What Style Tea Party Hat Should I Wear?

The best tea party hats are those that exude elegance, style, and a touch of whimsy. They add a charming and sophisticated element to a tea party outfit, complementing the overall look and creating a fashionable statement. We want to share some popular styles and features of tea party hats with you. To help you choose the right one.

Wide-Brimmed Hats

Wide-brimmed hats are a classic choice for tea parties. They feature a large, circular brim that provides shade while adding a touch of drama to your outfit. Wide-brimmed hats can be made from a wide range of materials, such as straw, sinamay, or organza, and can be adorned with ribbons, flowers, feathers, or delicate lace. Here are some of our favorite wide-brimmed hats.

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Wide-Brimmed Hat by Saferin
Champagne Colored Hat by Oridor
Pink and Black Chiffon covered Hat by Go Mai


Fascinators are also a popular option for tea parties. They are smaller, decorative headpieces that are often attached to a headband or secured in your hair with clips or combs. They are known for their intricate designs, featuring feathers, flowers, netting, beads, or veils. Fascinators offer a more compact and lightweight alternative to traditional hats, allowing for greater versatility in styling and easy pairing with various hairstyles. Here are some of our favorite ones.

Navy Fascinator with feathers by Lucky Leaf
Pink Net Fascinator by Saferin
Dark blue Fascinator with Net by TSStore

Pillbox Hats

Pillbox hats are a timeless and elegant choice for a tea party hat. They have a round shape that allows them to fit snugly on the head. Pillbox hats can be decorated with bows, veils, feathers, or jewelled embellishments. They are often made from materials like wool, felt, or satin, lending a polished and sophisticated look to the wearer. Here are some of our favorite pillbox hats for this season.

Dramatic Black Net Pillbox Hat by Cizone
Butterflies and Feathers make this Pillbox hat a stunning option

Floral Hats

Tea parties often feature an abundance of flowers, and incorporating floral motifs into hat designs is a popular choice. Floral hats can be created using real or artificial flowers, arranged in a wreath-like fashion around the crown or used as accents on brims or fascinators. These hats evoke a fresh and feminine vibe, embracing the beauty of nature. Here are some of our favorite options.

Make a statement with this beautiful Magnolia Hat
Classically making a statement in this black hat

Vintage-Inspired Hats

Drawing inspiration from bygone eras, vintage-inspired hats add a nostalgic touch to a tea party outfit. Styles like cloche hats from the 1920s, picture hats or Gainsborough hats from the Edwardian era, or 1950s-inspired pillbox hats evoke a sense of timeless glamour. Vintage hats often feature intricate details, such as delicate lace, feathers, bows, or netting, and they can be found in various materials, including straw, velvet, or satin. Here are some of our favorite vintage-inspired tea party hats.

Alternatives to Tea Party Hats

For a unique touch, consider turbans, headbands or feathers as interesting alternatives to tea party hats. These can be specially chosen to match your outfit, incorporating specific colors, fabrics, or embellishments. Wear a unique alternative that perfectly reflects your style and personality, ensuring you stand out at the tea party.

Remember, the best tea party hat is one that makes you feel confident, comfortable, and captures the essence of the occasion. Whether you opt for a wide-brimmed hat, a delicate fascinator, or a vintage-inspired design, choose a hat that suits your personal style and enhances your overall tea party outfit. Enjoy!

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Garden Tea Party Dresses

Summer is coming and we are already getting invitations to Garden Parties and Afternoon Teas! We are looking forward to the season when we can get out in the sun, enjoy the warm weather and finally see each other again.

The warmer weather and invitations have prompted us to get busy finding the best tea party dresses for garden tea parties! We have found some stunning options and look forward to sharing them with you!

Grace Karen Boat Neck Dress with Belt

We are in love with the freshness of blue and white polka dots and had to put this cute tea party dress first on our list. It is sweet, fresh and fun – and did we mention it comes in many other colors too!

Garden Tea Party Dresses

Grace Karen Boat Neck Dress with Belt

1960s Style Garden Tea party Dress

We also spotted this lovely navy and polka dot dress with the gorgeous ruffled neckline. Pop a swing style petticoat underneath to make this swing dress pop!

