20 of The Most Distinctly Stunning Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses

New Post – 30 Exquisite & Elegant Long Sleeved Wedding Dresses for 2015 I don’t know about you, but I am loving this trend for long sleeve wedding dresses! After so many years of strapless bodiced bridal gowns, I have long felt it was time for a sleeve revival, and thanks to a certain wedding this year (more...

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Claire Pettibone’s 2012 Beautiful Beau Monde Collection

Previously, I have refrained from sharing the glorious creations of the Wedding dress designer of today’s post, because sadly she is currently not stocked in Australia or New Zealand – it would be cruel to tease you with such beauteous bridal gowns as these, if they are not available here…..  However, with her simply breathtaking 2012 collection,...

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Pin Curls – Ultra Glamorous Hair of the Roaring Forties

Hairstyles in the roaring forties were vivid and elegant and I don’t think there is any hair style (other than, perhaps, the Finger Waves or Marcel Waves of the 1920s) more elegant than the loose Pin Curls, so synonymous with the Golden Age of Hollywood and sultry stars like Veronica Lake! With her infamous peek-a-boo...

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Wedding Stationery Works of Art from Momental Designs

When I first started Chic Vintage Brides, all of my thoughts were of swoonworthy wedding dresses, little did I anticipate stationery also setting my heart a racing…. but then Wedding Stationery from Momental Designs are more like works of fine art, true treasures!  Momental Designs offers handmade, custom Wedding invitations and co-ordinating stationery for the day (as well as other...

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Whimsical and Wonderful Flower Crowns

Oh, if you love flower crowns then you will want to take a peek at my most recent post here it is brimming with beauties! The bridal floral crown has seen a real revival in the past year – vintage, whimsical and bohemian inspired brides are all turning to the floral headdress, flower wreath headband or flower crown as a pretty, rustic, and...

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