The sensational Claire Pettibone bridal collection | autumn 2012

Hello my loves! I am really excited to share with you the beautifully demure and elegantly pretty ‘Windsor Rose China’ collection from uber talented wedding dress designer Claire Pettibone! Not long ago I shared the magnificent Beau Monde collection {which I am utterly obsessed and in love with}. After such heights with the last collection you may be wondering if Claire could pull it off yet again? Well er, yes, yes she can! So get ready to fall in love, you’ll be salivating over the intricately beautiful lace overlays and antique patterns and touched by the inspirational story behind this stunning autumn 2012 collection.

'Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Waverly

Waverly

 

 “My grandmother was quite the 1920’s bohemian…her first husband was a rum-runner during prohibition, and was mysteriously killed in a “motorcycle” accident”

 

Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Waverly

Waverly

 

“She never talked about him, and I was a grown woman when my mom shared the scandal that my grandpa (her father) was not grandma’s first love”


'Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Deauville

Deauville

 

Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Viola

Viola


“I’ve been thinking about Anna Mae, and looking at the photos of her second wedding that we all thought was her first”

 

'Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Haviland

Haviland


“She wore a beautiful mauve scalloped silk dress with a velvet sash at the hip, round spectacles and stylish Mary Jane’s”

 

'Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Hazel

Hazel

 

Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Grace

 

 “Grandma has long passed, but I have her wedding dress, the intricate embroidered linens she made by hand, her gold rimmed china with delicate painted roses…and a good dose of her free spirit”

 

Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Eloquence

Eloquence

 

“The sweet and simple details of our heirlooms: lace linens, golden lockets, fine china, don’t they make lovely inspiration for a wedding dress?”

—CLAIRE PETTIBONE

Windsor Rose China' Fall 2012 inspiration ~ Claire Pettibone, Abbey

Abbey

 

Wow simply stunning wedding dresses and so, so perfect for you vintage loving, bohemian brides!!!

 

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