Maggie Tang’s 1960s Style Garden Tea party Dress

Sheer Floral Dress

The swing style dress is incredibly flattering for all shapes and can be seen in many beautiful designs for garden wedding parties. We love this sweet and soft swing style dress with the floral overlay on the top. It is pretty and sweet.

Our next pick has us falling in love. This dress is chic and stylish for a day to night event.

Retro Polka Dot Swing Tea Party Dress

This lovely swing tea party dress has a gorgeous halter-neck design that shows off your shoulders and curves all at once! The larger white polka dot takes us back to the fun 1950s housewife style, so you can go full vintage with the hair and make-up in this dress.

Red Polka Dot Swing Dress

This red polka dot dress is also a fantastic 1950s design with wider straps and a gathered bust. It is slightly longer and has a small flare at the bottom. Wear it as is or add a wide petticoat underneath to show off the swing style more.

Garden Tea Party Dresses

Strapless Swing Dress

Can you tell that we are in love with swing this season? Now we have the 1950s pin-up style swing dress. This off-the-shoulder swing dress is sweet and stunning at the same time. Add a pair of high heels and some bright red lipstick and you will stand out in the crowd with this dress.

Demure Blue Party Dress

After all that va-va-voom our next pick is a demure blue and white dress with gentle ruching at the front and pockets. Floaty and sweet, this number is perfect for a simple elegant garden party dress.

The next few options are for those of you who always want something a little different. A garden party is a perfect place to bring out a fun jumpsuit. Pair it with high heels, fantastic hair and make-up and you will look stunning in these options.

Pistachio Green Wide Jumpsuit

Floral Print Wiggle Dress

After that small detour into jumpsuits, we are back to the dresses. This next one is a fabulous wiggle dress with the ruffle detail on the hip in a beautiful peach blossom print.

Gingham Button Dress

This pretty 1950s inspired button-through dress with gingham print and collar is classic summer fun in one outfit!

Halter-Neck Dress

This halter-neck dress is fabulous in so many ways. It flatters most shapes and looks perfect at a garden tea party.

Rose Blue Swing Dress

We also love this swing dress with pretty print and sweet bow. It is sweet, fun and delicious!

Pink Swing Dress

Or try this salmon pink swing dress with heart-shaped buttons and cap sleeves. This also comes in other colors.

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Checkered Wiggle Dress

One of our other favorite designs is the black and white check. This fun check dress has a great with the details of a defined bustline, wider shoulder straps, a nipped waist with belt and finally a flirty ruffled hemline. We love it.

Cherry Swing Dress

This Cherry Swing Dress goes perfectly with pink lemonade and summer garden parties. The flattering gathered bust and nipped waistline show off the swinging style of this fantastic dress. This design also comes in many color options!

Nautical Wiggle Dress

Summer garden parties are the place to wear some fun nautical styles. This navy and red wiggle dress sails into the party and makes an impact!

Lobster Print Wiggle Dress

Hello summer BBQ! Sizzle in this red lobster wiggle dress with a cross-over halter neck.

Show-Stopping White Dress

This show-stopping dress is pure elegance, available in a range of colors, we love love love the off-the-should detail paired with the tea-length hemline and nipped-in waist.

Our final three sweet dresses for a summer garden party caught our eye with the clever use of retro patterns in timeless designs. They are sweet, they are elegant and you will wear them again and again!

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Best High Tea Party Dresses

The wedding season is arriving soon, and High Tea Weddings are trending! But what does one wear to a tea party? We have you covered with the best high tea party dresses for every style!

Black and White Tea Party Dress

We start with the classic tea party dress. This 1950s style with capped sleeves and a nipped-in waist with a belt is perfect for a vintage tea party. This dress in a classic black and white print ensures you look elegant and cool.

High Tea Party Dresses - Afternoon tea dresses

We start with the classic tea party dress. This 1950s-style dress with capped sleeves and a nipped-in waist with a belt is perfect for a vintage tea party. This dress is a classic black and white print dress with a swing skirt that ensures you look elegant and cool.

Boatneck Sleeveless Tea Party Dress by Grace Karin

High Tea Party Dresses

Classic Tea-Length Pleated Dress

A tea-length pleated dress in blush pink and black is perfect to wear to a tea party wedding. This classic dress is by Sophia Yang and is available on Amazon:

For more pastels, these two beautiful swing high tea party dresses in soft pink or pale blue could be just the thing.

