Today’s gorgeous vintage bride, Sophie in a 1950s style wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection

Dear Reader After posting about my own dress last week, I thought I’d better bring it back to my lovely clients! So here’s a first picture of gorgeous vintage bride Sophie, looking oh-so-chic in ‘Chantilly’, a 1950s style wedding dress from the Heavenly Collection. You can see why Sophie was so delighted, and said: I felt […]

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On my vintage wedding blog today… MY OWN 1950s style wedding dress.

Dear Reader My lovely clients sometimes ask what I wore for my own wedding. So – ahem – today my vintage wedding blog is about me!  But don’t worry, I’ll stick to the point. It’s really about my gorgeous 1950s inspired wedding dress. …And another! First, I should say I got married in the 1980s – […]

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Lovely Leo in a perfect 1950s wedding dress – the inspiration for my vintage-style wedding dress ‘Blanche’

Dear Reader Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been admiring lace dresses here on my vintage wedding blog, so I’d like to show you one of my very favourites – as worn by real vintage bride, the lovely Leo. Leo looked wonderful in this perfect tea length, champagne coloured, late 1950s wedding dress. Brides sometimes […]

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For the perfect city wedding, Ania looks stunning in a 1970s vintage wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today – as promised – I’d like to share the pictures from one of my lovely clients, Ania. For their vintage-inspired London wedding, Ania and Mark knew they wanted to keep the day as simple and relaxed as possible… As Ania says: “We didn’t have any particular theme in mind when planning the day. I […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week: Beautiful Martina in a traditional Swedish bridal crown

Dear Reader I’ve just received this lovely image, and wanted to share it with you straight away. Beautiful vintage bride Martina married in Sweden in June. If you look closely, you’ll see Martina is wearing a Brudkronan, an antique bridal crown. This wonderful Swedish tradition reaches right back to the Middle Ages. The crown is […]

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A GUIDE TO VINTAGE LACE WEDDING DRESSES Part 1: Pastel and Coloured Lace

Dear Reader Most of the brides I meet love vintage lace wedding dresses. And there are so many fabulous types to choose from. Today, I’d like to talk about the pastel-coloured lace often used in 1950s wedding dresses. A glimpse of a beautiful vintage lace wedding dress, for more details see below COLOUR One of the […]

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To complement the perfect vintage wedding dress…. a beautiful vintage-inspired headpiece.

Dear Reader I am often asked for advice on the perfect accessories to complement vintage wedding dresses. Here we teamed ‘Butterfly’, one of our beautiful vintage-style lace wedding dresses with a lovely headpiece by Abby at Cherished. Abby makes each exquisite piece using original vintage materials: this one was cleverly created from an original paste dress […]

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A busy week at Heavenly! And real vintage bride Olivia’s perfect Autumn wedding…

Dear Reader Friday… at last! Thanks for joining me at the end of an exciting week. Autumn is always busy here – as so many girls start their search now for the perfect vintage wedding dress for a wedding next Summer. At the start of each appointment, I give every client time to look through my entire collection of […]

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Heavenly! Real vintage bride Olivia. And a glimpse of lace.

Dear Reader The briefest of posts, to brighten a grey day. Another lovely picture from beautiful real vintage bride Olivia… Real vintage bride Olivia wore a soft and romantic full-length lace dress … and a glimpse of original vintage blush lace. Just one of the stunning dresses I’ll feature in my guide to vintage lace wedding […]

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BEAUTIFUL REAL VINTAGE BRIDE OLIVIA – So pretty in her 1960s lace vintage wedding dress.

Dear Reader I opened my email on this cold and crisp Monday morning and found this beautiful image had just arrived. I felt instantly warmer. Heavenly vintage bride, Olivia, married two weeks ago in her pretty 1960s lace vintage wedding dress. She looks so beautiful, I wanted to share it with you straight away… Real […]

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