Vintage lace wedding dresses – featuring gorgeous Felicity!

Dear Reader, As our Bride of the Week is Felicity, I thought we’d take a minute to look again at the beautiful lace she is wearing… For this 1930s inspired Butterfly dress from my Heavenly Collection, we use a family firm of lacemakers in Nottingham. They have been producing some of the world’s finest lace […]

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Felicity in BUTTERFLY 1930s-style lace wedding dress… Our Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Big congratulations today to lovely Felicity, my newest Real Vintage Bride… For her recent wedding to Luke, Felicity chose Butterfly, a 1930s-style wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection… Butterfly is based on an original 1930s lace wedding dress. With its mermaid skirt, and waterfall frill at the neck it is wonderfully dreamy.¬†Felicity looks […]

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Vintage Lace for my Butterfly and Angel Wedding Dresses

Dear Reader I just found this lovely old photo. It’s from the Nottingham company who make the lace for the Angel and Butterfly wedding dresses, from my Heavenly Collection.   The lace is made to an original pattern from their archive. This photo looks like it may be the exact same pattern that the rather […]

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Our first real vintage bride of 2014: a vintage-style lace wedding dress for textile designer Jennifer.

Dear Reader For our first real vintage wedding post this year, I have some lovely pictures from Jennifer, who married Neil in Ireland last summer. Beautiful Jennifer was the first bride to wear ‘Butterfly’, one of my Heavenly collection of vintage-style wedding dresses. I was delighted she was the first to choose this new dress […]

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To complement the perfect vintage wedding dress…. a beautiful vintage-inspired headpiece.

Dear Reader I am often asked for advice on the perfect accessories to complement vintage wedding dresses. Here we teamed ‘Butterfly’, one of our beautiful vintage-style lace wedding dresses¬†with a lovely headpiece by Abby at Cherished. Abby makes each exquisite piece using original vintage materials: this one was cleverly created from an original paste dress […]

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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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