Fifties Style Wedding Shoot

Fifties Style Wedding with Modern Twist of Colour

Fifties Style Wedding Photographer Kate Beavis designed and styled this beautiful fifties-style wedding shoot which was featured in Love My Dress. We’re talking porcelain skin, circle dresses and tea-length gowns, Doris Designs Petticoats, lace, pearls – all wrapped up  in pure elegance. Popular film stars like Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor and Doris Day all…

1950s Wedding

Zoe & Rob’s Woodland Festival Wedding

Zoie and her husband Robert, who live in Waterfoot Rawtenstall, got engaged in May 2016.  On the last day of their Italian holiday Rob secretly hired a speed boat and stashed a picnic on board.  This is when their wonderful wedding journey started… “Rob took me out to the middle of Lake Garda, had our…

Dusky Pink Petticoats & Pouches

Pouches & Petticoats

** WIN – COMPETITION TIME ** WIN yourself a Black Doris Petticoat and Pouch – just in time for those Christmas parties! All you need to do is share a comment below (under ‘Leave a reply’). Share any comment you like about our Doris Petticoats, website, new pouches, any other colours your’d like to see us…

Vegas Wedding _ Doris Designs Petticoats

Georgina & Alexander – Vegas Wedding Celebration

Marriage is about compromise; this rings very true for gorgeous nurse Georgina and her equally beautiful husband, Alexander who is a data manager.  With somewhat different ideas for their wedding, they decided to do both – from Leeds to Vegas. Georgina wore her gorgeous Doris Designs Ivory Petticoat under her 50s inspired celebration dress. The gorgeous couple…

Rockabilly Wedding - Cornflower Blue Petticoat

Rockabilly Wedding in Hampshire

Jess and Mike’s Rockabilly Wedding took place in a quirky venue in Alton.  Jess wears her gorgeous Doris Cornflower Blue Petticoat under her awesome custom-made wedding dress, which only cost £218 – absolute bargain! We asked the lovely couple, who met when they were teenagers, about their fun-packed day… How did you meet? Mike and I…

Fifties Style Wedding - Doris Petticoat

Italian Wedding – Natasha & Tony

Natasha and Tony’s fifties style wedding couldn’t have been more gorgeous. They got married in a town called Ferrara,  known as the city of bicycles, in Northern Italy. Natasha wears her gorgeous Fuchsia Doris Petticoat under her awesome fifties vintage style wedding dress with a twist – skulls weaved into the lace how super gorgeous!  We asked the…

A Brief History of the Petticoat

We all know what petticoats are and how they fit into our idea of modern/retro style, but do many of us really know the history behind the petticoat? When were they first worn and why did women want an article of clothing that made them appear larger than they really were? Wearing petticoats as an…

Grey Doris Petticoat

Grey Petticoat for Plus-Size Ladies

Grey Petticoat for Plus Size Ladies Vintage style enthusiast, Miss Amy May loves retro clothing. She gives tips, tricks and advice to those new to the retro-style. Miss Amy May gives honest opinions and advice on fit, particularly for ladies who find plus-sizing during online shopping difficult. On Miss May’s bog you’ll find posts about embracing your body, style and…

Yellow Petticoat-5

Brighten your day with a Doris Yellow Petticoat

Yellow Petticoat by Doris Designs Gorgeous pin up girl, Miss Hero Holliday from New Zealand loves trawling through online stores, opshops and vintage boutiques. Miss Holliday is constantly on the hunt for beautiful dresses, cute prints and quirky jewellery. She she just loves her Doris vintage yellow petticoat (or yellow petti as known in New Zealand) to compliment…

Rockabilly Petticoat

Rockabilly Petticoat in Cornflower Blue

Rockabilly petticoat Rockabilly and vintage blogger, Alexia Dahl is a big fan of Doris Designs Petticoats. Alexia, is a danish girl living in the lovely Vesterbro, Copenhagen with her husband and two cats. Alexia takes dance lessons with her husband in Jitterbug and Lindyho.  She is also a keen photographer. Alexia loves to walk around in beautiful fifties dresses with a full rockabilly petticoat, why?… “Why not…