Manchester wedding fair is this weekend!

He has proposed. You have accepted! You’re getting married, it’s the biggest day of your life, so how are you going to create your perfect wedding? Where do you possibly start? Help is at hand. The North West Wedding Fair, taking place at EventCity from 26-28 September, is the ultimate day out for wedding inspiration. […] Read more…

1970s vintage wedding dress and VW camper vanby the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Save the Date: A 1970s Vintage Wedding

The 1970s wedding dress continued where the 1960s finished; with long, floaty gowns and wide romantic sleeves. The mood of the day was bohemian which continues to be a key trend today. Dresses were designed with layers of polyester chiffon, creating large capes and handkerchief edged details. They were generally high necked with front bibs, […] 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…

Vintage autumnal 1970s wedding from the National Vintage Wedding Fair

An Autumn Equinox 1970s Vintage Wedding Photo Shoot

Hayley, the lady behind York’s vintage wedding boutique, Glory Days Vintage has recently styled a beautiful, moody styled photo shoot. It’s a mixture of beautiful countryside, autumnal flowers, boho hair and 1970s boho vintage wedding dresses. And it’s a great reminder that autumnal brides have a great opportunity to embrace the season with a great […] 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…

How to make the perfect toast

Whether or not you are a best man or chief bridesmaid, weddings are an occasion when you may want to say a few words to commemorate the event, but you don’t want to give a full speech.  Often if food and drink are being served and the main speeches have been done, another drawn-out, formal speech will be […] Read more…

20 New Years Wedding Resolutions

…we wish we’d made! Don’t let planning a wedding take over your life.  There’s no law that says your wedding has to take over every second of your life.  yes its important but so are other things too. Start early.  Whether its making 200 favours, losing that final half stone, finding the perfect DJ – the […] Read more…

How to pack for your Honeymoon like a pro

Once you’ve picked a destination and booked the honeymoon suite, there’s one big to-do left on your honeymoon list – to pack. Here are some tips for packing well and travelling smoothly to keep you feeling as happy as when you said your vows. Start early – Start to plan early (especially if you’re leaving at the […] Read more…

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