Monthly Archives: June 2013

Saturday Shoes….


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Something Blue vintage Saturday shoes!!


New Dresses!! Yippee!!!

Happy Friday Ladies!

Look what has arrived at True Romantica today…..

4 lovely new gowns!



“Mia” by Mori Lee (style no: 5174)

Fab new gown by Mori Lee, full skirted with a belt and detachable cap sleeves.

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This is lovely “Laura” (style no: 6015) by Sweetheart by Justin Alexander.

An amazingly beautiful gown called “Sophia” by Justin Alexander 

(style no: 8681), she has gorgeous cap sleeves and an illusion-effect waist!

And finally….

“Grace” from the Signature Collection, by Justin Alexander (style no: 9726)


A week of vintage brides…..1960′s…..

Inspiration from the swinging 60’s……

Princess Margaret in May 1960

1963 Princess Alexandra; on the right, 1961 Duchess Katharine Worsley


LOVE that veil!

swinging 60’s

Balenciaga 1968

Priscilla Presley marries Elvis in 1967

A very bold statement…

Crochet…could be the start of a trend…. 

A week of vintage brides…..1950′s…..

The 1950’s…

Post war…

Dior’s New Look…

So glamorous!!

1953 Jane O’Neil

1953 Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy


Real life bride, so cute!

Can never have too many maids…

Beautiful illustration

1950s Bride and flower girl

Grace Kelly in 1956

A week of vintage brides…..1940′s…..

a time of war and rationing….

and Grooms in uniform.

1940’s Bride

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1940s Bride and her sailor groom

Typical 1940s neckline

royal wedding dress

and in 1947, a future Queen of England

A week of vintage brides…..1930′s…..

Our week of real life Vintage Brides continues with the 1930’s….

1932 Chanel Bride

Mrs Sydney in 1935


1930’s Bride and maids


Claudette Colbert in “It Happened One Night”, 1934

1930’s Bride with a small bouquet

Chanel, 1930

1930’s Fashion Magazine

A week of vintage brides…..1920’s…..

This week we are looking to the past for inspiration and travelling through the decades

to admire some gorgeous vintage brides.

Today is the turn of “The Roaring Twenties!”


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The Queen Mother

1922 Edwina Mountbatten


Norma Shearer 1927

and finally a very happy bride!

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