Old Lady. No, not a woman who is mature in years. I’m talking ‘Old Lady’ to a man. Yes, I’m talking about a wife.
If you’re ready to tie the knot, forget about making it a modern affair. True glamour is old school glamour. Not convinced? Check these out before you make a final decision:
This lovely, 1950s gown with lace cutouts and a tulle and satin underskirt is now for sale on Etsy for a mere $350. Teamed with a simple bouquet of roses and a simple pair of heels, you’ll be the belle of the ball on your big day if you waltz down the aisle in this stunning dress.
The beautiful shoes below are from the late 1940s (c. 1947) and are simply stunning. More importantly, they’re multi-functional. Unlike many wedding shoes, they don’t have to spend the rest of their years hidden in an old box or buried in a wardrobe – team these with a glitzy dress for a night on the town and they’ll prove a fantastic investment. With a price tag of $25, they’re a welcome money saver because, let’s face it, getting married isn’t cheap!
If you’re having a summer wedding and looking for a unique sleeveless gown, I reckon this 1960s champagne and pearl number might turn your head:
If lace and tulle or pearls and sequins aren’t your thing, you can wear this simple yet elegant gown as it is, or have it customized with your favourite beads to add a light touch of sparkle:
For only $30, it might as well be given away… it’s not often you pick up your wedding dress for this tiny price!
Affordable, beautiful and environmentally friendly too, vintage is the way of the future, not just the past!
I never gave much thought to how I would want my big day to be. I haven’t even got a fiance, let alone a wedding date. But, it occured to me as I was clearing out my closet recently that I have a major passion for vintage style fashion.
Rooting through gorgeous Mary Jane shoes and peep-toe courts, pretty ’50s cut skirts and a plethora of patterned dresses, I could see the past starring me in the face. I like classic style; elegant 1930s sweeping gowns, waist-hugging dresses and intricately detailed accessories from yester-year. The sad thing is that I’m currently too fat to wear most of my wardrobe but the joy it gave me to look upon it is quite simply, unparalleled.
Whatever happens, if and when my big day rolls around, I won’t be rolling down the aisle. I’ll be hot-footing it to the gym, streamlining myself to fit into a gorgeous vintage wedding gown Grace Kelly would be proud of…