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Your Vintage Wedding: Unique Ideas and Inspiration for Today's Bride

2.83 of 5 stars 2.83  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Your Vintage Wedding is a lavishly illustrated guide to the most popular types of twentieth-century weddings with advice on how to incorporate creative vintage details into your special day to add romance, fun, acrd unforgettable style. From the Art Nouveau elegance of the 1910s to the Art Deco Hollywood glamour of the 1920s; from the night-club and café society of the 193 ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published January 8th 2002 by William Morrow (first published January 1st 2002)
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I had high hopes for this book and was mostly disappointed. It's not that it was bad, it just left me feeling "blah" instead of inspired. It is however a decent resource for information about the wedding culture of the 30's and 40's, the change from hand crafted rings to mass produced ones, changing styles of gowns, veils and portraits. It also contains lists of popular musicians and songs by decade. Of course, if you're interested in having a 20/30/40's themed wedding in the first place you pro ...more
This is what comes of working as a page part time at a library. You pick up the things just because they seem interesting or are in your way as you're trying to put books away...

Picked this one up for those reasons: no orange blossoms, shower of rice or engraved invitations in my future.

This one is really a 2.5, beyond okay but not really a like. Author Nancy Eaton loves her subject and gives you an overview of different wedding eras but it all comes across as cut and dried. Even some of the cur
Aug 02, 2011 Bria added it
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Helpful ideas. Not very specific, however I do think by not being really specific, the author will allow brides to make their own judgements on what they like and don't. that makes for a much more personalized wedding.
Marcie Lovett
Good resource for anyone planning a vintage celebration. Has information about styles, music and cultural events by decade, along with some fun photographs of weddings.
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