If you’re in the midst of planning your wedding (or are just obsessed with all things bridal like we are), you’ve probably noticed that wedding attire has undergone a transformation. The days when walking down the aisle meant that you had to wear a pristine white gown are in the past. Today, many brides are choosing to don colorful or short dresses and some are foregoing the dress concept all together. So it makes sense that contemporary brides are also choosing to opt out of the veil and are favoring more pared down—but still beautiful—toppers.
We’ve rounded up our favorite veil alternatives, from simple silk flowers to intricate barrettes and fascinators. Click through our gallery to check them out, and tell us: Are you wearing a veil on your wedding day?