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Rock the Frock With 50s Style Wedding Dresses
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Vintage Wedding Dresses
Wedding Dresses are usually a once in a lifetime purchase, so it is not a surprise that the hunt for the perfect wedding dress might take months and even years for some brides. The idea is to look your best on your special day, to be unique and remembered for years to come for how beautiful and unique you looked on your wedding day.
An option to follow if you are after a unique wedding gown is to buy a vintage wedding dress. Vintage clothing has become very fashionable in the past few years and one of the great advantages of buying vintage clothing is that you can choose an era that suits and complements your body shape, enhancing all your best attributes.
One of my favourite fashion eras is the 50s, not only for the richness of its designs but also because it is the fashion era that best dressed the hour-glass shaped woman. Unlike other fashion eras, the 50s emphasized a woman’s curves in a very elegant way. The fifties were a very smart era; women were well groomed and tailored to look like their favourite Hollywood stars. Feminine dresses were a must and the “lady-like” look was generalized. There was a wide choice between full skirts, A-line and pencil skirt cuts; all of them enhancing a woman’s curves.
Vintage Wedding Dress from Candy Anthony
50s Style Wedding Dresses
The Fifties have some of the most romantic wedding dresses in fashion history. Whether they feature full skirts, wide collars or strapless cuts, 50s style dresses are very delicate, demure and elegant.
Finding a vintage wedding dress is not an easy task: There are few places where you can find vintage 50s style wedding dresses. Markets and vintage fairs are one of the most obvious places to start looking for a vintage wedding dress. If you are keen on buying your wedding dress online, ebay is one of the most obvious places for finding an original vintage wedding dress. It will take time to find what you are looking for but you might be pleasantly surprised.
Original 50s Wedding Dresses
Fifties style wedding dresses
If you are looking for original vintage 50s style wedding dresses but do not have the time to look in markets, fairs or even ebay, why not follow the celebrity’s choice? The Frock is the place Dita Von Teese, awarded as one of the 100 best dressed women in the world, mentioned as one of her favourite places for vintage shopping. Now if Dita and Vogue Magazine mentioned The Frock as THE place for vintage shopping, I think it would be my first stop if I was looking for a unique wedding dress.
Liz Taylor Wedding to Conrad Hilton in 1950
50s Inspired Wedding Dresses
If you want to wear something new on your wedding day but you still want to get the vintage allure, the best option is to go for a vintage inspired wedding dress. There a few top designers that offer 50s style wedding dresses. My favourite ones are: Stephanie Allin and Candy Anthony.
Candy Anthony 50s style Wedding Dresses
Candy Anthony 50s style Wedding Dresses
Candy Anthony's signature bridal gowns are carefully designed and draw inspiration from the past. They do not just reproduce retro clothing; instead they create original and wonderful wedding gowns. Each wedding dress is individually cut and handmade in the UK using the best materials. You can choose every single detail of your wedding gown, from colours and shades, lengths and cuts to petticoats and shrugs.
Starting at £995 and with a design average time of 5 months, you can be certain that you will be a unique bride in your specially designed Candy Anthony wedding gown. You can find Candy Anthony online or at their London boutique.
Get inspiration from Hollywood's Fairy Tale Weddings and Movie Stars
a tribute to the most iconic Hollywood stars from the 1920s onwards. wedding dresses by designers from Givenchy and Balmain, to Dior and Vivienne Westwood
Stephanie Allin 50s Style Wedding Dresses
Stephanie Allin captures the romance and elegance of the 50′s with beautifully designed vintage inspired wedding gowns. To see their beautiful collection of British hand made wedding dresses you can visit their site Stephanie Allin Bridal Gowns. You can also visit any of its stockist in the UK, USA (Virginia Beach and Cincinnati) or Europe (Amsterdam) for personalized advice before you decide on your wedding dress.
Fifties style wedding dresses: Stephanie Allin Bridal Gowns
Maggie Sottero Wedding Dress
50s Inspired Wedding Dresses from Best Bridal Prices
Remember that Wedding dresses can take up to six months for production, so order as early as possible. At Best Bridal Prices.com you can find some beautiful classically styled vintage inspired Wedding Dresses
Best Bridal Prices offer one of the most extensive selections of designer wedding dresses anywhere. All of their wedding dresses come directly from the best and most prestigious wedding dress manufacturers in the world. Their collection of gorgeous wedding gowns includes top designer names such as Alfred Angelo, Mori Lee, Davinci, Casablanca, Moonlight, Private Label by G, Allure, Bonny, Christina Wu, Forever Yours, Watters and Watters, and many more!
Flattering 1950s New Look silhouette.
The Make up to go with a 50s style wedding dress
The best make up style to compliment a 50s inspired wedding dress is a natural look; the one that reminds of a peaches and cream complexion with hardly any noticeable eye shadow. The emphasis should be on emphasizing the upper lid with dark eyeliner
Vintage Wedding Dresses courtesy of Michael Allen, the producer and creator of the Vintage video
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