Wednesday, October 3, 2012

“The wedding veil is at once sacred and seductive“ Vera Wang

A Wedding Headpiece: Juliet Cap
A Juliet cap sits at the crown of your head, and can be adorned with pearls, beading, or any other materials that coordinate with your gown. You can wear a Juliet cap alone, or use it to attach a veil. Juliet cap is a small open-work crocheted or mesh cap, often decorated with pearls, beads or jewels, and chiefly worn with evening gowns or as bridal wear. 

Since its popularization in the 1920's some of the most chic and elegant women have chosen a version of the Juliet Cap veil for their big day, including……The epitome of chic Jacqueline Kennedy in 1953 and of course the beautiful and radiant Grace Kelly in 1956

The cap is named after the heroine of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

An article in Every Woman's Encyclopaedia (London, 1910) suggested:
"For evening wear a favorite and becoming adornment for the hair is a cap made after the fashion of that worn by the hapless heroine of the world's best known love story. Juliet caps hold their place as fashions come and go, and, although somewhat expensive trifles to buy may be made up by artistic and clever fingers at very little cost, and shaped to suit individual styles."

And it seems it is having something of a revival today, as more and more brides (not just Kate Moss) turn to this icon of a bygone era to complete their wedding day look. 

Because we make can make every piece to your specifications you are never limited to just what you see. 
We can make any desired changes to the design, color, or materials of the veil shown.

Allow Kara and Carol Ann to help you with your wedding veil design.

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