Swing Dresses Are Perfect for High Tea Parties

This pretty pink swing High Tea Party Dress is by GownTown

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This Off-the-shoulder tea-length dress in pale pink is a classic romantic look. AND it has pockets!!

Cap Sleeve Swing Dress

High Tea Party Dresses - Afternoon tea dresses

This 1950s-style Swing Party Dress is by VOGVOG and is super fun in baby blue.

Add A Tea Time Necklace

This sweet Teapot pendant necklace is perfect for adding to a fun afternoon tea outfit!

Emerald Green Swing Dress

Watch others turn green with envy when you arrive in this classic green swing dress with a matching waist bow. The higher neckline and capped sleeves make this dress perfect for a vintage tea party. This Swing Rockabilly Dress is by DressyStar

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Floral Tea-Length Party Dress

This Summer Tea Party Dress is everything we love about tea party weddings, fun, summery and special.

Vintage Print Swing Dress

The 1950s woman knew how to make the most of her shape in a wide swing dress or a pencil dress. This swing dress in a beautiful garden print is perfect for a summer high tea party in the sun.

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Vintage Rose Pencil Dress

The pencil dress style is one way to turn up the vamp and stand out in the crowd in this black and white polka dot dress with large red roses. This Vintage Pencil Wiggle Dress is by Grace Karin

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Retro Print Swing Dress

A little bit of Marilyn is always fun at a summer tea party! we love this retro vamp dress with all the summer feels.

Black and Tan Overlay Dress

This black overlay dress is pretty for a day into an evening tea party.

Mad Man Green Wiggle Dress

Or take a cue from the women of Mad Men with this classic green off-the-shoulder dress made to hug every curve. High tea party dresses give you a chance to turn up the glam, retro style! This Green Wiggle Dress is by Belle Poque

Rockabilly Red Swing Dress

Heading back to the swing high tea party dresses the next two dresses on our list fall are perfect for a more Rockabilly style event. High hair, bright lipstick, tattoos, and killer heels go perfectly with either of these two styles.

High Tea Party Dresses

Black Cut Out Swing Dress

1950s Rockabilly Dress by Gardenwed

Retro Print Tea Dress

Or choose a more subtle retro vibe with this vintage print dress.

Elegant Tea Length Dress

Or choose a more subtle retro vibe with this elegant DKNY dress.

Tea Length Cocktail Dress

Tea-length dresses are flattering and look perfect at an afternoon tea party. These two caught our eye recently for the fun prints and classic styling that suits most shapes.

This tea-length dress is by Adrianna Pappal

High Tea Party Dresses

This lace tea-length dress is an Adrianna Pappal Dress that is popular for tea parties, weddings and afternoon teas.

Chiffon Tea Length Dress

This stunning chiffon dress is beautiful for an elegant afternoon tea wedding party.

Halter Neck Garden Print Dress

This fun halter neck dress in a Japanese blue garden print is fun and a little flirty for a great afternoon event. This Retro Halter Dress is by Dresstells

Blue and White Polka Dot Swing Dress

With this blue and white polka dot swing dress, you will be ready to party the afternoon away.

Red Tea-length Dress

The floaty skirt on this tea-length party dress is pretty and flattering.

Retro Style Silk Dress

We love the retro vibe of this silk button dress by Five Cats

Titanic Tea Party Dress

For something completely different we found these stunningly beautiful Titanic-inspired vintage tea party dresses.

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Titanic Tea Party Dress

For something completely different we found these stunningly beautiful Titanic-inspired vintage tea party dresses. This Titanic-Style Tea Party Dress is by Belle Poque

Alice’s Tea Party Dress

If your High Tea Party has an Alice In Wonderland theme, we have found the perfect tea party dress for you!

This Mad Hatters Tea Party Dress is by Leg Avenue

Or Wear a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Outfit

This fun little Mad Hatter shorts and jacket outfit is just the ticket!

Finally, we finish our selection of tea party dresses fit for a queen.

This violet Dress is floaty and romantic with butterfly organza.

French Tea Party Dress

This Victorian-inspired tea party dress is perfect for a French Style Tea Party.

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Best High Tea Party Wedding Dresses

Vintage High Tea Party Weddings need a special kind of dress. We have found the best high tea party wedding dresses for a vintage high tea wedding.

