Archive of ‘Styling Ideas’ category

1970s vintage wedding boho bride with camper van and flower crown photo by Binky Nixon for the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Crowning Glory: Tips for wearing a head crown

Today we have Margo from Margo Chamberlain Millinery joining us, sharing her thoughts on creating a great head crown. Image by Binky Nixon As a milliner, I am always looking for new trends in bridal headpieces and I am writing my first blog post about head crowns, as they are fascinating me at the moment in […] Read more…

Vintage tea party wedding shoot as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

A vintage, colourful, floral tea party wedding

Now this is a truly amazing shoot which got me so excited after the second that I saw it. It has colour, it has flowers (boy, does it have flowers), it has vintage, it has whippets, it has ballet and it also has the most glorious frocks. What is not to love about this shoot. In fact if I […] Read more…

Rustic Wedding Cake by French Made at the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas

Today we catch up with Lauren Delpech, the talented designer and baker behind French Made to hear more about the rustic wedding trend and which cakes to choose if you are embracing this style. “Relaxed barn weddings decorated with nature-inspired items such as mason jars, lace, branches and lanterns have been very popular for a few […] Read more…

Eventpage image portrait Tim Simpson

A 1970s vintage wedding with a difference

Sometimes you see a styled wedding shoot and you just know you have to feature it! This one was definately one of those and boy you will love it. Hayley from Glory Days Vintage in York supplied original 1970s vintage wedding dresses for this shoot by Tim Simpson Photography. She describes the 1970s bridal look […] Read more…

Bracelet, Miriam Haskell available at Gemma Redmond Vintage

Decades of Design: Vintage Costume Jewellery

A piece of vintage costume jewellery is the perfect way to add a detailed finishing touch to a ‘big day’ totally inspired by the past; to style a dress which takes its design from another era or to accessorise a completely contemporary bridal look that requires a unique twist. Indeed, there is no doubting that […] Read more…

McFayden bow veil vintage 1960s inspired veil via The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Vintage Wedding Accessories for every style

You’ve chosen the man, you’ve found the perfect dress and now it’s the little things that need tying it together. As they say, the devil is in the detail and every bride wants to complement their dress perfectly with the fitting style of vintage wedding accessories. So, where to start? I’ve taken my favourite items […] Read more…

1930s Pinewood Studios Wedding_ via the National Vintage Wedding Fair

A 1930s vintage wedding styled shoot

We love this styled shoot, shot at Pinewood Studios  by the talented Claire Macintrye, for its 1930s glamourous feel. We caught up with Claire to find more about the inspiration for the day. Heatherden Hall at Pinewood Studios is the most amazing venue. Its dark panelled dining room, high ceilings with twinkling chandeliers and its […] Read more…

Paper Tree vintage wedding invited from The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Our Something New Award Winner: Paper Tree Design

Last year we launched the Something New Award to celebrate new vintage wedding businesses in the UK.  We really wanted to give someone the opportunity to showcase their work on our site as well as at our fairs. We were overwhelmed with entries but managed to shortlist it down for our judging panel: Annabel from […] Read more…

Beautiful bridal accessories from Glass Oyster

Finishing touches such as hair accessories and jewellery can really make the difference in the look you choose as a bride.  Today we showcase Glass Oyster and the gorgeous hair accessories that designer Gail Jones makes from vintage pieces. NVWF:  Tell us about yourselves: who you are, where you live, your background? I’m Gail Jones, […] Read more…

Classic Groomswear

Modern grooms are putting their stamp on their wedding day and are no longer over shadowed by their beautiful brides. Accessorising is the best way to add personality to an outfit and retro touches are à la mode for contemporary grooms. A few carefully selected vintage-inspired pieces will add a unique finishing touch to your […] Read more…

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