22 Most Unique Non Traditional Weddin...
Are you a bride to be? And want to get rid of a traditional wedding gown? Discover the most trendy non traditional wedding dresses to get a fashion forward bridal look.
A vintage wedding theme is tricky to work with, but will be so very worth it once you have investigated how you can pull everything off perfectly. How do you take an era so famous for being distinct, yet still make it classic and beautiful enough for the friends and family you invite? Time will be kind to your special day if you follow our guide to a vintage wedding!
This era’s style of dress is all about simple shapes, with the added twist of hyper embellishments. Add some sexy details like a plunging neckline for a modern update.
Short hair and sturdy, glamorous pin curls are the trademarks of that era, so you will find yourself looking like a beautiful socialite, complete with defined make-up.
While a nautical theme is definitely very cute and appealing, make sure not to be heavy-handed on the sailing décor or people might think it’s a kids party! Use subtle décor and a strong color scheme instead.
Vintage blooms will fit your theme so well when they look so realistic. It’s a whimsical look that will surely be Insagram-worthy!
Renting a vintage Ford car will definitely be the best idea for a wedding shoot. It’s cute, romantic, and a sight to envy for all car lovers.
A simple invitation with wonderful illustrations and a variety of beautiful fonts will be enough to tell your guest what fun your party will be like!
Bring out your inner 20’s flapper girl. This means lots of pearls and beading! This wedding gown is a unique creation that is flattering and has detailing that will blow your mind away. The short curls are begging to be adorned with an embellished headband!
The Roaring Twenties is all that Jazz and more. Music paraphernalia is the perfect accompaniment to your decoration sets. As for the bouquet, collect your favorite blooms and adorn with big feathers!
You need to set the table for your vintage wedding theme, as if you invited the successful Jay Gatsby himself! Think ornate wine, whiskey and scotch bottles, and make good use of fabulous strings of pearls for decorations.
The 1930s saw the love of the hourglass silhouette. Many people will fall in love with the body-hugging embellished gown that manages to keep things modest with glittering straps. Smokey and mysterious eye make-up is complemented with rosy cheeks and nude lip. If you are dedicated to the theme, try an adventurous and chic headpiece.
This era also saw lots of exploration and travel, so it’s a must to include these motifs to your vintage theme! Flowers in a gold or copper patina give a nice and unexpected shine for the decorations.
Following the theme of exploration and travel, books, lanterns, and vases that look wonderfully aged are perfect for centerpieces. When adorned with flowers and crystals, they become even more elegant and definitely are treats for the eyes.
Beautiful art deco style brooches and jewelry will look wonderful when incorporated into your look. You can use it to hold together a plunging neckline elegantly and tastefully. Hair accessories with a little geometric shape and sparkle to them look great holding big, loose curls together. Simple make-up and a bold lip will make you a bridal work of art.
Vintage frames can be useful to put either pictures or mirrors within. They can be fun to play around with on tables. Use white porcelain vases or even colored glass bottles to hold the blooms. Your wedding will come to life with other 40s paraphernalia strewn across the table.
Mismatched tableware has a chic and kitschy effect that is endearing. Use the vintage frames to tell stories to your guests at the reception.
If you love the simple white look of the cake, then you are free to retain this look and choose white satin ribbons, pearls, and fabric floral.
Vintage wedding theme designs are easy to incorporate into invites because of the wide range of resources, textures, and fonts available online. There’s no need to age them just to complete the vintage look!
During the 1950’s, the female waist and the poodle skirt were all the rage. These trends look wonderful as a unique bridal gown, updated with a lace bodice and tulle skirt. The fishnet headpiece also looks wonderful in place of a veil – chic and mysterious!
Tall glass bottles that hold long stems and small blooms look chic. Vintage suitcases can make excellent tables. Complement them with vintage furniture in simple, wooden color scheme.
Use mason jars in your table decors – add either flowers or candles in each one! Bring in a few records for the centerpieces.
Have some fun creating 50s inspired cookies with special molds and different kinds of icing. Attach them to the cake as well!
The 60s were mad for mod style – simple, structured, yet oh-so fierce. The wedding gown is a beautiful creation that makes you look like a doll. The dress goes with a bold eye and full veil, a look that’s dramatic and simple at the same time.
Throw back to popular icons like Andy Warhol and the Beatles with references to their work. Consult your friends and family who are their biggest fans!
Go all out with the cake by adding columns. This makes a multi-tiered cake have more dimensions, and look more impressive!
The 1970s brought the bohemian look to the mainstream. Swathes of lace, not only for the dress but also for the veil, are a welcome look that looks pure and earthy. While it does cover up the body in a modest fashion, it still shows a flash of skin! Luminescent skin and make-up top off the whole look.
Bohemian is all about being one with nature, and what is more natural than a whole collection of different blooms arranged into one large bouquet? This statement arrangement is perfect for unique brides with a bold sense of style and love for the environment.
A table runner that mimics grass and an assortment of candles and candelabras makes for an elegant set-up. Other ideas include using teapots as vases and other vintage knick knacks – like a sentimental rummage sale of memories at each table!
It’s Va-Va-Voom with all that volume that’s so reminiscent of the raving Eighties! A fun, full and fluffy skirt is balanced with a fitted top. A bustier that’s both structured and sexy will throw back people to Madonna.
The neon look might be a bit strong for a wedding, but that doesn’t mean you can’t play around with color! Your eighties wedding will be complete with fun eyeliner and eye shadow with a bold lip.
If you are a big fan of the MTV generation, then it would be a good idea to implement the memories of youth culture into your decorations. Rubiks Cubes and Casette Tapes give that edge of youth that nods to fun times without looking like a kid’s party.
Bring out your glow sticks and have a rave. Have fun with bright colors and geometric shapes for the plating. You can break all sorts of traditional rules with an 80s vintage wedding theme in the name of style!