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Author: Formal Formula

4 Dec

Dear Santa

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Dear Santa,  All I want for Christmas is the perfect vintage outfit. Modern, simple but elegant.   Ok, so you have over heard your friend tell Santa what she wants for Christmas, you know her style but unfortunately you aren't into the same fashion sense as she is into so, what do you do? where do you start? Now let's calm down and breathe, take a moment and think. It's the Christmas season so let's choose a bright colour, red! You can NEVER go wrong with red! Red dresses are popular during the Christmas season. Next we look into the accessories - this is the fun part! I'd look into accessories that can go with anything so consider black shoes, consider a hat, a chunky necklace and a...
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30 Nov

Tis the season to be Jolly

Tis the season to be Jolly! Can you believe it? Christmas 2017 is near! Christmas is everyone's favourite time of year and to celebrate the festivities we are showing off some of our favourite Christmas fashion styles for every market! C'mon! We put effort into our homes, we put the effort into our food so why not put some effort into the way we dress this Christmas season? This Christmas, we are going to look at accessories, bags, shoes, makeup and so much more!    ...
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10 Sep

Art Deco Fashion – The Great Gatsby Era

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Ahhh Art Deco, the era of the Great Gatsby where women would wear feathers in their hair and dress that would just sparkle! Art Deco has been majorly influenced by Hollywood, during the depression years of the 1930's. The Art Deco look has also influenced some of the most popular styles ever. A while back I came across this stunning video on YouTube published by Aaron1912 I really wanted to share with you all.
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1 Aug

A Modern Vintage Reception

Needing idea decorations for your reception? Modern Vintage receptions are usually small so there is no need to have multiple items floating around, keep the theme classy and the setting neat. Here are our top 4 Vintage Wedding finds that will make your vintage wedding complete. At most weddings flowers are popular, so why not hang some from the ceiling? Modern vintage weddings are not only elegant but are also unique. Candle centrepieces are perfect for setting the mood, the above is a perfect example of what type of candle you should look for. Now here is an idea! Wanting some wall art? Frames can be incorporated into weddings in many different ways so why not get creative with it. Create a collage of vintage styled...
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26 Jul

Inspiration Board; Modern Vintage Ceremony

Out with the old and in with the new! A modern vintage wedding is unique, elegant and old fashioned. We've looked at the fashion now it's time to have a look at the set up. Usually, the bride and groom will have their ceremony outside with a guest list of about 50 people so selecting a venue is quite simple - look for a venue with a beautiful yard. The ceremony theme will consist of flora choices and DIY decorations such as old frames and wooden chairs. The  bride and groom will usually make up their own vowels, keeping the wedding short and sweet. So are you a bride organising your wedding? Need some inspiration? Check out our Inspiration board we created for our Modern...
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25 Jul

Scott Proposes to Katie

Katie Harris tells us their story, Scott and I have been together for 6 years now, engaged officially for a few months. Scott is a massive nerd and loves the role playing game, Dungeons and Dragons. Not sure how much you know about this game, but there is usually a game master who writes a storyline and takes the players through different quests, battles etc. Scott usually takes on the game master role and he often shows me different storylines he has made up to see if they're interesting or not before adding them to a game. So one night, while we were hanging out at home, Scott asked me if I could read his latest potential storyline. The general gist...
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23 Jul

A Look into Modern Vintage Bouquets

Your wedding bouquet is one of the most important accessories for your big day. Many brides focus on the look of their bouquet and will usually match it with the theme of their wedding including the style of dress. So what kind of 'Modern Vintage' wedding are you having? 1920s, 1950s or 1970s? Luckily many modern vintage brides will all go with a similar bouquet look no matter what era they are attracted too. Here are my top 4 favourite Modern Vintage Bouquet looks. 1. Thriving in beauty with a mix of pinks and reds. 2. A bouquet suited for Summer weddings with a mixed of calming colours.  3. The perfect bouquet for a Winter wedding, mixed with dramatic colours. 4. Simple and Elegant - perfect if...
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18 Jul

Summer, Bridesmaids & Patterns

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You're having a Summer wedding and you want your lovely bridesmaids to stand out from the crowd, are you crazy to put your girls in patterns? I don't think so! Patterns are a retro girl's best friend, patterns are a significant trend of the rockabilly fashion that portrays a sexier versions of the 1950's housewife. Luckily most pin up girls love showing off skin so you shouldn't have any problems choosing besides, the last thing you need on your big day are your girls dying from heat stroke. Unique Vintage Darcy 50's Dress Atomic Cherry  Just Like Art 1950s Inspired Swing Dress Dressific Hell Bunny Plus Size Pin Up Black and Red Cordelia Poppy Dress Unique Vintage 50's Audrey Cream Floral Swing Dress Cherri Lane...
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