the essence of glamour, sophistication and rich history of the 1950s
and 60s – many brides are reflecting back to the styles of Mad Men for
inspiration for their wedding looks.
bride that gravitates towards a retro-style wedding is most Inspired by
the timelessness of clean lines, full skirts and spirit of Grace Kelly.
She enjoys the elegant attire worn in the boardrooms of Mad Men and the
gracefulness of the glamour queens in Hollywood films.
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Vintage Wedding Style: The Ring
the ring, think intricate settings with metal and diamond detailing. In
addition to the beauty and integrity of the lines, you can be confident
that these designs will be timeless.
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Vintage Wedding Style: The Dress
dress designers are adapting today’s wedding dresses with retro
elements, such as sweetheart necklines, knee-length hemlines and full
skirts. For an added element, wear a birdcage veil to continue the theme
to the top.
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Vintage Wedding Style: Ceremony and Reception Settings
planning a vintage wedding, the décor and setting will certainly help
set the mood. Set your wedding ceremony and reception surrounded by
history, such as a restored theater or retro-chic hotel, such as the Ace
Hotel in Palm Springs, CA.
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truly embrace the retro feel, brides should seek out inspiration from
local thrift shops or vintage boutiques for 1950/60 era finds. Showcase
vintage décor at a bar with 60s era cocktails, like martinis with olives
or mint juleps (made with bourbon, mint and sugar).
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