend that has good organisational skills and not afraid to take the lead! Ensure associated costs and chosen hen weekend activities, location, nightlife etc. is suited to the mass and not just one or two within the hen group.

If you have family members of a much older generation it may be best to have two separate parties; planning one night to suit lots of different people is a lot harder than organising two nights to suit two groups of likeminded people.

The location of your hen party will ultimately depend on everyone’s budget and availability. It is important to remember that a hen party is a celebration. Do what you feel suits yourself and your fellow hens best.

Jonathan Gallagher

There has never been a better time to have a hen party in Ireland! With the wealth of hen weekend locations, luxury hotels, destination spas, varied nightlife and top class activities to suit everyone.

— Jonathan Gallagher
co-founder – Henorstag.com

Can I break tradition and wear something more unique on my wedding day?

The most important thing to remember when choosing your wedding wear is that you want to feel comfortable. As a bride you should never feel you must choose a certain style just because it is what you think you should wear!

On your wedding day you want to feel at your best and confident and that should be representative of your taste and personality. At Visionary Veils we have had a number of clients who have worn coloured wedding dresses or incorporated colour into their wedding wear. I would advise that you keep an open mind when visiting bridal stores and designers.

If you are considering something a little different then perhaps think of your favourite outfit and ask yourself what it is about the outfit that you love. Is it the style, the colour, or the way the shape and cut makes you feel or is it that the outfit is totally individual and speaks of your true personality? Remember this when you begin looking at wedding attire.

Rebekah McCann-Williams

If you want something really unique then there are many great Irish designers who will be happy to bring your vision to a reality just because you don’t see what you imagined in the shop does not mean it cannot be done!

— Rebekah McCann-Williams
owner/designer – Visionary Veils

 

Different Types of Wedding Veils

Different Types of Wedding Veils – Part One

First published on www.hitched.ie 13 Dec 2013 by visionary Veils designer Rebekah McCann-Williams

So you have your wedding dress and you are considering a wedding veil but where do you start?

Which style should you choose and what will suit your wedding dress? Here are some helpful hints from Visionary Veils to help you start the decision process!

Which veil should you choose?

With an increase in art deco inspired beading panels, highly embellished panels and open back detail, the sheer oval wedding veil is the perfect design and shape. The veil has no gathering in the fabric so the gown detail will not be obscured by the width or volume of the veil. The oval veil can be worn flat on the head as a mantilla or further back over a bun or chignon. Firm silk tulle or nylon tulle will create the sheerest finish although the soft silk tulle is very delicate and drapes beautifully.  The length of the veil can be should not be shorter than your hips and can extend to your desired length.

Mary, August 2013, photo courtesy of Sean Gannon

When beginning a veil consultation I will often ask our clients a few simple questions to get the process started:

Would like to wear your wedding veil over your face?

This answer has an immediate impact on the style of veil. If the answer is yes the veil is worn over the face until the bride reaches the top of the aisle.

It is always helpful to try on a wedding veil with a blusher worn over the face to see how you feel with when your face is covered.

The Front Blusher

The front blusher, which is the section worn over the face can be created as part of the oval veil shape with the edging around the outer edges of the veil.

Lisa, August 2011, photo courtesy of Rebecca Roundhill

We can also create the blusher as a separate blusher section sewn unto the one layer veil length.

Nanzine, August 2012, photo courtesy of bride

What does this style offer?

You can have the front blusher without an edging and it can also be made detachable. Some of our clients have detached the blusher layer from the longer veil length and worn the blusher for the rest of the day. A great way to keep your wedding veil on all day!

Nanzine, August 2012, photo courtesy of bride

You may decide that you might like to have a front blusher section and never wear the veil over the face but simply have the two layers to add volume to the veil.

This can be helpful if wearing a slim fit dress – adding the extra layer to a veil that ends at the waist area creates curves and shape, which can enhance a boyish figure.

One Layer Wedding Veils

If you do not want to wear the wedding veil over your face then you can consider a one layer centre gathered wedding veil or side wedding cap veil.

Should I choose a Long or Short Wedding Veil?

A long wedding veil will elongate your silhouette and can be worn by both petite and tall brides. The cathedral veil of 300cm can be too long for many clients so always consider your own frame and height when selecting the length.

