Real Vintage Bride Susan in 1930s-style wedding dress, ‘Violette’.

Dear Reader, Inspired by this burst of early Spring sunshine, I’ve chosen a seaside summer wedding for our Real Vintage Bride of the week… 1930s-inspired silk satin wedding dress Violette from my Heavenly Collection For her wedding to Matt last year, gorgeous bride Susan chose to wear Violette in silk satin, from my Heavenly Collection of […]

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Real Vintage Bride Genevieve – Keeping it in the Family!

Dear Reader, Today I’m specially pleased to show you gorgeous vintage bride Genevieve… Vintage bride Genevieve in 1940s lace and satin wedding dress Genevieve is one of four stunning sisters from a truly charming family. And Genny is the third sister who visited my London studio to find her perfect vintage wedding dress! Champagne satin and beading on […]

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Vintage Wedding Dress of the Week: 1950s-style Chantilly.

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to show you 1950s-style Chantilly, from my Heavenly Collection of vintage-inspired wedding dresses. Chantilly is based on a classic 1950s silhouette, with its slim-fitting lace bodice and beautifully swishy skirt – elegant, feminine and fun to wear at the same time! What really sets Chantilly apart is the gorgeous quality […]

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Seven beautiful Heavenly Vintage Brides of Last Year

Dear Reader, While I’m thinking about my trends forecast for 2015, it often helps to look back over past seasons. It shows what worked best, which classics will always be in style, and what new ideas evolved… It’s always a pleasure looking back at my brides. It’s almost impossible to choose favourites – I can […]

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Real vintage bride of the week: Jane, in 1950s lace and tulle wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Today our fabulous vintage bride of the week is Jane. For her London wedding to George, Jane wore a gorgeous original 1950s wedding dress in latte-coloured lace. Jane and George both wore tea-length dresses with a 1950s silhouette to complement each other’s – making two equally beautiful brides. And like the dresses, all their day […]

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Ebba in 1930s satin wedding dress: our Vintage Bride of the Week.

Dear Reader, Our Bride of the Week is Ebba, who married Karl-Johan in a divine original 1930s satin wedding dress… The wedding took place in Stockholm in November – so cool! – with a ceremony in Maria Magdalena Church, and reception at the beautiful Villa Ludvigsberg. The whole event was inspired by the 1930s styling […]

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Cassandra in 1950s Vintage Wedding Dress…

Dear Reader, Our lovely Vintage Bride of the Week is Cassandra, who wore this beautiful late 1950s / early 1960s vintage lace dress for her summer wedding to Dave. Cassandra tells her story here… “David proposed on the last day of our holiday in Brooklyn in September 2013. It was a total surprise. We started to […]

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Real Bride Selina, in 1940s-style Wedding Dress

Dear Reader, A few weeks ago I featured a tiny glimpse of gorgeous Selina, who wore the ‘Bette’ 1940s wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection. Selina is so elegant in the dress, and a few readers asked to see more pictures. I’m delighted that Selina – fresh back from her fabulous honeymoon in Zagreb, Venice […]

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Kathryn, in 1950s-style lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, You may remember an earlier glimpse of Kathryn…? Well, it’s high time for a look at her super-cool Liverpool wedding to Greg… As a successful make-up artist herself, Kathryn has a great sense of style and knew exactly what she wanted for her dress and for the day itself. Kathryn chose 1950s-inspired Blanche […]

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Becky in delicate 1930s peach lace wedding dress.

Dear Reader, Say hello to Becky, dainty Vintage Bride of the Week… For her August wedding, petite Becky chose a darling 1930s wedding dress in peach lace. The dress was so delicate and suited Becky to perfection. In Becky’s words… “Thank you so much for the lovely fun afternoon we had at your studio trying […]

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