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Martin McCrae Vintage Style Wedding Dresses


Are you, or someone you know,  searching for a non-traditional, ultra romantic, vintage inspired wedding gown? Well, look no further than  Martin McCrae Couture. This Tuscon, Az. based company specializes in limited production, period style wedding dresses, using the most sumptuous silks, chiffons,velvets and laces in their designs.

Whether you envision yourself in a delicate victorian or renaissance look, a 1920’s sleek, dropped waist flapper style,  30’s Harlowesque bias cuts, or glamorous curve hugging 40’s and 50’s silhouettes, they have a stunning creation to help make your vintage wedding fantasy come true.

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Most of their dresses are made in a natural shade, but all fabrics can be dyed any color you desire. This makes them perfect not only for brides, but also for bridesmaids, mothers of the bride or anyone looking for an outstanding special occasion outfit. They do custom sizing orders, as well.

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These are some of the most uniquely beautiful vintage style gowns I’ve seen and I like the idea that they’re made here in the US by a small company.

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Heirloom Vintage Wedding Cake Toppers


June is the traditional month for tying the knot, so I thought I’d feature some wedding related vintage goodies.  I just happened to stumble upon this spectacular collection  of restored and redesigned vintage wedding cake toppers from a company called Gulden and Brown.    The perfect touch to a vintage themed wedding, these beautiful recreations are sure to be a treasured memento of that special day.

This cupie doll 1920’s cake topper is, without a doubt,  one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen!  Meticulously embellished with tulle, venetian lace, pearls and organza. The porcelain bride and groom are wearing their original chemise and tuxedo.


1930’s porcelain couple decked out in their deco finery beneath an arch with three silverized mercury glass bells.


1940’s Hollywood glamour from the Coast Novelty Co. of Venice, California, meticulously decorated with hand cut embossed velvet flowers, corded sequins and pearls.


There are several other heirloom quality toppers, including one in a magnificient gothic style. Unfortunately I was not able to copy the picture of that one.  This website also offers stunning vintage wedding gowns and accessories. 

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