In the world of bridal styling decisions don’t end once you have chosen your wedding dress. You will want to consider your shoes, maybe a pretty bridal headpiece. You will be thinking about whether you need a bag, or if your dress needs a neckl
We will be exhibiting at the National Vintage Wedding Fair at Chiswick town hall on Sunday 13th November. We will have gorgeous wedding dresses, bridal separates and lots of veils and bridal accessories for you to try on. But here is the good bit! Mo
We were so excited to see our bride Elena’s beautiful Dublin wedding featured on top wedding blog Love My Dress last week. There’s so much to love about this wedding and the relaxed happy couple who were married in Dublin City Hall on a
Are you considering the transport options for your wedding? From the bride arriving in a vintage Bentley or leaving as a newly married couple on a vintage motorcycle and sidecar, the choices are endless. Some of the more unusual ways our brides at Sa
We were delighted to see our Flora and Esme dresses giving some bridal inspiration on the Love My Dress blog this week as part of a styled shoot by photographer Zosia Zacharia. The look was soft and whimsical embodying the romantic feel of the Geor
One of the more traditional components of any wedding day is the arrival of the bride and the subsequent departure of the newlyweds after the ceremony. If you want to make a stylish entrance and equally memorable getaway it is important to put some t
A little rain should never spoil anyone’s wedding. With a bit of planning ahead, you can ensure your wedding is ready for any weather. And why not make the weather work for you? Blustery days can make for great photos and delicate, lacy umbrell
If you are getting married during winter, take inspiration from the cool tones of season when you put your bouquet together: think pure snow whites and muted greens or warm greys and intense berry reds. Because many spring flowers are hard to
In the 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, legendary writer F. Scott Fitzgerald aimed, among other things, to portray the decadence and excess of the Roaring Twenties. The novel has become synonymous with the extravagant parties thrown by the protagonist Ja
It’s not the romantic poet’s favourite season for nothing. With falling leaves and spicy hot drinks and log fires, autumn has everyone wistful with nostalgia. Autumn is a time to slow down and snuggle up. It’s a time for refocusing
Can there be anything quite as romantic as a winter wedding? The promise of bright crisp days, moody candlelit rooms, twinkly fairy lights and the perfect excuse to wrap up in fur or a luxurious silk shawl, adding a whole new glamorous dimension to y
If you are looking for a bit of historic wedding inspiration you will love the elegant Georgian styling of this divinely pretty photo shoot by Zosia Zacharia in which our vintage style wedding dresses, Esme and Flora featured. Parkstead house,
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 likely you will have thought quite a bit about lace. Delicate, vintage lace defines the style of the free-spirited boh
The wedding veil, the fun frivolous and ultimate bridal accessory is weighted with some serious symbolic origins which can be traced back centuries and which don’t all sit comfortably with modern independent women, leading sometimes, quite unde
One of the things I love about working in the wedding world is getting to meet interesting like-minded people running small creative businesses with integrity and passion. So when I was asked to join the fab purveyors of party paraphanelia, Pea Green
One of the most joyful parts of wedding planning surely has to be choosing the flowers. Everybody loves flowers, the memories they evoke and happiness they bring, make them such an important part of creating your wedding day look. Talking to our bri
There is something very beautiful happening in the world of bridal accessories that we have been longing to share with you, not only because it is a style that so perfectly complements our lace wedding dresses but also because we have huge admiration
Authentic vintage wedding dresses are a very rare find. If they are made of lace, they are even less likely to have withstood nearly a century of ageing.
The Boho look is the perfect wedding style for those who prefer a comfortable, laid-back ceremony and want to look and feel effortlessly elegant. Here are four ways to achieve a boho wedding look.
When we recently photographed our new Sally Lacock separates collection, bridal makeup artist Catherine Bailey shared some of her tips for creating a radiant bridal look that pairs beautifully with vintage-inspired lace.
There are so many reasons to fall in love with vintage lace - and to declare your love whilst wearing it. No fabric is better suited for a wedding dress. Here we give an overview of the kinds of lace most often used to make wedding dresses.
Come and see us at the National Vintage Wedding Fair at the beautiful Stoke Newington Town Hall this this Sunday. We will have lots of lovely samples for sale with special fair prices including some of these shown below:
If you are going to this fabulous exhibition pick up a copy of Love my Dress writer, Annabel Beeforth’s Style me Vintage Weddings on the way out. Our much photographed Isadora style features in the 1920s section.
Excitement is mounting for the wedding dress exhibition opening next week at the V&A museum in London. Covering the last two centuries we will treated to the most glamorous and extravagent wedding dresses from the V&A’s vast collection.
NOTE: Leavers lace has been introduced to a wider audience since it featured in one of the tasks on The Apprentice recently. Since then a huge number of people googled Leavers lace to find out what it is and many have found our post on it. So apart
We’ve noticed a lot of our brides are shunning the traditional wedding car for more down to earth transport including tractors, vintage motorbikes, camper vans and canal boats. Jenny wore our French lace Cate dress and a vintage lace veil and t
Earlier this year I was contacted by Helena Talbot of HT Headwear asking if I would join her with some of my dresses for a promotional photoshoot to showcase some of her latest designs. It was a real pleasure to work with Helena and photographer Kath
Last month I showed my collection of vintage inspired and some of my vintage wedding dresses at the Wedding Project which was held at Sutton House. There I was visited by Emily parr who tried on my Cate lace dress and rose veil for an article she was
Back in August Josie Hendrick of Savoir Weddings got in touch with me to ask if I would like to be involved in an inspirational bridal fashion shoot. Josie has that rare quality of not only having a head full of creative ideas but also being an incre
Cate dress was featured as part of the inspirational ‘Wild Angel’ story in the May / June edition of Brides magazine. Beautifully styled by Bryony Toogood the subtle tones and soft but edgy atmosphere she created perfectly marry with the
Rosie dress was featured as part of the gorgeous ‘Summer Breeze’ story in the June/ July issue of Cosmopolitan Bride. Serenely styled by Sally Dixon and shot on a beach in the Bahamas, the cool soft femininity of this dreamy dress was per