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From exquisite Edwardian lace through 1930s silks and onto the drapery of the 40s and the New Look of the 50s, we have one of the most comprehensive vintage bridal dress collections in the country.


  • Prices Start At: £450

Products and Services

  • Bridal Boutique
  • Dress Designer
  • Bespoke Dressmaker
  • High Street Retailer
  • Wedding Dresses
  • Bridesmaid Dresses
  • Mother of the Bride Dresses
  • Flower Girl Dresses
  • Lingerie
  • Shoes
  • Hats / Fascinators
  • Tiaras
  • Veils
  • Bags
  • Accessories
  • Alterations
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Appointment Only
  • Dress Hire
  • Pre-wedding Consultation
  • Last-minute Orders
  • Physical Shop / Studio
  • Online Shop
  • Delivery

Cultural Experience

  • Asian Weddings
  • Jewish Weddings


Detailed Description

Abigail’s Vintage Bridal sources the finest original, unique and authentic vintage wedding gowns from around the world. All dresses are meticulously cleaned and restored to their full glory. The collection always has at least 200 original dresses in stock, dating from as early as 1890 to as late as the early 1970s. Every piece is carefully chosen as a wonderful example of period style.

Including exclusive consultation and fitting services, we also offer a comprehensive alteration service, as vintage wedding dresses are not museum pieces and sometimes require gentle tweaking to bring them into line with a more modern taste, without taking away from the essential style of the dress. This alteration service is particularly useful as vintage dresses do tend to be on the smaller side, and were often made to be worn over quite supportive under garments!

Our boutique also includes vintage accessories and shoes that have a truly timeless quality to complete your vintage look. We have a selection of unique vintage pieces from tiaras and headpieces created from vintage jewellery, including broaches, lace collars, fur and veils to compliment your choice of dress.

Finally, Abigail herself is a true vintage bridal expert. Abigail’s passion for the history of fashion started in her youth, most of which was spent watching black and white movies. A historian by training, and with expansive costume design experience in film, theatre, television and designing, it would be hard to find a more qualified expert to guide you through the wonders of vintage bridal wear for your perfect day.


- Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Unique, vintage, inspired, meticulous, delightful
- What about your business are you most proud of?
Our holistic service, from the moment of first contact, to first appointment and showing the collection right through fittings, underwear, shoe, hair and even catering advice to last minute nerve talks we are there, approachable, knowledgeable and ready to help.
- What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Little bottles of home made plum brandy wedding favours with the label of the couple name and date of wedding with the lines “plum brandy, love potion, pain killer”!
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Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Abigail Haughton

For someone who wants something a little different, unique in fact, a vintage wedding dress is a lovely option. I take the hard work out of finding what you need and help to make your special day as wonderful as you imagine. My lifelong passion for vintage bridal wear, and the highest customer care at the boutique ensures that Abigail's Vintage Bridal will guide you through the wonders of a vintage wedding.


  • Year Business Was Established: 2009
  • # Of Weddings Hosted: More than 50
  • # Of People In Team: 3
  • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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Featured In

Love My Dress, The Guardian, Style With Heart, Dotty Vintage, Elle UK, Ruffled,

Industry Awards

National Vintage Awards Best Vintage Wedding Dress Supplier

Getting here

  • Address:
  • Oakham, Rutland, England
  • Nearest Town:
  • Oakham
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Oakham