My parents get papped tying the knot

3 Nov
On August 2nd 1982 my parents wed at Baliffscourt in Sussex.
(c) C Timothy

She wore a blue off-the shoulder dress that had been designed and hand-stitched for a certain princess but the lady in question deemed it too short and so deposited it in a vintage boutique. He wore a maroon tie and a pink shirt, two items he still owns today nearly 29 years later. Aren’t they gorgeous? 

(c) C Timothy

After the wedding breakfast guests jumped in the swimming pool fully clothed and my mother mingled, carrying a glass of milk and a cigarette.


5 Responses to “My parents get papped tying the knot”

  1. Fashion Limbo November 3, 2010 at 8:21 am #

    Stunning couple and what gorgeous pictures! Thanks so much for sharing something so beautiful.

  2. Claire Nelson November 3, 2010 at 8:39 am #

    Just beautiful! So often the greatest beauty comes from simplicity… and from love. What a gorgeous couple. 🙂

  3. carrie November 3, 2010 at 3:30 pm #

    I love the idea of the healthy option..milk and then the cigarette!… and your dad can claim vintage when out and about now.
    what lovely pix.

  4. Jo Welch November 4, 2010 at 9:13 am #

    This is just beautiful! Gorgeous photos 🙂
    This is where you get your classic beauty and style from then!

  5. Michelle Crawley November 4, 2010 at 10:06 am #

    That is so sweet it nearly brought a tear to my eye. Could’ve been pictures from now though. True style.

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