Archive of ‘Inspiration’ category

Our Chiswick Vintage Fashion Parade

We love showing our wedding dresses to you all at our Show and Tell Fashion Parades. And we love our models too…..here are the latest photos by Meghan Lorna of our Chiswick show last month!   We aren’t back until November but are coming to Greenwich instead on April 2nd. See you there! (VIP Tickets […] Read more…

Our Manchester Vintage Wedding Fashion Parade vintage wedding dress

Our Manchester Vintage Wedding Fashion Parade

Wondering whether to come to our fair this Sunday in Manchester? Here are some highlights from our last event at Victoria Baths and our fashion parade. Thanks to Amber Marie Photography for the images. Our fashion parade starts at 1.30 and is alongside Folk In The Air who are a trapeze and silks act that […] Read more…

How to choose vintage style bridesmaid dresses for all body shapes

The perfect vintage style bridesmaid dress should make you both feel and look fabulous. With a variety of shapes, sizes and styles, trying to find that harmony can be a daunting process. Luckily, the team at Joanie have created a vintage lover’s dream with a Wedding Shop collection designed to flatter each and every shape […] Read more…

6 reason to have a picnic for your wedding breakfast

6 reason to have a picnic wedding breakfast

Whether you are having a 50’s rock and roll inspired wedding or a roaring 20’s wedding party, it’s a great idea to have a picnic wedding breakfast as it suits any budget, theme and flavour palate. Today we catch up with Sarah from Taste The Love to find out why. “Many of my clients have […] Read more…

A Marie Antoinette Wedding Shoot To Let Brides Eat Cake

We love to celebrate British designers here at The National Vintage Wedding Fair, so when this Marie Antoinette wedding styled shoot arrived in our inbox, I couldn’t wait to share it. A group of leading wedding suppliers have come together to create a unique shoot inspired by Marie Antoinette, named ‘Let Them Eat Cake’. The […] Read more…

Mother of the Bride Outfits for Destination Weddings

Regardless of where you decide to hold your wedding, one thing is for sure, you and your family want to look their best in the photos and video. This is particularly the case for the mother of the bride. For her, the day she sees her daughter marry is a precious one. It is a […] Read more…

Why afternoon tea makes the perfect wedding breakfast by Rose & Olive for The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Why afternoon tea makes the perfect wedding breakfast

Choosing the food that you’ll have at your wedding is a big decision. Do you opt for personal favourites or dishes that will appeal to all? How will the food work with the style and feel of your day? There’s a lot of things to consider. One option to think about is afternoon tea which […] Read more…

50 years of vintage wedding dresses photos by Claire Macintyre 1950s

50 years of vintage wedding dresses

We happen to be huge fans of original vintage wedding dresses here at The National Vintage Wedding Fair. We know you are too, but which is your favourite era? 1930s The 1930s wedding dress was often bias cut in silks and lace, which sat delicately over their curves, revealing a sensuous look in contrast to […] Read more…

How to have a colourful wedding with Flipside Bride bouquets

Colourful wedding ideas by Flipside Bride

Every girl dreams of a big white wedding, right? Err….no, wrong. Not everyone wants a traditional, pastel hued celebration with many wanting a colourful wedding. The wedding world is a cookie cutter industry. But what if you don’t want cookies? What if you want pizza? Or jelly? Or salted caramel chocolate cake? …Ok, now I’m […] Read more…

FROCK & SOUL PRESENTS A BELLE & BUNTY + AM-FAULKNER TRUNK SHOW

FROCK AND SOUL PRESENTS A BELLE & BUNTY + AM-FAULKNER TRUNK SHOW

We are excited to share news that involves two of our exhibitors: Frock and Soul and Belle and Bunty. Both were at last years Manchester event and have fabulous eye for design. Frock & Soul is a newly opened boutique in the heart of Saddleworth in Greater Manchester. They offer a refreshing perspective on the […] Read more…

Vintage lace for your wedding dress

Today we catch up with Sally Lacock who will be exhibiting with us in London on February 12th at Chiswick Town Hall to answer your questions about vintage lace. Whether you are planning a vintage style wedding, a laid back country barn affair or you’re to be a boho bride on a beach it is […] Read more…

Flowers by Waterbaby Flowers, photo by Sally Forder for Binky Nixon

Romantic Flowers For A Perfect Wedding Bouquet

Just got engaged? Congratulations! But, once you have updated your relationship status on Facebook and finished popping celebratory bottles of fizz with friends and family it is time to get to work planning your big day! A wedding, unfortunately, won’t plan itself and to ensure the day is everything you want and more you must […] Read more…

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