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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80s beaded knee length wedding dress worn by real bride Joanna

  Dear Reader, this amazing 80s beaded knee length wedding dress is a real showstopper. It’s a beautiful dress, and I always knew it would take a special bride to wear it and truly make it her own…   The moment Joanna tried it on, she was obviously the one! Super-stylish taxidermist Jo married web […]

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1960s lace vintage wedding dress – Clare our Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, For her wedding to Ed, Clare teamed the all-lace Stella dress with a gorgeous 60s-style updo and fabulous super-high heels for a chic and slinky look. (Look close further down the post and you’ll see she cleverly has a pair of flats on standby for dancing in!) Clare talks about her experience of […]

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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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