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…

Sea Stripes Tulle Petticoat

How To Style A Sea Stripes Tulle Petticoat

Sea Stripes Tulle Petticoat The catwalk is all about blues and stripes in 2017. What better way to weave this trend into your nautical sea seafaring look. This look was bought to the catwalk by Coco Chanel back in 1917. It’s a lasting style that keeps re-emerging year after year, particularly in the warmer months….

Themed Weddings In The UK

Ask any UK bride to be and they will tell you that themed weddings are what’s in. Whether it is a 50’s themed wedding complete with a classic car and petticoats, or a rockabilly themed wedding meant to keep the party going long after the reception, themed weddings have become increasingly popular here in the…

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No Better Year For The Petticoat

With 2017 bringing up so many serious and surprising trends before it has quite started, there’s no better time for a petticoat. Expressing your fun side, and bringing in a little romance, is just what your soul needs. Can you think of any piece of clothing that shouts fun and dance; screams joy and femininity; and…

50’s Themed Wedding With Doris Designs

50's Themed Wedding Here at Doris Designs, we just love 50's themed weddings. The  fashion in this decade was certainly a breathe of fresh air! So it’s no wonder that it's still getting a lot of attention from today’s brides. It’s a great way to bring a smile to relatives’ faces at your wedding who...
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…

Festival Petticoat

Festival Petticoat

Festival Petticoat Well, it’s some way off, but there’s no harm in brightening up these cold icy days in the UK with a bit of festival fun! Our gorgeous Doris fan, Katy Poulsom from Capital FM (Birmingham), loves a festival and even wore her Doris aquamarine petticoat when presenting on stage to thousands of people at…

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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…