Vintage


Spring Pastels with a Retro Twist

by Azure

I spotted this delicious editorial shoot for Everly's Spring 2013 collection over on This Modern Romance, and it definitely left me feeling inspired! The retro styling and dreamy pastel color scheme are perfect for Spring, and as always, Stephanie Williams (the talent behind This Modern Romance) killed it in the photography department! So you know I couldn't resist rounding up more gorgeous inspiration! Hopefully you love it as much as I do! Like or Love this retro-inspired Spring...

Read Article »

The Killer Queen Bridal Collection

by Azure

Dreaming about a wedding dress fit for a queen? Then look no further than Ian Stuart's divine Killer Queen collection! These dresses are decadent, ornate, and embellished to the hilt, bringing to mind old world opulence with a touch of Marie Antoinette. There's a beautiful berry number and a powder blue ballgown, plus plenty of white, cream, and taupe wedding gowns if a non-white wedding dress isn't your thing. Can you pick a favorite from Ian Stuart's Killer Queen collection?...

Read Article »

Fashions Fade, Style is Eternal… 7 Reasons to Wear Vintage Down the Aisle

by Azure

The great Yves Saint Laurent once said, "Fashions fade, style is eternal...". And we couldn't agree more! While we do our best to always keep you up on the latest trends in weddings and bridal style, we want you to feel empowered to plan a wedding that's perfect for you... regardless of what's trending at the moment. Because as we all know, trends are fleeting and fashions fade! Wondering where I'm going with this? I recently received the new Style Me Vintage: Weddings book by...

Read Article »

Anna Karenina Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

2013 brides are loving wedding themes inspired by Hollywood blockbusters, so the moment I laid eyes on this Anna Karenina wedding shoot by Fort Meyers photographer Hunter Ryan, I knew I had to share! Fusing high-society style from late-19th-century Russia, with opulent details of gold, sparkly crystals, and fur, Hunter Ryan delivers the drama and opulence of Anna Karenina on-screen, to an enchanted outdoor winter wedding. Take a peek... Like or Love this old world...

Read Article »

I Do or I Don’t to a Button Bridal Bouquet?

by Azure

Brooch bouquets have been trending for some time now. And we still can't get enough of these vintage chic alternative arrangements! But antique brooches aren't the only things that can come together beautifully to create a memorable wedding bouquet... just take a peek at these lovely button bridal stunners to see what I mean! Just like brooch bouquets, button bouquets last forever, giving the bride a beautiful keepsake she can treasure years down the road. And since this...

Read Article »

Here Comes the Queen

by Azure

Hopefully your groom makes you feel like a queen! And maybe you want to channel a touch of royal wedding style for when you walk down the aisle. If so, get ready to swoon hard over these deliciously regal details from the Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2013 runway show! The Inspiration... Old world Sicily, Venetian and Byzantine mosaics of the twelfth-century cathedral in the city of Monreale, and elaborately gilded, embroidered glamour. The Details... Queenly golden crowns encrusted...

Read Article »

Turtle Love Wedding Jewelry

by Brooklyn Bride

If you're on the hunt for a great engagement ring, Turtle Love might be a great place to look. They have a beautiful selection of handcrafted engagement rings, wedding bands, in addition to vintage pieces, so everyone can find something they'll like. Of course I'm drawn to the more modern organic pieces myself, but I can definitely appreciate everything they carry. And while I love their wedding jewelry, I can't help but love their state necklaces too! What a perfect gift for a...

Read Article »

Badgley Mischka Teams Up with Anthropologie’s BHLDN

by Bride Chic

Once upon a time there was a very gifted design duo who introduced the world to bridal gowns that looked like something worn by 1930's film stars. Badgley Mischka wowed a bridal market once saturated with the white cookie cutter uniforms of the day. So starved were we back then for these beaded and intricately embroidered gems in body-clinging silhouettes! Fast forward twenty years and we're still carrying the torch. While they've managed to keep this timeless evening gown...

Read Article »

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...

Read Article »

Art Deco Wedding Gilded to the Hilt

by Azure

One gorgeous gallery simply wasn't enough to do this Great Gatsby wedding inspiration shoot justice! And with all the drool-worthy details photographed by Misty Miotto, we knew you'd want the full list of talented vendors who helped make it happen. With stain glass windows galore, an intimate enchanted courtyard, and opulently arched ceilings, the Church Street Ballroom in Orlando, Florida served as the perfect venue for the glitzy 1920's style affair. And the model bride's...

Read Article »

From Deco to D’Orsay to 70’s Punk Bride

by Bride Chic

After Tuesday Shoes Day with all those gorg images by Elizabeth Messina, I thought I might just wrap up the week here with a tad more eye candy for your pretty little feet... One of my favorite sites for finding cutting edge bridal wear and accessories is BHLDN (I have a lot of company here). They have a selection of shoe chic that pairs up perfectly with today's retro-inspired gowns. Decidedly vintage with just the right amount of cutting edge thrown in for good measure, BHLDN...

Read Article »

Vintage Pink Wedding in Connecticut

by Azure

Photographed by LindseyK Photography Jennifer and Michael were one lucky couple! They had the most perfect autumn day in Connecticut for their vintage-inspired, pretty pink wedding! The bride's monochromatic bouquet was absolutely stunning, and matched up perfectly with her classic wedding hairstyle and romantic lace dress. And Michael looked sharp in a gray tailored suit paired with a shimmery silver tie. After the traditional church ceremony, everyone headed to Merlot on the...

Read Article »

15 New Wedding Decor Gems from BHLDN

by Azure

On Thursday we showed you all the latest & greatest for your blushing bridal style from BHLDN's new Spring 2013 collection. From drool-worthy dresses, to stunning statement shoes, the eye candy was endless! And today you're in for a treat! Because we're moving on to dressing up your venue with what's new from BHLDN! Get ready for a whole lot of pretty! Centerpiece Vases & Table Accents Wedding Cake Toppers Ceremony Accents Escort Card Holders Whimsical Touches ...

Read Article »

Handmade Vintage Wedding Crafted with Love

by Azure

Summer + James, captured by Casey Fatchett Photography Inspiration—I wanted the formality and grandeur of Victoria (minus the stuffiness) with the warmth and functionality of the Dashwood cottage featured in the classic chick flick, Sense and Sensibility. Most of all I wanted no white. So we settled on a wedding color palette of warm, candlelit hues, shades of muted pinks, creams, champagnes, peaches, taupes and dusty blues. Venue—We really fell in love with the Meredith...

Read Article »