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 »

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 »

Silver Sixpence - Vintage tea length wedding dress - Grace

I recently had a second line of bridal gowns available which were an inexpensive line that were made overseas and after several months of offering those designs I decided to close down that side of my business to focus my time exclusively on creating my own high quality handmade vintage inspired wedding dresses which I have always been offering as the Silver Sixpence label. With the closure of that side of the business it’s lead to some sad brides who… Read more »