Veils Store Directory
These elegant and understated headpieces and veils have chic embellishments, such as ribbons, pearls, feathers, and Swarovski crystals ($60 to $500). By appointment only. (good value)bridalveilfallsnyc.com
Owner Margaret Duncan specializes in restoring vintage veils, but she can also custom-make new pieces using an array of fabrics. Veils, tiaras, feather fascinators, and flower-girl headpieces range from $90 to $750. (good value)
Emily Martin offers veils in varying lengths and styles, with details like organza trim or bead-embroidered edges. Birdcarge veils start at $100 and traditional tulle veils at $125. (good value)ellenchristine.com
Former costumer Christine skillfully turns out custom hats and headpieces. Expect creations adorned with handmade flowers and vintage veiling; bridal hats from $350. By appointment only.
This rental service ships designer bridal accessories (think Jenny Yoo and Stephanie Browne) to your door for a fraction of the retail price. Browse an extensive collection of headpieces, veils, tiaras, headbands, hairpins, and combs, as well as jewelry, belts, and sashes.
Designer Thea Bloch-Neal offers a variety of delicate headpieces, birdcage veils, belts, and sashes that have a vintage vibe. Prices are $65 to $500, and custom pieces are also available.
A go-to for handmade headpieces, barrettes, and combs ($68 to $1,250), Behr's bridal collections features French veils with hand-dyed silk flowers and versions with pearls and crystals ($68 to $1,250). (good value)kelima.com
A destination for imaginative and couture-quality bridal accessories, Kelima K designs custom-made veils, headpieces, wraps, and shrugs in this studio. Prices upon request. By appointment only.leahc.com
Leah Chalfen’s custom featherwork and wide-net veiling ($250 to $1,250) have been featured in high-profile editorials. Her designs combine a modern edge with a bygone feel. By appointment only.
M&J Bridal Salon1008 Sixth Ave., nr. 38th St.; 212-704-8017; mjbridalsalon.com
At the sister store of M&J Trimming, brides can choose trim and embellishments like Swarovski crystals and silk flowers for custom veils and headpieces ($100 to $900). Ready-to-wear veils, tiaras, and combs start at $100. A selection of bridal gloves and handbags is also available.monvieve.com
This Italian brand takes a personalized approach, creating veils ($500 to $6,000) from Italian-made tulle and Chantilly lace that will perfectly match your gown. Custom work is available. By appointment only.
Regina B.904 Avenue U, nr. 9th St., Sheepshead Bay; 212-643-2939; reginab.com
Brides in search of affordable headpieces find more than 300 styles here, including intricate mother-of-pearl flower combs, all handmade in New York City. Hair combs from $135; veils from $50. (good value)sposabellacouture.com
This one-stop shop carries over 350 headpieces (from $99 to $2,000) and 200 veils ($100 to $3,000). It also designs variations of the tux for brides.sposabellalace.com
Sposabella crafts beaded headpieces from a variety of elegant fabrics and is known for quickly rendered custom work (turnaround is seven days). Simple veils start at $65; long mantillas with lace trim from $350 (good value)suzannehats.com
After hitting nearby Reem Acra and Amsale, brides come to this elegant boutique for attention-grabbing custom headpieces, hats, and veils (from $500).
From the Winter 2014 New York Wedding Guide
- Jana Starr Antique and Bridal
245 East 87th Street #14-D, nr. 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10128 ; Tel: 212-861-8256 ; www.janastarr.com
Jana Starr creates one-of-a-kind wedding gowns from 100-year old handmade lace. These unique creations offer the best of two worlds: sexy, modern shapes with old-world craftsmanship and detail. (from $2,500.). Also a collection of antique veils.
- Oscar de la Renta
772 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10065 ; Tel: 1-888-782-6357 ; www.oscardelarenta.com
The Oscar de la Renta bridal collection includes a range of gowns and accessories including veils, shoes, fashion jewelry, and bags. The line is carried in bridal salons around the world, in addition to select Oscar de la Renta boutiques.
- The Bridal Garden
54 West 21st Street, Suite 901 New York, NY 10010 ; Tel: 212-252-0661 ; www.bridalgarden.org
We are a not-for-profit bridal boutique that sells designer gowns, veils, and accessories up to 80% off retail. Designers include Vera Wang, Ulla Maija, Judd Waddell, and many more. Proceeds benefit NYC children's education.