Check out our galleries of vintage veils and veil lengths. You’ll be surprised at how one well-crafted piece of tulle can add timeless glamour and intrigue to a wedding look.
HEADPIECE Flower crowns have a lot of impact, and tiaras aren’t just for beauty queens. A simple halo of beading and crystals looks positively refined, while a statement crown adds cutting-edge glamour or fabulous whimsy. Check out this stunner below; even the groom would be a little jealous of your bling!
You’ve managed to keep that heirloom charm bracelet safe for all these years; it’s time for it to shine! And any vintage store is bound to have a gleaming case of rhinestone brooches and chokers; choose an iridescent butterfly in your sweetheart’s birthstone color for good luck.
Blue satin, black velvet, gold leaf luster … the possibilities are endless for statement vintage footwear. Along with color, opt for big rosette accents, opulent embellishments, and whimsical bows.
A good rule for vintage-inspired weddings: up the romance with sentimental details and symbolic touches that imbue the occasion with history and personality. Check out our post on flower symbolism to tell your love story with luscious blooms, and accent your bouquet with photo charms, borrowed brooches, or leaves gathered from your favorite garden. Love the idea of incorporating your mom’s wedding dress into your ceremony without having to wear it? Wrap a piece of the gown’s lace around your bouquet for a special touch.
Skinny tie, bowtie, bolo … this underappreciated accessory can pack a real punch when the groom isn’t afraid of a little color and texture.
In the wedding industry, we don’t seem to spend enough time talking about boys! Men’s suits are like sushi rolls: they’re everywhere—and hey, they might look pretty appetizing—but the wrong decision can lead to disaster. Along with tailoring, consider unique fabrications like velvet and tweed to channel turn-of-the-century rakishness. Black pants with a white jacket is totally iconic thanks to Humphrey Bogart, while consciously mismatched patterns and palettes evoke David Byrne’s fabulous charisma.
The most captivating of women in history seem to understand one rule: never underestimate the power of good eyebrows. Beyond that, vampy lips are always striking, peachy hues evoke feminine charm and whimsy, and bronze shimmer shows you’re destined for Hollywood stardom. Our go-to muses: Josephine Baker, Liz Taylor, and Rita Hayworth.
Take a look at our gown gallery below. From opulent beading to whimsical layering, Maggie Sottero Designs has the vintage-inspired wedding dress of your dreams!