Archive of ‘Styling Ideas’ category

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…

We are back in London!

The National Vintage Wedding Fair is back next month and is bigger than ever! We return to Chiswick Town Hall on the 18th May 11-4 with LOTS of exciting things happening. We have 45 exhibitors lined up with everything you need for your vintage wedding. Think flowers, brooch bouquets, cakes, wedding lists, accessories, hair stylists, […] Read more…

5 Steps to Decorate Your Dream Home As a Couple

When you move into your first-place together as a couple, you will be full of excitement and optimism. That initial rush of ideas and energy might take a nosedive when you realise what a colossal task it is to decorate a 1st home together. However if you’re smart and follow these 5 steps then you […] Read more…

Vintage Wedding Occasions

Vintage detailing is a unique and fabulous statement that will stand out on your wedding day but what about adding it to the preceding milestones such as your hen night or engagement party? But first let’s start with the big day: The Norman Hartnell effect This designer from the bygone era of the 1930s specialised […] Read more…

Our 1950s DIY wedding

In today’s blog we share with you a wedding that’s is very personal to us here at the National Vintage Wedding fair – our owners (and founders of vintage website Your Vintage Life), Kate and Adam Beavis’ wedding. The August wedding took place at the beautiful Bromham Mill in Bedfordshire. The ceremony itself was a humanist service conducted in middle of […] Read more…

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Manchester Magpie Wedding Show

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