I adore 30s and 40s styling, so this fabulous vintage wedding styling with a modern twist is right up my street, and I hope you love these ideas too! Having a vintage style wedding has moved on a lot from vintage teacups everywhere, and these ideas show how to work vintage eras into your wedding without a teacup in sight!

The styling has a romantic vibe with soft blush colours, pearl and gold as the main colour palette, and these colours work perfectly against the backdrop of the beautiful venue, Heythrop Park Resort. Opulent table decor creates a wonderful ambiance too. The table has a sparkly tablecloth as the base with candles, pearls, gold chargers, and diamanté napkin holders. The addition of ostrich feathers to the fabulous florals once again gives a nod to the era.

Bride looking out of window of Heythrop Park

However, my favourite aspect of the shoot is the vintage style dresses worn by the bride and her bridesmaids. Adorned with incredible lace and beaded detail, they look magnificent with the headbands, gloves and exquisite make-up and hair.

Everything about this styling has been carefully planned with such attention to detail. Grab a cuppa and enjoy these pictures, captured beautifully by Joseph Dart Photography.

Pearls, Feathers and Neon

“A group of wedding professionals collaborated to create this spectacular vintage themed shoot with a modern twist. We wanted the images to inspire couples and make them feel they could take elements of the shoot for their own wedding.

“Early in the planning stage we learnt that neon colours were trending in the wedding world, so decided to go with this idea. We brought a hint of neon into the table décor, flowers and buttonholes, headbands and wedding cake.

“Pearls and feathers are an integral part of the 20’s and 30’s era. We included them in the venue décor design with tea lights in gold votives nestled amongst a sea of pearls in small glass bowls.

“The spectacular floral centrepiece with roses, hydrangeas and peonies also featured large plumes of ostrich feathers and fabulous orchids arcing downwards. We displayed this glorious creation in a tall hourglass vase.

“The deliciously romantic chair décor featured soft draping chiffon weaved into the backs of beautiful Chiavari chairs. A timeless, romantic look, this styling would work in many different venues.

“The inspiration for the vintage style wedding cake came from 30’s and 40’s designs, including HM the Queen’s wedding cake. It’s decorated with a base of ivory royal icing with white royal iced details.

“Finally, the wedding party’s attire included beautifully beaded gowns and a lace detailed wedding dress.”

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Heythrop Park

Wedding table with vintage styling including floral and feather centrepiece

Wedding chairs with chiffon weaved through

Napkin with gold studded napkin ring

Elegant, vintage style wedding table number

Wedding table with elegant, vintage wedding styling

Floral wedding table centrepiece with feathers

Neon stalks on wedding flowers

Neon stalks on wedding flowers

Glass votives


Wedding display with cake, love letters and flowers

LOVE letters with greenery inside

Tall white wedding flower display

Small bx vase of white roses

White vintage style wedding cake

Wedding cake topped white petalled flowers

Groom putting on suit jacket

Groom in black suit and bow tie

Best man in grey three-piece suit

Vintage bride sitting in chair

Vintage bride wearing headband and lace gloves

Vintage bride with headband holding white bouquet

White bridal bouquet

Vintage bride looking out of window of Heythrop Park

Bride's twisted updo hairstyle

Vintage style bridal headband with green neon detail

Bridesmaid wearing mink dress and vintage style headband holding feathers

Bridesmaid's updo hairstyle

Bridesmaid chandelier earrings

Bridesmaid holding feathers instead of bouquet

Bridesmaid wearing vintage style headband and long gloves

Bridesmaid wearing vintage style headband

Bridesmaid wearing dress with sequin detail and holding posy bouquet

Bridesmaid wearing vintage style headband with feathers

Bridesmaid wearing yellow dress and headband

Ribbon headband in bridesmaid's hair

Bridesmaid wearing vintage style headband

Bridesmaid holding clutch bag

Vintage bride and bridesmaids

Vintage bride and bridesmaids

Bride and groom in Heythrop Park

Bride about to kiss groom on the cheek

Vintage bride and groom cutting wedding cake

Bride and groom standing by entrance to Heythrop Park

Groom standing behind vintage bride

Bride and groom on steps of Heythrop Park

Bride and groom outside Heythrop Park

Groom leading bride by the hand

Vintage bride, groom and bridal party

Bridesmaid wearing fur shrug

Vintage bride and groom

Bride and groom in front of fireplace at Heythrop Park

Foliage and candles on fireplace at Heythrop Park

Bride and groom at bottom of steps in Heythrop Park

Bride and groom standing on gallery of Heythrop Park

Creative Team

Photography: Joseph Dart Photography

Venue Styling: Fabulous Functions UK

Wedding Planner: Michelle Marsden Weddings

Shoot Location: Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire

Cake: Simplicity Cakes by Sarah

Wedding Dress: Heart Accomplice

Suits: Stress 3 Hire

Headbands and Jewellery: Catherine Jay

Hair and Make-Up: KBC Beauty and SFX, Libby Davies Hair and Kamila Roberts

Models: Claire Ryer, Alanicus Ward, Kane Mackinnon, Lisa Chorlton, Sarah Estal and Kimberley Louise Ashberry

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