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5 Birdcage Veil Looks With A Modern Vibe

Birdcage Veils never go out of style

  • written by Joy Onu
  • 7 min read
  • 05 Oct, 2023
Modern Birdcage Veil || Brides

If you’re like me, the first time you fell helplessly in love with the Birdcage Veil look was the first time you watched Westlife's Uptown Girl music video, you know the one. They’re in a diner singing about an uptown girl, and she walks in all mysterious and elegant with the most classy birdcage veil you’ve ever seen. 

If you know what I’m talking about, we’re kindred spirits, if not, allow me to break down just how eclectic birdcage veils are in the history of looking fashionable. Birdcage Veils have become such a trend now, especially in the bridal department, and we’re here for it.

The best part is how versatile the styles are, you don’t have to go for just one style, there’s so many modern ways to rock this fashion statement piece, and we’ve scoured some of the best Birdcage Veils we’ve seen to bring you the best of the best inspiration when it comes to choosing yours. Whether it’s for a formal occasion or your bridal look, and even your court wedding look, here are some Birdcage Veil inspo’s to help you pick the right one.

Sophisticated Birdcage Veil

Birdcage Veil || Anne-Marie Faulkner
There’s just something about this birdcage veil that screams sophistication! It’s elegant and will never go out of style. It’s perfect for a classy bridal look and you’re bound to turn a lot of heads with this birdcage veil on.

If you’re looking for a birdcage veil that gives you that effortless, and elegant look, this is the one. Truth is, you can’t go wrong with any birdcage veil, especially this one. This is one of the best modern birdcage veils you can go for.

The Artsy Birdcage Veil

Modern Birdcage Veil || One Fine Day
The thing i love most about birdcage veils is how versatile it can be, this modern look is to die for, who wouldn’t want to have this on? This birdcage veil isn’t just modern, it’s also extra artsy as well.

This look could work for literally any occasion, whether it's a court wedding, a wedding-wedding, a tea party type-thing, or just to simply show off your inner artsy fashionista self. Either way, with this modern birdcage veil, you are set.

The Sultry Birdcage Veil

Shinning Birdcage Veil || Phyorri
You can never go wrong with sultry, in fact, this modern birdcage veil will have you unleashing your inner baddie. On a normal day, birdcage veils add that pop to your entire look, but with a modern birdcage veil like this one, you’re on a whole other ball game entirely.

There’s a lot to be said about this look, for one, you can rock this glamorously at any event, and with any look. It is unconventional, and it will surely speak to the modern woman who’s not afraid to turn up her sultriness.

Rihanna’s Birdcage Veil

Rihanna's Birdcage Veil Look
The fact that bad girl Riri pulled all the stops while rocking this birdcage veil should tell you all you need to know. The superstar didn’t pair her birdcage veil with a dress or a skirt, she rocked it effortlessly.

Rihanna attended a Givenchy fashion show with her birdcage veil intact, she took ten steps further by pairing it with a stylish baseball cap and popping red lips. Rihanna really can do know wrong, and this look is completely out of the box as far as birdcage veils are concerned.

Simple But Sweet Birdcage Veil

Modern Birdcage Veil || The Knot
This birdcage veil is a testimony to every girl with a simple yet sweet fashion sense. If you’re looking for a veil that isn’t over the top, this is the one to aim for. It strikes a perfect balance between simple and sweet, and is a perfect look for brides that want a minimalistic look.

It also happens to be on the classy side, and the way it sways towards the side of your face might work in your favor if you prefer a better view. 

Beyonce’s Birdcage Veil

Beyonce's MET Gala Birdcage Veil
If you’re still not convinced about rocking a birdcage veil to an event or even a red carpet, then you’re missing out. Beyonce puts the class in everything she does and in every piece she wears. This birdcage veil is extra glamorous, but even more so on the world class singer.

She stunned in this Birdcage Veil at the MET Gala in 2014, this birdcage veil scores points for looking glam, and it just goes to show that birdcage veils aren’t only reserved for weddings.




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