30 vintage-style wedding dresses to turn your day into a drool-fest

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Aisle Be There Dress in Lily from ModClothI know you're probably waiting for your funky shoe fix from Ariel today, but bitch is on vacay.

So I thought I'd fill in with MY favorite part of the wedding outfit… the dress!

Did you know that Modcloth has got a huge selection of vintage-inspired wedding looks? I grabbed some of my favorite of their wedding dress styles to collectively drool over today. The dresses range from short and flirty, to long and glittery, with some bright colors thrown in, because who says ya gotta wear white?

Let's dive in and see how they fit, shall we?

(And, as always, click on any of the dresses that catch your eye to find out more info!)

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Comments on 30 vintage-style wedding dresses to turn your day into a drool-fest

  1. All of those dresses are stunning! Oddly enough the top dress is the same dress i have for my bridesmaids only in black 🙂

  2. I’m gonna suggest THIS for the random bonus dress, cos we know how OBBs love peacocks!

    Also I thought that while some of those dresses may be available in plus size, maybe it’d be good to flag up something vintage on Modcloth specifically designed in plus size! VINTAGE FOR ALL. This runs to 4X and I can see some curvy gals really rocking that tea dress style.

  3. That first dress was my top favorite when I was searching for a dress. No size for me = no purchase. Doesn’t mean I don’t still love it though! These dresses are too cute for words!

  4. Funny – I was just poking around on there yesterday, toying with the idea of not wearing a white dress (plus I wanna be able to wear it again). Drooling over #1!

  5. The Aisle Be There dress in Lily is my dress! (The top dress) I’m sewing a turquoise crinoline to go underneath and wearing it with a turquoise ribbon around my waist. I love it, I was SO impressed by the fabric quality and general high quality considering how inexpensive it was. Also it has POCKETS, which I tell pretty much anyone that asks about my wedding because I am so excited.

    • Yes, I’m adding a sash as well! I felt like the waist is a little high? But the dress is STUNNING. I wanted a crinoline, but couldn’t find one in a dark red. How hard is the one you’re making?

      • Yeah the waist seems a little high for me as well, hence the sash. I’m not sure how hard the one I’m making is, but my best friend’s mom says it’s pretty easy with a sewing machine. It’s certainly going to be WAY cheaper than the ones I found online and I’m getting the color I want. I should also note that the woman helping me make it is the daughter of a seamstress, so take her saying it’ll be easy with a grain of salt haha…

        • Oh good, I haven’t suddenly developed a freakishly long torso. (I’m short, nothing has ever fit me properly, ever.)

          I’m very jealous of your crinoline capabilities. Crinoline envy right here.

      • Making a crinoline petticoat is easy but it does take a lot of time. I’m a costume technician for a living and it takes me about 2 days working full time to make one. That’s why they are so expensive to buy, the materials are super cheap, but the time is not.

        • Yeah, this is definitely the thing to evaluate with all DIY. DIY can be cheaper in many cases, but it can be very costly in time. I’m hand making all my bouquets but it took me a season and a half of Buffy just to make my bridal bouquet. But right now I have a surplus of time and I can afford to just sit around making fabric flowers or crinolines. I know they’ve talked about it on OBB a billion times so just evaluate, because if you can find the color you want online it might save you a lot of time and stress to just buy it.

  6. I love all the vinatge looks too! Just one question… if these are recommended to wear at a wedding isnt it a faux pas to wear white? Isnt the bride the only one supposed to be wearing white?

  7. I actually ordered the Love You Ivory Day dress (fourth one up not counting Random Bonus Dress) to wear to my rehearsal and the dinner afterwards! It’s very cute and very flattering. I love it!

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