Reasons to Wear a Retro Wedding Dress

Our retro wedding dresses are carefully chosen from a range of British designers. From 1950s and early 1960s style wedding dresses we offer alternatives for the modern bride. These beautiful vintage inspired gowns are fabulous for many reasons and here are our favourites:

With a Twist

If you are a bride that doesn’t feel comfortable in a long ballgown then a retro wedding dress is right for you. Feeling confident and comfortable is very important on your wedding day. Each of our dresses can be customised to suit the style of day that you may be having;

Timeless Chic Ivy Lace High Low Lace Wedding Dress is exclusive to Cutting Edge Brides. This wonderful lace dress with a wide belt and bow finish is short at the front and dips into a wider train at the back.

Timeless Chic Ivy Lace High Low Lace Wedding Dress exclusive to Cutting Edge Brides

Fun & Sassy

Wearing a short wedding dress will bring out your fun and sassy side. Lots of the designer wedding dresses have quirky features and accessories. Big bows and wide satin belts, high collars and full skirts. Agatha by LouLou Bridal is a beautiful satin retro wedding dress with a dipped v back and pearl encrusted neckline. The pearls carry onto the belt and makes this vintage inspired short wedding dress a real showstopper.

Older Brides

It may not be your first wedding and you are looking for something a little different to wear. Short wedding dresses are a fantastic alternative and there are also lots of different coloured gowns available too. Anastasia by Rita Mae is a stunning lustrous champagne gold lace beaded retro wedding dress. This vintage inspired tea length wedding gown has the wow factor.

Retro wedding dress by Rita Mae at Cutting Edge Brides

Totally Bespoke

A retro wedding dress allows you to go totally bespoke on your wedding day. Want your dress longer, no sleeves, long sleeves, colourful, plain, it’s really up to you. Even adding a splash of colour in your petticoats or shoes is a great way to change your look. Poppy by House of Mooshki is a pretty blush lace and tulle short wedding dress. There are lots of different colours available include champagne, Ivory, vanilla and blush so this can be totally bespoke.

Stay calm before your wedding in a cutting edge brides dress

Themed Wedding

Some couples have definite themes for their day and a short wedding dress fits into this. Go really retro with a 1950s wedding theme or just parts of your day, our dresses are so versatile that they work. Elizabeth by Timeless Chic is a great example of how a splash of colour can compliment your theme.  This strapless wedding dress has lots of retro touches and it’s full circular skirt is inspired by 1950s wedding gowns.

Cutting Edge Brides

We are confident that we will find the perfect retro wedding dress in our boutique. We’d love to help you choose and your one to one appointment is focused totally on you. So why not book your consultation today.

Cutting Edge Brides
01322 521 000

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