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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How to Accessorise your Vintage Wedding Dress… and the super new-look ‘Love My Dress’

Dear Reader, Do you already know Love My Dress? It’s a wonderful wedding blog, full of ideas and inspiration by brilliant blogger Annabel. Well, today it’s all looking rather new and different… Check out their pretty new design here. And it reminded me about a post I wrote for Annabel a little while ago, all about […]

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A 1960s vintage wedding dress for Rebecca’s Berlin wedding

Dear Reader This week, I’d like to show you beautiful bride Rebecca, who married Gerald in April. For her city wedding in Berlin, Rebecca wanted a very chic vintage dress. She chose this lovely sophisticated ‘tape lace’ dress from the early 1960s. The dress looked fabulous! Rebecca teamed it with a very pretty pair of […]

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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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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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1950s AND 1960s vintage wedding dresses for Alexandra’s San Francisco ceremony

Dear Reader On my vintage wedding blog today, I’d like to share some lovely pictures I received this week from real bride Alexandra.  Alexandra and Adam married in San Francisco City Hall in January. For the civil ceremony, Alexandra wore this super-cool 1960s ‘daisy’ mini dress. You might remember it from a blogpost on 1960s wedding […]

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On the blog today, beautiful vintage brides of 2013

Dear Reader Clients often remark to me that I have a lovely job… absolutely right! I do take great pleasure in helping all my clients find that special wedding dress. Today on my vintage wedding blog, I’d like to showcase a few of the beautiful girls I’ve helped to find their dream dress in 2013. […]

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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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A busy week at Heavenly! And real vintage bride Olivia’s perfect Autumn wedding…

Dear Reader Friday… at last! Thanks for joining me at the end of an exciting week. Autumn is always busy here – as so many girls start their search now for the perfect vintage wedding dress for a wedding next Summer. At the start of each appointment, I give every client time to look through my entire collection of […]

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Heavenly! Real vintage bride Olivia. And a glimpse of lace.

Dear Reader The briefest of posts, to brighten a grey day. Another lovely picture from beautiful real vintage bride Olivia… Real vintage bride Olivia wore a soft and romantic full-length lace dress … and a glimpse of original vintage blush lace. Just one of the stunning dresses I’ll feature in my guide to vintage lace wedding […]

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