Veils have been a traditional wedding staple for years dating back to 13th century BC. Brides wear them as a way of presenting themselves to their groom with the veil being lifted as they are pronounced husband and wife.
TeKay Designs Inc., is a Houston based fashion design house that specializes in unique bridal, formal-wear, ethnic fashions, accessories and custom jewelry. “Queen of the Brides” is a limited edition collection that features couture ethnic bridal gowns complete with jewelry and headpieces, a staple of Tekay Designs’ aesthetic.
Their gowns are exquisite but their veils are what caught my attention.
Each of the following bridal ensembles is worn with a headpiece or veil, jewelry and elaborate embroidery or beading stitched onto the gown. The fabrics include silk, embroidered lace, beaded Dupioni silk, Duchesse satin, Poe de Soua, Aso-ake, Vintage lace trim, crystal and rhinestone trim.