Lace Tea Party Dress

Classic tailoring with vintage lace and a matching satin bow make this one of the best high tea party wedding dresses. It is just beautiful for a summer high tea wedding.

Lace Tea Party Dress

Maggie Tang Swing Wedding Dress

Swing style dresses make classic high tea party wedding dresses. The folds and nipped waist accentuate your curves and shape. This gorgeous one in vintage cream is the perfect shape – it also comes in many other color options.

Bridal Tea Party Dress

This next dress is a more demure style with a round neckline and short lace sleeves. Also knee-length it swings out slightly as you walk. Very pretty for a summer garden wedding. For more volume add a pretty tulle petticoat underneath.

Pretty High Waist Dress

This pretty lace high tea party wedding dress is elegant and classy with a soft chiffon tie around the waist.

Downton Abbey Style Wedding Dress

This Downtown Abbey Style dress with an overlay of chiffon is stunningly beautiful for a classic bride at a romantic high tea party wedding.

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Downton Abbey Style Wedding Dress by Nataya

Lace Tea Length Wedding Dress

Now for something that is perfect for a summer garden wedding, this lace dress with nude underlay is stunning.

Classic White Swing Dress

Step out in style in this Audrey Hepburn style classic sleeveless swing dress with crossover neckline. Perfectly elegant and timeless! Audrey’s style is just perfect for high tea party wedding dresses.

Polka Dot Swing Dress

This polka dot swing dress is for the bride who wants to add a little bit of fun to a classic dress. Still in the vintage 1960 swing style with a dainty black polka dot and matching waist tie. Polka dots look incredible in high tea party wedding dresses.

Polka Dot Swing Dress by GardenWed

Knee-length Lace Dress

This beautiful full lace bridal dress with satin tie is made for elegant tea party weddings. Pair with some dainty matching gloves for a real vintage feel. You cannot go wrong with classic lace high tea party wedding dresses.

Knee-length Lace Dress by Aboawedding

1950s Style Formal Wedding Dress

If you are looking for a style icon dress, a 1950s style pencil dress with folding and waist tie makes a simple but bold statement as stunning high tea party wedding dresses.

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1950s Style Formal Wedding Dress by MUXXN

Vintage Tea Party Wedding Dress

This pretty swing dress is a perfect alternative high tea party wedding dress for a hot summer garden tea party wedding. It is fun, pretty and very flattering on any figure.

Sleeveless Belted Dress

This dress combines a classic shape with a bold gesture in the black overlay lace neckline. Stunning and dramatic, this dress is made for brides who know their style and are not afraid to show it.

Sleeveless Belted Dress by Babyonline

Tea Time Wedding Dress

Staying with the classic 1950s style, this dress is more modest with lace overlay and a higher neckline while losing none of the classic styling.

Rhinestone Wedding Dress

The same basic silhouette as above, but this time with a plunging neckline and shorter sleeves. Stylish with a little more on show.

Rhinestone Wedding Dress by BABYGIRLS

Rockabilly Dress

The next dress takes it further with a classic halter neck that allows you to show off your tanned shoulders and back. Go all out in this fun retro cherry print!

Rockabilly Dress by Maggie Tang

Floral Lace Wedding Dress

This vintage lace dress in silver is so perfectly elegant for a wedding afternoon tea or high tea party. Classic shaping and a full skirt ensure you will look gorgeous and feel great.

Floral Lace Wedding Dress by Dresstar

Lace Sweetheart Dress

For a more traditional bridal look, that still works perfectly in a high tea setting, try this dress with classic lace capped sleeves and a wide lace border. Beautiful for a warm summer day.

Lace Sweetheart Dress by Yuxin
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Tea Party Wedding Dress

With this dress, you can continue the party into the night and dance away under the stars. In a beautiful design, this lace bust cascades down to a chiffon skirt that swishes as you move.

Belted Lace Dress

High tea party wedding dresses can be as classic and elegant as you wish, while still being comfortable and cool on a hot summer day. This tea-length dress is just beautiful.

Wedding Dress With Detachable Skirt

This dress with a detachable skirt is a little more fun for a bride who wants to float through her day without a care and then party all night.

Long Sleeved dress

Classic Tea-Length Wedding Dress

We loved putting together this selection of high tea party wedding dresses. If you want more inspiration, have a look at the fun party dresses we have selected for a vintage tea party.

