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Celebrate Romance with a Vintage Style Wedding

Nothing is as sweet or romantic as a charming vintage style wedding. Bring timeless touches to your ceremony and decor for a truly memorable event that will never go out of style.

Vintage style weddings are extremely popular right now, although they never really went out of style in the first place. Chic simple gowns, soft hydrangea bouquets, and aged shabby chic furniture all create a sweet, subtle environment for a fashionable vintage wedding. Contrary to what you may have heard, modern style is not for everyone, and there is no rule that says it needs to be. Anything that is associated with the term “old-fashioned” is certainly in vogue, and whether or not a bride should have a vintage style wedding is entirely up to her. If you find yourself in love with timeworn elegance, lots of lace, and pretty pastels, then a vintage style wedding may be right up your alley. It all comes down to your personality, and a vintage theme can be just as personalized as any modern style can.

If you have just recently considered going vintage for your wedding, there are plenty of elements you can explore to enhance the overall feel of your ceremony and your reception. One place to start is with your attire. Designers Vera Wang and Maggie Sottero make gorgeous gowns that are dripping with elegant lace, and clean, sleek silhouettes which are perfect for the bride who desires that timeless vintage look. Short trains and short chapel veils also add to the look, or a chic birdcage veil does wonders. You can find all different kinds of styles of birdcage veils or you can even make your own. has plenty of bridesmaid dresses to go with this glamorous theme, or you can try shopping at consignment shops for your girls and consider altering any dresses you find that may need some tweaking. Don’t forget to focus on your bouquets and flower arrangements as well. Roses, hydrangeas, and freesias work great, and wearing a string of pearls adds a classic touch.

As for your ceremony or reception décor, any place settings, vases, or accent tables that have aged finishes can create that soft, romantic aura you are looking for. Consider everything and anything that has a garden theme, such as pieces that have rod iron. Also look for signs, napkins, or place settings that don the French language. Anything with the French language is instantly romantic! Birdcage floral centerpieces or quaint wheelbarrow style centerpieces also add to the overall ambience. It is small little touches like these that make a big difference in the feel of your wedding as a whole. So break out your grandmother’s pearls, your mom’s birdcage veil, and sport a beautiful lace gown down the aisle for your dream vintage style wedding!

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