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Autumn Styled Wedding Shoot by Nina Pang with vintage wedding dresses as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Manchester Autumn Vintage Weddings

Today I want to share with you this lovely styled shoot, photographed by Nina Pang. The photographs feature vintage and vintage inspired dresses against an autumnal background, something that Nina was keen to capture. She loves the colours of the leaves against the white of the dresses…and so do we! The dresses are from The […] Read more…

Temporary wedding tattoos by Sioou as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Pretty temporary wedding tattoos from Sioou

The French brand of temporary tattoos, Sioou, have launched their first set of white  tattoos perfect for brides. I totally love them as they are so pretty, perfect at your vintage wedding. The range called Un Beau Jour has been designed by illustrator Ombeline Brun, chosen for her sweet feminine style. These white temporary tattoos are inspired by French lace with refined words around […] Read more…

Daphne Rosa handmade flowers wedding bouquets as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Handmade Seasonal Flowers For Your Wedding Bouquet

The talented Kate Hansford from Daphne Rosa makes beautiful handmade blooms which we have featured here before. She also exhibits with us in London and this Sunday, in Manchester. This year, she has decided to create a new seasonal flower each month which of course will make perfect bouquets and buttonholes for your big day. […] Read more…

Dare to be Different: A Guide to Mismatching Bridesmaid Dresses

Today’s blog comes to you from Janet Parish from Lucilles who sell vintage and vintage inspired clothing. They will be with us in Manchester this weekend, showcasing their range including their bridesmaid dresses. “Bridesmaids; each and every one is different. For some brides one of the worst parts of planning their wedding is finding a […] Read more…

Monsoon Bridal Wedding collection as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Monsoon Bridal Collection

We usually focus on vintage wedding dresses here at the National Vintage Wedding Fair, but sometimes we find a collection on the high street that catches our eye. This season’s wedding collection at Monsoon is one of those collections. We are all about choice here, so if you are on the lookout for a new dress […] Read more…

Vintage wedding dresses at the fashion parade photo by Amber Marie Photography at the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Our Vintage Wedding Fashion Parade

I am so excited to share these stunning images, stunning ladies and totally stunning frocks from our latest vintage wedding fashion parade at Chiswick London last month. All are taken by Amber Marie Photography with hair by Hair That Turns Heads and makeup by Viktoria Kohl. The show was curated by Louise from Hope and […] Read more…

A London Vintage 1920s Wedding

Imagine marrying the boy you loved when you were 12 years old? Well todays couple did just that, albeit after spending some time apart! Will and Soula hadn’t seen each other for twenty years when found out they lived in the same street. They met again by a bandstand, fell in love, moved in together […] Read more…

Vintage Wedding Dresses to hire from Gatsby Gowns as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Would you rent your wedding dress?

Here at the National Vintage Wedding Fair, we love a beautiful wedding dress….it’s what our fairs are well known for. But we also like choice which is why we offer authentic vintage gowns as well as new ones which are inspired by eras past. This season in London we also have a new option to […] Read more…

Daphne Rosa flowers as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

The Language Of Flowers: Choosing Your Wedding Flowers

Choosing your wedding flowers can be a tricky business so today Kate from DaphneRosa will take you through the language of flowers. If you are anything like me I had absolutely no idea which flowers I wanted, which were in season or even a favourite flower so I opted for fabric instead and so DaphneRosa  was […] Read more…

Heartfelt Vintage Wedding Dresses as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Is it sacrilege to cut up a vintage wedding dress?

Today on the blog we are talking about something that may divide our readers. Kate from Heartfelt Vintage shared her thoughts on cutting up a vintage wedding dress. There it is, hanging in the window, all shiny and pearly and beautiful. Made in the 1930s, a thing of beauty, all bias cut satin and Hollywood […] Read more…

Boho Wedding Styling from Sally Lacock

Sally Lacock designs some of the most beautiful dresses we are lucky enough to have at our events. She will be with us in London on February 21st and today shares with us her thoughts on boho wedding styling. Boho ­chic has been favoured by such fashion idols as Sienna Miller and Kate Moss and is influenced […] Read more…

Debbie Carlise wedding hair accessories as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

How to choose your vintage wedding accessories.

So you’ve decided to include some vintage style in your wedding day look – but what style of vintage wedding accessories should you choose? While a huge part of choosing your accessory should be based on whether you absolutely love it there are some other elements you might want to bear in mind. The accessories […] Read more…

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