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Classic Garden Tea Party Hats

The sun is coming out, and it is time to start thinking about our outfits for summer garden weddings, tea parties and high tea events. We know the best way to get your glam on is to turn up in head-turning Garden Tea Party hats! With the goal of looking stunning this summer, we have collated the best collection of summer garden tea party hats and headpieces. There is something for every style!

50s Vintage Pillbox Hat – A Classic Option for Garden Tea Party Hats

We love this classic pillbox style hat with an elegant veil to peek through. This range of garden tea party hats comes in more than 30 different colors – meaning you have endless options for something that compliments your dress.

Butterfly Fascinator

Whimsical summer wedding tea party to attend? Then this pretty butterfly fascinator might just take your fancy and impress the other tea party guests!

Black Side Fedora

The key to an elegant tea party look is a classic side hat, a string of pearls, gloves and a sleek silhouette dress. This black side Fedora is perfect and comes in three other great colors.

Rose Felt Pillbox Fascinator

Sometimes summer tea party weddings are in cooler locations, and this wool bow hat is perfect for a warmer afternoon tea look. – Also available in Black, Jade and Red.

Side Fascinator with Veil and Feathers

Bring some drama to the afternoon tea with this gorgeous side feather fascinator and veil!

Peacock Fascinator with veil

This stunning tea party fascinator also comes in this fantastic peacock feather version. Guaranteed to turn heads!

Pink Fascinator with veil

Demure in pink, this salmon-coloured side hat with feathers and veil is stunning in understated elegance for an afternoon tea.

Bold Derby Hat with Pearls

Or go dramatic, bold and unforgettable with this black pearl and veil combination.

Black and White Rose Derby Hat

We fell in love with this one at first sight. The bold white rose combined with black and white feathers and a black hat brimmed in white, was just stunning at a recent tea party.

Wide-Brimmed Organza Hat

For something quite different for garden tea party hats, we found this floaty wide-brimmed hat. We know this is perfect for those of you looking for a romantic summer wedding hat.

Feather Headband and Veil

Simple headbands and veils are another classic option for garden tea party hats.

Vintage Rose Fascinator

Bring back the romance of vintage garden tea party hats with this rose fascinator.

Or in Pink

Love love love this look for an early summer garden party.

Glowing in Gold

This stunning afternoon tea party hat caught our eye, especially when it comes with matching gloves. And we can predict it will certainly get attention in all the right ways at a garden wedding.

Black and White Polka Dot Garden Tea Party Hats

This black and white polka dot hat adds that summer vibe to any afternoon tea party outfit.

Leopard Print PIllbox Hat and Veil

Or just go wild with this leopard print hat and veil!

Green Veil and Fascinator

Classic green fascinator with veil can be just perfect with a simple summer dress and will wow at a garden tea party.

Large Lace Side Hat

Black and white lace and feathers are always going to look great with any afternoon tea party outfit.

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Pink Butterflies Hat

More butterflies for the romantic summer garden tea party wedding.

Cream Pillbox Hat and Veil

Go classic in cream with this lovely afternoon tea party hat.

Organza Polka Dot Wide Hat

This polka dot and pink floaty wide-brimmed garden tea party hat is perfect for keeping the sun off your face, while making a statement!

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Dramatic Black Feathers and Veil

Black veil drama with a cotton summer dress makes a contrasting statement that will turn heads.

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Best Vintage Tea Party Handbags

Need the perfect handbag for that vintage tea party wedding? We have you covered. We have rounded up the very best tea party handbags, clutches, and purses for every kind of vintage tea party or high tea event.

Classic Vintage Tea Party Handbags

This floral clutch bag is a fantastic size for a classic vintage tea party.

Red with black and white polka dots is perfect for a retro glam handbag at a tea party. This classic style is gorgeous!

Or try a Vintage Handbag with a traditional clasp in fun mint green with floral and lace trim. Grandma would have loved it!

This classic black Vintage Kiss Lock Handbag is perfect for understated elegance.

When you want to make a statement this Box Evening Bag by Milisente will help you out. Beautifully designed and just the thing for a vintage tea party.

Box Evening Bag by Milisente

1920s Vintage Tea Party

A 1920’s vintage party is all about the glamour of pearls, sequins, and shimmer. Your handbag should also fabulous like this Circular Clutch by Zebrum! We love it.

