Walnut is a sturdy and quality material for a dressing table, especially the ones that will get used heavily. Walnut dressing tables can be slightly expensive than MDF but they do hold their value for a long time, especially with their sturdy and durable nature it will take some high level of rough use to damage them.
What is walnut veneer dressing table?
A walnut veneer dressing table that has a thin layer or sheet of walnut covering the table, the inner layers of the table will be made up of other materials with less cost. This will help the retailers to provide a furniture at a lower cost but at the same time provide lot of good features of walnut. Even though that is the case you cannot expect the same sturdiness and durability of a veneer to the same as a solid wood table.