Hannah in 1930s style wedding dress ‘Violette’ – Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Today’s vintage bride is Hannah, who chose 1930s style Violette wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection for her Spring wedding. Hannah was delightful to work with, and together we agreed a few variations to this beautiful silk satin wedding dress: satin ‘petal’ sleeves, subtle champagne beading on the shoulders, and a French lace panel in the back. It […]

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1930s Vintage Wedding Dress in Slinky Satin, for Real Vintage Bride Emily.

Dear Readers, Emily is our Vintage Bride of the Week, wearing a beautiful original 1930s wedding dress in ivory satin… Let’s give Emily a moment to tell the story in her own words… “My experience with Helena helping me choose my wedding dress was wonderful from start to finish. Visiting her studio of unique and original […]

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A 1940s-style vintage wedding dress for a cool Spring day.

Dear Reader, Choosing a vintage wedding dress for an English spring wedding can be a challenge. Of course, it must be gorgeous and glamorous. But it also needs to cover enough skin for our goosebump-inducing climate! 1940s style wedding dress, Florence, from the Heavenly Collection Actually, I love winter and spring weddings. They’re a great […]

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Real Vintage Bride Susan in 1930s-style wedding dress, ‘Violette’.

Dear Reader, Inspired by this burst of early Spring sunshine, I’ve chosen a seaside summer wedding for our Real Vintage Bride of the week… 1930s-inspired silk satin wedding dress Violette from my Heavenly Collection For her wedding to Matt last year, gorgeous bride Susan chose to wear Violette in silk satin, from my Heavenly Collection of […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends for 2015 – Number 4…

Dear Reader, My next tip for 2015 is a trend I really love. I’m so pleased to see it right back in style… 1940s style silk satin wedding dress, Florence – soft, womanly and flowing.   4. SOFT SATIN SLEEVES, 1940s STYLE Long fitted lace sleeves have been very popular for the last few years […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress Trends 2015 – Number 1!

Dear Reader,  The year is flying by, isn’t it? … high time I made my predictions for the upcoming seasons! So today and all next week, I’ll be sharing my Vintage Wedding Dress Trends for 2015. Here’s my No 1… 1. SUBTLY SEXY BACKS Brides often ask how they can be a little bit sexy on their wedding day, […]

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Ebba in 1930s satin wedding dress: our Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Our Bride of the Week is Ebba, who married Karl-Johan in a divine original 1930s satin wedding dress… The wedding took place in Stockholm in November – so cool! – with a ceremony in Maria Magdalena Church, and reception at the beautiful Villa Ludvigsberg. The whole event was inspired by the 1930s styling […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week in 1940s Satin…

Dear Reader, My dress of the week is this gorgeous original 1940s satin gown, with lace appliqué trim at the neckline… The dress is worn over a fitted slip in heavyweight satin, which helps give structure and drape. This stunning 1940s lace coat – with its open front and long elegant train – makes the perfect cover-up. […]

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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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