Circular Clutch by Zebrum

This Barebeyond Peacock Clutch will look amazing with any flapper outfit. Don’t forget to also check out our choice of 1920s party dresses.

Barebeyond Peacock Clutch

This Bejeweled Clutch is dainty, elegant and beautifully sparkly.

An Edwardian Handbag by Ilishop is also a gorgeous option for this kind of party.

Finish your outfit with an amazing Luxury Crystal Clutch in this beautiful peacock design.

High Tea Garden Party

A summer high tea garden party calls for pretty floral dresses and cute vintage-style clutches and purses like this Vintage Company Clutch.

Or perhaps you prefer a beautiful sunny yellow bag

A gorgeous Yellow handbag to brighten your outfit

This Vintage Boho Satchel is just the ticket for a summer tea party outfit.

We are also loving this Nomad fringed bag – it’s a little bit Boho with a lot of vintage summer vibes!

This Flower Power Clutch will steal the show at any garden tea party!

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Flower Power Clutch

We love this Opsy Daisy Beaded Clutch. The sunny daisy will look fab with any outfit at a garden tea party!

Be pretty in Pink Satin Clutch with crystal embellishments.

Elegant Afternoon Tea Party

When the event is an elegant afternoon tea party, you will want an elegant handbag to go with you. This classic Jade and Gold Clutch has our vote.

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Jade and Gold Clutch

As does this Jade Green Velvet and Gold Metal Clutch.

Jade Green Velvet and Gold Metal Clutch

If pastel pink is more your theme, this Butterfly Clasp Clutch will work fantastically.

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Butterfly Clasp Clutch

Or try a vintage clutch from a timeless brand.

Retro Tea Party

A retro tea party is about 1950s rock and roll. This Sourpuss Backseat Bag is perfect when paired with a rockabilly swing dress.

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Sourpuss Backseat Bag

Or set sail with this Anchors Away Handbag by Sourpuss

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Anchors Away Handbag by Sourpuss

We love this bright Breakfast at Tiffany’s Handbag when paired with a pencil skirt, high necked sweater and pearls.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Handbag

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Best Vintage Tea Party Shoes

We have rounded up the best vintage tea party shoes for every kind of vintage tea party. We have found the best shoes for vintage high teas, afternoon tea parties or vintage tea party weddings! All guaranteed to add that extra wow factor to your outfit!

Classic Vintage Tea Party Shoes

Classic Shaped Mary-Jane Shoes with a small heel are perfect for a vintage tea party. These nude shoes with the very vintage style teardrop cut-out are perfect.

They also come in other colors including this fabulous red and white polka dot!

For a more demure look, try these blush pink classic heels with small bows on the toes.

These Red and Black Tweed shoes are a classic choice for the perfect shoes to complete a vintage tea party outfit.

For a classic English-style vintage tea party, what could be more perfect than a pair of Oxfords? These oxford-style pumps are great.

Garden Tea Party

A garden tea party requires fun shoes that are also comfortable and won’t leave you stuck in the grass.

These floral Mary Jane Pumps are perfect for a summer garden tea party!

Or go for a classic low heel with a bow like these fab floral shoes

Sometimes you want to go with shoes that are a little different from everyone else. These fantasy Mary Jane Heels with vintage tea party design could be just the thing!

Fantasy Mary Jane Heel

We love Lilac for garden tea parties, and these Lolita Pumps in Lilac with pretty white trim and bows are fabulous!

Lolita Pumps in Lilac

Or pick a pair of classy flats like these Hot Chocolate Mary Janes in black and white.

Hot Chocolate Mary Janes

Elegant High Tea Party

When you need to up the elegance level of your footwear for a formal High Tea we have found the perfect shoes.

These Black and White Classic Pumps are classy, elegant and perfect for ladies who lunch or high tea!

Likewise, these classic pumps in black and white polka dots can add a little fun to a formal High Tea outfit.

Retro Afternoon Tea Party

Retro 1950s style Afternoon Tea Party events are fabulous for weddings, bridal showers, and birthday parties. These events are perfect for fun swing dresses as we found here. Pair any of these fun dresses with a pair of retro-styled 1950s shoes like these Jade Green Classic Vintage Shoes!

