Now that you’ve found the perfect Vintage Wedding Dress (See our earlier post), now it’s time for vintage hair accessories!
ac – ces – so – ry – noun – a thing that can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive.
That’s what you will be doing, making yourself even MORE attractive on your wedding day with a beautiful vintage hair accessory.
Will you have your hair swept back with a beautiful vintage comb? Or will you wear a hat or small veil? I found SO many beautiful options and I gathered them up to give you some ideas for your wedding!
Wedding Hair Combs – here are a few different hair combs –
A little history of the decorative hair comb –
In the Western world, decorative hair combs became necessary objects in the 1800s, when women grew their hair long but always wore it in a pile on top of their heads. Victorian and Edwardian hair combs were produced from ivory, precious metals, pewter, aluminum, brass, tortoise, amber, coral, jet, bone, horn, gutta-percha, and wood. In the 1920s and ’30s, short bob haircuts were adorned by Art Deco, Bakelite hair combs accented with rhinestones, beads, feathers, and enamel and filigree artwork. René Lalique even designed a beautiful dragonfly hair comb. source – collectorsweekly
Mixing new with some old, here are some ideas for a hat, some with veils.
(Did you find Grace Kelly?)
Wearing a hat can bring on “hat hair”, so decide if you will wear the hat throughout your wedding and reception or changing it out for something else.
When shopping for vintage hair accessories, you will most likely land on Pinterest and that could lead you to Etsy. I always find so many vintage items on Etsy. Also for Vintage wedding hats, Etsy has over 6,200 results!
Try these search terms – “Wedding Hats”, “Wedding Hair Combs”, “Fascinator Hats For A Wedding”, “Fascinator Hats”. You will find many, many choices!
To end our blog post today, here are a few vintage wedding magazine covers! Aren’t they great?!
Please share your ideas and photos with us if you are having a “Vintage” wedding!
Please find these vintage photos and sources on our Vintage Pinterest Page!