I’ve been doing a lot of searching for vintage wedding stuff on the internet (partly for the wedding, partly ‘coz I enjoy it, and partly to put on this blog) and there seems to be some sort of idea that ‘vintage’ is synonymous with ‘shabby chic’.
While I love both styles, I’m wondering how the two came to be mixed together. Is it because a lot of vintage items are distressed and therefor slip into the ‘shabby’ part of ‘shabby chic’ effortlessly?
For example, a search for ‘vintage wedding’ on etsy gives me these
Now don’t get me wrong, most of these things are lovely but they seem, at least to me, to sit firmly in the shabby chic classification rather than vintage.
What do you think?