Or these beautiful Classic Blue and White Pumps

Classic Blue and White Pumps

If your style leans more towards a Rockabilly look these Lolita Pumps are perfect for you!

1920s Style Tea Party Wedding

The Great Gatsby has inspired many fantastic parties and a decadent 1920s style wedding party is one of the best. We have found the most beautiful 1920s styled shoes for this event, such as these Lace Closed Toe Shoes by JiaJia. Just beautiful with lace and pearls and a tiny kitten heel.

Lace Closed Toe Shoes by JiaJia

Or these satin classic heels also by JiaJia Shoes

We absolutely love these Elegant Sequined Kitten Heels with Ankle Strap! You will sparkle all night with these on!

Elegant Sequined Kitten Heels with Ankle Strap

If there is any time to wear gold shoes, a 1920s wedding is the time! These Rose Gold Harris Pumps are just divine with a classic 1920s dress.

Rose Gold Harris Pump

Unleash your inner flapper with these 1920s Style Gold Shoes. They are made for dancing the Charleston all night!

Victorian Tea Party

A Victorian Tea Party has all the trimmings of a perfect Downtown Abbey event. Long Victorian-style dresses, lots of lace, pearls and the perfect shoes make these events so much fun!

These Victorian Ankle Boots are just the thing for under your many layers of skirt and petticoats!

Or amp up the romance with these beautiful white Victorian Party Boots

Victorian Tea Parties are also great for a steampunk style look. It’s a little goth, a little romantic and a lot of fun. Perfect your look with these Steam Punk Style Boots

Alice In Wonderland Tea Party

Fall down the rabbit hole and party with Alice in Wonderland with these incredibly creative Alice in Wonderland Style Shoes.

The Queen of Hearts will have your head for these show-stoppers Harlequin Shoes!

Take a gamble on a pair of incredible shoes like these Poker Shoes. Perfect with a fun Mad Hatter Hat (we found some great hats too).

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The Best Mad Hatter Tea Party Hats

We have found 12 of the best Mad Hatter Tea Party Hats for making an entrance. Fabulous hats for an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party or wedding.

SteamPunk Wool Fedora

This Steam Punk style hat with vintage goggles, black feathers and leather straps is awesome for adding a little bit of personality to your outfit.

Large White Rhinestone Hat

This Mad Hatter Tea party hat is a classic shaped Derby hat with a large rim and trim. Topped with a little sparkle, this hat will make an impression.

Classic Top Hat With a Twist

A small top hat is a perfect hat for a Mad Hatter Tea Party. Held on with an elastic band, you can enjoy the party without your hat getting in the way.

Mad Hatter Fascinator

We love the range of fascinators you can choose from for this theme party. This one caught our eye immediately with the rose, lace and feathers. It is mad enough for a mad hatter.

Flower Power Hat

The Queen of Heart may want your head or at least your hat when you turn up wearing this hat. Stunning beautiful and a way to make a statement.

Classic Side Bow Hat

This satin hat comes in a range of colors, but for this event we picked the classic midnight, as the shine on the fabric was just gorgeous.

Floral Alice Hat

This sweet floral hat is perfect for a delightful afternoon tea in the garden. We were grinning like the Cheshire Cat when we tried it on.

Blue and Pink Flamboyant Hat

To begin with, this hat is in our favorite colors. And then it has peony roses, feathers and lots of organza. There is nothing here we don’t adore.

Tea Party Hat with Butterflies

Bring the sunshine to the event with this bright yellow hat with pretty butterflies, feathers and net. Love at first sight!

Extra-Feathers Fascinator

A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is the perfect excuse to go for extra everything. That is why we loved this extra-large feather fascinator. It comes in many colors, so pick the one that suits your outfit best.

Wide-brimmed Hat with Silk Scarf

Top Hat Fascinator

Top Hat Hair Band by Smiffy

Velvet Top Hat Fascinator

Add more fun with a styled fantasy wig!

We loved finding you the best Mad Hatter Tea Party Hats, and wish you all the best for your event. Don’t forget to check out our other suggestions for great High Tea Events.

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1920s Party – What to Wear?

We have found all the best 1920s party dresses!

We have gathered our pick of the best 1920s party dresses and accessories to make sure you are ready to party with the Great Gatsby.

