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Retro wedding dress by Rita Mae at Cutting Edge Brides 03/12/2018
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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... Read More

Betty by LouLou at Cutting Edge Brides 1950s style vintage dresses 02/12/2018
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Three Lengths of 1950s Style Wedding Dresses

 Short Wedding Dresses If you think of a short wedding dress you may mistakenly think it’s one length fits all. Short wedding dresses come it lots of different lengths and can often be custom made too. Here are a selection of our 1950s Style Wedding Dresses in various lengths. Most of these dresses can be made bespoke to the length you want so this is a great guide to get you started. At your one to one appointment we discuss your loves and decide together on what length really suits... Read More

Having a retro wedding 07/11/2018
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Having a Retro Wedding

Retro weddings have been gaining popularity in recent years and look to continue for years to come. With bright colours, fun details and lots of glamour it’s easy to see why having a retro wedding is popular. Retro translates as ‘imitative of a style or fashion from the recent past’. At Cutting Edge Brides, the leading UK short wedding dress boutique, you can revel in the nostalgia of the 1950s and early 1960s. Our wedding gowns capture the glamour of past eras. So if you are planning on having a... Read More

Wedding Dress Cutting Edge Brides 26/10/2018
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How to Wear a Tea Length Wedding Dress

There are lots of different reasons for choosing a tea length wedding dress. Our brides get married in all seasons and different destinations. The good news is that you can wear a short wedding dress any way you like. Here are some of the different ways you can wear a tea length wedding dress Lots of Colour A great way to add an injection of fun and colour into your day is through your wedding dress. Add a coloured sash, lots of colourful petticoats or show off your beautiful colourful... Read More

tulle short wedding dresses 16/09/2018
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Three Tulle Short Wedding Dresses

Tulle Short Wedding Dresses If you are looking for a wedding dress with lots of volume then tulle is for you. For a romantic fairy style dress there is nothing better than the way tulle moves. A full tulle skirt on a short wedding dress allows the skirt to swing and fall softly. We have lots of different lengths of tulle short wedding dresses for you to choose from and here are three for our boutique. Lou Lou Bridal Starting with a statement short wedding dress from Loulou Bridal. Loulou... Read More

satin short wedding dresses 09/09/2018
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Three Satin Short Wedding Dresses

Satin Wedding Dresses Satin is a traditional wedding dress material and is such a luxuriant fabric to wear. It glides easily and holds its shape and structure well and there are lots of satin short wedding dresses to choose from. The material can be molded into different styles such as rushing or dropping, it’s a very popular choice. The swing that you get with a full satin skirt on a short wedding dress is amazing and it’s beautiful and smooth to the touch. We’ve written about different wedding dress fabrics... Read More

Is a short wedding dress right for you 07/09/2018
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Is A Short Wedding Dress Right For You

Should I Wear A Short Wedding Dress The proposal happened and the date is set for you wedding day. Now it’s time to decided what type of wedding gown to wear. Tradition dictates a bride should wear a long white dress but each bride has a different style. All of our stunning short wedding dresses come in various lengths, short above knee length wedding dresses, knee length, tea length, ankle length, calf length and ballerina length. There is a short wedding dress right for you whatever the wedding. Getting Married... Read More

Vintage style wedding dress 01/08/2018
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Something Blue with a Vintage Style Wedding Dress

Something Blue on Your Wedding Day “Something borrowed, something blue” is a traditional rhyme that dates back to the 19th centaury. To this day, most brides adhere to this tradition and can do so in some very inventive ways. The blue bit symbolises purity of heart and mind and blue was a popular wedding dress colour up until the 19th centaury. Blue is making a come back from a splash of colour throughout the wedding to the pastel hue’s or a hint of blue dress. Here are our pick of... Read More

Real Bride - Cutting Edge Brides 01/06/2018
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Real Brides – A Short Wedding Dress to Dance In

London Bride Before Angharad and Mark got married in South East London, our bride knew she wanted a wedding dress to dance in. The beautiful London Bride wore Bella by Lou Lou Bridal which is a stunning vintage style wedding dress. The couple married at Emmanuel Church in Sidcup and had their a reception at The Trafalgar Tavern in historic Greenwich. “I always knew I wanted a tea-length dress; I have never liked all the fuss and restriction that came with long dresses” Looking for a vintage style short wedding... Read More

wedding dress alterations 11/05/2018
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Real Weddings – Last Minute Wedding Dress Alterations

Lots of things can change at the last minute when you are getting married. Wedding dress alterations are the norm and most brides have to factor them in somewhere along their journey. Our real bride today is the gorgeous Oriana, we can’t wait to share the lovely story of why her alterations were so important. “Thank you for the last minute alterations on the dress” “I was unsure what kind of dress I wanted but knew that I wanted it to be more non traditional to go with my normal... Read More