There’s nothing more romantic than a historic love story that perseveres through time – just one of the reasons why vintage weddings are such an extremely popular trend in the wedding industry right now. Just look online and you’ll see beautiful retro, nostalgic and vintage wedding ideas all over the web. With all of the different types of vintage weddings out there and all the different eras to choose from, it can seem pretty overwhelming to start planning. Sometimes focusing on one kind of decoration or accessory can help flush out the overall theme. Here’s an overview of some delightful vintage wedding accessories to get you started.
First, it’s important to get an idea of what kind of vintage wedding you want. If you can’t nail down any particular era, think of your favorite kind of music, your favorite fashion trends, or your favorite types of décor. If you really love the look of apothecary jars you might want to go with a 19th century-themed wedding. If Audrey Hepburn is your style icon, you might want to go with a mod 60s-style wedding. Or if you like specific things
Whichever type of nostalgia you love, you don’t have to buy expensive authentic vintage wedding favors, accessories or decorations, and you don’t need a time machine either! You can get all the glamour and style of your favorite time period (without the worry of something breaking) from many bridal websites.
To start things off with a bang, themed stationery is the perfect way to get guests in the mood for your vintage wedding. For any pre-70s era wedding, consider a vintage typewriter card with typewriter-style writing for your RSVP cards or Save the Dates. You can even bend these cards to make them look like they were actually typed with an old-time typewriter. Or for a glamorous twist, look for vintage Hollywood wedding stationery with stylish color and flair. There are many different ideas for vintage wedding invitations, and many come with complementing personalized stickers, clings, wine labels, programs, tags, table numbers, favor boxes and more.
You’ve gotten the save the dates and wedding invitations taken care of, now it’s time to design your ensemble. Because vintage sizing can be tricky, it’s almost essential that you look for your wedding dress in person, but there are many vintage-style veils, tiaras and hair accessories that you can easily buy online. For a simple and chic vintage look, consider a pearl or jewel-encrusted hair comb. It can be used in nearly any wedding hair style, and results in a timeless look that will never go out of style. For the vintage princess in you, many wedding tiaras now come in an aged patina style that creates a look that will blend well with any vintage era. Last but not least, the vintage bird cage veil is once again at the forefront of wedding fashion. This elegant and extraordinary look blends well with both modern and vintage dress styles.