Annie dances in 1940s AND 1950s wedding dresses!

Dear Reader,

You may remember me showing this gorgeous original 1940s vintage wedding dress…

Well today, I have a treat to share – the pictures of lovely dancer Annie wearing it. And wearing a beautiful 1950s wedding dress too!

Annie described the pleasure of finding her perfect dress… sorry, dresses! (nobody says you’re only allowed one!)

“I had tried on various dresses in some lovely boutiques, but it was when I visited Helena at Heavenly Vintage Brides that I knew vintage was the way for me.

There was something very special about finding a vintage dress that hardly needed any alteration, I liked to think back to the dress’ first owner and wonder about them, if they were at all like me.

So when a white lace 40s dress fitted me almost perfectly, I had my ‘it’s the one’ moment. I also fell in love with a 1952 buttermilk dress Helena had dubbed her Betty Draper. And with two wedding days it was clear I needed two dresses!

The fact that the two vintage dresses came to less than one modern boutique dress was all the additional persuasion needed.”

The wedding took place in the wonderful surroundings of Annie’s parents’ Buckinghamshire garden, (with an intimate event at The Compleat Angler in Marlow on the day before). Annie’s parents even built a romantic summer house specially!

And as you’d expect at a dancer’s wedding, they certainly knew how to cut a rug. No Dad-dancing allowed…

Scotsman Dickie was no sartorial slouch himself. Here he is, looking very dapper in a Douglas family tartan kilt…

Happy days! If you’d like to see more of dancer Annie’s wonderful wedding, check out her post on Rock My Wedding, here.



Heavenly Vintage Brides

With thanks to:
Photo: Peachey Photography
Shoes John Lewis,  Rachel Simpson Outlet
Hair Accessory Lily Bella
Jewellery Baronessa 
Bridesmaids Warehouse
Groom MacDonald Kiltmakers John Morrison
Venue Compleat Angler Hotel 
Marquee Hire Joseph Benjamin Marquees 
Decor Pom Pom Studio & Preloved
Table Names The Literary Gift Company
Florist Green & Gorgeous Flowers
Macarons Pierre Herme
Band Juke Joint Jump
Catering Hibiscus Food