We hear veil lengths called by many different names! Here are some widely accepted standard veil lengths & their commonly used names. ♥︎


Elbow: 30"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 30" which is generally around elbow length on most people.

 

Fingertip: 40"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 40" which is generally around fingertip length on most people.

 

Knee: 50"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 50" which is generally around knee height on most people.

 

Ankle: 60"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 60" which is generally around ankle height on most people.

Sweep: 75"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 75" which is generally just past floor length -creating the tiniest sweep of a train on most people.

 

Chapel: 90"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 90" which creates a chapel length train on most people.

 

Cathedral: 120"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 120" which creates a cathedral length train on most people.

 

Grand Cathedral: 140"

Measurement from comb to bottommost edge of veil is 140" which creates a grand (or royal) cathedral length train on most people.