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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It’s your perfect vintage wedding dress. Why cover it up… right?

Dear Reader, From lace bolero to marabou stole, the right cover-up is a fabulous addition to your vintage wedding dress – adding an extra layer of glamour or sophistication. Let’s look at a few delicious examples… Ostrich and Marabou Stole, priced £150 First, this super-glamourous ostrich and marabou stole, turning a demure and simple satin […]

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A word about slips… The perfect support for your vintage wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Let’s talk underwear! In this case, underwear pretty enough to wear on its own… Believe it or not, this is actually a satin slip, not a vintage wedding dress! So many girls have commented on how pretty it is, so I thought I’d show it off today… I’ve worked so hard on creating a […]

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Ebba in 1930s satin wedding dress: our Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Our Bride of the Week is Ebba, who married Karl-Johan in a divine original 1930s satin wedding dress… The wedding took place in Stockholm in November – so cool! – with a ceremony in Maria Magdalena Church, and reception at the beautiful Villa Ludvigsberg. The whole event was inspired by the 1930s styling […]

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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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Vintage Wedding Dresses at the Movies: my Top Three unveiled!

Dear Reader, What fun I’ve had truffling through these wonderful old movies to find my very favourite vintage wedding dresses! And now I’m delighted to share my Top 3… 3. It Happened One Night (starring Claudette Colbert, 1934) Never seen this wonderful 1930s screwball comedy by Frank Capra? Seek it out – you have such […]

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Vintage Wedding Dresses at the Movies: the countdown continues…

Dear Reader, Here we are… the second instalment in my Top 10 vintage wedding dresses from the movies. So many glorious gowns to choose from! 7. High Society (starring Grace Kelly, 1956) Another fabulous dress by Helen Rose, one of the great Hollywood costume designers of the 1940s and 1950s. First, take a look at […]

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