1970s tiered lace wedding dress: Gypsy-style Dress of the Week

Dear Reader,  Hot on the heels of those pretty gypsy images, this beautiful original 1970s wedding dress has to be our Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week… Romantic 1970s lace wedding dress, £695 including full-length slip This is such a romantic look, and a really rare find. With its complexion-flattering cream lace, and off-the-shoulder styling […]

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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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A POP video, vintage wedding style!

Dear Reader, Remember the cute photoshoot featuring my 1950s and 1960s wedding dresses, from last week…? Well, I thought you might enjoy a sneaky peek behind-the-scenes. It’s really interesting to see what goes into making it all happen! So here’s a fun short movie of the day… Thanks again to everyone involved (full credits below). And […]

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1950s & 1960s wedding dresses – Vintage gets a Pop vibe!

Dear Reader, After so much slinky glamour, I thought it’d be fun to try a very different look for your vintage wedding dress. Today, let’s go POP! 1950s and 1960s wedding dresses can be so flirty and pretty, with a great pop feel. You can play this down, and keep it chic and simple. Or dress them up […]

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Introducing new DOROTHY, 1940s wedding dress in fine Chantilly lace.

Dear Reader, Ah, September, and back to school for us all… I hope you enjoyed a delightful Summer. I’ve saved up something rather special to show you for the new season: My new 1940s-inspired lace wedding dress. Ta-dah, here she is..! …As you may remember, I’m loving all things 1940s at the moment. (I’ll be doing a little round-up […]

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The perfect 1950s wedding dress by Emma Domb – my vintage wedding dress of the week!

Dear Reader, Just a quick post on a lovely sunny Sunday morn… My vintage wedding dress of the week is this lace and satin beauty by Emma Domb. Emma Domb was based in California from the late 30s to the 70s. Her work remains very highly sought after by collectors. (One of her most famous fans […]

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A classic 1960s wedding dress by William Cahill, and gorgeous flowers.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show two of my vintage wedding dresses in a lovely photo-shoot by new Floral Designer Aisha Vohra. The first is a late 60s dress by American designer William Cahill – famous for his exquisite craftsmanship and elegant design. Cahill of Beverly Hills was one of the finest names in wedding […]

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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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What vintage are you…?

Dear Reader, So I may have nailed my colours to the mast by saying how much I love 1930s dresses. But that’s just me… Now how about you? Are you a Downton Abbey darling, a lover of 1950s prom-pretty fashions, or a stylish swinging 1960s girl? Each style of vintage wedding dresses has so much to […]

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