How to Accessorise your Vintage Wedding Dress… and the super new-look ‘Love My Dress’

Dear Reader, Do you already know Love My Dress? It’s a wonderful wedding blog, full of ideas and inspiration by brilliant blogger Annabel. Well, today it’s all looking rather new and different… Check out their pretty new design here. And it reminded me about a post I wrote for Annabel a little while ago, all about […]

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Sarah in a 1930s satin wedding dress: Heavenly Vintage Bride of the week

Dear Reader Sarah is our Bride of the Week, so serenely beautiful in this original 1930s satin and lace gown. To complement the gorgeous 30s dress, I also sourced this lovely vintage veil. I think it suits her so perfectly, and Sarah was delighted too, “I just wanted to say thank you so much for […]

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1940s lace wedding dress and jacket – what a darling!

Dear Reader, For my original vintage wedding dress of the week, I’d like to show you a charming little 1940s lace dress and jacket. The 40s are sometimes overlooked, getting a little lost between the glamorous slinky 30s and the super-pretty 50s. But I think dresses from the 1940s have so much to offer: from lovely elegant […]

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A 1960s vintage wedding dress for Rebecca’s Berlin wedding

Dear Reader This week, I’d like to show you beautiful bride Rebecca, who married Gerald in April. For her city wedding in Berlin, Rebecca wanted a very chic vintage dress. She chose this lovely sophisticated ‘tape lace’ dress from the early 1960s. The dress looked fabulous! Rebecca teamed it with a very pretty pair of […]

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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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Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week

Dear Reader Original 1950s wedding dresses are always amongst the most popular with my brides. And today, I’d like to show you one of my favourites – a fabulous 1950s Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week.  Original 1950s lace wedding dress, priced £950 Original 1950s lace wedding dress, beautiful ballerina skirt. Priced £950 What makes […]

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Milly’s 1940s vintage wedding dress with stunning silk velvet train

Dear Reader Today I’d just like to share a few pictures sent in by Heavenly bride, Milly. For her wedding to Colin, Milly chose a gorgeous 1940s gown from my collection of original vintage wedding dresses. This was a really special dress – SO glamorous! The dress was constructed from ivory lace and silk velvet, […]

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Meet my new 1950s-style wedding dress: ‘Dorothy’

Dear Reader Drum roll please…  Meet ‘Dorothy’, the latest in my Heavenly Collection of vintage-inspired wedding dresses…  ‘Dorothy’ 1950s style wedding dress, new to the Heavenly Collection Dorothy is a new version of my 1950s-style Blanche dress. Dorothy features a full length, more A-line skirt to give a softer look.  A really versatile dress, Dorothy […]

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Molly, stunning in a 1960s wedding dress by Priscilla of Boston

Dear Reader Today I’d like to share some pictures from beautiful vintage bride Molly. Molly was married last Summer in a stunning 1960s wedding dress. With its gorgeous lace, elegant high neck and long sleeves, the dress has all the hallmarks and details to suggest it is by renowned American designer Priscilla of Boston. Priscilla […]

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