It’s no secret that vintage-style weddings are an ongoing trend in the bridal world. The chic costume design of AMC’s “Mad Men” and the 2011 film “The Artist” have brides running to local vintage shops for gowns of the past, as well as including old books and vases in their reception centerpieces to create the ambiance of another time. Since we know how much women in Israel appreciate vintage-style, we came up with a list of finds and inspirational ideas so you to create your own vintage wedding in Israel.
The Dress: Rumia & Yoel– For the ultimate vintage wedding dress selection, take a trip to Kiryat Ono to experience the Rumia & Yoel showroom. Shop owner Rumia has been collecting vintage and antique wedding dresses for over a decade and has gowns for any vintage look you desire: Hollywood Glam, Gatsby, beaded flapper dresses, 1950 petticoat skirts… the list goes on. Brides can also order custom gowns that are vintage-inspired.
The Accessories: At the weekly designer markets in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem you can find collections of earrings, hair combs, necklaces, and more with a vintage flair and a budget price range. If you are looking to buy something more upscale you should pay one of the more established designers a visit and browse their pieces. Efrat Cassouto and Keren Wolf both come recommended for soft vintage touches.