Looking for a vintage inspired wedding dress? From lace wedding dresses to even a boho wedding theme, here’s your quick guide for how to find the perfect vintage gown.

Pick Your Decade

If you walk into a bridal shop asking for anything vintage inspired, chances are you’ll end up trying a lot of wedding dresses that aren’t what you have in mind. The most popular eras include Victorian; the 1920’s; 1940’s; 1950’s; and the 1970’s. Each has a distinct silhouette and signature details–which is why choosing your vintage wedding theme first makes sense.

Embrace Lace

Even if you aren’t set on a decade, something that will instantly give a wedding dress a vintage inspired choice is all over lace. From long sleeve wedding dresses with a full skirt, to tea length dresses with lace details, lace is both classic and elegant for a vintage look.

Bring an Inspiration Board

Whether it’s Pinterest or something else, bring your vintage wedding dress ideas to discuss with a consultant. While you may not find the exact dress, it can be also helpful to think of iconic wedding dresses worn by brides from the decade of your choice. The consultant can help match your vision with your style and body type–while staying in budget.

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