Focus on the Forties: Florence and Bette, made to order vintage-style wedding dresses.

Dear Reader, What a glorious start to the Spring! I hope you too enjoyed some lovely sunshine so far this week. I wanted to talk about the ever popular 40s. Recently I have found I get more requests for 40s vintage wedding dresses, than any other decade. I have two reproduction 40s vintage wedding dresses- […]

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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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Real Bride Selina, in 1940s-style Wedding Dress

Dear Reader, A few weeks ago I featured a tiny glimpse of gorgeous Selina, who wore the ‘Bette’ 1940s wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection. Selina is so elegant in the dress, and a few readers asked to see more pictures. I’m delighted that Selina – fresh back from her fabulous honeymoon in Zagreb, Venice […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week: Stunning Selina in 1940s ‘Bette’ Wedding Dress

Dear Reader, Bride of the week is Selina, stunning in 1940s wedding dress Bette from my Heavenly Collection. Selina has a wonderful figure. And the Bette dress with its lower back suited her so beautifully… Groom Joe agreed completely. In Selina’s words… “The day was amazing and everything was perfect from start to finish. Joe loved […]

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It’s all about 1940s glamour! With two lovely new vintage brides.

Dear Reader Thanks for all your gorgeous comments on the new Dorothy dress, the latest 1940s style from my Heavenly Collection. I’m so pleased you like her… Today I have two beautiful new brides to share. Both wear original 1940s vintage lace wedding dresses. And both look so stunning – so elegant and glamorous. First Rhiannon… […]

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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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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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“Oh Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars.” Vintage wedding dress inspiration from Bette!

Dear Reader Since we have ‘Bette’ as our lovely vintage wedding dress of the week, I’d like to share the inspiration behind this glamorous design… The fabulous Bette Davis, in ‘Now Voyager’ Bette was recreated from a gorgeous black crepe 1940s evening gown which was one of my very favourites. I always loved the simple […]

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE WEDDING DRESSES remodelled as a new collection

Dear Reader, I have so much to tell you. I hope you’ll forgive my absence these last few months… I’ve been busy, busy, busy! Choosing, restoring, and designing the most beautiful vintage-inspired wedding dresses – based on gorgeous original vintage bridal gowns from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. But now it’s time to turn […]

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