At Visionary Veils all our wedding veils are made to measure so we can tailor the length to the individual client. A bride of petite height may only need to wear a Chapel length of 250cm to create the same effect as the traditional Cathedral length.

Short Wedding Veils

Short wedding veils can look great with a number of wedding dress style. The fun-loving short one layer bubble veil or a retro shoulder length veil both compliment the 1950s-1960s style tea length wedding gowns.

Ciara, May 2012, photo courtesy of Helen Sloan

An In-Between Length

At Visionary Veils the fingertip wedding veil of 70 inches is one of our most popular veils with the front blusher worn over the face. It is the perfect length; not too short and not too long. The finished length of the veil will drape into the line of your wedding gown and finish around the hip area.

Catherine, July 2012, photo courtesy of Zaretti Photography

Next week we’ll continue exploring the different kinds of wedding veil, looking at volume, fabrics and detailing!

 

Why Should I Consider a Veil? Visionary Veils, UK,

Why Should I Consider a Veil?

06 Dec 2013 article first appeared on www.hitched.ie by Visionary Veils Designer Rebekah McCann-Williams

by Rebekah@VisionaryVeils

I love the fact that brides have such a range of wedding dresses to consider. With such a choice of styles and designs it means that a Bride can wear a wedding dress that is truly reflective of her own personal style.

Once you have chosen your dress then there is the business of selecting your wedding accessories… There has been a huge increase in the range of headwear accessories on the market. There are now headbands, circlets, floral garlands, side combs and of course the traditional wedding veil.

Some brides to be choose a wedding veil to embrace one of the longest standing bridal traditions. The tradition of wearing a wedding veil has been evolving since Greek and Roman brides were dressed in brightly coloured veils to ward off evil spirits.

The nature of the coloured veil meant that the father of the bride needed to lead his daughter to the altar thus beginning the tradition of giving the bride away.

The veil next evolved into a sign of modesty and chastity and since the white wedding gown represented virginity so did the white wedding veil.

It seems that many brides fear that by wearing a wedding veil they would be choosing the type of veil worn in the 1980s.  Loads of layers, loads of tulle with the bride hidden below a mass of material.

In recent years the wedding veil has returned to popularity. The beautiful silk tulle wedding veil worn by Kate Middleton definitely inspired brides the world over. In the New York bridal catwalk shows of 2011 wedding veils made a welcome return to the catwalk with many designers featuring veils.

Image Credit List: Danielle Visionary Veils Real Bride, Rachel wearing her soft silk tulle and lace veil photo courtesy of Des Rowan, Visionary Veils Flavia headband veil, Visionary Veils Clarissa Vintage Cap Veils, Kate side birdcage veil, Bella Headpiece created by Donna Crain, silk mantilla veil Visionary Veils

As the designer of all our wedding veils I create pieces that are reflective of the modern bridal trends.  Our veils are created in a range of fabrics with soft silk tulle being our most popular veil. Our silk veils are soft, luxurious and drape gently – in fact our brides often remark that they hardly know it’s there. For many brides the wedding veil completes their attire and turns a beautiful gown into a wedding dress. They then truly feel like a bride.

Visionary Veils has a range of contemporary veils that will work with the current wedding dress trends including vintage cap veils, side veils, headband veils and circlet veils. As a designer I wanted to offer brides the option of wearing both a headpiece and a wedding veil that would complement each other in shape and design.

If you feel that the wedding veil is not the right bridal accessory for you then the birdcage veil is still very popular. Our experience is that brides like a hint of the birdcage veil but don’t like it to cover their whole face. Our most popular birdcage shape veil would be the Kate Side Birdcage.

Another accessory option is to have a hat created for you or to wear a jewelled or pearl headpiece.

My favourite wedding movie quote has to be by Carrie Bradshaw in the blockbuster movie Sex in the City. Carrie is trying to come to terms with Mr. big leaving her at the altar.

“I put a bird on my head and he couldn’t get out of the car”.

I wouldn’t recommend a bird but a few feathers can be very dramatic!

Whatever you decide make sure you feel comfortable and your accessories represent you own personal style and tastes. There is no right or wrong only how you feel.

Happy Wedding Planning.

