(Closed) Dress for a vintage wedding?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1765 posts
Buzzing bee


That is really pretty!  I love it!!  It looks perfect for a vintage picnic style wedding!! Awesome find!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I would save the arms if you get them taken off-Maybe you’ll find a use for the fabric !!!  ๐Ÿ™‚ Rhonda

Post # 4
458 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

It’s pretty, but I would recommend going to a western outfitter store. They have dresses similiar to this AND you can try them on.

But that’s just me, I don’t like to buy clothes online.

Post # 5
757 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

Love it!!! And it sounds as if it would suit your wedding. Personally, I think I like the sleeves, and I’m having a hard time picturing the dress sleeveless. Of course maybe it’s just hard to tell without seeing the front view.

Post # 7
1805 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

It’s pretty!

I love the Scala dress too.

If that’s the style you are going for, definitely check out the Nataya dresses.


and here also:


Also, the victorian trading company carries Nataya dresses and other dresses too and overall I just love their catalog!


My dress is vintage-y but a different era and probably too long for what you’re wedding will be like and I don’t know your budget but still, here it is:


And here is another made by the same designer (Jacquelin Exclusives):



Hope this helps!

Post # 9
1805 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

@Catstax:  I would definitely check out Nataya then.  Lots of airy fabrics and most are knee length to tea length. Smile  But the dress on etsy you posted, I can see it with shorter or no sleeves, totally!

Post # 11
1805 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

@Catstax: You’re welcome. The Red Dress shop (or something like that?) link I posted earlier seems to have the largest selection but I just found a website, “Romance of Yesteryear” and they had some Nataya on clearance.

They are very affordable for a wedding dress IMO. My problem is, I want them for NON wedding use and when looked at as everyday wear they stop being so affordable! Tongue out

Post # 12
2271 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Try eBay for Nataya dresses. I got mine for $100 NWT when it was going for $198 else where.

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Post # 13
7771 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

@Catstax- Love the dress, but I would recommend just shortening the sleeves- vintage dresses had sleeves!  It would look perfect

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