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Seven Dreamy Vintage Wedding Dresses

Cause a stir in these stunning and totally unique Heavenly Vintage Dresses that evoke all the glamour and romance of yesteryear.

Bygone Bridal Style

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Don’t we all dream of getting married in a dress that tells a story? That hasn’t just come off a conveyor belt of identical copies? If your vision of the dream dress is something whimsical that has had a life well beyond the high street, then perhaps Heavenly Vintage Brides can help. We’ve put together some of their most beautiful garments from the bygone eras – so click through the sartorial ages for some vintage fantasy-fashion-fixes.

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For more details, visit heavenlyvintagebrides.co.uk or book an appointment by calling 07814 020319. For more information on hair accessories, visit htheadwear.com or cherishedvintage.co.uk

By Felicity Landrock and Alexandra Davey

Edwardian Fancy

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Slip sylph-like down the aisle in this floaty Edwardian tambour fine-laced dress. The peachy-pink sash gives the understated glamour an accent of colour. Dress it up even more with a tiara or pearly vintage headpiece, like this unique piece (pictured) from Cherished Vintage.

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £1200. Headpiece by Cherished Vintage, from a selection at cherishedvintage.co.uk

Darling Thirties Dresses

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This sheer, floaty dream of a dress, with its little daisy embellishments on the pretty puff sleeves and the elegant crossed front is simply angelic in off-white. Just as dramatic from the back, it features a show-stopping long train that will wow the congregation.

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £1350. Headdress, Cherished Vintage, from a selection at cherishedvintage.co.uk

Darling Thirties Dresses

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This slinky, satin bias cut dress is simple but so chic, and its silvery sheen will work the transition from day to night perfectly. With beautiful diamanté detailing on the back and front, your groom and your guests will be equally as dazzled – accessorise with a simple white, feathered headpiece to add a spellbinding, Swan Lake inspired twist.

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £800. Feathered headpiece, htheadwear.com, £120.

Darling Thirties Dresses

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If white isn’t your wedding style, then try this Champagne-coloured lace dress – with nude shades so in right now, you’ll be giving a nod to the new despite going for a gown from times gone by.

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £1000. Feather headpiece, HTHeadwear, £95.

Fabulous Forties Fashion

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Seemingly sweet and simple, this dress is actually fashioned out of the French Alencon lace, valued for the unusual craftsmanship that goes into its creation and called the ‘Queen of Lace’ in its native France. All this dress needs is a fairytale setting (a French Chateaux, perhaps?), some romantic waves in the hair and a beautiful bouquet – parfait!

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £1000. Headdress by Cherished Vintage, from a selection at cherishedvintage.co.uk

Fifties Chic

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Look the picture of elegance in this full-skirted chiffon gown – we love the lacy bustle, and those sleeves remind us of Lily Allen’s Delphine Manivet wedding dress. Make like Greta Garbo in 1936 movie, Camille – her similarly full-skirted dress was adorned with twinkling stars; why not fix some diamante star-shaped accessories in your hair for an updated Old Hollywood feel?

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £1000.

Swinging Sixties

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This sweet sixties dress will look sensational styled up with a big, backcombed bun – but also has little flavours of the romantic pre-Raphelite about it: the scooped neck, basque waist and long tapered sleeves might be reasonably modern, but they still wouldn’t look out of place in the make-believe beauty of a Rossetti painting.

Dress, Heavenly Vintage Brides, £850.

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