Introducing new DOROTHY, 1940s wedding dress in fine Chantilly lace.

Dear Reader, Ah, September, and back to school for us all… I hope you enjoyed a delightful Summer. I’ve saved up something rather special to show you for the new season: My new 1940s-inspired lace wedding dress. Ta-dah, here she is..! …As you may remember, I’m loving all things 1940s at the moment. (I’ll be doing a little round-up […]

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Real bride Lucie, in glamorous 1940s lace wedding dress

Dear Reader, I’m definitely having a 1940s moment. So here, as promised, are some delightful pictures of Lucie in her gorgeous 1940s lace wedding dress. From the darling flower girls in their delicate hair wreaths, to the beautiful bride herself, everything about Lucie’s wedding is so pretty… Lucie first looked at simpler styles of gowns, […]

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Real bride Lisa, lovely in 1940s-style ‘Bette’ wedding dress

Dear Reader, Some lovely photos today of real bride Lisa, in her 1940s inspired wedding dress… Lisa married in Summer and looks so elegant and poised in the dress. She really wears it beautifully. You may recognise the gown as ‘Bette’ from my Heavenly Collection. I’m always happy to personalise a dress for an individual […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Hairstyles for 1930s and 1940s vintage wedding dresses

Dear Reader, My lovely clients often ask about hairstyles to suit their vintage wedding dress. And I do take a special interest as I was a hairdresser for twenty years – working on fashion shows and shoots around the world. Rihanna in 1940s style waves Zoe Saldana with 1930s-inspired curls and updo So on my vintage wedding […]

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