For the origin of brides’ wearing vintage bridal accessories, there are many other allusions and legends.
1.An allusion says that during former arranged marriage, the bride will hide her face until the end of wedding. In this way, the groom will not cancel the marriage contract because of the bride’s bad-looking.
2.In some western cultures, the wedding veil is used to protect brides from ghosts.
3.In western legends, the bride’s veil symbolizes youth and purity. In early years, Christian brides will wear white veils to show purity and festivity or wear blue veils to show their purity like Virgin Mary.
4.An allusion says that the origin of the wedding veil dates back to a few centuries ago, when the groom and his friends (groomsmen) caught the bride, he would throw a piece of cloth on the bride’s head to represent that she was hunted.
5.It is reported that when Nellie Wallace who was Martha Washington’s granddaughter got married, her creative idea of wearing a white scarf pioneered a fashion. And that is why brides today should wear white veils. That year, fiance of Nellie Wallace was deeply attracted when he saw her stand behind the silk curtain. This gave inspirations for Nellie to wear white gauze at her wedding.
So, the origin of bridal wedding veil has different legends. But for brides who are about to get married, they might as well choose a suitable veil for their wedding dresses to perfectly show their beautiful and appealing side.