The wearing of the wedding veil has a long history, which includes being used as a way to ward off evil spirits and “give” the bride to a groom who may have never seen her. Over time superstitions and arranged marriages have become much more rare, but the simple beauty of the wedding veil still remains. Whether it covers your face, embellishes your hairstyle, or creates a sweeping line that complements your wedding gown, today’s veils are lovely additions to wedding attire and look absolutely stunning in pictures. See what we mean by scrolling down to find 25 photos of long wedding veils expertly captured by the best wedding photographers the world has to offer. Then, check out our Fashion Focused Galleries to discover thousands of beautiful looks for your wedding day.