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 from an extensive selection of headpieces with embellishments like Swarovski crystals and silk flowers. Ready-to-wear veils, tiaras, and combs start at $250. A selection of bridal gloves, jewelry, shoes 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 Summer 2014 New York Wedding Guide
- 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.