Silver Sixpence 50s inspired lace tea length wedding dress

I recently had the pleasure of creating an absolutely stunning 50s inspired lace tea length wedding dress for one of my custom brides Lisa and she has kindly sent through some images from her big day to share with you all. Lisa’s dress is made with a soft chantilly lace overlay on the bodice as well as skirt.  The bodice has a flattering v neck design with a sheer layer and a sweetheart neckline strapless underbodice.  To add a bit… Read more »

50s Style Short Polka Dot Veil with Satin Bow

Just arrived!! To complete your vintage inspired dress we now have some super cute vintage inspired bridal accessories including veils, hairpieces and jewellery!!! This darling little ivory polka dot veil with satin bow is $75.  More gorgeous products will be added soon to the online store, if you’re on the hunt for something in particular please don’t hesitate to drop me a line as it might be something I can get my hands on!

50s inspired soft polka dot tulle tea length wedding dress - Silver Sixpence

This super cute dress was my very last custom design that was shipped off before I finished up for 2014 and what a gorgeous dress it was!  Hayley contacted me as she had noticed one of my discontinued Retro Bride designs and really loved the design but wanted to make some custom changes as she really loved the idea of polka dots.  What we came up with was this lovely 50s inspired soft polka dot tulle tea length wedding dress…. Read more »

Kitsch retro cabinet

Well hello there 2015!!  This is always a very exciting time of year for me as it not only signifies the start of a brand new year of opportunities but it is also the busiest time of year for newly engaged brides excitedly contacting me with their wedding dress ideas!  I’ve already ended up back in the studio a few days earlier than I’d planned as I’d been skimming emails (although I promised myself I wouldn’t touch emails over the… Read more »

Vintage Inspired Wedding Dress & Bridesmaid Dress - Silver Sixpence

Merry Christmas everyone!  Today is my last day in the studio for 2014 and what a lovely day it has been chatting with brides about their absolutely gorgeous dress designs for 2015 weddings.  I have such a fabulous year in store with some truly stunning custom designs that I cannot wait to start working on and of course share with you all in due course. As I wind down for the year (well actually ramp up as the Christmas break… Read more »

1930s inspired silk and tulle vintage wedding dress

As much as I adore creating cute 50s and 60s inspired wedding dresses I also really love the classic and romantic styles of the 1930s.  It was so lovely to work with Sally recently who had her heart sent on a soft floaty gown with a 1930s feel. Sally was wanting a floor length gown that had a little bit of movement but not too much fabric at the hem and she really loved the look of lightly gathered tulle… Read more »

Dottie - Polka Dot Vintage Inspired Tea Length Wedding Dress

I really do love working with slightly unconventional fabrics when it comes to wedding dresses and one that I really love is cotton.  I’m currently working on a brand new vintage inspired wedding dress design aptly named “Dottie”.  For this gown I’m using the very popular illusion bateau neckline under a sweetheart bodice with a large polka dot tulle overlay.  All of the under-dress as well as lining is made from cotton making the dress much more breathable than the… Read more »

Silver Sixpence 50s inspired tea length wedding dress with collar

I recently loaned one of my 50s inspired tea length designs, Betty, to industry friends for a very special shoot shoot.  In the lead up to the launch of Holden Oldies’ newly renovated mint and cream vintage holden wedding car they created a gorgeous inspiration shoot.  The gorgeous images photographed by Millyjane Photography were featured on the Vintage Bride website recently and I thought it only fitting to share some of them on my own blog with you all now…. Read more »

vintage style lace wedding dress

A large number of my brides come from referrals in the form of a happy bride who I’ve had the pleasure of working with recommending me to their friend.  From time to time I am in the fortunate circumstance that I was with Frances where the referring bride was her sister!  I had created a super cute pale pink with polka dots tea length wedding dress for Victoria and it wasn’t too long after the wedding that her sister Frances… Read more »

Tea length vintage inspired maternity wedding dress

I recently had the lovely pleasure of receiving some gorgeous pics from one of my recent brides new bundles of joy!!!  When I first met Rebecca to discuss her wedding plans we had no idea what was in store, but shortly after our design process she found out the lovely surprise that she was expecting.  After a juggle of dates we then worked out that she would be around 19 weeks pregnant on her new wedding date!!! Fortunately the style… Read more »