Weddings are often a time when everyone strives to look immaculate, but by no means better than the bride, so why not wear vintage? In fact, with a few examples and tips from our range you will be able to redefine the phrase something old, something new.

Make sure you have time to shop around

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Darling clothes,buy vintage, defining vintage, vintage dress patterns, what is vintage?,Darling clothing, occasions

 

Take your time selecting pieces,there’s no shame in finding the right outfit, time management is important so try to avoid looking for your outfit in the last two days. It is also important to remember vintage wear may differ to what you are used to because of the alternate sizing and smaller measurements, especially when shopping online.

Can’t find what you are looking for? Wedding outfit should have been bought last month?

It doesn’t matter, look and then again, check the back, check the front and check the sides and try to ask members of staff what they think, (most will tell you the truth) contact sellers when buying online before you part with your hard earned.

Avoid black

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Darling clothes,buy vintage, defining vintage, vintage dress patterns, what is vintage?,Darling clothing, occasions

 

The tone of the wedding should give you an indication of how to dress. The best thing to do is find out whether the event is going to be a casual evening, semi-formal day, semi-formal evening and so forth. Whatever the type of event, it is safer to avoid wearing black. Make sure that when considering buying clothing online, that the colour is clearly stated, that suspiciously dark navy suit could give you a nasty surprise. So remember, although vintage wear often looks great in black, black is often associated with mourning (except here) and could cause you an awkward moment, save it for the evening reception.

Consider floral

Darling clothes,buy vintage, defining vintage, vintage dress patterns, what is vintage?,Darling clothing, occasions

Darling clothes,buy vintage, defining vintage, vintage dress patterns, what is vintage?,Darling clothing, occasions

 


Fashionable, frilly and fun every wedding will appreciate the beauty of someone in a floral outfit. When buying online, have a look for a zoom in button or rotary facilities, you will able to see exactly how suitable the patterns are for the chosen occasion. This look is especially nice for a daytime wedding, it doesn’t have to be fully floral a nice skirt with a smart jacket and voila! As you can see it is stylish but you certainly will not risk offending the blushing bride.

Invest in chiffon

Darling clothes,buy vintage, defining vintage, vintage dress patterns, what is vintage?,Darling clothing, occasions

Darling clothes,buy vintage, defining vintage, vintage dress patterns, what is vintage?,Darling clothing, occasions

It can be sophisticated, it can be girly, it can be classic, it can be timeless it can pretty much be whatever you want to be. Is it great for a wedding and a gorgeous vintage staple, wear it and float into the event effortlessly. If buying online, again look for the zoom in button and check for any catches and flaws in the material, you don’t want to buy that perfect outfit and see an unwanted ladder lurking in the distance.

So there you have it, stylish, simple and all vintage. If you have any questions of tips we’d love to hear them below!

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