A blustery Happy New Year from my vintage wedding blog. And news of Bristol Vintage Wedding Fair…

Dear Reader – a very Happy New Year to you! I hope you’ve had a wonderful Christmas break, survived the storms, and are full of energy for 2014. I’m looking forward to getting back to work today. Well, who wouldn’t love spending their time surrounded by gorgeous original vintage wedding dresses? January is our busiest […]

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Gorgeous vintage 1950s lace wedding dresses, new on my blog today…

Dear Reader As a distraction from the tinsel and Christmas mayhem (is anybody ready yet this year?), I’d like to show you three wonderful 1950s lace wedding dresses – from the collection of original vintage dresses at my West London studio.  Emma Domb 1950s lace and satin wedding dress, priced £995 1950s ‘cupcake’ lace wedding […]

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Heavenly Recommends… delicious vintage-inspired lingerie by Rose Fulbright

Dear Reader On my vintage wedding blog today, I’d like to show you another lovely vintage-inspired atelier I recently discovered. Rose Fulbright launched this year, making the most wonderful, luxurious satin underwear – in a range of simple and stylish shapes all inspired by original 1930s designs. Rose’s range comes in a choice of delicious […]

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Heavenly Recommends… gorgeous vintage-style clothes and accessories from Lowie

Dear Reader My work brings me into contact with many other independent fashion labels and producers, all sharing a love of vintage style and offering a taste of affordable luxury. As Christmas is getting closer, today on my vintage wedding blog I’d like to share one of my favourite with you. Lowie was started in 2002 […]

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Vintage Bride of the Week: Beautiful Martina in a traditional Swedish bridal crown

Dear Reader I’ve just received this lovely image, and wanted to share it with you straight away. Beautiful vintage bride Martina married in Sweden in June. If you look closely, you’ll see Martina is wearing a Brudkronan, an antique bridal crown. This wonderful Swedish tradition reaches right back to the Middle Ages. The crown is […]

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A GUIDE TO VINTAGE LACE WEDDING DRESSES Part 1: Pastel and Coloured Lace

Dear Reader Most of the brides I meet love vintage lace wedding dresses. And there are so many fabulous types to choose from. Today, I’d like to talk about the pastel-coloured lace often used in 1950s wedding dresses. A glimpse of a beautiful vintage lace wedding dress, for more details see below COLOUR One of the […]

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To complement the perfect vintage wedding dress…. a beautiful vintage-inspired headpiece.

Dear Reader I am often asked for advice on the perfect accessories to complement vintage wedding dresses. Here we teamed ‘Butterfly’, one of our beautiful vintage-style lace wedding dresses with a lovely headpiece by Abby at Cherished. Abby makes each exquisite piece using original vintage materials: this one was cleverly created from an original paste dress […]

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A guide to 1960s vintage wedding dresses: from Princess Grace pretty to Swinging Sixties style!

Dear Reader Although I do love the 1950s – with its exaggerated femininity, wasp waists, full busts and circle skirts – by comparison the 60s offers so much choice. More than any other decade, 60s vintage wedding fashion offers amazing freedom of expression for a vintage bride. First, a little background…In the early 1960s, a fashion […]

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Say “I DO” 1960s-style! Beautiful vintage wedding dresses, Mad Men style, from the glamorous 60s.

Dear Reader Just a little tease today…  On Friday, I’ll be posting all about 1960s wedding dresses. This gorgeous decade is sometimes overlooked when considering vintage style dresses.  But 60s dresses have so much to offer. From the sassy styles of the swinging sixties, to the sheer glamour of Mad Men styling. Here’s just a […]

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