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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…

How to theme a vintage wedding in an authentic way

Vintage weddings are wonderful because they bring with them a touch of tradition that most brides really cherish. While some want a modern theme, many brides want that fairy-tale wedding of days gone by and the only real way to capture that is by going retro. From medieval times to the Roaring 1920s, nothing captures a […] 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…

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...

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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…

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…

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…

Mother of the Bride: Vintage Style

Are you a mother of the bride who is wondering what to wear to the big day? If your daughter (or son) is having a vintage wedding you may be thinking “What do I wear? Should I wear vintage?” As this is just as exciting for you, you obviously want to look your best but […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Reading Telegrams

Telegrams.  STOP.  Always used to be read at weddings.  STOP.  Better than a ‘With Regret’ card.  STOP.  Were a great, fun part of the speeches.  STOP.  Could be quite cheeky.  STOP.  Looked beautiful.  STOP.  Sort of miss them.  STOP. source Telegrams were common forms of correspondence for various special occasions right from the time the first message […] Read more…

Glory Days Vintage

Today we catch up with Hayley from Glory Days Vintage who we met recently while at the Festival of Vintage at York Racecourse. She along with the photographer Ryan Learoyd, they took an amazing photo shoot showcasing some stunning vintage wedding dresses. Following an epiphany which struck whilst shopping for wedding dresses with her sister, […] Read more…

Vervia’s Attic: stunning vintage wedding dresses

The doors to Vervia’s Attic will be open once again on the 8th March for the sale of one ladies lifetime collection fashions through the ages. It’s a bit of an accidental collection we think as they were found packed away in suitcases in her attic. Vervia Todd loved to travel and wear pretty dresses, […] Read more…

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