Veils Store Directory
These elegant and understated headpieces and veils have chic embellishments such as ribbon, 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, and flower-girl headpieces range from $90 to $750. (good value)
Though she recently closed her boutique, owner Emily Martin still sells her coveted veils online. Choose from varying lengths and styles, with details like organza trim or bead-embroidered edges. (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 headpieces, birdcage veils, belts, and sashes that have a vintage vibe. Prices are $65 to $300, and custom pieces are also available.
A go-to for handmade head wraps, headbands, and combs ($68 to $1,250), Behr’s bridal collection features French veils with hand-dyed silk flowers and versions with pearls and crystals ($225 to $995). All items are made to order. (good value)kelima.com
A destination for imaginative and unique couture-quality bridal accessories, Kelima K designs custom-made veils, headpieces, wraps, and shrugs. Prices upon request. By appointment only.leahc.com
Leah Chalfen’s custom feather work and wide-net veiling ($325 to $1,500) have been featured in high-profile editorials. Her designs balance modern edge with a vintage feel. By appointment only.
M&J Bridal Salon1008 Sixth Ave., nr. 38th St.; 212-704-8017; mjbridalsalon.com
Brides can choose the 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.
This Italian boutique takes a personalized approach to veils and headpieces ($900 to $5,000) by examining photos of your gown and then mailing swatches of Italian-made tulle and Chantilly lace to match. Brides can request catalogues or place their orders by calling 646-963-2620. Custom work is available.
Regina B.214 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1403; 212-643-2939; reginab.com
Brides in search of affordable headpieces will 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. Appointments recommended. (good value)
Girlie accessory shop ban.do offers a variety of sparkly headpieces, including tiaras, head wraps, and headbands, priced between $45 and $350. For one-of-a-kind vintage pieces, shop the company’s Black Label collection.
This one-stop shop carries over 350 headpieces (from $99 to $2,000) and 200 veils ($100 to $3,000). It also custom-designs silk-and-organza variations of the tux for gown-averse brides.bridalveilsnewyork.com
Sposabella crafts beaded headpieces from a variety of elegant fabrics and is known for quickly rendered custom work (turnaround is ten days). Simple veils start at $65; long mantillas with lace trim at $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).
Tia Mazza611 Fifth Ave., nr. 50th St. at Saks Fifth Avenue; 212-753-4000; tiamazza.com
Mazza’s handcrafted veils and headpieces incorporate fine materials like French Alençon and Chantilly laces and Swarovski crystals. Collections include combs, hats, veils, and tiaras. Prices from $3,000. By appointment only.
Carolina Amato424 Fifth Ave., at 38th St. at Lord & Taylor; 212-391-3287; carolinaamato.com
This designer’s signature gloves include a delicate white cotton crochet pair ($40) that evokes Gone With the Wind–style Southern charm; the white-leather driving gloves ($60) are decidedly edgier.
Finale Gloves877-755-4920; finalegloves.com
For over 50 years, this company has supplied gloves in cotton, silk, satin, and velvet, and in styles from wrist-length to over-the-elbow. Prices range from $3 to $100.lacrasiagloves.com
Brides seeking Old Hollywood glamour can choose from a selection of waltz-worthy gloves, including silk stretch opera-length ($100) and white leather Debutante ($200) styles.
From the Summer 2013 New York Wedding Guide
- Designer Loft
226 West 37th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY ; Tel: 212-944-9013 ; www.designerloftnyc.com
Upscale atelier with over 15 bridal designers. Full service salon with alterations and custom build ups. Mother of the Bride, Bridesmaid and all bridal accessories. Unique and inspired selection.
- 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.
- Lotus Bridal
1822 Avenue U Brooklyn, NY 11229 ; Tel: 718-332-4385 ; www.lotusbridal.com
This one-stop shop for brides has elegant designer gowns (from $900), bridesmaid dresses (from $180), mothers gowns, veils, headpieces, belts & shoes. Featured designers include Allure, Enzoani, Maggie Sottero, San Patrick, Jim Hjelm Occasions and Noir by Lazaro.
- M&J Bridal Salon
1008 Sixth Avenue New York, NY 10018 ; Tel: 212-704-8017 ; mjbridalsalon.com
M&J's exquisite new bridal salon has a beautiful selection of Swarovski headpieces, veils, Swarovski jewelry, handmade silk flowers, handbags & much more. We also design and create custom veils for our brides.
- Michelle New York Brides
396 Atlantic Avenue, near Bond Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 ; Tel: 718-643-1680 ; www.michellenewyorkbrides.com
Michelle New York Brides is a modern bridal salon with an innovative approach. Wedding gowns are displayed for the bride's visual pleasure in a gallery like setting. The salon carries wedding gowns, headpieces, and accessories.
- 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.
- The White Gown
69 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 ; Tel: 718-222-4696 ; www.thewhitegown.com
The White Gown offers unparalleled customer service for brides looking for a low-pressure, high quality experience. Collections include bridal gowns, bridesmaids, veils and other hair accessories, shoes and jewelry. Prices ranging from $1,500-$5,000 for bridal.