Vintage wedding style – the skirt suit

When I got married earlier this year I seriously considered wearing a skirt suit. Casual and a typically vintage choice, it would have been a great option for our low key day. I went for a dress in the end,...

Book review: Fashion in the 1920s

If you're looking for an introductory guide to Twenties fashion, look no further. Fashion in the 1920s (Jayne Shrimpton, Shire Library, £6.67 on Amazon right now) gives an excellent overview of the decade's...

A romantic vintage wedding in Kent

Vintage-loving Lisa, who blogs about her passion for vintage on Mrs Fox's Finery & Fancies, tied the knot with her wife Vicky in a civil ceremony in Kent in January this year. Here she shares her wedding...

Book review: Bridal Fashion 1900-1950

Bridal Fashion 1900-1950 (Kathleen York, Shire Publications,£5.99 on Amazon) gives a fascinating overview of American bridal fashion in the first half of the 20th Century....

My vintage 70s wedding

When a vintage-loving girl meets a vintage-loving guy who shares her passion for all things Sixties and early Seventies and they decide to get married, you know it's going to involve a lot of vintage. Which is...

Would a wartime diet help our waistlines?

By 1939 the Second World War was underway and enemy u-boats targeted goods vessels bound for Great Britain hoping to weaken the home front. Food supplies were threatened and to help keep control of...

Future Cinema brings 70s disco fever to London

If you're in London at the moment and you're looking for a vintage-inspired fun night out head to Future Cinema's Saturday Night Fever. The company brings movies to life by recreating the sets and acting...
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Where to buy vintage wedding rings

I recently got married (more of this another day!) and to my surprise discovered that buying vintage wedding bands wasn't as easy as I had thought. If you are similarly looking for wedding rings, here are my...

Vintage wedding photo gallery

Vintage wedding photos are strangely fascinating. Not only give they great insight into bygone wedding traditions and fashion styles. They also capture an important, intimate moment in a person's life, a...
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Expert tips on how to plan a vintage wedding!

Eibhlín Walsh-Boland, aka Wild Heather Freelance Florist, works as a freelance florist specialising in florist design for weddings and events in the mid Munster area of Ireland. Her friend and...

Has vintage become just another marketing ploy?

Over the last five years, 'vintage' has gradually entered the public consciousness and therefore also the world of marketing. You can hardly enter a supermarket without being bombarded by 'heritage brands',...