Vintage Wedding Dress Inspiration

vintage wedding dress

Lots of you lovely brides are thinking about wearing a vintage wedding dress, so I love this styled shoot which highlights one-of-a-kind dresses from the 1950s and 1960s. The classic and romantic appeal of the lace and frilly fabrics have won the hearts of many brides who are true to vintage fashion. Part of the appeal of these dresses lies in their ability to look perfect at an elegant soiree, or a rustic countryside affair. Discerning brides are able to choose not only a dress that has a history of love and happiness behind it, but also a dress that is so unique, they needn’t fear looking like every other bride! Thanks to Karen of Love Life Studios for the lovely photos and the gorgeous bouquets are by Karen of Huckleberry Karen Designs. All the gorgeous dresses are from Park Place Vintage in San Jose, California.

vintage wedding dress

purple and lavender bouquet


The lavender bouquet was made with purple and lavender ranunculus, blue veronica, rice flower, ming fern and purple lilac accented with a large lace bow.vintage wedding dress

vintage wedding dress

purple and lavender bouquet

vintage wedding dress

yellow bouquet


The yellow bouquet was made with yellow ranunculus, white matsumoto flowers, fever few, rice flower, dusty miller and eucalyptus leaves with seed pods.floral head band

dusty miller and yellow bouquet

vintage wedding dress

vintage wedding dress

long sleeved lace wedding dress

moss covered hand bag

long sleeved lace wedding dress

long sleeved lace wedding dress

long sleeved lace wedding dress

peach bouquet


The coral cascading bouquet was made with large coral peonies, yellow and peach ranunculus, Queen Anne’s lace, white football mum, dusty miller, lamb’s ear and jasmine vines.lace crown wedding veil

cascading bouquet

peony floral hair piece

lace sleved wedding dress


All so gorgeous right? Are any of you lovelies planning to wear a vintage wedding dress? I’m pretty smitten with that first short lace dress…

photography: Karen Santos of Love Life Studios // venue: Radonich Ranch, Los Gatos, CA // models: Cheyann & Monika of Stars Model Management // hair stylist: Sandra Moreno of Designs by Sandra // make up: Esther Yoo // flowers: Karen of Huckleberry Karen Designs // dresses: Park Place Vintage, San Jose, CA

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Comments

  1. Wonderful photography:) I like the country style settings. Not too much of a city feeling yet maintaining the traditional wedding atmosphere.

  2. I’m wearing my grandmother’s 1952 lace wedding gown, very similar to the first gown in this shoot. I love the romantic up-do and bouquet! Definitely inspired!

  3. wow! super beautiful and the models are just perfect in those gorgeous dresses! Flowers and make/up superb! xo

  4. … and the hair, too!!!! it’s all perfect!

  5. Gorgeous details!!! Love the flowers, the hair, the mood, perfect

  6. Oh, each one of these dresses is beautiful in its own way! Love the shorter length and the lacy fabrics!

  7. I am incredibly in love with vintage lace wedding dresses. They add a touch of class and classic to your style.

    I really enjoyed the hair in this shoot!

  8. love all the lace details on all the dresses!

  9. All very inspiring, stunning shots

  10. wow… a feast for eye, love vintage style!!!

  11. Awww.. all of them are just beautiful ❤

  12. Where can i find a dress similar to the second from the top!? Love it!

  13. Love it!!!! Love them all!!! Vintage dresses are the best :) Would you like to see mine? :) http://wstronesloncablog.pl/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/222.jpg

  14. I love vintage anything and these vintage style dresses are all lovely. Beautiful photos too.

  15. I love the dress and the vintage edit

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