Bridal Accessories for a Vintage Wedding

Written by    Last updated: August 10, 2014

Every bride wants to feel beautiful and unique on her wedding day, and what better way to ensure that happens than by wearing vintage? With so many decades of fashion to choose from, a girl can easily find the right jewellery and accessories to suit her!

Bridal Gown by ShimkaAbove: dress by Shimrit Bitton

One of my favourite wedding themes has to be the vintage tea party- think bunting, hand crafted favours, pretty teacups filled with flowers and cake stands hosting colourful cupcakes. The question is how do you incorporate some of that into your wedding day look?

Style Me Pretty Image Veiled BrideAbove: image by Jessica Claire Photography

Veils, veils, veils! Birdcage veils are a modern twist to the traditional veil and work well with shorter 1950’s style tea dresses.

Vintage Style Bridal VeilsAbove, clockwise from left: Feather and chiffon bridal hair accessory | Vintage style silver hair comb with pearls and flowers | Fantasy bloom floral hair accessory

Tea party dresses also look fabulous with styled hair, a couple of pretty hairpins, curls, or a crystal hair comb to add a little detail.

Vintage Style Jewellery by Rebecca MayAbove: Vintage Style Jewellery by Rebecca May

Or you could add some flowers to your hair and wear a long pendant and pearls around your wrist!

umbrella-1Above: Antiqued Battenburg Lace Parasol

Catering for the weather is important if you live in area that’s a little unpredictable! Come rain or shine, you can incorporate the vintage theme into your look, simply by using one of our beautiful umbrellas as an accessory.

1930s Engagement Ring

The ring! Vintage rings can be quite pricey, but if you’re a girl with vintage taste and a love for all things fine, then you’ll definitely want a special and unique ring. A personal favourite of mine would have to be this 1930’s engagement ring SITFineJewelry

Vintage jewellery worn at a wedding becomes very precious in itself, and can be appreciated for many years to come. It is not an item worn once, it’s a wonderful reminder of that special day and has the potential to become a much loved family heirloom.

Browse the Vintage section of our shop and find all of the inspiration you’re looking for today! Or join us in our forums to get help and advice from hundreds of brides and brides-to-be.

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