Lucie in her beautiful 1940s lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today, I’m delighted to hand over to real vintage bride Lucie. I’m only giving you a tantalising glimpse of her lovely wedding as it will soon feature on fabulous wedding blog LoveMyDress. (I promise to let you know, as soon as it’s up there!) And instead, I’m very pleased that Lucie’s agreed to […]

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Martina in vintage lace wedding dress and traditional Swedish bridal crown.

Dear Reader, Our Bride of the Week is Martina, who married in Sweden… Martina already owned an antique lace overskirt, which she wanted to incorporate into her wedding outfit. So we found a beautiful vintage lace wedding dress that worked perfectly worn together with the overskirt. To tie the two together, my seamstress Katie also […]

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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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A GUIDE TO VINTAGE LACE WEDDING DRESSES Part 2: the story of modern lace

Dear Reader I didn’t realise how much I love vintage lace until I started sourcing the perfect fabrics for my own collection of vintage inspired wedding dresses. My search took me to specialist ateliers all over the world, where I became completely absorbed in the beauty of the vintage and reproduction lace I saw. On […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week Susie – beautiful in 1940s wedding dress ‘Bette’

Dear Reader, I promised a special Bride of the Week, and here she is: Susie, wearing 1940s ‘Bette’ dress from my Heavenly Collection. Susie wears the dress beautifully, teaming it with a charming mini veil and woodland flowers… And thanks, Susie for your kind words…! “Thank you so much for your fantastic dress designing skills! […]

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Lovely bride Anna in 1950s style wedding dress

Dear Reader, Meet Anna, Heavenly bride of the week! For her Spring wedding to Noel, Anna wore Blanche, a pretty 1950s inspired wedding dress from the Heavenly Collection. Anna matched the dress with beautiful mint green shoes from Rachel Simpson, so we added a soft green silk ribbon – perfect with the exquisite French lace […]

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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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Real Bride Sophie shines in a 1950s-style wedding dress, ‘CHANTILLY’

Dear Reader, Remember I promised to share more pictures of Heavenly bride Sophie, and her wedding to Jeremy…? For her city wedding in Ealing, Sophie looked fabulous in ‘Chantilly‘ – a 1950s inspired lace wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection. She teamed the dress so prettily with silver Jimmy Choo ‘Luna’ peep toe pumps, a sweet […]

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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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