Bridal headpieces and Non-Veiled Inspiration

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As you know, February is not only the month of valentines, but a celebration of styles that I heart.  What better way to bring the week to a close, than by sharing some eye-catching wedding “bling” with a global twist?

For the bride who opts out of the western veil over which she might trip or get an eyelash caught in, here are some sexy fusion alternatives:

From African and Middle Eastern Glam…

(Above:- L to R: TopWedding Album Magazine, Luki Images via Design Scene; MiddleCulture Bridal Couture, House of Harlow 1960 via here; BottomWedding Album Magazine, Joe Photo via Wedding By Color)

...to unleashing your inner Grecian goddess or muse.

(Above:- Left; Maria Elena Piece from Kleinfeld Bridal [photo by Carlos Andres Varela])

For a cute alternative to the birdcage veil, below are examples of  two lace and jewel inspired “cages” that can really make a statement.  Not only do they frame your face for the perfect portrait, they are also super stylish and chic.

(Above: Marian Hardwick via Ghana Bride; Bridal Styles Boutique)

As we head east, don’t you just love these jeweled pieces with a hint of eastern Europe and Asia? It’s all about the tear drop pearl, dazzling stones and beaded details.

(Above:- Top LeftThe Wedding Album Magazine; Bottom Left – Photo via Rangoli; Top RightKyles Collection; Middle RightStyle Hive; Bottom RightWedding Inspirasi)

And finally, a celebration of western European folklore and fantasy.

(Above:- Top Row – Vogue UK via Fashion Box; Middle & Bottom Row – Vogue Italia via Dustjacket)

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12 Comments

  1. Holly @ ModernWedding.org

    February 7 at 6:26 am

    You always hunt down the most unique finds! I am really loving these hair pieces, such a fun alternative to the usual choices.

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  7. BLACKBYBLE

    September 8 at 12:02 am

    Very nice jewels. But we can also wear the both.

    En tout cas, très joli inspiration ^^

    J’aime beaucoup

  8. EncoreBride

    September 26 at 11:19 pm

    I’ve been looking for an alternative to the veil and cage veil, thanks for sharing these!

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