There are myriad decisions to make when you’re getting ready to tie the knot, and arguably the most important one is what you’re going to wear on your big day. Personal style dictates most of these choices—be it dress, shoes or jewelry—but there’s one garment that inspires ambivalence in many a bride. Yep, we’re talking about wedding veils. These days it’s common for brides to forgo this traditional accessory entirely. Still, there are reasons why even the most modern bride would want to wear a wedding veil—namely, because the right veil (i.e., one that complements your dress) can really pull your whole look together. So, to veil or not to veil? That’s up to you, but our guide to the most popular types of veils will help you make an educated decision.