Instagram is such a great source of inspiration and collaboration and helps us to connect with like-minded souls. So here's a collection of some of our favorite Instagrammers who always give us a lift, whether it's with their fun, vintage-inspired posts, amazing handmade wedding items or just plain fabulous inspiration!
Miss Bee Townsend @missbeetownsend
This gal always makes us smile with her super cute and humorous reels. She's got an uh-mazing vintage wardrobe, some of which she sells via Insta, and she always looks fabulous, dressing to the nines in the cutest vintage outfits, plus her YouTube channel has so many great tips on hair, make-up, styling your vintage look and more! A total must-follow for vintage lovers! Images:@missbeetownsend
Vintage Glamour Mama @vintage.glamour.mama
Another vintage lover who embraces the 60s and 70s fashion and even dresses her little daughter in matching mini vintage outfits - so cute! She has impeccable styling skills and there's always plenty of humour in her posts, reels and stories. Check her out! Images: @vintage.glamour.mama
Jackie Wyers @jackiewyers
This lady has SKILLS! Her makeup (created on herself) captures the essence of so many iconic women; from Daphne Bridgerton and Holly Golightly to The Queen's Gambit's Beth Harmon and Britney Spears! She always has some (mainly) vintage-inspired creations to show off and her YouTube channel is chock full of cool make-up tutorials. She really is a talent! Images: @jackiewyers
W Collective @w_collective
We have blogged about W Collective before in our celestial wedding inspiration feature - their veils are so pretty they make us want to cry! From long, sweeping, elegant, star-adorned beauties with hand-sewn details to short, funky veils that will give you a cool edge. Team with a vintage dress for a quirky vibe.
Image 1 Credits: @rocksaltphoto Lingerie @roisinreuss Florals + Model @doomandbloomflorals
Image 2 credits: Concept & Planning // @the_cb_bride Photography // @emmyshoots Second Shooter @rebeccakerrphotography Hair // @michelletruehair & @hairbynancyvictoria MUA // @jessica.jackson.makeup Bridalwear // @rachel_burgess_bridal_boutique Bridesmaids // Model // @sk_harrisx; Image 3: Peacock Ruffled Top Veil from £105.
Vintage Lane Bridal @vintagelanebridal
We love this gorgeous little vintage wedding shop - run by Sybil and Lauren - a mother and daughter team. They always seem to have the most wonderful stock of pretty and unique authentic vintage wedding dresses on their grid. Vintage Lane Bridal is based up in Bolton, but if you are not 'oop North, they are a fab account to follow for a dose of daily wedding inspiration and for helping you see what amazing vintage dresses there are out there. Image credits: Kerry Woods Photography http://www.kerrywoodsphotography.com
Kate Gabrielle @kategabrielle
This cutie pie loves retro prints from the 1960s and 1970s, adores pink, and has such a quirky sense of style, but kind of with a modern edge making it very unique to her. She has an Etsy store selling her own jewellery and illustrations under the name of Flapperdoodle and also makes lapel pins, brooches, patches, buttons, masks, lots of dinky things that are just perfect for magpie-eyed types like us here at Vintage Bride - check out the whole gamut at her website Kate Gabrielle. Images @kategabrielle
Bridal Flamingo @bridalflamingo
Not all vintage wear was created equal, and there are some horrors out there - but these Northampton-based vintage wedding dress curators have got such a wonderful eye for those vintage pieces that really are special. Their grid is always full of fun, inspiring and colourful images to brighten the dullest day! Check out their wonderful vintage dress supplies on their website: Flamingo Bridal.
Images: dress 1: Austin 1960s Star Flower Mini Dress with Sleeves; dress 2: Audrey 5th Avenue 1950s Tea Dress; dress 3: Millie 1950s Heiress Tea Dress with Jacket
Amber Fares @amberfares
This girl. She would totally be our friend back in the day (yes that's the 1980s!) and her reliving of the 1970s and 1980s in particular through her funny reels and images (with captions) is hilarious. She embraces the vintage lifestyle and makes us laugh plus there's a genuine warmth that comes across in her Insta account. We love you @amberfares! Images: @amberfares
Six Penny Bride @sixpennybride
Another supplier we have featured in our supplier showcase but certainly worth another mention simply because we love their grid! Six Penny Bride always has something pretty to show off: a new headpiece, a vintage dress, some gorgeous inspiration to fuel us in our quest for divine wedding items. We defy you not to love what you see from this very talented Liverpool-based vintage wedding dress curator and bridal accessories designer/maker.
Image 1: Statement vintage wedding tiara, one of a kind, £250; image 2: vintage 1970s Lace Angel Sleeve Wedding Dress, £225; image 3: Blue Bridal Fascinator, £78 all available at the Etsy store.
Bethany Jane Davies @bethanyjanedavies
Manchester-based Bethany Jane Davies who runs The Vintage Beauty Parlour, is a celebrated vintage hair and wig stylist, and makeup artist who regularly creates iconic vintage looks for her clients - and has even written her own book: Vintage hairstyles of the 1940s. She is also a director of Fatale Cosmetics makers of the most divine vintage-inspired makeup products! We think she rocks!
If you know of any other vintage taste-makers that should be added to the list, please comment below or message us on the socials: Facebook and Instagram!