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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Vintage wedding of the week: Chelsea and Chris tie the knot in pastel pirate style!

Dear Reader Thanks for blowing in to join me at the end of a stormy week here in England. Today I have a fabulous vintage-inspired wedding to share with you: the lovely Chelsea and Chris. Chelsea and Chris wed earlier this year: the crowning moment in a romance that started when they met aged sweet […]

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Real vintage bride of the week! Gorgeous Chelsea and her ‘pastel pirate’ vintage wedding.

Dear Reader This week one of my heavenly vintage brides, Chelsea, has agreed to share the pictures from her fabulous vintage-inspired wedding.  Chelsea and husband Chris take the first dance at their vintage inspired wedding Super-stylish Chelsea and fiance Chris have been together since they were sixteen… so romantic! Be sure to check back at […]

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A guide to 1960s vintage wedding dresses: from Princess Grace pretty to Swinging Sixties style!

Dear Reader Thanks for visiting my vintage wedding blog. Today, I’ve planned a whistle-stop tour of 1960s wedding fashion… Original 1960s wedding dress designs by John Bates Although I do love the 1950s – with its exaggerated femininity, wasp waists, full busts and circle skirts – by comparison the 60s offers so much choice. More than […]

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Say “I DO” 1960s-style! Beautiful vintage wedding dresses, Mad Men style, from the glamorous 60s.

Dear Reader Just a little tease today…  On Friday, I’ll be posting all about 1960s wedding dresses. This gorgeous decade is sometimes overlooked when considering vintage style dresses.  But 60s dresses have so much to offer. From the sassy styles of the swinging sixties, to the sheer glamour of Mad Men styling. Here’s just a […]

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