Chic & Stylish Wedding Veil Alternatives to Consider for the Big Day
Opting to not wear a veil but not sure what to wear instead? Consider these beautiful wedding veil alternatives.
For some brides shopping and finding the right wedding dress makes the wedding day feel like a reality instead of a dream. However, for other brides, the full wedding day look finally feels complete when they find the right veil to grace their head. If you don’t want the pomp and circumstance of the traditional veil or you feel like the style just isn’t for you, that’s totally okay. Some gorgeous wedding veil alternatives on the market complement a multitude of bridal gowns and looks.
Part of our mission at Budget Savvy Bride is always to make you, the bride, feel empowered to make decisions about your wedding planning that also match your values, vision, and wallet. If you don’t want to wear a wedding veil there are so many other beautiful options to consider. A dainty headband, a floral wreath, a tiara, or even a bow can complete your bridal ensemble. You’ll look like a million bucks and you’ll feel like it too because you made a fashion choice based on your taste and style. So brides hold those wedding veil alternatives high and walk down the aisle towards your true loves in one of these fabulous headpieces.
17 Accessories To Wear Instead of a Wedding Veil
These affordable and fashionable wedding veil options are perfect for every bride.
Boho Floral Crown
Faylay • $15.99
This silk floral crown is perfect for a variety of settings. Wear this wreath of flowers on your hair and feel like a fairy princess for your wedding day. Choose from several floral arrangements.
Rosa Pearl Headband
Ulta • $16
Give pearl a whirl in BaubleBar’s Rosa Pearl Headband. Both large and small pearls alternate on this comfortable band to create an extra fun texture. It’s the perfect piece to top off any outfit with, even your wedding dress.
Adorned Rhinestone Bandeau Birdcage Veil
David’s Bridal • $165
This beautiful, vintage-inspired Russian tulle Twigs & Honey veil sparkles with hand-sewn Swarovski rhinestone crystals. Attached to two-wire combs. It’s part veil part hair accessory but all glam!
Evelyn Wedding Tiara
Sweet V • $21.99
When you combine luxury, elegance, and expert craftsmanship into a single tiara, you get this sophisticatedly designed bridal hair accessory. This tiara measures 2 inches high and is embellished with crystals and pearls.
Wyeth London Hat
BHLDN • $84
Made from 100% Australian wool, this wide-brimmed hat is the perfect bridal hue (and the perfect boho accessory for your wedding wardrobe). Don’t be afraid to have a little hat hair on your wedding day with this stunner.
Statement Floral Halo
Vow’d • $150
You’ll look like an angel in this gold metal halo with clayform flowers. It’s delicate and dainty yet still makes a statement as the moniker suggests.
Beaded Flower Wire Hair Vine
LottieDaDesigns • $89
There is something so ethereal about this long beaded flower wire hair vine. Weave this into a loose braid for a romantic airy look. Consists of off-white/light ivory acrylic pearls and beads, clear crystals, champagne brushed metal leaves, and 10 pearl metal flowers scattered throughout.
MagaelaAccessories • $52.18
This autumn floral hair wreath can be worn in various ways. With its flexible base, you can attach it with bobby pins in a multitude of ways for a beautiful finishing touch.
Swarovski Crystal & Opal Mismatched Clip Set
David’s Bridal • $108
This slightly mismatched set of opal and Swarovski crystal clips lends a sophisticated vibe to your wedding look. Choose from gold or silver plated.
Pom Pom Headband with Glitter Veil
ASOS • $70
This Pom-Pom design headband is a collaboration with influencer Rachel Burke. While it still features a longline veil, it still doesn’t seem to fit the traditional bridal veil model with its fun multicolor pom-poms and soft pastel colors.
StuffedToysYaar • $161.60
This exquisite bow is wrapped in a gentle glow of shining crystals that will leave your guest breathless. The mix of crystals creates a unique sparkle that will attract the eye. The feathers add special grace and charm.
Floral Wedding Cape
LidiasBoutiqueDesign • $64
Perhaps you love the look of a cathedral veil but not the fussiness of having to affix it to your hair. Let us introduce you to the idea of a bridal cape. This adds a final touch to your dress with intricate embroidery and sparkle.
Everly Crystal Crown
Sweet V • $17.49
Feel like ultimate royalty with this full crown design. The gold-plated metal whose surface is dotted with clear handmade crystal brings out the best in this queen crown.
Butterfly and Flower Crown
Gardensofwhimsy • $52
This simple little crown features natural-looking branches with delicate white blossoms and a pretty monarch butterfly perched to the side. An absolutely perfect addition to a woodland fairytale wedding.
Floral Cluster Comb
Vow’d • $95
Use one or several of these beautiful cluster combs to complete your bridal hairstyle. Made with gold metal, pearls, and crystals.
Pearl Hair Clip
LuLus • $18
Just like your love, the Lulus Timeless Piece Gold Pearl Hair Clip will last forever! This gorgeous hair claw features sleek gold metal that shapes a sturdy hinged closure and interlocking claw design. Shiny faux pearls embellish the exterior on both sides for a perfect finishing touch!
Rhinestone Bobby Pin Set
Lulus • $18
The Lulus Pearls Like You Gold Pearl and Rhinestone Hair Pin Set is the little bit of glamour your wedding needs! This eight-piece, gold hairpin set features four types of designs: one with a row of faux pearls, another embellished with a single row of shiny rhinestones, the third adorned with a single pearl at the end, and the fourth featuring simple, scalloped edges.
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