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8 vintage wedding gowns inspired by Lily Allen’s Vegas dream dress

by Erin Lindsay
10th Sep 2020

The singer wed actor David Harbour in a Las Vegas celebration this week

When big groups can’t gather, when bridal shops are restricted, and when all that’s open for a party is a fast food drive-thru, what do you do? You head to Vegas and have the most 50’s-tastic wedding ever.


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In a wedding officiated by the king himself, the people’s princess wed her devoted, low born, but kind credit card holder in a beautiful ceremony lit by the ashen skies courtesy of a burning state miles away in the midst of a global pandemic. Refreshments were served at a small reception following.

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Singer Lily Allen and actor David Harbour delighted fans yesterday when they revealed that they had gotten married in the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, by an Elvis impersonator, no less. The pair looked blissful in their wedding photos, pictured laughing outside of the chapel before treating themselves and the family to burgers and fries at the reception.



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Allen looked stunning in a vintage-style short white dress, veil, and black pumps — the whole look was very 50’s, and it got us dreaming about the vintage-style wedding gowns we’d love to don at our own nuptials.



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There are thousands to be found out there, and as always, Etsy is a treasure trove for gems that are much cheaper than you’d expect. From sleek 40’s satin to 70’s bishop sleeves, here are some of the best we’ve seen.


40s ivory satin wedding gown, size M, €174 from denisebrain

Vintage 1940s satin long-sleeved wedding dress with illusion neckline, size S, €363 from MirandasBridal


1950’s ballerina brocade short vintage wedding dress, size M, €430.14 from CrystalVintageUK

Vintage 1960s short-sleeved lace wedding dress with detachable tulle and lace cape train, size S, €323 from MirandasBridal

50s/60s vintage lace dress with cotton skirt, size 8, €179.25 from ZappasVintage

1960/70’s Laura Ashley style wedding dress, size 10, €104 from RaggleTaggleRetro

Vintage 1970s ivory satin lace long sleeve wedding dress, size 12, €173 from TheVintageBridesClub

Vintage 1970’s Bianchi ivory tone wedding dress, size S, €350 from MirandasBridal

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