Getting That 1950’s Bridal Look

by Azure

Whether watching the stars on the red carpet or enjoying AMC’s hit show Mad Men, we continue to be fascinated with Old Hollywood 1950’s inspired glamour and elegance. Classic icons like Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy remind us why the 1950’s were so grand, with the timeless beauty of these fashions still being relevant today. Just take Penelope Cruz in vintage Balmain couture at the 2009 Oscars for example...  Gorgeous, no? I love seeing modern...

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Time Traveling Bride: Bouffant to Mod in the 1960’s

by Bride Chic

I double dare you to pick a more diverse era for fashion than the 1960's. The words radical, mod and carefree come to mind when we tune in on this era but so do the words bouffant and elegance. For a decade ushered in with all the elegance of the La Dolce Vita and Breakfast at Tiffany's look sporting super coiffed hair and high dress formals, the exit in 1969 was a 180 degree turn when the mini skirt became the norm. If Jackie Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn had incredible style...

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Time Traveling Bride: Recreating the 1930’s

by Bride Chic

Can you think of any era of fashion more in sync with cinema than the 1930's? The body-hugging bias cut was still a new, even radical concept back then, especially for a wedding gown. While a French designer named Madeline Vionet pioneered the bias cut gown in the twenties, the thirties was when 'on the bias' took form in the long, lean silhouette we most remember on stars like Garbo and Harlow. During this golden era it wasn't Paris as much as Hollywood that decreed the low down on...

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1940’s Chic for the Romantic 21st Century Bride

by Bride Chic

There's yet another new kid on the block getting into the bridal game. Edisen just launched Say 'I Do', a collection of little white and blush colored party dresses and vintage-inspired accessories. The new line reflects that kind of 'playing dress-up' feel: 3/4-length sleeved cover ups and wraps, a white dotted nose bridal veil and silk and satin sashes in romantic blush hues. Each and every piece captures the best of the1940's with that twist of 21st Century thrown into the...

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Inspired By Vintage Brides

by Oh Lovely Day

When deciding on your white aisle look for your vintage wedding, be inspired by real vintage brides - you know, the ones who got married long before you but whose style was timeless. On my blog I have a "Vintage Bride" feature because I find them so inspiring. Here are some of my favorite vintage brides to inspire your bridal look. Old Hollywood Style  There are lots of Old Hollywood brides to be inspired by, but I especially love the simplicity and personal style reflected in...

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Splurge or Save: One Shoulder Goddess Wedding Dresses For Vintage-Loving Brides

by The Broke-Ass Bride

  Ladies – I love me a little “va-va-voom” vintage goodness, so I’m particularly fond of this slinky, 1940’s starlet-esque wedding dress trend that’s happening in bridal fashion right now.   I especially love wedding gowns with beautiful, intricate beading. ruching, or lacework.  But wouldn’t you know it – all that meticulous attention to detail really has its cost!   If you’re a bride-to-be who’s obsessed with gorgeous gowns that evoke...

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