Vintage Wedding Dress Trends for 2015 – Number 4…

Dear Reader, My next tip for 2015 is a trend I really love. I’m so pleased to see it right back in style… 1940s style silk satin wedding dress, Florence – soft, womanly and flowing.   4. SOFT SATIN SLEEVES, 1940s STYLE Long fitted lace sleeves have been very popular for the last few years […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends for 2015 – No 3…

Dear Reader, My next prediction for 2015 vintage wedding style is so romantic and feminine… 1930s style lace wedding dress BUTTERFLY, from the Heavenly Collection 3. LAYERED TRIMS A key trend I see coming through this season is layered and multiple trims. Layering two – or even three – lace and floral trims at a […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends for 2015 – Number 2.

Dear Reader, The second trend I’d like to draw your attention to is… Vintage wedding dress complemented by original Victorian lace cape 2. VINTAGE LACE CAPES AND COATS In my London studio, brides are definitely moving away from shrugs and boleros this year, and asking for a softer style of lace cover-up – particularly vintage lace […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends 2015 – Number 1!

Dear Reader,  The year is flying by, isn’t it? … high time I made my predictions for the upcoming seasons! So today and all next week, I’ll be sharing my Vintage Wedding Dress Trends for 2015. Here’s my No 1… 1. SUBTLY SEXY BACKS Brides often ask how they can be a little bit sexy on their wedding day, […]

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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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New Year, New Ideas!

10/01/15 General

Dear Reader, Am I allowed to say a very Happy New Year again? (You can keep saying it until the very last Christmas chocolate has been eaten, can’t you?) And I do wish all my vintage brides-to-be a happy start to 2015 as they plan their weddings. It’s a big year for anyone setting off […]

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…And a Heavenly New Year to You!

31/12/14 General

Dear Reader, Wherever you are when the clock strikes twelve tonight, I wish you a Heavenly New Year…! Looking forward to lots more vintage wedding delights in 2015… Lots of love – and thanks for all your support in 2014. Helena Heavenly Vintage Brides

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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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