Maybe you want a full-on Gatsby-style extravaganza, maybe you want to sashay down the aisle in a vintage dress looking like Lady Mary at Downton – either way, you’re going to need some vintage accessories to complete your look.
Wedding dress finder website, Find Your Dream Wedding Dress has a host of accessories to search through to complement the hundreds of fabulous gowns on the site, and there are lots of vintage ones!
Shoe designer Diane Hassall’s Duchesse is a fabulous fair of vintage-style cotton lace shoes with organza ribbon ties. Seriously retro and the perfect way to shod your twinkle toes for a vintage-style wedding.
The Rose Garden bracelet by Ivory & Co is just the thing you would expect to see on the arm of Hollywood sirens back in silver screen days. Pavé-cut Russian man-made diamonds (cubic zirconia) and Swarovski crystals form a stunning rose petal centrepiece and double-band rhodium-plated bracelet.
Side tiaras are eminently vintage. Lucia by Ivory & Co is a delicate floral hair vine created using sparkling solitaire stones. It can be worn on the back or the side and works with any hairstyle, from the short and simple to the most elaborate piled-high up do. The rhodium-plated setting gives a dark, antique silver finish.
For an entirely different look, Sylvie is a versatile piece that can be worn high on the head as a tiara, across the forehead for a bohemian look, as a choker or even as a belt! Swarovski crystals and pearls form a vine pattern on a soft organza ribbon.
Vintage often presents itself in a bohemian style and this hip-length veil – Appledore by Joyce Jackson – has a stunning hand-beaded floral motif that is set on a beautiful headband floral motif that is set on a beautiful headband that you can wear on the brow. This dreamy, feminine look works perfectly with a soft, floaty dress.
Veil and headdress all in one with a hint of vintage styling – Malis Henderson’s dramatic piece, 7571-D, beautifully frames the face with a flower-in-full-bloom illusion puff. Best of all, it is truly versatile and looks just as fabulous worn on the back.