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Vintage Tea Sets are an official supplier to Fortnum & Mason

You can now purchase our cake stands in store at Fortnum & Mason! (www.fortnumandmason.com)

We’re extremely proud to be a supplier of Fortnum’s who are recognised for their high quality goods, being an iconic British store and having held numerous Royal Warrants over the past 150 years.  Our first batch of cake stands have sold out and the next batch will be in store next week……

 

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The Luxury Wedding Show, 22 – 23 October 2011, Saatchi Gallery, London

We’re very pleased to announce we’ll be exhibiting at the new luxurious designer bridal exhibition; Taking place at London’s, Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, The Luxury Wedding Show London its set to be a fabulous showcase of everything luxurious in the world of weddings.  Visit Love My Dress blog for more details in a recent blog post.

Visitor entry into this exclusive event is priced at £50 and will include:

A glass of champagne to enjoy during the catwalk show
A premium goody bag
The White Book – the essential guide to the show
Reserved seating at the Catwalk Show
The Look Book – the essential guide to the Catwalk Show


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Kirsty & Dan – Goldbrick House Wedding

A local Bristol wedding for Vintage Tea Sets, we supplied the china only for this lovely couple who got married in Bristol Registry Office and then held their afternoon tea wedding breakfast at Goldbrick House.  These beautiful images were captured by Rosie Parsons who was awarded Cosmopolitan Bride Photographer of the Year!

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

Clarabows Blog – Photography Copyright (c) 2010, Rosie Parsons

 

Goldbrick House is also a venue for our hen party fascinator workshops!

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Beth & Darrels Christmas vintage wedding


ClaraBows Blog – Photography copyright (c) 2011, Kevin Wilson

Congratulations to beautiful Beth & dapper Darrell! who tied the knot on Boxing Day at their Hotel (Westover Gardens Hotel in Bournemouth) and a warm thank you to them both and Dorset photographer Kevin Wilson for allowing us to share these gorgeous pictures with you of their big day that simply looked fabulous, Beth really does had a great eye for detail.  Do check out Kevins website to see more of his work, just stunning.

Vintage Tea Sets and our partner McBaile Exclusive Catering and Event Management worked together to provide the afternoon tea and crockery.

‘Thanks so much, it was a truly perfect day, and the vintage crockery was divine. ‘ – Beth

and one shot for you shoe lovers……you know who you are!!!

ClaraBows Blog – Photography copyright (c) 2011, Kevin Wilson

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Vintage Tea sets in this months ‘Brides Magazine’

Check out our gorgeous vintage crockery in ‘Brides Magazine‘ this month on a staggering 5 pages!  Its in the shops now.

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Introducing Lahloo Tea!

We’re proud to be promoting fellow Bristolian firm ‘Lahloo‘ founded by Kate Grover through the Vintage Tea Sets website.  For all our weddings and events we’re able to provide an attractive array of tea from this  dynamic company which offers tea drinkers a boutique collection of loose-leaf tea from some of the world’s finest small tea gardens.  Lahloo brings fairly traded, organic tea direct from small artisan producers straight to your vintage cup!

Lahloo have recently been awarded  GREAT TASTE GOLDS for 4 of their sensational loose leaf teas .  The GREAT TASTE AWARDS, is the “the Oscars of the Food Industry”,  and are considered by many to be the most important for speciality food and drink. Completely independent and uncompromisingly rigorous, a GREAT TASTE GOLD is trusted by retailers, buyers and consumers alike. For tea a GREAT TASTE GOLD is what a MICHELIN STAR is to a fine dining chef.  Well done Lahloo!

Visit the Lahloo website here to find out more and why not stop by the Lahloo shop whilst you’re at it!

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Fairytale Wedding Shoot with Rosie Parsons for Devon Weddings Magazine

On Monday I had the pleasure of taking part in a fairytale wedding shoot organised by photographer and friend Rosie Parsons for Devon Weddings Magazine.  There were horses, beautiful dresses, headpieces (that’s one of mine on the bride in the black and white image), vintage china from Vintage Tea Sets of course!  Full credits for this awesome shoot can be found at the bottom of this post.  Enjoy!  If you’d like to see more visit my facebook gallery here.

