Focus on the Forties: Florence and Bette, made to order vintage-style wedding dresses.

Dear Reader, What a glorious start to the Spring! I hope you too enjoyed some lovely sunshine so far this week. I wanted to talk about the ever popular 40s. Recently I have found I get more requests for 40s vintage wedding dresses, than any other decade. I have two reproduction 40s vintage wedding dresses- […]

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A 1940s-style vintage wedding dress for a cool Spring day.

Dear Reader, Choosing a vintage wedding dress for an English spring wedding can be a challenge. Of course, it must be gorgeous and glamorous. But it also needs to cover enough skin for our goosebump-inducing climate! 1940s style wedding dress, Florence, from the Heavenly Collection Actually, I love winter and spring weddings. They’re a great […]

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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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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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Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week in 1940s Satin…

Dear Reader, My dress of the week is this gorgeous original 1940s satin gown, with lace appliqué trim at the neckline… The dress is worn over a fitted slip in heavyweight satin, which helps give structure and drape. This stunning 1940s lace coat – with its open front and long elegant train – makes the perfect cover-up. […]

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Real Bride Selina, in 1940s-style Wedding Dress

Dear Reader, A few weeks ago I featured a tiny glimpse of gorgeous Selina, who wore the ‘Bette’ 1940s wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection. Selina is so elegant in the dress, and a few readers asked to see more pictures. I’m delighted that Selina – fresh back from her fabulous honeymoon in Zagreb, Venice […]

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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 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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