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Deliciously Downton Vera

I am so SO excited by my latest find! One of my biggest loves (at the moment) is the fashion of ‘La Belle Epoque’ – that golden age at the end of the 19th century and before World War I, when women still wore the lavish tightly corseted bodices and long skirts of the Edwardian era.

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Bridal Accessories

The Juliet Cap Veil Revival

After my post regarding the flawlessly chic, vintage wedding of Kate Moss and her absolutely stunning veil, I had a mini Juliet cap veil infatuation! As a bride I chose not to have a veil – now I wonder why?! (although I still adore my deco inspired asymmetric hairband!) The incredible Vera Wang says “The wedding veil is at…

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Bridal Accessories

Designer Jenny Packham – Queen of Deco

I think it only right that the first designer I feature on my blog should be the designer I chose for my own wedding! Jenny Packham is the award-winning British designer (International Couture Bridal Designer of the Year in 2007 and British Bridal Dress Designer in 2008) now world-renowned for her stunning, vintage inspired bridal dresses – she…

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Bridal Fashion

Divine Downton Abbey

What a wet & windy weekend….. but how well I spent it! I got to watch my latest vintage love, Downton Abbey, for the fourth time! Having already watched it twice in the UK, I couldn’t resist watching again when it was shown on Prime in New Zealand recently and when I spotted the DVD boxset for…

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Inspiration Boards

Our Wedding Inspiration

I love creating moodboards! (as you will discover)  There is something poetic, pleasing, rewarding and indeed a little addictive about finding beautiful images and piecing them together to create a unique snapshot of your lusts, a fusion of your hopes, dreams and loves. After sharing our wedding photos, I thought I would share how I…

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Weddings

Our Vintage Inspired Wedding

When I first started to think of Chic Vintage Brides I must admit to being in equal measures excited and nervous at the thought of sharing my wedding photos – excited that they may inspire future brides (as the images I found on Love My Dress did when I was planning my wedding ), but equally nervous…

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My New Vintage Wedding Blog – Chic Vintage Brides

For as long as I can remember I have had two passions….. My first is Wedding dresses. I have always dreamt of owning my own wedding dress shop – of being surrounded by beautiful gowns and gloriously happy brides, spending days trying on dresses (of course?!) and quaffing champagne, being invited to every brides big…

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