High neck 60s vintage wedding dress worn by real bride Suzanne.

High neck 60s vintage wedding dress, real bride ………. Dear Reader, our gorgeous vintage bride this week is Suzanne – in an original vintage 1960s wedding dress by Priscilla of Boston. Suzanne and Danish husband Jakob married in the impossibly chic surroundings of Lake Como. So the gown had a lot to live up to! […]

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My new vintage lace cloche veil, 1930s-style a la Kate Moss.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show you the last of my new vintage-inspired veils. This pretty lace cloche or cap veil is inspired by the laid-back glamour of Kate Moss… My new vintage-inspired cloche veil. Beautiful from all sides, Heavenly’s new full length cloche veil. In turn, Kate’s veil is based on original lace […]

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Hannah in 1930s style wedding dress ‘Violette’ – Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Today’s vintage bride is Hannah, who chose 1930s style Violette wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection for her Spring wedding. Hannah was delightful to work with, and together we agreed a few variations to this beautiful silk satin wedding dress: satin ‘petal’ sleeves, subtle champagne beading on the shoulders, and a French lace panel in the back. It […]

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Josie in 1950s-style wedding dress, our Real Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader,  Our Vintage Bride of the Week is Josie, so sweetly pretty in a 1950s inspired wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection… Josie chose the Chantilly dress… with one or two extra special touches. While Chantilly is based on an original 1950s design with a swishy prom-style skirt, Josie has a lovely understated style and was […]

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Vintage Bride Rachel, in 1930s-style Angel lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Meet our lovely Vintage Bride of the Week, Rachel, wearing the Angel dress from my Heavenly Collection… This adorably floaty and romantic dress looks so pretty on Rachel and fitted her wonderful figure like a dream. (With some input from Heavenly’s expert seamstress Grace, of course!) Angel is closely based on an original […]

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1930s Vintage Wedding Dress in Slinky Satin, for Real Vintage Bride Emily.

Dear Readers, Emily is our Vintage Bride of the Week, wearing a beautiful original 1930s wedding dress in ivory satin… Let’s give Emily a moment to tell the story in her own words… “My experience with Helena helping me choose my wedding dress was wonderful from start to finish. Visiting her studio of unique and original […]

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Accessories for Vintage Wedding Dresses – The Birdcage Veil.

Dear Reader, Some time ago I promised to show you my new range. So here at last is the first of my new heavenly vintage veils…! My clients usually ask for advice on accessorising vintage wedding dresses, and it is hard to find subtle and delicate vintage-style accessories that suit every period. So the answer…? Well, […]

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Vintage 1950s wedding dress by Christian Dior – Friday Inspiration.

Dear Reader, Spring is Oh-So-Sprung, the blossom is blooming, and the sun is shining. Hooray! Let’s celebrate with a gorgeous floral Friday Inspiration… This classic 1950s wedding dress is by Christian Dior, and has all the signature features of his divine ‘New Look‘ with its heightened femininity, tiny waist, fabulous flowers and acres of luscious […]

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