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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Another wonderful Edwardian vintage wedding dress, on real bride Francesca

Dear Reader After talking about Edwardian vintage wedding dresses last week, I wanted to show you these pictures of beautiful Francesca, who recently married in Italy. Francesca’s lovely outfit is very similar to an Edwardian dress I just saw in the V&A exhibition. But, actually Francesca’s is an original Edwardian lace blouse teamed with a contemporary […]

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Edwardian vintage wedding dresses – a guide.

Dear Reader The Edwardian period was just ten years from 1901 to 1910. But it is still popular today: just look at the international success of Downton Abbey. (The period after the death of Edward until the First World War is often included, too.) Original Edwardian vintage wedding dress (with 1930s satin slip), £1250 Fashionable […]

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Edwardian lace wedding dresses: two rare original beauties

Dear Reader As I mentioned last week in my post on Edwardian flower crowns, I’ve just photographed these wonderful Edwardian dresses which are new to my collection. You are the first to see them! Edwardian wedding dress 1. Edwardian wedding dress 2. I was thrilled to find these dresses, as original Edwardian gowns are now […]

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Accessorising vintage wedding dresses: Edwardian flower circlets.

Dear Reader For each of my vintage wedding dresses, I love to picture the whole outfit and imagine what accessories will work best. Today on my vintage wedding blog, I’m writing about the current fashion for fresh flowers in the hair, and the origins of this lovely trend. Model Evelyn Nesbit, photo 1903 Traditionally, a country […]

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A guide to 1960s vintage wedding dresses: from Princess Grace pretty to Swinging Sixties style!

Dear Reader Although I do love the 1950s – with its exaggerated femininity, wasp waists, full busts and circle skirts – by comparison the 60s offers so much choice. More than any other decade, 60s vintage wedding fashion offers amazing freedom of expression for a vintage bride. First, a little background…In the early 1960s, a fashion […]

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A Tiered, Edwardian Lace Wedding Dress from Heavenly Vintage Brides for a Beatrix Potter Inspired Wedding

Dear Reader, Click the photograph above or  Click here to be taken to the article about Millie’s beautiful wedding on lovemydress.net Love Helena Heavenly Vintage Brides

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