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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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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…

Eventpage image portrait Tim Simpson

A 1970s vintage wedding with a difference

Sometimes you see a styled wedding shoot and you just know you have to feature it! This one was definately one of those and boy you will love it. Hayley from Glory Days Vintage in York supplied original 1970s vintage wedding dresses for this shoot by Tim Simpson Photography. She describes the 1970s bridal look […] 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…

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…

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…

What is a vintage wedding?

I must admit, it took a lot of consideration for me to step foot into the minefield debate about vintage weddings. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE vintage. My own wedding was very vintage inspired, although it was definitely a mix of eras as we had 50s style dresses, a 60s styled groom and […] 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: Wedding cake pillars

In todays wedding memories we remember when all wedding cakes were separated by columns.  Its is surprising how quickly things fall out of favour and in the last 10 years it has become quite rare to see cakes separated in the way.  Replaced by stacked cakes and wedding cake stands that make the tiers ‘float’ […] 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…

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