Photography ∼ Rosie Parsons, Honiton
Venue ∼ Bickleigh Castle, near Tiverton
Dresses ∼ Pirouette, Exeter
Hairstyling ∼ Jody at Chix
Makeup ∼ Sam Jones, Exeter
Jewellery ∼ Pirouette, Exeter
Fascinator (black and white image) ∼ Clara Bows Millinery, Bristol
Horse & Carriage ∼ Ben Ford Carriages
Flowers ∼ Polly at West Country Wedding Flowers, Bickleigh
Table decorations ∼ Vicky at Vintage Teasets, Bristol

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Photography Parlour Photo shoot introducing Segerius-Bruce Photography

I got sent these gorgeous detail shot images through of my table set up  on the Harmony II from the lovely Chanel of Segerius-Bruce Photography this morning and just have to show you a few, check out her blog for more details and lovely pictures.  A little bit of background,   Segerius-Bruce are a husband and wife team and their beautiful wedding photography  has taken them all over the world, clearly Chanel has a lovely eye for picking out detail, that minature scone looks like I can reach in and lift it off the screen!

Just take a look at that gorgeous mini scone from McBaile Catering

Venue: The Harmony II http://www.harmonyyachtclub.com/
Flowers: Floriture http://www.floriture.com
Catering: McBaile http://www.mcbaile.com/
Cakes: Sheona’s of Cake Matters http://www.cakematters.co.uk/

China and table styling by Vicky  Rowe of Vintage Tea Sets

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Photography Parlour Shoot – Bristol Harbourside

Photo by Antonina Mamzenko

On Tuesday last week something amazing happened at the Bristol Harbourside, chum Rosie Parsons of the Photography Parlour co-ordinated a meet up with 3o fabulous photographers and tasked 8 models, make up artists and hair stylists to style them and give the happy snappers heaps to shoot, we all descended on the Harmony II Mega Yacht, a very exclusive base for the day, and then they all shot details set up by myself Vicky Rowe (Vintage Tea Sets & Clara Bows Millinery), McBaile Exclusive Catering, Cake Matters, Floriture and Vintage Dress before charging round the harbourside shooting some of the most creative and exciting shots of the local area with their allocated models, I cannot wait to share these with you.  I’m going to be blogging about the various talent on that ship over the coming months, so keep popping back and check them all out please.

Photo by Antonina Mamzenko

Thank you to Rosie Parsons of the Photography Parlour, all those photographers who attended (some of whom I ‘ll be blogging about, 30 may to too many!) and of course all the suppliers, models and makeup artists involved:

Venue – The Harmony II
Dresses – Vintage Dresses
China and table styling – Vintage Tea Sets
Flowers: Floriture
Catering was from McBaile Exclusive Catering
Cakes: Sheona’s of Cake Matters

Makeup:

Lilly MUA http://www.modelmayhem.com/1075740
Heather Talbot http://www.modelmayhem.com/1192627
Cat Parnell http://www.catparnell.tk/
Sara Friar http://www.heygorgeous.me.uk/bodypainting.html

Models:

Silvi http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/1216312/0
Clara B http://www.modelmayhem.com/1417038
Nat http://www.modelmayhem.com/1363531
Miss Cherry Delight (Gemma) http://www.modelmayhem.com/1663173
Siobhan http://www.modelmayhem.com/1519392
Sara Friar http://www.heygorgeous.me.uk/bodypainting.html
Janka http://www.modelmayhem.com/1556691

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1920’s Hen or Birthday Party – fascinator making, charleston lessons & Vintage afternoon tea

Go on immerse your hen or birthday party in the roaring 1920’s with Clara Bows Millinery &  1920’s Charleston Dance with some stunning vintage china thrown in to boot from Vintage Tea Sets.  We’ve teamed up with the fabulous Daffodil in Cheltenham, a true ‘Art Deco’ gem to give you this ultimate 20’s experience.  Spend the day soaking up the beautiful venue and relax knowing you don’t need to traipse here there and everywhere, instead kick back with a cocktail or two, make a beautiful individual creation to wear and learn some 20’s moves like the knock knees, high leg kicks, snake hips and goddamit shimmy!!! before having a high tea or dinner on some stunning vintage china.

Further details will be added to the Clara Bows Millinery website soon but feel free to contact me for more details in the meantime.

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