Interracial dating: “People kept asking ‘where is she from?'”

Filomena Kaguako

The Orgasm Gap: ‘We have this frustrating myth that sex is easy and innate’

Aoife Drury

Single parenting in a pandemic: ‘I cry alone in the car so the kids don’t...

Lia Hynes

Author Ruth Gilligan: ‘I have slowly colonised our flat’s small second bedroom into my writing...

Sophie Grenham

About 400,000 women in Ireland have this condition and don’t know

IMAGE

3 rural homes in Co Cork on sale for €175,000 and under

Megan Burns

GALLERY: Beautiful gowns from The Golden Globes through the years

Jennifer McShane

Practical and stylish: 12 baskets we absolutely love for every budget

Megan Burns

Tiger King season 2 is coming – and Carole Baskin has some thoughts

Jennifer McShane

Image / Editorial

The Bohemian Bride


by IMAGE
21st Feb 2015

1960s Style Bride

See More Photos
One of my favorite aspects of any wedding is what the bride had as their something old. This may come in the form of her grandmother’s earrings, mother’s veil or perhaps a piece of her dad’s (ex) favorite shirt, sewn into the lining of her dress. Most of us are suckers for sentimentality, especially when our connection to the past is so essential to paving our future path.

Ruth Dempsey, owner of one of our current favourite vintage hubs?Moody Blue Vintage, understands the importance of celebrating the past, in the present – so if she ever ties the knot, it’s bound to be a gorgeous representation of her mufti-faceted self. Lucky then, that she’s planning the launch of Moody Blue Bridal, later this year.

?Most wedding dresses are one-of-a-kind but with vintage it’s a whole different ballgame?, says Ruth, suggesting a world of Bridol possibilities ahead. As for her own dream bride? ?It has got to be June Carter, hands down? I love the short wedding dress. As a shorty myself, I feel I would look like some sort of frosted dessert in anything longer.?

BASH got a glimpse at the mood boards of Ruth’s wedding dreams and we liked what we saw…

Cupcakes with a colourful crystallized finish, you’ll find us as the cake buffet at this do for sure…


PHOTO CREDITS: pinterest.com ,happywed.com, brides.com, swoonedmagazine.com

Pared back interior and outdoor influences make for the perfect venue, especially with the stretch in the evenings…


PHOTO CREDITS:stylemepretty.com, applebrides.com, luluseventdesign.com, paperandlace.com

Dainty floral accents, wooden clogs, and ethereal dresses are imperative for a beautiful bohemian bride…


PHOTO CREDITS:pinterest.com, pinterest.com, swedishhasbeens.com, ruffled.com

For more bridal inspiration pick up a copy of the BASH Annual, on shelves and online here

Follow Zara on Instagram @zara_hedderman