Real Wedding – Ashleigh and Craig’s Scottish Wedding

Have you ever dreamt of a fairy tale wedding? A wedding in a castle, a dress fit for a princess and all your family and friends there to celebrate with you. Well, for one lucky bride, this dream wedding became a reality. Hard working bridal makeup artist and mum of two Ashleigh married the man […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’70s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’70s As man-made materials were a lot more accessible in the ’70s, more and more brides were able to afford beautiful, extravagant gowns. High, modest, Victorian-inspired necklines were popular throughout this decade, as were long, flowing Camelot sleeves, which were loose at the top and tightly fitted at the wrist. […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’60s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’60s The 1960s ushered in another significant change in bridal fashion. Gone were the tight-fitting hourglass gowns that the ’50s were renowned for, and in came super-short minis and long flowing maxi-dresses. By the mid-to-late ’60s, the miniskirt had become so popular that very short wedding dresses were now seen […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’50s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’50s Celebrating the end of the war and a much anticipated lift in rationing, the 1950’s saw a significant new era of bridal fashion that is still a great source of inspiration for dressmakers today. Hooped skirts and corsets were often used to create exaggerated feminine waistlines, and the introduction […]

Choosing A Vintage Wedding Dress

Choosing A Vintage Wedding Dress As more and more brides are electing to relive the romance of a bygone era in an authentic vintage wedding gown, we thought we’d take a look at what you should consider before making your purchase. There are several benefits of going down the vintage path. Firstly, as authentic original […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’40s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’40s Bridal fashion in the 1940s can effectively be divided into two sections; wartime and postwar. Wartime rations meant that wedding dresses in the early 40’s were simple, practical, and often borrowed, or were handmade from cheap fabrics like Rayon – whereas after the war, although rationing was still in […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’30s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’30s Wedding dresses of the ’30s were long, sleek and modest. Although featuring stylish, pronounced silhouettes, in general the gowns were fairly simple, and often enjoyed successful reincarnations as evening gowns! Jill Esmond Moore, 1930 In 1933, actress Jill Esmond Moore teamed her romantic white gown, featuring a sweetheart neckline, […]