Think vintage wedding dresses and images of glamorous brides such as Grace Kelly or Elizabeth Taylor spring to mind.
Their timeless dresses look as elegant today as they did all those years ago. These styles still look fresh because they are essentially simple wedding dresses with little embellishment to date them.
More and more brides are following in the footsteps of these style-conscious brides such as Kate Moss and Lily Allen who opted for the vintage look for their recent nuptials.
Vintage dresses come in a huge range of styles, from 1930’s unstructured lace numbers to 1970’s empire-line, bell-sleeved designs.
Perhaps you’ve been inspired by your Mum’s wedding photos or a dress you’ve seen in a period drama?
With the current trend for weddings with a more informal ‘village fete’ theme, vintage style wedding dresses work perfectly in this setting.
If you’ve set your heart on a retro styled dress, there are a number of ways of getting one:
Vintage wedding gowns are a fabulous choice for brides who want a classic dress that won’t date. They also tie in brilliantly with retro-themed weddings.
As you see, you can have an authentic vintage wedding gown with its own history, or you can have a new dress made to a vintage pattern. Whichever you choose, have fun finding your perfect vintage dress!