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Vintage wedding ideas from Manchester Art Gallery

The beauty of this wedding blog feature is all about the details. A creative project by The Manchester Vintage Collective, the photos (by Foley Photography) tell the story of a wartime bride who waits for the return of her groom. 

There are some lovely vintage wedding ideas here – from the gorgeous paper accessories by Joanne at Vintage Twee to the flowers in the suitcase table plan… if you’re a true fan of vintage, then this is for you!

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Vintage wedding ideas shoot from Manchester

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Vintage wedding table plan and accessories

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The ‘Manchester Vintage Collective’ styled and shot four different eras – 1920s through to 1950s – capturing the essence of each period through the flowers, styling, stationery, accessories, bridal wear etc. This is the 1940s part of the shoot, and I’m looking forward to seeing the other eras – 1920s through to 1950s – on other wedding blogs!

More from the Manchester Vintage Collective:

Diamond Jubilee wedding ideas on Love My Dress Blog

Wedding supplier information: The Manchester Vintage Collective

Manchester Vintage Collective are a group of small and growing businesses who are passionate about all things vintage.

To show our love, we have joined our talents and resources to create a collaborative photo shoot. The shoot was coordinated by Amedea of Foley Photography and with the help of Manchester Art Gallery providing a stunning venue.

The result is a set of truly exquisite images from the day. It’s the perfect showcase for a happy couple planning their big day inspired by the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s.

The Manchester Vintage Collective will continue to work together on more wedding and vintage related events to create, inspire and fulfil every bride and groom’s perfect day desires.

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in 2011 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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4 COMMENTS
  • Joanne - Vintage Twee
    7 years ago

    Ah thank you Claire for featuring our recent photoshoot at Manchester Art Gallery! The photos look lovely and hopefully will provide brides planning a 1940s themed wedding with some inspiration! It was fabulous working with some very talented and unique suppliers in the industry and we’re privileged to be featured on your blog. Thank you so much 🙂 xxx

  • Amanda
    6 years ago

    Beautiful pictures, couple and dress! Love the bouquet, what an awesome idea! :0)

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