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Why you should choose a sharing plate for your wedding food with Manchester's Caterer Taste The Love as seen on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Choosing a sharing plate for your wedding food

Today we are catching up with Sarah Holder behind the catering company Taste The Love who will be with us in Manchester next month. She creates fabulous wedding food and has really embraced the sharing plate idea.   “I love a good wedding, all that love! Getting to see your nearest and dearest in their finest glad rags, […] Read more…

Pillows and Poetry Date Night Subscription box by Jus Us Box at The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Enjoy your date night with Just Us Box

Do you have date nights in your relationship? Once children come along there is a definite need to set aside time to be with your loved one, where you can concentrate on being part of a couple and having stress free fun. But what should you do after you have exhausted going out for dinner and […] Read more…

ARTIFICIAL wedding flowers by kyleeyee as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Real versus Artificial Wedding Flowers

Brides have always veered towards real wedding flowers as their first choice for their big day, whether that’s for their bouquet, table centrepieces or hair accessories. Flowers are a fundamental wedding detail, but that doesn’t mean they have to be real. We’re going to take a look at the limitations and advantages of both real and […] Read more…

The Wedding Planning Journey

We were recently asked by Hitched to get involved in a new project that they have been working on helping brides and grooms plan their wedding day. They have created a Wedding Planning Journey with many blog posts to point you in the right direction. This includes ideas for proposals right through to the honeymoon, […] Read more…

Maria and Dans DIY vintage wedding photographed by Bethan Haywood Jones as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

DIY Weddings: How to Make the Most with a Small Budget

Your dearest friends and family are gathering together for one special day. You’ll be wearing an outfit you feel a million dollars in, and before too long, you’ll be exchanging vows with the person who’s about to become your husband or wife for the rest of your life. It’s a big deal! However, the importance […] Read more…

National Vintage Wedding Fair - Sue Kwiatkowska models wearing vintage wedding dress

Greenwich, London vintage wedding dress fashion parade

We have a vintage wedding dress fashion parade at every event across the country so that our brides-to-be can see the dresses being worn. It makes a real difference to them, so it is something we are keen to include going forward. We don’t use models however, as we want to show our exhibitor’s dresses […] Read more…

Flowers of the Valley bridal collection from Katya Katya Shehurina as featured on The National Vintage Wedding fair blog

New bridal collection from KATYA KATYA SHEHURINA

Today I am really pleased to share the wonderful new bridal collection from KATYA KATYA SHEHURINA who will be with us in London on November 13th. Inspired by the ethereal landscape view of the relaxed picturesque settings of the countryside, Katya Shehurina has released her highly anticipated Bridal Collection for 2016/2017 which is called Flowers of the Valley. […] Read more…

Uncommon Goods Diary- Gifts for the Groom as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

5 Ways To Spoil Your Groom

Often in wedding planning and even on the day, the wedding is centred around the bride. In many cases she has been dreaming of this moment for a long time and has a real picture in her head of what she will look like, how it will run as well as all the lovely little […] Read more…

How to rock the 1970s vintage bridal look

Over the past couple of years, a new trend has been popping up on the catwalks both high fashion and bridal. We’re seeing flared sleeves, layers of lace, high necklines and bohemian styling- the 70s are back! Having always been a glamorous decade with the appearance of glam rock, Patti Smith, Stevie Nicks and Jane […] Read more…

Autumn Styled Wedding Shoot by Nina Pang with vintage wedding dresses as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Manchester Autumn Vintage Weddings

Today I want to share with you this lovely styled shoot, photographed by Nina Pang. The photographs feature vintage and vintage inspired dresses against an autumnal background, something that Nina was keen to capture. She loves the colours of the leaves against the white of the dresses…and so do we! The dresses are from The […] Read more…

Temporary wedding tattoos by Sioou as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Pretty temporary wedding tattoos from Sioou

The French brand of temporary tattoos, Sioou, have launched their first set of white  tattoos perfect for brides. I totally love them as they are so pretty, perfect at your vintage wedding. The range called Un Beau Jour has been designed by illustrator Ombeline Brun, chosen for her sweet feminine style. These white temporary tattoos are inspired by French lace with refined words around […] Read more…

Daphne Rosa handmade flowers wedding bouquets as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Handmade Seasonal Flowers For Your Wedding Bouquet

The talented Kate Hansford from Daphne Rosa makes beautiful handmade blooms which we have featured here before. She also exhibits with us in London and this Sunday, in Manchester. This year, she has decided to create a new seasonal flower each month which of course will make perfect bouquets and buttonholes for your big day. […] Read more…

Dare to be Different: A Guide to Mismatching Bridesmaid Dresses

Today’s blog comes to you from Janet Parish from Lucilles who sell vintage and vintage inspired clothing. They will be with us in Manchester this weekend, showcasing their range including their bridesmaid dresses. “Bridesmaids; each and every one is different. For some brides one of the worst parts of planning their wedding is finding a […] Read more…

Monsoon Bridal Wedding collection as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Monsoon Bridal Collection

We usually focus on vintage wedding dresses here at the National Vintage Wedding Fair, but sometimes we find a collection on the high street that catches our eye. This season’s wedding collection at Monsoon is one of those collections. We are all about choice here, so if you are on the lookout for a new dress […] Read more…

Vintage wedding dresses at the fashion parade photo by Amber Marie Photography at the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Our Vintage Wedding Fashion Parade

I am so excited to share these stunning images, stunning ladies and totally stunning frocks from our latest vintage wedding fashion parade at Chiswick London last month. All are taken by Amber Marie Photography with hair by Hair That Turns Heads and makeup by Viktoria Kohl. The show was curated by Louise from Hope and […] Read more…

A London Vintage 1920s Wedding

Imagine marrying the boy you loved when you were 12 years old? Well todays couple did just that, albeit after spending some time apart! Will and Soula hadn’t seen each other for twenty years when found out they lived in the same street. They met again by a bandstand, fell in love, moved in together […] Read more…

Vintage Wedding Dresses to hire from Gatsby Gowns as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Would you rent your wedding dress?

Here at the National Vintage Wedding Fair, we love a beautiful wedding dress….it’s what our fairs are well known for. But we also like choice which is why we offer authentic vintage gowns as well as new ones which are inspired by eras past. This season in London we also have a new option to […] Read more…

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