One of the most popular attractions of this site is stylish women looking for 1920s vintage wedding dresses.
It's spring, wedding season is quickly approaching, and what better than to plan a Roaring Twenties themed wedding?
The allure of the 1920s comes from the romance of the age. So it's not surprising that couples want a 1920s wedding. . . women dressed like flappers and the men as gangsters.
The Jazz Age is a fun and unique way to celebrate the rest of your life with someone.
On the other hand, finding the perfect 1920s wedding dress can be a frustrating and expensive venture. But if you're willing to do a little searching, the reward of "the perfect dress" can be well worth the search.
1. Check local vintage shops, thrift stores, estate sales, etc. Look in your local papers, weekly magazines, Craigslist, most of the time estate sales will be advertised there. You'll be pleasantly surprised by how much quality vintage clothing people get rid of.
Maybe you'll get lucky and find a vintage wedding dress. . . you'll never know if you don't look.
2. Talk To People. Face to face networking can often rustle up an amazing amount of really cool stuff. Almost everyone knows someone (who knows someone) with exactly what you're looking for. Whether it's great grandma's Poriet wedding gown or a quality reproduction 1920s dress you can find it by talking to people.
3. Use the Web Intelligently: Yes we all know about ebay for vintage wedding dresses, but do you know the 100's of Facebook groups dedicated to certain periods in fashion history? What about Squidoo as a resource for finding what you want? How many vintage fashion blogs dedicated to weddings?
There are millions of people who think very similarly to you scouring the web, for exactly what you're looking for, your job is to find them.
4. Get social and start interacting. Start your own Facebook group asking people to submit pictures of their own weddings. Ask for recommendations from folks, you'd be surprised how easy it is to get people to talk about themselves, to show off special occasions in their lives. There is a plethora of collectors, designers and artists who can lead you to the information you desire.
You can find that perfect dress for your vintage Roaring Twenties wedding so get out and look. It's one of the most special days of your life so you need the perfect dress.
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