Regional Winner of The 2014 Wedding Industry Awards

Stockist Love Bridal Regional Winner of The 2014 Wedding Industry Awards

Huge Congratulations to our stockist Love Bridal, Manchester who are the Regional Winners of The 2014 Wedding Industry Awards. We are so pleased for Emma Draper who owns the beautiful bridal boutique in Altrincham, Greater Manchester.

Regional Winner Bridal Awards

I have had the pleasure of visiting Emma in her beautiful boutique where she stocks a wide range of wedding dress designers including Terry Fox, Stuart Parvin, Raimon Bundo, Mia Mia and Heritgate by Balbier/Wyatt and of course bespoke wedding veils by Visionary Veils.

Love Bridal Store

If you are looking for a beautiful wedding dress then you should look no further than Love Bridal where you will receive a warm and friendly reception as you search for your perfect wedding dress

love Bridal

For an appointment contact Emma at Love Bridal Boutique

7 Oxford Road
Bowdon

Altrincham
Cheshire
WA14 2DY

By Appointment only ,Telephone  0161 941 6446

www.lovebridalboutique.co.uk

 

Visionary Veils Designer Wedding Veils Day, Lilac Rose, Limerick, Ireland

Visionary Veils Designer Wedding Veils Day, Lilac Rose, Limerick, Ireland

Visionary veils Designer Wedding Veils Day, Lilac Rose, Limerick, Ireland

Visionary Veils Logo

Struggling to find your perfect wedding veil…. Not sure what style or length to chose then why not let the experts help.

Guinevre Pearl headband Veil

Guinevre Pearl headband Veil

Visionary Veils are Ireland only bespoke wedding veil design service  so why not make an appointment to find your perfect wedding veil. Visionary Veils are super excited to visit our Limerick stockist Lilac Rose on Sunday the 3rd of November 2013. This is a perfect opportunity to try on different wedding veil lengths and styles of wedding veil and discuss your wedding veil ideas.

Lilac Rose logo

Visionary Veils owner and designer, Rebekah, will be offering individual appointments to help our Limerick brides to be with their veil decisions. Visionary Veils will bring their full wedding veil range and their extensive lace and edging ranges for potential clients to see. Saving you a journey to Belfast!

Kate Middleton Veil

Kate Middleton Veil

This is a perfect opportunity to try on different lengths and styles to see what type of  wedding veil will complement your wedding gown. After your appointment you will receive a wedding veil quotation. We would recommend that you have already chosen your wedding gown before booking an appointment as Visionary Veils design a wedding veil that will complement the style, detail and shape of your chosen wedding gown.

Lilac Rose, Limerick

Lilac Rose, Limerick

Helpful hints –  Have a look through our website wedding veil categories to see if there is a particular veil that you might like to consider. If you have a swatch of your wedding dress fabric it would be helpful to bring this with you to your appointment.

Natasha, June 2013,Photography Epic Love Photography

Natasha, June 2013,Photography Epic Love Photography

To make an appointment please contact Donna at Lilac Rose Bridal boutique  please call 087 687 3651 or email hello@lilacrose.ie.

Catherine, Belfast 2013 photography Paula O'Hara

Catherine, Belfast 2013 photography Paula O’Hara

The Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair, Dublin September 2013


The Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair, Dublin 2013, Visionary Veils 

Saturday 21st  and Sunday 22nd September , Dublin

VIsit us at the Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair, 21st – 22nd September, Davenport Hotel, Dublin.

VINTAGE FAIR POSTER AUG 2013Visionary Veils had an absolute ball when we exhibited at the last Spectacular Vintage wedding fair in March 2013. Over the two days we spoke to over 400 Brides to Be.

We have already created veils and birdcage veils for the brides that we met at the last wedding fair and look forward to featuring their weddings on our Brides Gallery in the coming months.

As well as dozens of other vintage and alternative style vendors there will be a very vintage tea party, fashion show, live music and DIY demo’s as well as ‘The Man Crèche’ for reluctant grooms. Check out www.spectacularvintageweddingfair.com for further details.

