12 Dreamy wedding veil alternatives for the modern bride

No veil? No problem!

As time passes, so do many ancient traditions. Modern brides are opting for veil alternatives and we love it! And, we have to note, not wearing a wedding veil doesn’t make you look any less bridal. Just like not every woman wants a solitaire diamond in a gold setting, a classic veil is not for every bride.

 

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Whether you’re in the market for alternative bridal headpieces or you’re, you know, just snooping around for wedding inspo, then you’ve come to the right place. Scroll to see 11 gorgeous alternatives to a timeless wedding veil.

12 Dreamy wedding veil alternatives for the modern bride

1 The jewelled hair comb

For a simple and sweet alternative, try jewelled hair pieces such as the hair comb. It can add a little sparkle to a simple wedding dress.

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2 The all-around crown

The crown-like head piece is such a pretty option for a bigger hairdo. Try this for a glam or boho touch, (depending on the style you go for!) the choice is yours.

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3 The flower circlet

Flower circlets will always be a winner for those uber romantic forest weddings. If you want to add a touch of Mother Nature to your bridal look, try a gorgeous circlet like the one below.

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4 Crystal hair pins

Delicate hair pins will instantly add an understated yet elegant and polished feel to your look.

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5 The headband

For a regal effect, try a medieval bejewelled headband, that also gives us major Dolce & Gabbana feels.

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6 The classic crown

Own your throne on your big day by opting to wear a statement-making crown. Very goddess like, very grand.

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7 A head chain

Both boho and luxe, an intricate head-chain piece will do wonders for your overall aesthetic.

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8 Pearl goddess

Both classic and chic, try a pearl headband with matching statement pearl earrings.

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9 Butterfly clips

If you’re not a fussy person and want a simple touch of glam, try these minimalist butterfly clips.

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10 Hair vine

This gorgeous hair vine is a definite yes for the boho bride!

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11 Vintage-glam head piece

If you’re a vintage lover, this netted piece will speak to you on so.many.levels.

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12 The literal flower crown

Who the hell says you can’t wear a flower crown to your wedding? Here’s how cute it can look.

 

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Shop from our edit of TDF veil alternatives:

1

Gold Floral Leaf Headband

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Add a touch of floral goodness to your wedding day.

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2

Wisteria hair vine

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Floral vibes everywhere *heart eyes emoji*.

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3

Tree of life crystal crown

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Get hitched in a unique floral crystal crown.

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4

Pin it all up

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Add a sweet touch with these delicate hair pins for a more simplistic look.

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5

Floral princess

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Fit for a princess, this dainty flower crown is elegantly fab.

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6

The dainty comb

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This comb boasts an intricate pearl and diamanté design that is just blooming with style!

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7

Flower power

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These crystal and pearl hair pins are great for both up-styles and braided hairstyles.

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8

Vintage glam

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Secure stray strands elegantly with this charming vintage hair comb, accented with pearls and diamanté detail.

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