Becky in delicate 1930s peach lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Say hello to Becky, dainty Vintage Bride of the Week… For her August wedding, petite Becky chose a darling 1930s wedding dress in peach lace. The dress was so delicate and suited Becky to perfection. In Becky’s words… “Thank you so much for the lovely fun afternoon we had at your studio trying […]

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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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Real Vintage Bride Harry, in 1930s-style vintage wedding dress.

Dear Reader, I couldn’t wait to give you a preview of this stunning bride… Harry is a fashion PR, so she really knows what looks good! For her vintage wedding dress, she chose 1930s-style Angel. I know you’ll agree she looks fabulous in it. Harry – her full name is Angharad – has just married […]

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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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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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1930s Vintage Wedding Dresses – A Guide to the Decade of Glamour!

Dear Reader Who can resist the allure of the 30s, with all the glamour it conveys? I’m often intrigued by the gorgeous vintage wedding dresses I’ve sourced, so I have done a little research into the subject… Beautiful white satin original 1930s wedding dress, £1250 incl slip One question that interested me was, why it is […]

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Sarah in a 1930s satin wedding dress: Heavenly Vintage Bride of the week

Dear Reader Sarah is our Bride of the Week, so serenely beautiful in this original 1930s satin and lace gown. To complement the gorgeous 30s dress, I also sourced this lovely vintage veil. I think it suits her so perfectly, and Sarah was delighted too, “I just wanted to say thank you so much for […]

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Hairstyles for 1930s and 1940s vintage wedding dresses

Dear Reader, My lovely clients often ask about hairstyles to suit their vintage wedding dress. And I do take a special interest as I was a hairdresser for twenty years – working on fashion shows and shoots around the world. Rihanna in 1940s style waves Zoe Saldana with 1930s-inspired curls and updo So on my vintage wedding […]

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