Archive of ‘Inspiration’ category

Four reasons to store your wedding photos in a Photo Box

Share your favourite wedding photographs in a Photo Box

We have teamed up with Photo.Gifts once more to introduce you to the Photo Box, a lovely way to share your favourite wedding photographs. Photo box is a unique way of keeping and sharing memories from your wedding day. Available in two styles: retro and classic, it’s a custom-made, fancy looking 10 x 12 cm box […] Read more…

Kate Edmondson 1970s vintage style bridal separates, photo taken by Natasha Hurley

Vintage inspired wedding separates by Kate Edmondson

I am so excited to share the latest wedding collection from Kate Edmondson with many separates included. What I love is some of the vintage inspiration within, some harking to the 1930s but much to the 1970s with wide ballooned sleeves and lace cuffs. Working from her bridal studio in West London, Kate is renowned […] Read more…

Should you have an engagement shoot before our wedding day

Should you have an engagement shoot before your wedding day?

Are you thinking about having an engagement shoot with your photographer? Or maybe they are trying to persuade you into having one but you are not too sure. Let Amber from Amber Marie Photography share her thoughts on this ahead of our Bristol fair this week where they will exhibiting as well as sharing Danny and […] Read more…

A vintage rockabilly bride wedding styled shoot in Bristol by Heartfelt Vintage

A Vintage Rockabilly Bride with a tonne of Bristol attitude

When we think of Rockabilly, we picture the 1950s and the great sounds from that time. But in the 1970s, as part of the punk era, young people embraced this Rockabilly bride look again but with a more modern edge. I am excited to share these images of a Rockabilly punk bride wearing vintage, who […] Read more…

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…

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