 

 

Recent Real Brides

Avril, Donegal 2013, Photography Donal Doherty

Avril, Donegal 2013, Photography Donal Doherty

 

Catherine, Belfast 2013 photography Paula O'Hara

Catherine, Belfast 2013 photography Paula O’Hara

Natasha, June 2013,Photography Epic Love Photography

Natasha, June 2013,Photography Epic Love Photography

 

Luke and Natasha’s Wedding, unique vintage veils

Luke and Natasha’s  Wedding,  unique vintage veils
We are delighted to share this beautiful blog posted by Epic Love Photography who photographed Luke and Natasha’s Wedding.
Natasha’s Vintage Wedding Veil
Creating Natasha’s vintage wedding veil was a very special project. Natasha visited Visionary Veils after seeing our veils at the Decadence Vintage Wedding Fair. When Natasha arrived she described the veil that she would like created. Then came the best bit …..she had her Grandmothers original wedding veil and she would like me to use it as the foundation of her wedding veil.
It was a honour and a joy to breath new life into such a beautiful piece of fabric that had been treasured for all those years. It was slightly nerve-racking making the first cut into the wedding veil but after careful planning I knew exactly what I need to do.
Natasha’s vintage cap veil was a side wedding veil was edgings with a beautiful ecru cotton lace and a rose that was created in the veil fabric, lace edging and swarovski pearl details. The final results were amazing.
Congratulations to Luke and Natasha as they begin married life.

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This beautiful wedding blog was shared with the permission of  Epic Love Photography

Chairs & Backdrop provided by Grace & Saviour

Wedding Veil Original Vintage Veil created by Visionary Veils

Wedding Venue Dungiven Castle

Visionary Veils Announce Winner of Win a Wedding Veil Competition.

Visionary Veils Prize Draw Winners

Visionary Veils would like to thank you all for entering our Win a Wedding veil competition. We had hundreds of entries to our competition via our online form and at our Wedding Fairs.

We would also like to thank our collaborative partners who have offered surprise prizes for the Visionary Veils Prize Draw event.

Click here to watch our Prize Draw event

Our Prize Draw Winners

I am delighted to announce that Karen Lyons was the lucky lady who has won our £350 bespoke wedding veil. Karen will be marrying in 2014 and entered our Prize Draw at the Spectacular Vintage wedding Fair in Dubin. Visionary Veils will be delighted to create a wedding veil for Karen once she has chosen her wedding gown.

On finding out that she was our lucky winner Karen emailed

Karen Prize Draw Winner

“I just found out that I won the main prize in your draw! Thank you so much! I am over whelmed and delighted :)”

Thank you all for entering our prize draw and as a reward Visionary Veils would like to offer all our competition entrants a 10% discount on a bespoke wedding veil order.

Like our Facebook Page 

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If you haven’t already joined our Facebook page to keep up to date with all our latest news, we have  a good reason to join us. For Like number 300, 420 and 500 to our page, we will offer a £75 discount of any bespoke wedding veil order 🙂

Surprise Prizes

Visionary Veils have enjoyed working with a number of other wedding providers and we were delighted that a number of our collaborative partners offered surprise prizes for our competition draw.

Adele Mullan

Make up is a very important aspect of Bridal fashion and Adele Mullan did a fantastic job on our Visionary Veils photo shoot in November. Adele offered one lucky lady free bridal make up for her wedding day.

The lucky winner was Patrice Early. Who emailed to say “Awww thank you so much, I can’t believe I have won something “

Patrice Early

 Alison Jayne Couture is a bridal designer based on the Lisburn Road, Belfast.  Alison offered one lucky lady 15 % of one couture wedding dress order.

The design force behind the business is Alison-Jayne Matthews who along with 22 years of running her own business has experience in theatrical costume design and working in London as an assistant couturier to Royal Wedding Dress designer David Emanuel.

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All her gowns are individually designed for each client with no design ever being repeated. Her style changes from client to client and can range from thoroughly modern to classic and elegant, but all her designs somehow tend to have her trademark period or vintage feel.

Rosina Pink Wedding Veils

Alison-Jayne has worked with Rebekah from Visionary Veils and feels her hand crafted veils compliment her designs really well. After working with her on the latest photo shoot and she is delighted to join in with her company to offer another exciting prize.

The lovely lady who has won this exceptional opportunity is Grainne Sheehy.

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” I am excited to start the process of trying on wedding dresses and am delighted with my win.  Many thanks Grainne”

Ulster String Quartet 

The Ulster String Quartet is one of the leading wedding music suppliers based in Northern Ireland. They provide music for ceremonies, receptions and dinners alike and offer a friendly personable service, offering free consultations to help couples plan the music for their special day.

