Vintage Wedding Dress Trends 2015 – Number 6

Dear Reader Back to my vintage wedding style forecasts today – with fabulous trend no 6… 6. ALL-OVER BEADED LACE Beaded lace is suddenly trending again – just take a look at the best Oscar dresses from this weekend. And it’s perfect with vintage-inspired gowns. Lupita Nyongo’s vintage-inspired dress with all-over beading by Calvin Klein On […]

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Looking forward to the Oscars…?

13/02/15 General

Dear Reader, Isn’t this chart gorgeous? Before we see this year’s crop of fabulous (ok… and perhaps a few not-so-fabulous) Oscars gowns, it’s fun to remember these brilliant vintage dresses going right back to 1929. Which are your favourites…? Love Helena Heavenly Vintage Brides With thanks to Media Run Digital for the awesome infographic

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends 2015 – Number 5

Dear Reader, Another lovely style that’s swinging right back into fashion this year… 1950s wedding dress worn by the fabulous Audrey Hepburn, in Funny Face (1957) 5. 1950s-style! Full frothy skirts, net and lace.  These cute and frothy prom-style dresses have always been popular. But over the last few years they’ve slipped a little, as […]

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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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