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Boho Wedding Styling from Sally Lacock

Sally Lacock designs some of the most beautiful dresses we are lucky enough to have at our events. She will be with us in London on February 21st and today shares with us her thoughts on boho wedding styling. Boho ­chic has been favoured by such fashion idols as Sienna Miller and Kate Moss and is influenced […] Read more…

Debbie Carlise wedding hair accessories as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

How to choose your vintage wedding accessories.

So you’ve decided to include some vintage style in your wedding day look – but what style of vintage wedding accessories should you choose? While a huge part of choosing your accessory should be based on whether you absolutely love it there are some other elements you might want to bear in mind. The accessories […] Read more…

NICOLA BIRDCAGE VEIL by Silver Sixpence in her shoe as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Is the wedding birdcage veil dead?

Nicola from Silver Sixpence In Her Shoe has written this interesting piece for us about the trend for birdcage veils. Are they alive or kicking or dead? Last week we saw a gorgeous and super stylish image on British Vogue’s Facebook page of Sienna Miller in a birdcage veil and it got us wondering- is […] Read more…

How to choose your wedding DJ by Wedding Jam and the National Vintage Wedding Fair

How to pick your perfect wedding DJ

You have booked your dream venue, found the most perfect dress and tasted a divine wedding breakfast. It’s now that your thoughts might turn to deciding on how you are going to entertain your guests and celebrate your marriage with a party to remember! The best night of your life deserves the perfect soundtrack. Speak […] Read more…

The Polka Dots perform at The National Vintage Wedding Fair Vintage Singers Musicians

How to decide on that perfect first dance

It’s the moment that many couples dream of, and many dread! The wedding breakfast is over, the evening starts, and all eyes are on you to present yourselves to the world in your very first dance as Mr & Mrs! The first dance has become a Moment of Truth for weddings across the globe, with […] Read more…

Vintage wedding dresses by Real Green Dress, Photo by Nikki Nicolle as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Tips to find your perfect vintage wedding dress

For some brides, vintage means lashings of lace and china tea cups. To others, it’s the 1930’s sleek sophistication of a Hollywood movie star. Whether your wedding will be a wonderland in the woods or the last word in city chic, you can steal some style from the past. Go to a reputable vintage gown […] Read more…

Etsy vintage style flower wedding bridal hair piece as seen in the Unique Bride Journal

30 Fabulous Vintage Wedding Hair Pieces

There is so much to choose from when it comes to what you wear in your hair for your big day. Do you go vintage, or go vintage inspired? Do you choose something unique and handmade or do you go for fresh flowers instead? To make your decision a little bit easier, here are just some […] Read more…

Unique Bride Box from the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Our Unique Bride Box Partners

Our first Unique Bride Box only went and sold out! While we are busy planning next months one (think wild flowers, jewels, note books, yummy treats and more) we thought we would share with you last month’s partners. First up was French Made who baked pretty heart biscuits. Their work is really amazing (check out […] Read more…

Vintage Edwardian Wedding Inspiration

Today we are shooting our latest feature for Vintage Life magazine – and Edwardian Vintage Wedding no less. We have so far shot the 1940s through to the 1980s so now are rewinding to the start of the 20th century. We will of course reveal some sneaky looks later but for now, here is our […] Read more…

10 Wedding hair pieces you will love

We have some amazing exhibitors, who design and create some jaw droppingly, beautiful things. Our accessory designers don’t disappoint – here are some of our favourites that we have seen recently. First up are these two designs by Samantha Walden. photo by Sharon Cooper photo by Emma Jane Lewis Both are really dramatic and would work […] Read more…

Beautiful wedding cakes by Bake and Bloom decorated with fresh flowers as seen on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Wedding cake with a difference from Bake and Bloom

We are always seeing new and wonderful creations in the wedding world but sometimes you see something that really makes you stop and stare. This happened last week when I saw the new wedding cake from Bake and Bloom…however, these cakes are a little bit special. Not only are they lovingly designed, they have been […] Read more…

Rustic Wedding Cake by French Made at the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas

Today we catch up with Lauren Delpech, the talented designer and baker behind French Made to hear more about the rustic wedding trend and which cakes to choose if you are embracing this style. “Relaxed barn weddings decorated with nature-inspired items such as mason jars, lace, branches and lanterns have been very popular for a few […] Read more…

Confetti Style It Like A Pro press day as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Wedding Styling with Confetti #styleitlikeapro

We recently were invited to Confetti’s Style It Like A Pro press day to see their new ranges and learn some tips for wedding styling. Kirsty from The Vintage Teacup Hire Company went along for us and shares her experiences as well as a fab competition to win a £50 voucher to spend for your wedding! “If there […] 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…

How to choose your wedding ring as featured on National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to wear your engagement ring and wedding band

Your engagement ring and wedding band symbolises your love, trust and eternal bond. It also indicates to others that you have made a lifelong commitment to your prince charming. Essentially, your engagement and wedding are two significant milestones in your life. However, a lot of women are unsure of how to wear their engagement ring […] 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…

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…

10 vintage inspired hen do ideas

Welcome to my very first post here on the National Vintage Wedding Fair and today, it’s all about finding that perfect hen do destination or activity. When trying to decide where to go and what to do prior to my hen do 2 years ago, there seemed to be a distinct lack of options unless […] Read more…

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