Let’s talk veils. Some ladies want a large, classic version that keeps their face a mystery as they strut down the aisle, while others opt for no veil at all. If you’re falling somewhere in between, a birdcage veil could be the perfect solution. This charming headpiece is noticeable, but keeps that beaming smile of yours visible for all to see. But don’t take our word for it — have a look at these 18 beautiful birdcage veils that vary from barely there to can’t help but stare.

1. Old Hollywood: Glamour is at the forefront of this classic bridal piece. Things don’t end so well for Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby, but if they ever did have a wedding, we think she’d be rocking something like this. (via Bridal Musings)

2. Bow Tie Beauty: Bows are not just for school girls anymore. This bride evokes an Audrey Hepburn Funny Face kind of vibe with her charming tea-length dress and vintage-inspired veil. (via Love My Dress)

3. Pink Petals: The flower doesn’t always have to go on the outside. This cool option switches things up by placing it inside and creating a cool beehive effect. (via Jennifer Behr)

4. Bridal Layered Birdcage Veil ($100): This veil comes in peach for a colored option that’s not quite so vivid. The layered style makes for a dramatic look without overtaking your entire face.

5. English Excellence: You may not be marrying a prince, but you can still feel like you’re at a royal wedding with an English-inspired fascinator. (via Style Me Pretty)

6. Bow Blusher Veil ($125): Take the bow to the next level by placing it atop a teeny tiny fascinator. Keep things classic in ivory or choose from a whole range of available colors.

7. Big Bird: On the other hand, a super fun veil can also be a great choice. This bride spared no subtlety with a giant yellow veil topped with feathers. (via Ruffled)

8. Polka Dotted Bride ($62): If you’re planning a polka dotted wedding, what better way to stick with the theme than with a festive-yet-classy spotted veil.

9. Bright Blue Beauty: This simply designed birdcage veil covers the entire top of your head and adds an accent of individuality with a bright color and a bow. (via Ruffled)

10. Maya Birdcage Veil ($440): Dip your day in luxury by dawning this veil that’s made with French lace and tiny Preciosa crystals.

11. Red and Yellow Lady: This bride’s red veil paired with her red hair is simply stunning. This veil is bright but manages to not be too monochromatic with a pale yellow flower. (via Ruffled)

12. Mauve Madame: Here’s a cool option if you want to add some color but don’t want things to get too wild. This mauve veil is beautiful on its own, but add in a crown of delicate feathers and you’ve got a real winner. (via Weddbook)

13. Bandeau Beaded Lace Veil ($195): For a sleek bridal look, try out this slim side-swept piece with an intricately beaded lace applique. Pair this with a ’20s-inspired dress for a jaw-dropping ensemble.

14. Feather Headband Birdcage Veil ($125): Worried about the hassle of keeping a veil pinned in place? Make your day stress-free by opting for this lace applique headpiece that’s actually a headband!

15. Happy Heart: Go ahead and charm the pants off everybody with this super adorable veil that comes with not only a bow, but hearts as well! (via Ruffled)

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