What are hats with veils called?

It is usually a component of evening wear and is intended as an alternative to a large-brimmed hat. These hats are often decorated with beads, jewels or feathers, as well as a veil or netting. Cocktail hats were most popular between the 1930s and 1960s.

Can I veil with a hat?

You can also combine veils with other forms of hats and hairpieces. If western style is your thing, a cowgirl hat with an attached veil may be the way you want to formally lasso in your spouse! Top hats with veils can give you a rocker look.

Can you wear a veil and a headpiece?

yes! You can wear both a wedding headpiece and veil at the same time.

What was the purpose of veils on hats?

Unmarried girls normally didn’t veil their heads, but matrons did so to show their modesty and chastity, their pudicitia. Veils also protected women against the evil eye, it was thought. A veil called flammeum was the most prominent feature of the costume worn by the bride at Roman weddings.

What are hats called?


Name Description
Fascinator A small hat commonly made with feathers, flowers and/or beads. It attaches to the hair by a comb, headband or clip.
Fedora A soft felt hat with a medium brim and lengthwise crease in the crown.
Fez Red felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone, common to Arab-speaking countries.

What’s a fascinator hat?

A fascinator is a high-society headpiece that is often worn by women at weddings and other events in the U.K. It’s an alternative to a hat and usually consists of a large decorative design attached to a band or clip.

How do you attach a veil to a headpiece?

Sew a comb to your veil and secure it in your hair near the headpiece. 2. Attach bridal loops to gathers in your veil (you may want to double-up the end loops for additional strength, then attach the veil to the headpiece with the loops).

What does the veil symbolize?

The veil came to symbolize modesty and obedience. In many religions it is seen as a symbol of reverence for women to cover their heads. When white wedding dresses were worn to symbolize chastity, the white veil followed suit. A blusher is a very short veil that covers just the bride’s face as she enters the ceremony.

What does alive a veil mean?

when you take a word and rearrange the letters to make another word. ALIVE. A VEIL. FEEL. FLEE.