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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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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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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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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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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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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Hairstyles for 1950s and 1960s vintage wedding dresses

Dear Reader,  I confess I have a special interest in hair: I spent 20 years as a hairdresser specialising in designer fashion shows and fashion shoots. And I always loved creating wedding hairstyles, as it’s an opportunity to do something really special. What an icon! Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, 1961 […]

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Vintage wedding dresses, and vintage-inspired jewellery

Dear Reader You may remember a sneak preview of this photo-shoot from a few weeks ago…? Jeweller Judith Brown recently used some of my vintage wedding dresses to help launch her latest collection of pretty vintage-inspired bridal accessories.  ‘Violette’ 1930s inspired wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection Model wears Heavenly Vintage Brides original 1950s wedding […]

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A Fun Day Out at the Bristol Vintage Wedding Fair

Dear Reader On Sunday I had the most enjoyable day out at the Bristol Vintage Wedding Fair, which takes place every year at Bristol Zoo. It’s one of my favourite events in the vintage wedding dresses’ calendar. The fair is organised by Ali, a most lovely and well organised lady, and is always a great […]

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