Most of you will have heard of Vivien of Holloway – a UK wedding blog favourite for years now! With a fabulous range of vintage wedding dresses based on 1940s and 1950s styles they’re true stars of the vintage scene for brides and bridesmaids.

Gorgeous, affordable vintage wedding dresses from Vivien of Holloway

With an authen­tic col­lec­tion of afford­able, ready-to-wear bridal and brides­maids dresses, be sure you pay them a visit at their Lon­don boutique. See dresses and find out more!

With vin­tage style wed­dings remain­ing a firm favourite with brides all over the world, Vivien of Hol­loway have shown how you can give a nod to the Fifties with your bridal fash­ions, whilst keep­ing costs low. I’m a huge fan (and have spent far too long browsing their website for a summery little number for me already today!) and I know many of you think they’re just brilliant too!


Vivien of Holloway now has a ded­i­cated page on the Eng­lish Wed­ding Blog which you can find here: Vintage wedding dresses from Vivien of Holloway

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jo barnes headpiece Hollywood, the 1950s and movie stars are inspiring so many of my favourite wedding blogs this autumn.

I love the sharp suits, short dresses and sassy styling – the glamour and sophistication of those times and the way we recreate it now. If you’re a 1950s inspired bride, this article is for you!

Written by the marvellous Queens & Bowl – tips to accessorise your ’50s bridal outfit. Enjoy!

How to accessorise your fab ’50s bridal outfit

After the war torn ‘30s and 40s, the ‘50s were the decade when fun was well and truly back on the agenda! With the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn gracing the silver screen and the jetset Hollywood lifestyle well and truly established, the ‘50s was undoubtedly a glamorous era.

This glamour, coupled with some fantastic retro Americana design options and fabulous music from classic artists such as Elvis, make the ‘50s an extremely popular theme for couples planning a vintage wedding.