This groovy little trend is slowly starting to emerge as an alternative to the traditional wedding cake.  Of course there is nothing vintage about this as brides in the past had very standard fruit cakes to cut but these cheese towers look amazing when having a vintage inspired wedding using a fusion of bits of old world glamour and new trends. For those who aren’t really a sweet tooth the cheese towers can be tiered just like a regular cake… Read more »

I have been in love with this dress from the first moment that I saw pics of this wedding months ago and I just have to share it with you all. 100 Layer Cake The bride made the green dress underneath herself based on an original vintage dress and she then crocheted all of the vintage inspired doilies over three weeks to create a really fun contrast.  On the day she was literally sewn into her gown to give the… Read more »

Hummingbird Vintage Hire offers an eclectic collection of carefully sourced vintage china, glassware, crystalware and decorative accessories available for hire for your special event. Items can either be hired with a DIY option if you have some happy helpers for your big day or they can be delivered to your venue, set up for you and then taken away and cleaned – leaving you with nothing to do but enjoy the celebration!   Hiring vintage china is such a wonderful addition… Read more »

Today’s dress inspiration is the Givenchy dress worn by Audrey Hepburn to the 1954 Oscars.  It is such a fun little number for a garden wedding and a night filled with dancing. British Vogue Online The entire dress has a sheer overlay with a flocked floral design that has a lovely modest high neckline at the front but then sneakily turns into little spaghetti straps at the back. Harper’s Bazaar The bodice and skirt is underlined in a strapless design… Read more »

Welcome to Silver Sixpences brand new blogspot. Silver Sixpence is a Brisbane based business which was created from my passion for vintage styled weddings and events. My love of old world style is reflected in my unique vintage inspired bridal and evening gowns, specialising in the glamour of the 1920s to the 1960s. This style has re-emerged for brides around the world due to its classic, timeless elegance. To complete the vintage look I also create bespoke veils and hairpieces… Read more »

I’m in the midst of planning some styled shoots which will take place next month with a small group of fabulous vintage style wedding vendors… I tell you, it is a mammoth job – it’s a bit like planning your own wedding plus casting models to play you as the bride etc!! While the little one is sleeping and I have a rare spare moment to myself I’m having a trawl back through the Love My Dress archives for all… Read more »