Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons

It is fair to say I am something of a Pinaholic  and have been from the moment I discovered Pinterest, the virtual scrap book for creators, curators and collectors to inspire and be inspired. In fact my addiction has only grown over the 18 months I have been ‘pinning’. To begin with it was wedding dresses, then...

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Wedding Wisdom – Choosing The Perfect Birdcage Veil By Percy Handmade

The Birdcage Veil, exuding sophistication with a playful edge and a little bit of vintage quirk, is an increasingly popular alternative to the more traditional  chapel, cathedral and shoulder length veils. Harking back to the 1940s and 1950s, where the classic merry widow netting was attached to pillboxes and hair discs; the glamorous birdcage veil has now...

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Luisa Beccaria’s Luxurious Fall 2013 Collection

It was the unveiling of her Fall 2012 Collection a whole year ago that first drew me to the contemporary romantic designer Luisa Beccaria and her classically timeless gowns, but if that collection was beautiful, her Fall 2013 collection is absolutely breathtaking!….. Luisa chose the timeless elegance of the 30s as her muse and the...

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Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons

Gosh this morning’s cold snap was a shock to the system….. it is however a good excuse for a cosy and quiet weekend at home. A weekend much needed to re-create some posts and inspiration boards I lost when I accidentally stood on my, oh-so-fragile as it turns out, USB stick a few weeks back. So I will be...

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Vintage Tea Party Wedding Inspiration from Kate Romenesko

Oh I have the sweetest inspiration shoot for you today! You may remember the opulent renaissance wedding inspiration shoot from Kate Romenesko a few weeks back, and I confess I rather fell in love with not only the wonderful styling but also Kate’s beautifully romantic photography, and today’s inspiration shoot is equally as lovely…. It...

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Titania – Temperley’s Timeless Spring 2014 Collection

I have talked before about my love of Alice Temperley‘s timeless, feminine designs; and last month the vintage, ethereal and bohemian London based design house showcased their latest beautiful collection….. The Temperley Bridal Spring 2014 Titania Collection conveys an elegance and sophistication with a selection of exquisite silhouettes that celebrate the female form; combining meticulous detail and embellishments...

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Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons #69

I think its fair to say this week didn’t exactly go to plan – I have been looking forward to seeing The Great Gatsby for absolute months, counting down the days to the 10th of May, only to discover that it isn’t being shown in NZ until next month?! If at all possible it has...

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The Great Gatsby Collection from Tiffany & Co

I don’t know about you but I am so excited about the release of Baz Luhrmans much anticiapted The Great Gatsby! As if I wasn’t already, it has me seriously swooning over all things Jazz Age and Art Deco. And just when I thought I couldn’t be any more excited about this film, I read...

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Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons #68

Much of this week on Chic Vintage Brides has been inspired by the stylishly simple nuptials of Keira Knightley and I couldn’t resist one last post. So this week’s Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons is dedicated to yet more fabulous Flower Crowns….. 1. Starting with this colourful Frida Kahlo Wedding Inspiration Shoot with pops of rustic and vintage styling….....

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Fabulous Bridal Accessories – Flower Crowns

The sight of the lovely Miss Knightley skipping to the town hall to become Mrs Righton inspired me to revisit one of my all time favourite wedding trends, the flower crown! My Whimsical and Wonderful Flower Crown post remains one of your favourites and I can so see why! Beautifully bohemian, relaxed and pretty, super...

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