High Glamour Fashion Shoot at the Irish Club

Before the world became wrapped up in the romance of the recent Great Gatsby and the glamorous styling of the 20s and 30s, we put together this stunning fashion shoot for the very first issue of our magazine.  For those who haven’t seen the first issue of The Vintage & Handmade Bride magazine we’re sharing […]

Bride La Boheme Adornments

There is something so very special about having a hand crafted heirloom hair piece to complete your wedding look.  Fortunately here in Australia we are so very lucky to have several highly talented individuals in this area, and Anya Ostapenko, the maker and designer of Bride la Boheme adornments is one of these such people. […]

Nerida Mason – Bridal Adornment Designer Debut

It was love at first sight when new designer, Nerida Mason shared with us her stunning debut collection ‘Yesterday, Tomorrow”.  Nerida creates bespoke bridal pieces with a vintage heart and modern hands and the end result is beyond gorgeous as you will see! Nerida Mason is creating a name for herself in the wedding world […]

Secret Garden

When it comes to a garden wedding, or even a rustic or country inspired affair flowers simply are a must.  They add that little touch of romance and softness, and really do bring all of your styling elements together.  Winston & Rose create the most stunning bridal bouquets and also table centrepieces and they recently teamed […]

20s/30s Glam Inspired Fashion Shoot

Today we are really excited to share the gorgeous images from our second styled shoot featuring some of the vendors exhibiting at our upcoming Vintage & Handmade Wedding Fair on Sunday 18th August in Brisbane. For this shoot we wanted to really focus on the fashion styling, with a 20s/30s high glamour feel.  Chaddy from […]

Vintage Inspired Gentlemans Suits

Several of our brides have asked us for advice on styling their gorgeous groom and it really is something that can be very hard to buy, particularly if you don’t have the budget for a custom suit.  In our current issue of The Vintage and Handmade Bride magazine which is available in selected newsagents we […]

Vintage Rustic Wedding – Bek & Lee

There was no wiping the smile off my face (and perhaps a little tear!) when this absolutely stunning wedding arrived in my inbox from Lucy Spartalis Photography.  Bek & Lee’s wedding was utterly splendid and from the fashions to the vintage cars, to the gorgeous rustic venue I couldn’t imagine a more perfect day! To […]

New Designs by Marilyn Crystelle Bridal

Images by Marion Jonkers Photography   Today we are very excited to share three of Marilyn Crystelle‘s brand new bridal gown designs!  All of Marilyn’s gowns are handmade with so much attention to detail and are absolutely stunning in real life as well as in pictures.  These new designs have a wonderful vintage feel and […]

Stunning new Vogue Patterns!!

Ahhh… We just love Vogue patterns and the new collection has a few real gems if you know your way around a sewing machine and are looking for something a little bit vintage. We’ve selected my favourites from their latest collection to share with you all. Mel gives us a run down! Dress Patterns First […]