Chosen Vintage Wedding Fair October 2018

01/11/18 General

Hello Dear Reader, Heavenly Vintage Brides visit to Chosen Vintage Wedding Fair…. Last Sunday was the the lovely Chosen wedding fair in Islington, I wasn’t taking part this time but I have already booked a nice spacious stand there in March, to show off my extensive collection of vintage wedding dresses and new vintage inspired […]

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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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Accessories for Vintage Wedding Dresses – The Birdcage Veil.

Dear Reader, Some time ago I promised to show you my new range. So here at last is the first of my new heavenly vintage veils…! My clients usually ask for advice on accessorising vintage wedding dresses, and it is hard to find subtle and delicate vintage-style accessories that suit every period. So the answer…? Well, […]

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It’s your perfect vintage wedding dress. Why cover it up… right?

Dear Reader, From lace bolero to marabou stole, the right cover-up is a fabulous addition to your vintage wedding dress – adding an extra layer of glamour or sophistication. Let’s look at a few delicious examples… Ostrich and Marabou Stole, priced £150 First, this super-glamourous ostrich and marabou stole, turning a demure and simple satin […]

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A word about slips… The perfect support for your vintage wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Let’s talk underwear! In this case, underwear pretty enough to wear on its own… Believe it or not, this is actually a satin slip, not a vintage wedding dress! So many girls have commented on how pretty it is, so I thought I’d show it off today… I’ve worked so hard on creating a […]

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Gypsy Wedding, Vintage-style!

Dear Reader, A little while ago I lent some of my original vintage wedding dresses for a photo shoot by Christian and Erica from Christian Ward Photography. Their idea was to recreate a vintage gypsy wedding. Not the ‘big fat gypsy wedding’ kind, but something soft and romantic from days gone by – based on […]

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Choosing a veil for your vintage wedding dress.

Dear Reader, I am always on the look-out for lovely accessories for my clients, and recently I’ve been thinking about veils. The right veil can add so much to a beautiful vintage wedding dress. Just think of the wonderful images of Kate Moss in her Juliet cap veil. And of course, the iconic Grace Kelly… […]

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How to Accessorise your Vintage Wedding Dress… and the super new-look ‘Love My Dress’

Dear Reader, Do you already know Love My Dress? It’s a wonderful wedding blog, full of ideas and inspiration by brilliant blogger Annabel. Well, today it’s all looking rather new and different… Check out their pretty new design here. And it reminded me about a post I wrote for Annabel a little while ago, all about […]

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Edwardian vintage wedding dresses – a guide.

Dear Reader The Edwardian period was just ten years from 1901 to 1910. But it is still popular today: just look at the international success of Downton Abbey. (The period after the death of Edward until the First World War is often included, too.) Original Edwardian vintage wedding dress (with 1930s satin slip), £1250 Fashionable […]

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Vintage eyewear, 1950s-style. Funny AND fabulous!

Dear Reader Welcome back from the Easter break. I hope you enjoyed a little time off, a little sunshine, and a lot of chocolate. To brighten our first day back at work, I’d like to share this short and sweet film with you. It’s a fabulous vintage 1950s feature on wearing glasses. Seems those 1950s […]

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