Sunday, 24 July 2016

A Model Family, Part 1 – 125 Years of Society Beauties in Vintage Wedding Dresses.

Dear Reader,
You may recognise this beauty: Patience, the darling girl who regularly models my vintage wedding dresses…?
Patience in original 1960s wedding dress.
Well, it seems Patience comes from an illustrious line of society beauties! Aided by her lovely mother Rose, Patience recently raided the family archives. There, she discovered a remarkable history of wedding fashion... 
125 Years of Vintage Wedding Dresses:
Great–Great–Grandmother Fanny, January 1888
I'm delighted that the family has agreed we can share these beautiful photos – many of which are from original wedding announcements in The Times, some even illustrated by hand.
125 Years of Vintage Wedding Dresses:
Great–Great–Grandmother Fanny, Canterbury 1888
And so – beginning with the sumptuous style of this Victorian wedding from 1888, and continuing over the next few posts – I'm delighted to bring you almost 130 years of an illustrious family in their fabulous wedding dresses.
125 Years of Vintage Wedding Dresses:
Fanny & The Wedding Party, 1888
What a stunning piece of real history. Check back very soon, for the next instalment in this fabulous family saga.
Love
Helena
Heavenly Vintage Brides