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What you need to know about vintage wedding dresses?

The dress is the most important component of a wedding dress, therefore, when choosing it, you should take into account the style of the holiday celebration and the tastes of the young couple. The vintage dress will suit both a traditional ceremony and a celebration in retro style , bringing tenderness and luxury to the image of the bride.

Vintage Style

A vintage style is a frequent choice for a memorable wedding ceremony. It involves the creation of the image of the bride in the style of the 20-80s. due to the correct combination of dress, hairstyle, shoes, accessories and bridal bouquet , as well as matching with the groom's outfit. The atmosphere of antiquity applies to all the details, so it is very important to carefully select each item of wedding dress.


Vintage clothing is elegance, romance, mystery and luxury. The main features of the style:

  1. The material used is usually a soft, lightweight fabric with various decorative elements .
  2. Dress trim lace and embroidery .
  3. Colors - white, various light shades (bright colors are almost never used).
  4. Mandatory presence of additional elements of attire.


Vintage style includes a wide range of possible styles , so to choose the perfect dress you like will work for any figure of the bride:

  1. model with train - for official registration or wedding ceremony;
  2. dresses with high waist ;
  3. mermaid model - long, extending from the knee;
  4. “A-silhouette” is a universal option for a summer celebration;
  5. model "trapezium" - free cut, extended from the waist;
  6. "Princess" style - fitted, with a fitted top and a fluffy skirt.

The length of wedding vintage dresses also varies:

  • short;
  • to the knee;
  • floor-length (for a summer wedding - models from flowing fabric with a train; a long dress with a cape will suit the winter ceremony).

Color spectrum

In addition to the traditional white color, holiday dresses in vintage style mainly adhere to the calm colors, pastel shades :

  • cream;
  • beige;
  • months;
  • pink;
  • peach;
  • Champagne;
  • purple;
  • lavender;
  • light blue;
  • mint.


The solemn and elegant image of the bride is created by an unusual and delicate combination of light fabrics and dim decor. Find more at the vintage-hochzeitskleider.deMost often , airy fabrics are used for vintage-style dresses :

  • atlas;
  • chiffon;
  • taffeta;
  • organza;
  • silk;
  • satin.

In this case, the dress can be decorated in various ways:

  • delicate lace - an indispensable decoration for wedding vintage attire (collar, cuffs, ruffles or individual inserts);
  • hand-made cross-stitch, satin stitch (floral motif or other floral ornament);
  • decor with beads, glass beads, pearl beads ;
  • assemblies, small bows, flounces, ruffles .

It is equally important that the fabrics and colors used for the photo shoot and decoration of the banquet hall are combined with the vintage dress of the bride and the overall concept of the wedding. In this case, it can be genuine leather, products from aged wood, ceramics.

How to complement the image?


Any short haircut or beautifully laid hair will look advantageous - straight caret, knotted hair, curls . The special charm of the style will give hair - from small curls strong hold to curls big wave.


This ensemble is best suited to light shoes or sandals on a low heel, you can wear elegant narrow boat, shoes with an oval toe . Shoes can be decorated with a small buckle or satin bow.


Pearl beads with medium-sized beads, earrings with cubic zirconias, an old brooch or a twig (see on the photo below) are perfect for vintage outfit . The main thing is that the decorations should not be too big and bright, drawing attention to themselves.


A small clutch bag or a handbag-ridicule in tone along , decorated accordingly - with a lace ribbon, beads, braid.

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