Florrie vintage inspired tea length lace short wedding dress dress, button detail down the back, trimmed with a bow belt

10 Ways to Make Your Wedding Day Unique

Every couple wants their wedding day to be special and unique. Wanting your wedding day to stand out is easy and we’ve put together 20 ways to make your wedding unique and personal. Remember though, it will be special and unique purely because its your day. So don’t put too much pressure on yourselves. Teamed with a stunning unique vintage style wedding dress these suggestions will make it a day to remember for all involved.

Wear a Tea Length Wedding Dress

With over 150 different dresses for you to try in our boutique, you will find the perfect short wedding dress. Most of our tea length wedding dresses can be personalised in lots of ways from length, sleeve length, colour and style. You’ll have a gorgeously unique vintage style wedding dress that will set the tone for the rest of the day.

Theme your Day

There may be a theme close to your heart and very personal to you as a couple. So explore this and if you don’t want to got the whole hog, use elements of it in your day. Our tea length wedding dresses lend themselves to fantastic 1950s themes. Or have an overall retro feel to the day with homemade bunting or classic decorations.

choosing the right short wedding dress for your shape

Florrie by Lou Lou Bridal is a vintage inspired tea length lace short wedding dress dress. It has button detail down the back and is trimmed with a gorgeous bow belt.


Want a live band playing your evening reception or a violinist to serenade you down the aisle. It’s totally up to you what music you have and what vibe you want to create. Create a party atmosphere or keep it calm and relaxed. There is entertainment for any type of wedding day that will make it unique to you.

Alternative Wedding Cake

Anything from homemade cakes to individual cakes for guests or even a doughnut tower, it’s up to you. Do you have a flavour you love or could it be that carrot cake is your favourite? You don’t have to opt for a traditional cake if you don’t want it.


Choosing a signature cocktail for your wedding to having your own prosecco bar, the choices are limitless. We featured Oh Prosecco! earlier in the year so check out their top tips on the blog.

Wedding Day Drinks Guide


Do you have a wedding theme or colour scheme? You can coordinate your confetti which will make the photographs pop in colour. Supply these for your guests in cones or pouches and think of having environmentally friendly options such as dried petals. Match the colours to your petticoats for a real fun option. Elizabeth by Timeless Chic is a unique vintage style wedding dress and is great to wear with colourful petticoats.

Elizabeth Timeless Chic unique Vintage style wedding dress


Moving away from the formal sit down options for reception meals, you can really think outside of the box. Keep your guests entertained by having a taco bar or candy floss machines. Let them construct their own meals or theme it.


From wedding shoes to personalised jewellery, there are lots of ways to make your outfit unique. A birdcage veil or big petticoats will make your style personal when wearing a unique vintage style wedding dress.

Setting the Scene

Flowers and garlands can transform your venue and make it really unique to you. Think about what your favourite flowers are or how you want the day to feel. Relaxed and informal could mean an outside venue or reception under the stars. Using balloons to decorate or bunting for a real retro feel.

DIY Elements

There are many ways to make elements of your day unique and very personal to you as a couple. Get your wedding party involved before the big day and get crafting or constructing wedding favours or decorations. These will give your guests lots to look at and will be a talking point.

Cutting Edge Brides

The main thing to remember is that it is your day and it should feel like your day. Your guests are there to celebrate your marriage and it’s important not to put any undue strain on yourselves.

If you are still yet to find your perfect unique vintage style wedding dress, contact us today. At your one to one personal appointment you can try as many dresses as you want. We will help you find a stunning short wedding dress that will make your wedding unique.

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01322 521 000

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