USQUlster String Quartet offered one of our lucky winners a £70 discount on any of their services and packages. The lovely winner was Meagan Dees. Meagan was over the moon but had already organised her music for her wedding. Listen and watch the Ulster String Quartet

Ti Amo Bridal

Ti Amo bridal provided a number of fabulous wedding gowns for our photo shoot. We were so lucky to have gorgeous gowns designed by Stephanie Allin, Sassi Holford and Jesus Peiro.

Ti Amo is a stylish bridal boutique, set in the lively market town of Limavady, which has developed into a fabulous place to spend a day shopping. Champagne in hand, brides and bridesmaids can browse our divine range of star quality wedding dresses by Sassi Holford, Stephanie Allin, Jesus Peiro, WODA. We also stock many gorgeous accessories by Rainbow Club, Butler & Wilson and Nieve Couture.

Kate Side Birdcage Veil

Stephanie Allin,
Ti Amo Bridal

Ti Amo Bridal offered our prize draw winner Sarah Gilmore of Portaferry a £50 voucher of a Dessy Bridesmaid dress.

Get in touch

We are still waiting to here from two of our prize draw winners so please get in touch.

Donna Crain 

We love working with Donna Crain, bridal accessories designer. Donna Crain believes every wedding outfit should be unique, a work of art. Donna knows how important it is to find the perfect accessory to complete the look, understanding that the fine detail deserves just as much care and attention as the dress itself.

Donna CrainDonna has offered our prize draw winner a 30 % discount of one of her beautiful bridal accessories designs. The lucky winner is Amy Green, of Dublin.

Tons of Sparkles

Tons of Sparkles specialises in customizing bridal accessories and gifts. Katrina of Tons of Sparkles provide a range of beautiful shoe clips for our photo shoot. Shoe Clips are a really clever way to change one shoe into many different looks. They simply clip on and off your shoe. Katrina has offered a pair of shoe clips to the value to  £35.00 in our prize draw.

Tons of Sparkles

Our prize draw winner of the show clip is Niamh Geoghegan of Belfast.

Tons of SparklesCongratulations to all our Prize Draw Winners and thank you to all the lovely ladies who entered our Prize Draw event.

 

 

Caring for your Wedding Veil, Veil Accessories Visionary Veils

Caring for your Wedding Veil, Veil Accessories Visionary Veils

Caring for your Wedding Veil, Veil Accessories Visionary Veils

Visionary Veils are now stocking  a range of wedding veil accessories, which you can purchase direct from our website ,to protect your wedding veil before and after your wedding day.

Watch our Wedding Veils Accessories Video

Caring for your Wedding Veil before your Wedding Day

Wedding Veil Clip

This Wedding Veil Clip works  wonderfully, it clips to the comb of your veil allowing the veil to hang straight down.  Will help eliminate wrinkles and makes the veil easy to store before and after the wedding!  Highly recommended.

Purchase Price £3.50 including standard delivery.

Veil Clip

Veil pegThe Veil Peg clips on the wedding veil comb allowing your veil to hang freely. This can be really helpful a couple of days before your wedding day.

Wedding Veil Storage Bag

The Wedding Veil storage bag is the perfect way to protect your wedding veil before your wedding day. If you have had your wedding veil delivered then the veil will arrive in a postal box wrapped in acid free white tissue paper.

Take your wedding veil from the postal box and a trouser hanger. Place a couple of layers of tissue paper over the trouser hanger. Then hang half the length of your wedding veil over the trouser hanger.

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Next place your wedding veil on the trouser hanger or wedding veil clip into the storage bag. This will keep your wedding veil protected until your wedding day.

Veil Veil Cover

  • Attractive nylon cover
  • Water-resistant acrylic coating
  • Full length zip

Purchase price £10.00 with 2nd class standard delivery included.

Veil CoversFor Your Wedding Day

Don’t let the wind spoil your special day…use Save the Veil to keep your veil in place while taking photos and during your ceremony whenever windy or breezy conditions are present.

Each package contains 6 pieces of Veil Weights jewellery. Three to six veil weights will control most veil.

Purchase Price £60.00 plus delivery.

Save the veil, Veil Magnets
There are 4 styles to choose from: Oval with Swarovski Crystal, Oval with Mother of Pearl, Round with Swarovski Crystal & Round with Mother of Pearl.

