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Thursday Treats – 12th Nov 2009


Credit: Dixie Pixel

Ooooh I’m pretty sure the internet has been oozing awesomeness just so I could include it all in my Thursday Treats this week! Behold this special bumper issue of tastiness – I couldn’t leave anything out. Here are some of this week’s yummiest morsels…

Inspired by bows
Pinky ‘n geeky gay wedding
Gifts for the guys - including (hello!) a moustache mug!
♥ These killer heels are too damn awesome
♥ Beautiful Holga
♥ Did you see this wedding on Eastside Bride? Ruffles and an ostrich…holy crap it’s awesome (ps also great dress finding tips)
♥ Photographers: Looking for models? Great tips from Lara Jade
♥ Balloons with Mickey Mouse ears!!
♥ The new Southern Weddings Magazine is out..and no fair I reeeeeally want it. Boo to being in the UK!
Wearing your heart on your knees….I want. I need. I already bought 4 pairs of tights today but I don’t care!
♥ I don’t even know what these are but I adore these bouquets!
Red on red
♥ I want to lick this
The most vibrant interior/detail shots possibly ever. swoon swoon Tinywater, swoon swoon!
♥ Beautiful little pictures
Sparkles, (More) ruffles, vintage cameras. birds and bowling!
♥ This water actually looks like glass. A-a-amazing
Beyond retro
♥ We’ve all seen it before, but let’s indulge in a some SATC wedding dress loveliness again
♥ Talking of fabulous fashion, check out Burkhalter Couture…especially this dress and these shoes! I want I want! (also onEtsy)
♥ Brides in Doc Martens are cool
♥ This lolita-esque photo shoot is beeautiful
♥ I can’t help it. I have a total girl crush on Ms Gala Darling
♥ Smoking hot Brighton based Ophelia Fancy have just launched their new Clowning Around Collection. YUM!
Black balloons and enviable style
♥ Don’t you for get about the Erica Berger trash the dress contest…I can not wait to read all your inventive ideas!
♥ Penny Merricks of Tigerlily Weddings in conjunction with My Sugarland are hosting a vintage extravaganza in London on 26th Nov. Vintage makeovers including hair, nails and fashion plus planning, photography and fizz will be a-plenty. Email Penny for info and to reserve your place. I will be there so I hope to see as many of you as possible!
♥ I’m going to try and include a video every week from now on. This week’s is this gorgeous super 8 beauty from A Bryan Blog

Kelly & Dan from A Bryan Photo on Vimeo.

♥ This week’s love has come from:

Life’s Little Embellishments
Jonas Peterson
Cathy Empey
Royal Steamline
Steep Street Musings
Angel’s Weddings
Jackie Wonders

Steam Punk

I have to say, I don’t really know what steam punk is…but from what I gather it’s this – a mad hatter, crazy colour, super duper ott, satin, goggled, gothic extravaganza! Is that somewhere close?


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Vintage Glam & Fun

Chris & Carly’s vintage glam wedding was planned with fun in mind..that was it – lets have a blast! The pair didn’t want traditions or fuss to play a part, instead focusing on great style (white bridesmaid dresses oh yes!), a ton of character and a party that they could claim as their own.


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Under the Spotlight – Whirlingturban


Have you been dreaming about a gorgeous vintage style gown but have been afraid of the potentially massive price tag? Well Katherine Robinson of Whirlingturban has the answer!

From a career in Hollywood making glamorous outfits for superstars, Katherine relocated to Bali (!) 8 years ago where she designs and makes vintage reproduction dresses.  Her stunning ready made creations for example start at just $400 in her wedding boutique and for a completely custom dress you’d be looking at prices from only $800. As everything is done online she will even ship out a loaner dress to you to make sure the cut and fit are perfect before she makes your dress.


One if their most popular dresses is the beeeautiful Wing Bust Dress. Not only is the fabric hand woven locally especially for the dress but you can add your own accent colour to match your wedding theme. Whirlingturban has a plethora of accent colour choices and you can even supply your own fabric if you have something more specific in mind.


Thanks to Katherine and the girls at Whirlingturban for taking part in the Under the Spotlight feature, and as a little bonus for you all they have offered a FREE matching bolero to any Rock n Roll Bride reader who quotes ‘Rock n Roll Bride’ when ordering the wing bust dress. Orders must be placed by 13th November 2009 to qualify.