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Bridal Jewels – A Guide to Choosing Pieces by Decade

A piece of vintage costume jewellery is the perfect way to add a detailed finishing touch to a ‘big day’ totally inspired by the past; to style a dress which takes its design from another era or to accessorise a completely contemporary bridal look that requires a unique twist.

Indeed, there is no doubting that vintage costume jewellery is made for bridal style. What were already heirloom pieces can become doubly so because they were worn on your wedding day. Also, the jewellery’s craftsmanship has stood the test of time, their designs have an originality that modern day pieces can’t seem to surpass and there is always a certain romanticism and mystery that can be attributed to an object with heritage.

Deciding to wear vintage costume jewellery on your wedding day is certainly easy. Which piece to select is the hard part. Here’s a guide to identifying jewellery by decade. Each period is summarised with something to bear in mind when buying jewels for your chosen era and which designer to be inspired by when selecting your jewels.

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The Goodwood Revival 2014

The Goodwood Revival is a paradise for petrol heads with a passion for vintage motorbikes, cars and aircraft…

Ok, admittedly, this is not an a-typical opening statement for a fashion blog. But the Revival is also a haven for style lovers too. Particularly those who enthuse about vintage looks.

On September 13th and 14th, I visited the Revival for a second time. Accompanied by eight family members and friends, there was something there to entertain us all. The Goodwood Revival is an annual celebration and commemoration of all that was popular and taking place during the famed race circuit’s heyday from the early 1940s to late 1960s. Revivalists ( as they are affectionately termed) are encouraged to attend the event in period looks and this is what particularly made the event appeal to me. Any opportunity to show how Gemma Redmond Vintage pieces would have been worn at the time of their manufacture is very welcome!

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