“Veil Weights are magnetic and easily slip on and off your veil, they are not permanent.”

Place each veil weight at least 18 inches apart along the bottom of your veil and the problem is solved. Most veils require 3-6 veil weights depending on the veil. Your veil will stay where you want it, and guests will be watching you….not your flying veil.

Watch our video to see how easy it is to attach your veil magnets.

Save the veil, Veil Magnets

Save the veil, Veil Magnets

Q: Are they permanent and how do they attach?

A: No, each side of the veil weight has two small magnets in them and are are easy to put on and take off.

Q: Will my veil still move?

A: Yes, it will still have movement, but they will keep your veil from blowing out of control or over your face!

Q: When should I put them on my veil?

A: Put them on before taking photos, your ceremony and after ceremony for photos.
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Q:What size is each piece

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A: The round shape is approximately 3/4″ inches. The oval shapes are approximately 3/4″x1/2 inches

Storing your Wedding Veil after your Wedding Veil

Wedding Veil Storage Box

Veil Box, hadnmade from the empty box company

Wedding Veil Storage Box

Prevent Your Wedding Veil From Yellowing

The Wedding Veil Box is made from unique specially milled board that is pH neutral to prevent your dress from yellowing, discolouring or spotting. The boxes are also so sturdy they have protected dresses from fire and flood damage.

The Wedding Veil  Box, with the acid-free tissue, will provide a unique pH neutral environment to prevent this happening.

The Wedding Veil Accessory Box protects from light and dust which can fade or mark the dress. Its strong durable board and paper can provide excellent protection against any untoward accident, such as fire or flood.

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Because The Wedding Veil Accessory Box is the most beautiful and romantic way that you will find to preserve your wedding attire, there is no longer a need to store in the attic. Your Accessory Box can be kept as a beautiful feature in the bedroom, keeping your dress in a more stable temperature and reliable environment.

Your box is hand finished with ribbon and lace, and filled with acid free tissue paper. It is ready to receive, and protect your wedding veil or special items.

Purchase Price £25.00 Plus UK Delivery Cost £5.00

Veil Storage box

 

Announcing New Stockist of Visionary Veils Designs, Lilac Rose, Limerick

Announcing New Stockist of  Visionary Veils Wedding Veil Designs

Visionary Veils are delighted to announce that we are now offering our bespoke wedding veil design service to a number of select wedding boutiques throughout Ireland and the UK. Each store will stock a sample range of our veils and each veil will be made by hand in our studio.

We are delighted to welcome our new partners Lilac Rose, Limerick, Ireland.

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Donna Kennedy, Lilac Rose

George’s Quay, Limerick

Phone +353 (0) 87 687 3651

email hello@lilacrose.ie

website www.lilacrose.ie

The Story of Lilac Rose

Lilac Rose, Limerick

Lilac Rose was created in 2011 as Donna Kennedy and husband David embarked on a wet, soggy caravan holiday in the South East of Ireland. Reflecting on the difficulty experienced in sourcing Donna’s own original vintage wedding dress, the couple decided to bring beautiful vintage and vintage-style gowns and accessories to Irish brides who were looking for a little quirk. Equipped with excellent customer service skills, a love for all things vintage and joyful memories of their recent vintage wedding, Donna and David opened Lilac Rose Bridal Shop in April 2013.

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The mission of Lilac Rose is to ensure the bride’s choosing of her dress is a truly indulgent and memorable experience. Our shop is located in Georges Quay, one of the most scenic and atmospheric quarters of historical Limerick city. We took immense pleasure in designing an elegant, welcoming store interior that reflects the chic, alternative and fun personality of Lilac Rose.

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With styling consultations that promote the individuality of each bride, our specialised vintage expertise is second to none. Representing fashion’s most inspiring decades, our original vintage and vintage-inspired bridal couture celebrates the cuts and styles of authentic 20th Century vintage design. At Lilac Rose, we fully appreciate the time and effort in creating a cohesive-looking vintage bridal party. For your convenience, we offer vintage-inspired bridesmaid dresses to reflect the genre and colour scheme of your wedding. We also stock a gorgeous bespoke collection of classically-inspired veils, headpieces and brooch bouquets to complement your wedding gown.

Donna Kennedy, Lilac Rose

Donna and David’s Wedding