25 Lovely Ideas for a Vintage-Inspired Wedding

Say 'I do' to this soft, romantic style.

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Whether you're planning a glamorous Old Hollywood affair or simply looking for inspiration for your "'something old," take a look at some of our favorite ways to infuse timeless elegance into every moment of your big day.

Gilt Invitations

Photo by: Erin Turner Photo

Erin Turner Photo

Custom Crests

Wedding Trend: Custom Crests

Wedding Trend: Custom Crests

Couples today are adding their own personal stamp to their celebration by incorporating (and designing) their own wedding day crests.

Photo by: Style Me Pretty/ Simply Sarah Photography

Style Me Pretty/ Simply Sarah Photography

Rings With a Story

Wedding Trend: Vintage Engagement Rings

Wedding Trend: Vintage Engagement Rings

When it comes to your sparkler, designers are taking notes from a bygone era with intricate settings and unique stones.

Photo by: Style Me Pretty/ Simply Sarah Photography

Style Me Pretty/ Simply Sarah Photography

Lace Dresses + Throwback Menswear

Wedding Color Palettes Couple Kissing

Wedding Color Palettes Couple Kissing

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iStock/andriikobryn

Bridal Crowns

Wedding Trend: Bridal Crowns

Wedding Trend: Bridal Crowns

Brides are channeling their inner-royalty with crown-style headpieces taking the place of traditional veils.

Photo by: Style Me Pretty/ Greg Finck Photography

Style Me Pretty/ Greg Finck Photography

Shoes That Shine

Photo by: Michael & Carina Photography

Michael & Carina Photography

Dapper Duds

Groom Wears Khaki Pants, Striped Socks and Brown Dress Shoes

Groom Wears Khaki Pants, Striped Socks and Brown Dress Shoes

Socks are a quiet way to give the groom and groomsmen a unique pop to their wedding day outfits. The simple stripe pattern maintains a classic look while adding an element of fun.

Art Deco Details

Etched Glassware

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She-n-He Photography

Heirloom Place Settings

Silverware

Silverware

Photo by: Image courtesy of Heidi Geldhauser

Image courtesy of Heidi Geldhauser

Tea Cups + Silver Servingware

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Blooming Cakes

Photo by: Julie Paisley

Julie Paisley

Ambient Lighting

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Austin Gros

Loose Wildflower Bouquets

9. Laura Murray:  White astilbe, white lisianthus, bonsai eucalyptus, silver dollar eucalyptus, purple limonium, Italian variegated pittosporum and white veronica, tied with burlap.

9. Laura Murray: White astilbe, white lisianthus, bonsai eucalyptus, silver dollar eucalyptus, purple limonium, Italian variegated pittosporum and white veronica, tied with burlap.

White astilbe, white lisianthus, bonsai eucalyptus, silver dollar eucalyptus, purple limonium, Italian variegated pittosporum and white veronica, tied with burlap. Floral design by Bella Lu Floral (www.bellalufloral.com). Photo by Laura Murray (http://lauramurrayphotography.com).

Photo by: Image courtesy of Laura Murray

Image courtesy of Laura Murray

Vintage Vignettes

Something Blue, Something Boozy

Something Blue, Something Boozy

Jill's shoes served as her "something blue" as she walked down the aisle.

Photo by: Image courtesy of Caroline Fontenot Photography

Image courtesy of Caroline Fontenot Photography

Greenery-Draped Chandeliers

Wedding Trend: Greenery Accents

Wedding Trend: Greenery Accents

For brides wishing to achieve the lush, organic look, a touch of greenery does just the trick. It’s an inexpensive addition that gives dimension and texture to tables, chair backs, arches, centerpieces and more.

Photo by: Style Me Pretty/ Simply Sarah Photography

Style Me Pretty/ Simply Sarah Photography

Repurposed Wine Chillers

Cotton Stems

Cotton Stems

In place of cut floral stems, consider adding the rich look of cotton stems to your Fall setup. Simply gather the stems in odd numbers, five and seven working best, then place them into a large vessel. The neutral tones work well for year-round use, and work gorgeously with Fall tones such as orange and dark brown.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Thrifted Glass Bottles

Stained-Glass Decor

Lovely Lanterns

Simple Centerpiece for Southern Wedding

Simple Centerpiece for Southern Wedding

White candles, eucalyptus, and gold accents created a simple and charming tablescape for this Southern wedding in late October.

Lace Details

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Lucky You Lucky Me

Upcycled Guest Books

Typewriter Guest Book

Typewriter Guest Book

Leave us a love note on typewriter

Photo by: iStock/freemixer

iStock/freemixer

Old-School Entertainment

Croquet for Cocktail Hour

Croquet for Cocktail Hour

Although the wedding day is all about the bride and groom, it doesn't hurt if your guests have a good time too. Offering games like croquet and corn hole to entertain guests in between the ceremony and reception is a great idea for outdoor weddings.

Photo by: Image courtesy of Caroline Fontenot Photography

Image courtesy of Caroline Fontenot Photography

Sparkling Send-Offs

East Tennessee Wedding Photographer - Roosevelt Lodge - Derick and Emily

East Tennessee Wedding Photographer - Roosevelt Lodge - Derick and Emily

Photo by: Amber Lowe Photo

Amber Lowe Photo

Classic Transportation

Classic Wedding Exit

Classic Wedding Exit

Photo by: iStock/andriikobryn

iStock/andriikobryn

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