A Model Family! 125 Years of Society Beauties in Vintage Wedding Dresses.

26/10/18 General

Dear Reader, You may recognise this beauty: the darling girl who regularly models my vintage wedding dresses… Patience in original 1960s wedding dress. Well, it seems my model comes from an illustrious line of society beauties! Aided by her lovely mother Rose, she recently raided the family archives – and uncovered a remarkable history of […]

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Vintage Bride Carlye’s Tips for a Wonderful Wedding.

11/12/15 General

Dear Reader, Today, we have the last of Carlye’s wonderful posts: her tips for future brides… 1. Make sure your day reflects you as an individual and as a couple! Don’t do anything because someone else wants you to or because it’s what your ‘supposed to do’! You and your guests will have a far […]

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Original 1940s wedding dress for vintage bride Emily.

17/07/15 General

Dear Reader, With its delicate Peter Pan collar and pretty lace sleeves, this gorgeous 1940s satin wedding dress was the perfect match for Emily: unusual and elegant at once! Emily married Pete in South London in April – keeping the day simple and pretty with Spring flowers, bright pompoms, and a posh pie supper. Their […]

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High neck 60s vintage wedding dress worn by real bride Suzanne.

High neck 60s vintage wedding dress, real bride ………. Dear Reader, our gorgeous vintage bride this week is Suzanne – in an original vintage 1960s wedding dress by Priscilla of Boston. Suzanne and Danish husband Jakob married in the impossibly chic surroundings of Lake Como. So the gown had a lot to live up to! […]

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My new vintage lace cloche veil, 1930s-style a la Kate Moss.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show you the last of my new vintage-inspired veils. This pretty lace cloche or cap veil is inspired by the laid-back glamour of Kate Moss… My new vintage-inspired cloche veil. Beautiful from all sides, Heavenly’s new full length cloche veil. In turn, Kate’s veil is based on original lace […]

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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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Josie in 1950s-style wedding dress, our Real Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader,  Our Vintage Bride of the Week is Josie, so sweetly pretty in a 1950s inspired wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection… Josie chose the Chantilly dress… with one or two extra special touches. While Chantilly is based on an original 1950s design with a swishy prom-style skirt, Josie has a lovely understated style and was […]

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Vintage Bride Rachel, in 1930s-style Angel lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Meet our lovely Vintage Bride of the Week, Rachel, wearing the Angel dress from my Heavenly Collection… This adorably floaty and romantic dress looks so pretty on Rachel and fitted her wonderful figure like a dream. (With some input from Heavenly’s expert seamstress Grace, of course!) Angel is closely based on an original […]

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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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