Posts Tagged ‘1940’s’

A 1940s vintage wedding

A 1940s vintage wedding in Hepden Bridge

Of course we love a real wedding, but one with a genuine 1940s vintage gown makes us very happy! Today’s big day is so special and features the wedding of Catriona and Mikey in Hepden Bridge. The Location The couple chose Hebden Bridge as Mikey is particular is in love with the town and found […] Read more…

Which vintage bridesmaid dress to choose for a vintage wedding

Which vintage bridesmaid dress to choose for a vintage wedding

The proposal has finally happened, and the very next day you start searching for your perfect wedding dress (or in fact have found the dress long before the engagement ring is on your finger!). This is what I hear all the time, but often the bridesmaid dress is left until much later in the planning […] 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…

15% off beautiful jewellery from Gemma Redmond Vintage

Gemma Redmond has a great eye for finding the most exquisite vintage jewellery from the whole of the 20th century. We have featured some of her pieces in our photo shoots recently and each time, I do not want to give them back! She is kindly offering our Unique Bride Club brides 15% off her […] Read more…

How to create Vintage Victory Rolls

Today’s blog is a guest blog from Catriona Kelly, the lady behind The Victory Salon who is taking us through how to create victory rolls in your hair – perfect for a vintage 1940s wedding! http://magpiewedding.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=6748&action=editWhenever we ask people what vintage beauty they need help with the resounding answer is always victory rolls. Here at […] Read more…

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…

1940s vintage wedding dress shot by Sally Forder for Binky Nixon for the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Save the Date: 1940’s

The 1940s wedding dress came in many forms during this decade. With the backdrop of war, austerity and of course rationing, a bride had to make do and mend for her big day, be it by borrowing, creating or by not wearing a wedding gown at all. Often brides would borrow a dress that had […] 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…

Our Original Vintage Wedding Dresses

We had a phone call a few weeks back from a bride asking why she should come to our fair instead of any other fair. As there are so many vintage wedding fairs out there right now, she wanted to know what made ours different. What makes our fairs different is the amount of vintage […] Read more…

6 steps to choosing your vintage wedding dress

So, you want to add a bit of vintage glamour to your wedding? A dress that reflects your favorite era as well as your individuality sounds perfect, right? But where to start….. Allow us to shed some light on the subject – in just 6 steps! Step 1: Be brave! We often encourage our brides […] Read more…

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