Genuine Vintage Style
July 6, 2009
I get super excited when I find weddings like this, and I get even more excited when the couple send me all the juicy details so I can share them with you all.
Sarah & Colin chose some really special details to make their vintage wedding just right. Sarah’s ridiculously beautiful dress was a genuine 1950’s vintage find from a small shop in Lambertville NJ, and her shoes, which perfectly match her dress, were from
Anthropologie. Colin wore a J Crew suit with a pocket square that belonged to his Grandfather.
The couple also went DIY crazy, making the invites, the name cards, and the table numbers themselves, Colin said to me
“We spent way to much time using one of those round corner cutters! It hurt my fingers” but I think it was definitely worth it, the result is just gorgeousness. Finally the flowers were put together by generous friend and family helpers, gotta love them!
A huge thank you to Amanda and Carina of Love Me Do Photography for sending me the images, and to Newlyweds Sarah & Colin for sharing their wonderful day with us.
Love Me Do Photography
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