From Bridal

[Exhibition] Love, Desire, Riches – The Fashion of Weddings – and a contest

Please accept my apologies for neglecting to share some photos taken at the opening of this wonderful new National Trust exhibition. This exhibition opened a while ago, and closes at the end of this month but hopefully it’s not too late to go and see it now. From the site: The collection spans over 200 years of fashion, including pieces from the world-leading designers such as Valentino for Princess Marie Chantal of Greece. A mini retrospect of leading Australian designers – Akira Isogawa and Collette Dinnigan will showcase their fashion career. Celebrity gowns include dresses designed for Jennifer Hawkins (Maticevski)…

Bride magazine – My gown is a cover girl!

The latest Melbourne Bride magazine features one of our vintage wedding gowns on the front cover! How fabulous is that? I’m not sure that I’ve ever seen a vintage dress on the cover of any mainstream magazine apart from Frankie and Peppermint. Best of all, there’s only one gown and it can be yours! And – they’ve done a great job with the vintage styling so the frock looks fabulous – and inside there are more pics of two of our ’50s wedding dresses: have a sneak peek. Here’s the gown on the cover…click on either image to see details…

New Kiss Me Deadly lingerie and swimwear

I’m pleased to report that we’ve expanded our Kiss Me Deadly lingerie and swimwear range – KMD has just won Favourite British Designer in the UK Lingerie Awards 2012. Well done to Catherine and her team: very well deserved! We love your vintage inspired lingerie. Please visit our new Kiss Me Deadly department – all styles are available either online or for fitting in the city salon, in a large range of sizes. We’ve also replenished our supplies of number one best seller, the Vargas Dress – available now in almost every size – while they last.

Circa Vintage Brides

One of the pleasures of our new city salon is the discovery of how well suited it is to one-on-one attention that is required when shopping for a special occasion dress. In the short time since we relocated, wedding and ballgowns are proving our most popular styles. Here are some beautiful images by Finessence, featuring some of our vintage gowns – hair and make up is by Candice DeVille. Ladies, if you’re looking for someone to help you with your event I can recommend both businesses. 1950s silk organza and lace gown modelled by Hannah (now sold). 1950s lace and…