Choosing a Wedding Style – The Vintage Wedding

Vintage weddings are a great way to incorporate a couples favorite old fashioned details into a modern wedding.

The Wedding Invitations and Stationery Wedding invitations featuring damask patterns are a favorite for couples looking for a vintage look.  A layer of translucent vellum like with sheer initial wedding invitations can also add a vintage feel.

The Arrangement, Elements and Location – Ivory and cream colors and lots of lace often accent the vintage wedding color scheme.

The Attire – Bird cage veils, lace sleeves and pearl jewelry will be the focus of a vintage wedding.  Many vintage minded brides will wear ivory rather than white and wear dresses in old fashioned cuts. Square necklines will be popular. The bridesmaids may wear flowers in their hair and the groom may wear a jacket with tails and spectator shoes. The bride and her girls may also wear gloves.

The Favors and Gifts Engraved letter openers and monogrammed handkerchiefs make excellent vintage wedding favors.


For more themed wedding ideas, read:

The Romantic Wedding | The Traditional Wedding | The Green Wedding | The Homespun Wedding | The Modern or Contemporary Wedding | The Preppy Wedding | The Outdoor or Beach Wedding

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