(Closed) where to find vintage style wedding dresses

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

A lot of people check thrift stores or ebay!

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2007

sarah seven on etsy is launching a bridal line.  she’s done INCREDIBLE bridesmaid dresses!!  (have a few on my blog).  I personally think she’s so stinkin’ talented!

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m having mine made by a local dressmaker.  It’s a MUCH cheaper alternative to the Stephanie James ones and I get to avoid all the problems of chasing down the perfect vintage dress before someone else gets it first, then wondering if the vintage sizing will work for me, etc.  I don’t know why more people don’t take this route.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I’m taking that route Frugal Faye! I’m having mine custom made – it’ll be a very gorgeous fun 50’s prom dress style – I’m super excited!!! Plus, by having it made for you, you know it’ll fit perfectly and you can have it EXACTLY how you want it!

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

Kate Halfpenny

Claire Pettibone

Amyn Jo Tatum

Natasha Bailie

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Etsy actually has quite a few vintage gowns- but you’d have to buy it and have it altered to your size. Just type in wedding dresses and select “Vintage” rather than “handmade”

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

where are you located? There is a vintage shop I went to in Oakland, CA that has a huge collection of old dresses.

Post # 14
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

As far as vintage flare, Justin Alexander’s 9552 is the best throw back to Grace Kelly I’ve ever seen… and he made the lace, long sleeved top removable.  Genius. 

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

Also

Alita Graham

Ian Stuart

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