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Inspiration Board: Hints of the 1940’s


by Meg Keene, Editor-In-Chief

Inspiration Board: Hints of the 1940s | A Practical WeddingI whipped up this inspiration board the other night while we were watching Foyle’s War, a BBC series set in on the English coast during World War II. David and I are both (at least stylistically) drawn to the 1940’s. Also, he has his undergraduate degree in history and has written on WWII. We both like the restraint of the styles of the period (which is not to say we want to live through rationing or air raids). Hints of this style might make it into the wedding.

More on these details coming soon!

Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. Her first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a top three bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and son. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit MegKeene.com.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06290864014993900467 Nikki

    Hints of the 1940s style may appear in the dress I want to wear, which I bought on impulse the other day in Brooklyn. It might not be dressy enough, as I’ve worn it already and I haven’t been to any weddings or particularly fancy parties…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16358209654239607887 Kate

    Loverly!

    I saw a couple post-wedding at GGP two weekends ago in 40s inspired garb. They were standing outside the Flower Conservatory and it was a very nice sight to see. Her dress actually reminded me of the one you like.