70s vintage lace wedding dress for beautiful Boho bride Kahly, please scroll down to see more.

22/11/18 General
real bride Khaly in 70s vintage wedding dress by Heavenly Vintage Brides

Thank you so much for the use of these beautiful wedding photos by http://www.lisajane-photography.com/blog/. Taken from London-bride.com with thanks to Charley Beard.   Dear Reader, browsing the internet and looking at lovely wedding blogs (which it has to be said I spend far too much time doing ), I often find girls wearing a Heavenly […]

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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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A GUIDE TO VINTAGE LACE WEDDING DRESSES Part 2: the story of modern lace

Dear Reader I didn’t realise how much I love vintage lace until I started sourcing the perfect fabrics for my own collection of vintage inspired wedding dresses. My search took me to specialist ateliers all over the world, where I became completely absorbed in the beauty of the vintage and reproduction lace I saw. On […]

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Vintage Wedding Dresses at the V&A

Dear Reader I was delighted to be invited to a preview of the V&A’s vintage wedding dresses exhibition at the weekend. It’s a great day out with eighty spectacular dresses and some lovely stories about the brides. Kate Moss in fabulous vintage-inspired dress, and designer John Galliano The show starts with some amazing examples of 18th and […]

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Ever heard of Charles James? Wonderful 1950s dresses at the Met, New York.

Dear Reader Charles James was one of the most influential dress designers of the 1940s and 1950s. Yet, surprisingly, he is little known in the UK.  Charles James gowns. Photograph by Cecil Beaton Even though he was British, he is often called ‘the first American couturier’ as he spent most of his career in the […]

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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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Meet my new 1950s-style wedding dress: ‘Dorothy’

Dear Reader Drum roll please…  Meet ‘Dorothy’, the latest in my Heavenly Collection of vintage-inspired wedding dresses…  ‘Dorothy’ 1950s style wedding dress, new to the Heavenly Collection Dorothy is a new version of my 1950s-style Blanche dress. Dorothy features a full length, more A-line skirt to give a softer look.  A really versatile dress, Dorothy […]

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Molly, stunning in a 1960s wedding dress by Priscilla of Boston

Dear Reader Today I’d like to share some pictures from beautiful vintage bride Molly. Molly was married last Summer in a stunning 1960s wedding dress. With its gorgeous lace, elegant high neck and long sleeves, the dress has all the hallmarks and details to suggest it is by renowned American designer Priscilla of Boston. Priscilla […]

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Charlie’s original 1950s lace wedding dress, and a vintage-inspired wedding that’s a real family affair!

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to share some pictures from Charlie, one of my lovely real vintage brides. For her Summer wedding to Liam, Charlie wore a gorgeous 1950s lace vintage wedding dress, with fitted bodice, elegant full-length lace sleeves and scooped neckline. As you can see, she looked fabulous – the dress could have […]

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Hairstyles for 1950s and 1960s vintage wedding dresses

Dear Reader,  I confess I have a special interest in hair: I spent 20 years as a hairdresser specialising in designer fashion shows and fashion shoots. And I always loved creating wedding hairstyles, as it’s an opportunity to do something really special. What an icon! Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, 1961 […]

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