Lovely bride Anna in 1950s style wedding dress

Dear Reader, Meet Anna, Heavenly bride of the week! For her Spring wedding to Noel, Anna wore Blanche, a pretty 1950s inspired wedding dress from the Heavenly Collection. Anna matched the dress with beautiful mint green shoes from Rachel Simpson, so we added a soft green silk ribbon – perfect with the exquisite French lace […]

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Real Bride Sophie shines in a 1950s-style wedding dress, ‘CHANTILLY’

Dear Reader, Remember I promised to share more pictures of Heavenly bride Sophie, and her wedding to Jeremy…? For her city wedding in Ealing, Sophie looked fabulous in ‘Chantilly‘ – a 1950s inspired lace wedding dress from my Heavenly Collection. She teamed the dress so prettily with silver Jimmy Choo ‘Luna’ peep toe pumps, a sweet […]

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Sarah in a 1930s satin wedding dress: Heavenly Vintage Bride of the week

Dear Reader Sarah is our Bride of the Week, so serenely beautiful in this original 1930s satin and lace gown. To complement the gorgeous 30s dress, I also sourced this lovely vintage veil. I think it suits her so perfectly, and Sarah was delighted too, “I just wanted to say thank you so much for […]

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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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Another wonderful Edwardian vintage wedding dress, on real bride Francesca

Dear Reader After talking about Edwardian vintage wedding dresses last week, I wanted to show you these pictures of beautiful Francesca, who recently married in Italy. Francesca’s lovely outfit is very similar to an Edwardian dress I just saw in the V&A exhibition. But, actually Francesca’s is an original Edwardian lace blouse teamed with a contemporary […]

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Milly’s 1940s vintage wedding dress with stunning silk velvet train

Dear Reader Today I’d just like to share a few pictures sent in by Heavenly bride, Milly. For her wedding to Colin, Milly chose a gorgeous 1940s gown from my collection of original vintage wedding dresses. This was a really special dress – SO glamorous! The dress was constructed from ivory lace and silk velvet, […]

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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 VINTAGE WEDDING DRESSES, Part 3: 1970s, and short hair.

Dear Reader In the last of three posts about hairstyles to suit vintage wedding dresses, I’d like to finish with 1970s-inspired styles, and some gorgeous looks for short hair. 1970s For me, Farrah Fawcett typifies the 1970s look, with her tumbling sexy curls. But a literal interpretation is not what this is about, and I think […]

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Charlie’s original 1950s lace wedding dress, and a vintage-inspired wedding that’s a real family affair!

Dear Reader, Today I’d like to share some pictures from Charlie, one of my lovely real vintage brides. For her Summer wedding to Liam, Charlie wore a gorgeous 1950s lace vintage wedding dress, with fitted bodice, elegant full-length lace sleeves and scooped neckline. As you can see, she looked fabulous – the dress could have […]

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