The vintage-style birdcage veil (also known as cage veil, face veil, cage blusher, or pouf veil) is a popular style veil that looks perfect with both vintage and modern weddings. Birdcage veils are extremely versatile, are the perfect accessory for most dress styles, and look great with both long and short hair. The birdcage veil is the perfect way to bring something old into your wedding attire and you should feel confident, stylish, and timeless in your birdcage pouf veil. Birdcage veils come in a variety of lengths and styles, although it is the shortest style of veil, you can wear it so that it covers your face all the way down to your chin, your entire head, with flowers, a pop of color, etc. Here are some of our favorite hairstyles with worn with a birdcage veil.
Vintage Hairstyles with a Birdcage Veil
Birdcage style veils gained popularity in the 1930’s although their popularity has fluctuated over time; they are a very popular option today thanks to celebrities like Jessica Alba, Katherine Heigel, and Drew Barrymore. If you’re going to opt for a vintage veil then why not try a trendy vintage hairstyle to match.
Short Hair with a Birdcage Veil
Women with short hair such as pixies or bobs love the birdcage veil. They are easy to pin down which means women with short hair don’t have to worry about how they’re going to get a long veil to stay pinned with their pixies. With a few simple bobby pins you can pin down a birdcage veil and compliment your shorter locks.
Long Hair with a Birdcage Veil
Long hair has the most options with veils because any length and style will stay pinned and set throughout the busy and eventful day of the wedding. Don’t be discouraged if you want your wear your long hair down and think birdcage veils are only for those women with short hair. You don’t have to give up the idea birdcage veil simply because you have long locks – you can have best of both worlds. A birdcage veil looks great with long curls or loose waves.
Braided Hairstyle with Birdcage Veil
A braid is a great hairstyle option with a birdcage veil. You can choose a long side-swept fishtail braid, a big loose braid, or something more edge such as a high-volume braided hairstyle. Braids are a wedding day favorite and pairing them with a birdcage veil is a timeless and romantic look.
Birdcage with Flowers
Birdcage veils are cheap and easy to construct, making them the perfect budget-friendly hair accessory. By adding some gorgeous flowers you can add color to your veil, spice up your hairstyle, and bring your wedding veil together with your wedding theme and wedding dress.
Birdcage Veil Up do’s
A lot of birdcage veil options have an open back which can highlight an amazing updo such as a low curly bun, a topknot, or a wavy ponytail.