1960s Lace Wedding Dress for Vintage Bride Ruth.

Dear Reader, This week’s gorgeous bride is Ruth, who chose a beautiful original vintage 1960s lace wedding dress for her wedding to James in September… Ruth is a design historian, so it was great fun going through my collection of original vintage wedding dresses together. As Ruth says, “As a design historian I was really […]

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Josie in 1950s-style wedding dress, our Real Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader,  Our Vintage Bride of the Week is Josie, so sweetly pretty in a 1950s inspired wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection… Josie chose the Chantilly dress… with one or two extra special touches. While Chantilly is based on an original 1950s design with a swishy prom-style skirt, Josie has a lovely understated style and was […]

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Vintage 1950s wedding dress by Christian Dior – Friday Inspiration.

Dear Reader, Spring is Oh-So-Sprung, the blossom is blooming, and the sun is shining. Hooray! Let’s celebrate with a gorgeous floral Friday Inspiration… This classic 1950s wedding dress is by Christian Dior, and has all the signature features of his divine ‘New Look‘ with its heightened femininity, tiny waist, fabulous flowers and acres of luscious […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends 2015 – Number 5

Dear Reader, Another lovely style that’s swinging right back into fashion this year… 1950s wedding dress worn by the fabulous Audrey Hepburn, in Funny Face (1957) 5. 1950s-style! Full frothy skirts, net and lace.  These cute and frothy prom-style dresses have always been popular. But over the last few years they’ve slipped a little, as […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week: 1950s-style Chantilly.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show you 1950s-style Chantilly, from my Heavenly Collection of vintage-inspired wedding dresses. Chantilly is based on a classic 1950s silhouette, with its slim-fitting lace bodice and beautifully swishy skirt – elegant, feminine and fun to wear at the same time! What really sets Chantilly apart is the gorgeous quality […]

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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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Real vintage bride of the week: Jane, in 1950s lace and tulle wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today our fabulous vintage bride of the week is Jane. For her London wedding to George, Jane wore a gorgeous original 1950s wedding dress in latte-coloured lace. Jane and George both wore tea-length dresses with a 1950s silhouette to complement each other’s – making two equally beautiful brides. And like the dresses, all their day […]

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1950s Lace Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week

Dear Reader, For my Vintage Dress of the Week, I’ve chosen this sweet 1950s lace wedding dress… 1950s lace wedding dress, price £995 1950s lace wedding dress, price £995 1950s wedding dresses are always popular and I try to seek out the very best examples. This one is beautifully well-cut, with a three-quarter sleeve, and […]

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Cassandra in 1950s Vintage Wedding Dress…

Dear Reader, Our lovely Vintage Bride of the Week is Cassandra, who wore this beautiful late 1950s / early 1960s vintage lace dress for her summer wedding to Dave. Cassandra tells her story here… “David proposed on the last day of our holiday in Brooklyn in September 2013. It was a total surprise. We started to […]

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