How to Throw a Vintage Wedding

By on March 17, 2015

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There are many popular styles of weddings, one of which is a vintage wedding. A vintage wedding is great for those who are looking for a way to remember the past in a unique way. Everyone loves certain things from the past and a vintage wedding is a great way to do this plus create some excellent memories of your wedding day. Below you will learn more about what you need to do to throw a vintage wedding.

Clothing

The first thing that you will need to focus on is finding the outfits that are styled to be vintage. There are many wedding dresses, tuxes, bridesmaid gowns, etc. that have been created in this style, so you shouldn’t have a problem finding the right one for your special day.

The most important thing to keep in mind is that your outfits should correspond with each other. If they don’t, the theme may be lost on your guests and they will become confused. Accessories are also important and you should focus on finding the right vintage jewelry pieces that complement your dress. A veil that covers your face and head is also a must for a vintage wedding. Many of these items you can find at an antique shop.

Get your Guests Involved

To really complete the theme of your wedding, you should ask your guests to dress appropriately as well. Explain that you are having a vintage wedding and request that they wear outfits that display this theme. If you have the budget, you may want to consider handling the outfits for your guests as well.

The Vehicle

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Finally, you should consider the vehicle that you will be driving when you go on your honeymoon. If you have a friend or a family member that has an antique car, this would be the perfect option for you to make your getaway. If not, you may look around to see if you can rent one for the day. It’s a possibility that your local bridal coordinator or shop will be able to assist you in finding someone that rents vintage or classic cars.

Accessories

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Another part of the vintage wedding process is planning how the decorations will coordinate with the wedding theme and how to incorporate accessories into the mix that will help create the look that you are going for. For guys, accessories may simply be bowties, suspenders and certain types of shoes. Women should focus on the jewelry that they will be wearing as well as the bags that they will carry. Old fashioned umbrellas are also a fantastic addition to a vintage wedding and make a great party favor as well.

Conclusion

When you are planning a vintage wedding, it is important that you spend quite a bit of time on the planning process so that you can make sure that everything is in place; everything from the wedding gown to the wedding cake. If you focus on the small details, you will be able to have the vintage wedding of your dreams.

Best for Bride

Best for Bride is a one-stop bridal store with 4 locations in Ontario. Here, brides will be able to plan every aspect of their vintage wedding. They will have the choice of many different types of gowns as well as the accessories that will make their day perfect.

 

About Olga Pomeransky

Olga is manager at Best for Bride since 2005. Currently Best for Bride operates 4 bridal stores in Canada (Toronto, Etobicoke, Hamilton and Barrie). Best for Bride sells wedding, bridesmaids, mob dresses and more. http://www.BestForBride.com

2 Comments

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    Glai

    March 20, 2015 at 10:05 PM

    Oh my God, a coolest ideas I found regarding vintage wed. A realistic advises, fun and lucrative environment. Thank you for putting these together 😀

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    Shia

    March 26, 2015 at 9:56 AM

    I know my fiance would LOVE a vintage wedding. Old school location like at a southern plantation, with older cars to move everyone around and a vintage band to boot. Great ideas here.

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