High neck 60s vintage wedding dress worn by real bride Suzanne.

High neck 60s vintage wedding dress, real bride ………. Dear Reader, our gorgeous vintage bride this week is Suzanne – in an original vintage 1960s wedding dress by Priscilla of Boston. Suzanne and Danish husband Jakob married in the impossibly chic surroundings of Lake Como. So the gown had a lot to live up to! […]

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1960s lace vintage wedding dress – Clare our Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, For her wedding to Ed, Clare teamed the all-lace Stella dress with a gorgeous 60s-style updo and fabulous super-high heels for a chic and slinky look. (Look close further down the post and you’ll see she cleverly has a pair of flats on standby for dancing in!) Clare talks about her experience of […]

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Vintage 1960s Wedding Dress by Valentino – our Friday Inspiration!

Dear Reader, Spring is in the air – at last. The clocks change this weekend, but the flowers are already out on this gorgeous Valentino vintage wedding dress from 1968… So pretty, I thought I’d make this picture our Friday inspiration! Have a Heavenly weekend, Love Helena Heavenly Vintage Brides

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1960s William Cahill Wedding Dress for fabulous vintage bride Carolyn.

Dear Reader This week’s Real Vintage Bride is darling Carolyn… For her Hambleden wedding to Jim, Carolyn chose this fabulous 1960s mini wedding dress, by iconic 60s designer William Cahill. The dress is a perfect example of swinging 60s style – in gorgeous lace with a flattering wide boat neck and swingy cape back. What […]

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Real Vintage Bride Genevieve – Keeping it in the Family!

Dear Reader, Today I’m specially pleased to show you gorgeous vintage bride Genevieve… Vintage bride Genevieve in 1940s lace and satin wedding dress Genevieve is one of four stunning sisters from a truly charming family. And Genny is the third sister who visited my London studio to find her perfect vintage wedding dress! Champagne satin and beading on […]

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Seven beautiful Heavenly Vintage Brides of Last Year

Dear Reader, While I’m thinking about my trends forecast for 2015, it often helps to look back over past seasons. It shows what worked best, which classics will always be in style, and what new ideas evolved… It’s always a pleasure looking back at my brides. It’s almost impossible to choose favourites – I can […]

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A POP video, vintage wedding style!

Dear Reader, Remember the cute photoshoot featuring my 1950s and 1960s wedding dresses, from last week…? Well, I thought you might enjoy a sneaky peek behind-the-scenes. It’s really interesting to see what goes into making it all happen! So here’s a fun short movie of the day… Thanks again to everyone involved (full credits below). And […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week: Stephanie in 1960s lace and chiffon wedding dress.

Dear Reader, There’s an Autumn nip in the air today. So I’m going to share these gorgeous pics from real vintage bride Stephanie… Stephanie married last Winter in the idyllic setting of Bloomington, Indiana. Stephanie is such a delightful girl and I was really pleased to meet her charming parents, Steve and Jane, who flew […]

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1950s & 1960s wedding dresses – Vintage gets a Pop vibe!

Dear Reader, After so much slinky glamour, I thought it’d be fun to try a very different look for your vintage wedding dress. Today, let’s go POP! 1950s and 1960s wedding dresses can be so flirty and pretty, with a great pop feel. You can play this down, and keep it chic and simple. Or dress them up […]

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