1960s William Cahill Wedding Dress for fabulous vintage bride Carolyn.

Dear Reader This week’s Real Vintage Bride is darling Carolyn… For her Hambleden wedding to Jim, Carolyn chose this fabulous 1960s mini wedding dress, by iconic 60s designer William Cahill. The dress is a perfect example of swinging 60s style – in gorgeous lace with a flattering wide boat neck and swingy cape back. What […]

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A 1940s-style vintage wedding dress for a cool Spring day.

Dear Reader, Choosing a vintage wedding dress for an English spring wedding can be a challenge. Of course, it must be gorgeous and glamorous. But it also needs to cover enough skin for our goosebump-inducing climate! 1940s style wedding dress, Florence, from the Heavenly Collection Actually, I love winter and spring weddings. They’re a great […]

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Real Vintage Bride Susan in 1930s-style wedding dress, ‘Violette’.

Dear Reader, Inspired by this burst of early Spring sunshine, I’ve chosen a seaside summer wedding for our Real Vintage Bride of the week… 1930s-inspired silk satin wedding dress Violette from my Heavenly Collection For her wedding to Matt last year, gorgeous bride Susan chose to wear Violette in silk satin, from my Heavenly Collection of […]

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Real Vintage Bride Genevieve – Keeping it in the Family!

Dear Reader, Today I’m specially pleased to show you gorgeous vintage bride Genevieve… Vintage bride Genevieve in 1940s lace and satin wedding dress Genevieve is one of four stunning sisters from a truly charming family. And Genny is the third sister who visited my London studio to find her perfect vintage wedding dress! Champagne satin and beading on […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week: 1950s-style Chantilly.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show you 1950s-style Chantilly, from my Heavenly Collection of vintage-inspired wedding dresses. Chantilly is based on a classic 1950s silhouette, with its slim-fitting lace bodice and beautifully swishy skirt – elegant, feminine and fun to wear at the same time! What really sets Chantilly apart is the gorgeous quality […]

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Seven beautiful Heavenly Vintage Brides of Last Year

Dear Reader, While I’m thinking about my trends forecast for 2015, it often helps to look back over past seasons. It shows what worked best, which classics will always be in style, and what new ideas evolved… It’s always a pleasure looking back at my brides. It’s almost impossible to choose favourites – I can […]

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A Vintage Christmas!

24/12/14 General

Dear Reader What more can I say…? Thanks so much for all your support this year. I wish you a wonderful Christmas, and here’s looking forward to a vintage 2015! With love Helena Heavenly Vintage Brides

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Real vintage bride of the week: Jane, in 1950s lace and tulle wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today our fabulous vintage bride of the week is Jane. For her London wedding to George, Jane wore a gorgeous original 1950s wedding dress in latte-coloured lace. Jane and George both wore tea-length dresses with a 1950s silhouette to complement each other’s – making two equally beautiful brides. And like the dresses, all their day […]

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1950s Lace Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week

Dear Reader, For my Vintage Dress of the Week, I’ve chosen this sweet 1950s lace wedding dress… 1950s lace wedding dress, price £995 1950s lace wedding dress, price £995 1950s wedding dresses are always popular and I try to seek out the very best examples. This one is beautifully well-cut, with a three-quarter sleeve, and […]

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