Chloe, so pretty in her 1950s-style lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to share these lovely photos from real vintage bride Chloe… Chloe was a complete pleasure to work with. And as well as beautiful bride, I was delighted to meet her charming family – mum Sharon, Aunt, and sister Marnie. Together, I think we found Chloe the perfect vintage-style wedding dress… […]

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The perfect 1950s wedding dress by Emma Domb – my vintage wedding dress of the week!

Dear Reader, Just a quick post on a lovely sunny Sunday morn… My vintage wedding dress of the week is this lace and satin beauty by Emma Domb. Emma Domb was based in California from the late 30s to the 70s. Her work remains very highly sought after by collectors. (One of her most famous fans […]

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Lucie in her beautiful 1940s lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today, I’m delighted to hand over to real vintage bride Lucie. I’m only giving you a tantalising glimpse of her lovely wedding as it will soon feature on fabulous wedding blog LoveMyDress. (I promise to let you know, as soon as it’s up there!) And instead, I’m very pleased that Lucie’s agreed to […]

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Martina in vintage lace wedding dress and traditional Swedish bridal crown.

Dear Reader, Our Bride of the Week is Martina, who married in Sweden… Martina already owned an antique lace overskirt, which she wanted to incorporate into her wedding outfit. So we found a beautiful vintage lace wedding dress that worked perfectly worn together with the overskirt. To tie the two together, my seamstress Katie also […]

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A classic 1960s wedding dress by William Cahill, and gorgeous flowers.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show two of my vintage wedding dresses in a lovely photo-shoot by new Floral Designer Aisha Vohra. The first is a late 60s dress by American designer William Cahill – famous for his exquisite craftsmanship and elegant design. Cahill of Beverly Hills was one of the finest names in wedding […]

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A GUIDE TO VINTAGE LACE WEDDING DRESSES Part 2: the story of modern lace

Dear Reader I didn’t realise how much I love vintage lace until I started sourcing the perfect fabrics for my own collection of vintage inspired wedding dresses. My search took me to specialist ateliers all over the world, where I became completely absorbed in the beauty of the vintage and reproduction lace I saw. On […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week Susie – beautiful in 1940s wedding dress ‘Bette’

Dear Reader, I promised a special Bride of the Week, and here she is: Susie, wearing 1940s ‘Bette’ dress from my Heavenly Collection. Susie wears the dress beautifully, teaming it with a charming mini veil and woodland flowers… And thanks, Susie for your kind words…! “Thank you so much for your fantastic dress designing skills! […]

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Lovely bride Anna in 1950s style wedding dress

Dear Reader, Meet Anna, Heavenly bride of the week! For her Spring wedding to Noel, Anna wore Blanche, a pretty 1950s inspired wedding dress from the Heavenly Collection. Anna matched the dress with beautiful mint green shoes from Rachel Simpson, so we added a soft green silk ribbon – perfect with the exquisite French lace […]

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What vintage are you…?

Dear Reader, So I may have nailed my colours to the mast by saying how much I love 1930s dresses. But that’s just me… Now how about you? Are you a Downton Abbey darling, a lover of 1950s prom-pretty fashions, or a stylish swinging 1960s girl? Each style of vintage wedding dresses has so much to […]

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My Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week, Violette – a 1930s beauty.

Dear Reader, Have I mentioned that the 1930s is one of my very favourite eras for vintage wedding dresses? …Oh, only about a hundred times, probably! Well, this week I’ve chosen another gorgeous 1930s-inspired gown to be my Dress of the Week: Violette, from my Heavenly Collection. Handmade in sensuous silk satin, with french lace […]

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