1970s tiered lace wedding dress: Gypsy-style Dress of the Week

Dear Reader,  Hot on the heels of those pretty gypsy images, this beautiful original 1970s wedding dress has to be our Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week… Romantic 1970s lace wedding dress, £695 including full-length slip This is such a romantic look, and a really rare find. With its complexion-flattering cream lace, and off-the-shoulder styling […]

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Gypsy Wedding, Vintage-style!

Dear Reader, A little while ago I lent some of my original vintage wedding dresses for a photo shoot by Christian and Erica from Christian Ward Photography. Their idea was to recreate a vintage gypsy wedding. Not the ‘big fat gypsy wedding’ kind, but something soft and romantic from days gone by – based on […]

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Annie dances in 1940s AND 1950s wedding dresses!

Dear Reader, You may remember me showing this gorgeous original 1940s vintage wedding dress… Well today, I have a treat to share – the pictures of lovely dancer Annie wearing it. And wearing a beautiful 1950s wedding dress too! Annie described the pleasure of finding her perfect dress… sorry, dresses! (nobody says you’re only allowed […]

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Vintage lace wedding dresses – featuring gorgeous Felicity!

Dear Reader, As our Bride of the Week is Felicity, I thought we’d take a minute to look again at the beautiful lace she is wearing… For this 1930s inspired Butterfly dress from my Heavenly Collection, we use a family firm of lacemakers in Nottingham. They have been producing some of the world’s finest lace […]

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Felicity in BUTTERFLY 1930s-style lace wedding dress… Our Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Big congratulations today to lovely Felicity, my newest Real Vintage Bride… For her recent wedding to Luke, Felicity chose Butterfly, a 1930s-style wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection… Butterfly is based on an original 1930s lace wedding dress. With its mermaid skirt, and waterfall frill at the neck it is wonderfully dreamy. Felicity looks […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week: Stunning Selina in 1940s ‘Bette’ Wedding Dress

Dear Reader, Bride of the week is Selina, stunning in 1940s wedding dress Bette from my Heavenly Collection. Selina has a wonderful figure. And the Bette dress with its lower back suited her so beautifully… Groom Joe agreed completely. In Selina’s words… “The day was amazing and everything was perfect from start to finish. Joe loved […]

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A POP video, vintage wedding style!

Dear Reader, Remember the cute photoshoot featuring my 1950s and 1960s wedding dresses, from last week…? Well, I thought you might enjoy a sneaky peek behind-the-scenes. It’s really interesting to see what goes into making it all happen! So here’s a fun short movie of the day… Thanks again to everyone involved (full credits below). And […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week: Stephanie in 1960s lace and chiffon wedding dress.

Dear Reader, There’s an Autumn nip in the air today. So I’m going to share these gorgeous pics from real vintage bride Stephanie… Stephanie married last Winter in the idyllic setting of Bloomington, Indiana. Stephanie is such a delightful girl and I was really pleased to meet her charming parents, Steve and Jane, who flew […]

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1950s & 1960s wedding dresses – Vintage gets a Pop vibe!

Dear Reader, After so much slinky glamour, I thought it’d be fun to try a very different look for your vintage wedding dress. Today, let’s go POP! 1950s and 1960s wedding dresses can be so flirty and pretty, with a great pop feel. You can play this down, and keep it chic and simple. Or dress them up […]

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