Fringed Flapper Dress

Classic flapper dresses were all the rage in the 1920s.
Just over the knee with lots of tassels and gold and silver trim. We love these Gatsby Style Art Deco Embellished Fringed Flapper Dress

Make everyone green with envy with this gorgeous green flapper dress.

Blue Fringed Flapper Dress

Or make a statement in bold midnight Blue

Our next pick is dramatic in pink, this 1920s-style dress is covered in sequins that will sparkle all night as you celebrate in style.

Long 1920s-style Dress

For a more formal 1920s party look, we love the look of this evening dress. This one comes in a number of colors, but we were most drawn to this blush pink.

Peacock Flapper Dress

This peacock sequined dress caught our eye immediately. The combination of silver, black and jade green stood out. If you want to stand out from the crowd, this unique dress may be just the thing you are looking for.

Black and Pink Colored Flapper Dress

Bring out the DIVA in you with this beautiful black and pink tasselled dress that will rock a 1920s party.

Short Tassel Dress

This cute shorter version of the flapper dress is flirty and fun. It is perfect for a cocktail event or for dancing all night long.

Plus-Sized Flapper Dress

Dancing the night away in a fabulous dress is something for everyone. Thats why we were excited to find this gorgeous dress that goes up to a 5XL. No limits, and no excuses – this is a dress for a party.

Don’t forget your wings

While searching out the best dresses and outfits for a fantastic 1920s party, we stumbled across these divine wings. Which amp up the drama of any of these dresses by about 1000%. We are in love with this new twist on a 1920s night.

And then bring on the 1920s party accessories….

Lace Garter

Nothing says prohibition like a miniature hipflask or gun attached to a lace garter half-hidden beneath the skirt of your dress.

Lace Garter and Hip Flask

Gun Slinger Garter

Or opt for something a little more gangsta style with this gun slinger garter. Hands-up if you are having fun!

Pearl Accessories Set

Go all out with a long string of pearls, glittery feather headband, matching earrings, feather fan and long gloves. This 1920s costume party set has everything you need to add glam and style to your dress.

Feather Fascinator

Large feather fascinators look beautiful with the 1920s-style dresses we have found. This cream colored one is just beautiful. Can we wear it every day?

Headbands with feathers, sequins, and jewels.

Headbands were popular in the roaring 20s and this one is gorgeous with geometric shapes, gold chains and black ostrich feathers.

Satin Charleston Headband

Or rock a bejewelled turban with this Satin Charleston Headband with Feather and Jewel Detail

Large Feather Fan

Keep cool while you sizzle with style with a large feather fan and the right jewellery.

Blue crystal Art Deco Pendant

If you are looking for a special piece to make your outfit stand out, while also treating yourself to something that you will enjoy beyond this one day, then this gorgeous piece could be the gift to yourself you need. Stunning blue sapphires, set in white gold sparkle in the light.

Black Lace Gloves

Gloves to the elbow in black, cream or white.

White Lace Gloves

Gangster Suit

Make sure your man is also looking fab with a cool tux and scarf or gangster-style outfit

Classic Gangster Suit

Gangster Outfit

This costume has the whole package – suit, hat, cigar, tie, pocket watch and handkerchief

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Beautiful Brooches For Afternoon Tea

We love this Emerald and floral brooch. It is classic in shape but perfectly in style for any Afternoon Tea outfit.

This bejewelled orchid brooch comes in many choices of colors and looks stunning when pinned to a silk scarf.

This stunning piece can be worn on its own as a statement and then combined with any jewelry accessory.

Cheers to having good taste in pins! This cocktail brooch sparkles perfectly on a dress.

This Cardinal Brooch speaks volumes with style. It looks beautiful on a classic Christmas outfit.

This beautiful classic elegant design with a modern twist that makes this bee brooch so popular. Be prepared to get lots of compliments when you wear this one! In fact, get a whole set of them!

Make a real statement with a Queen Brooch on a cute sweater or top for afternoon tea.

Or pin this dashingly beautiful glittering orchid on your outfit to add something very special.

This blue and silver classic star brooch is very royal looking and perfect for a Royal Afternoon tea!

A dainty silver classic star brooch like this one can add a little glam to a simple outfit.

Here’s looking at you, kid. Make sure everyone has their eyes on you with this stunning brooch.

This pearl butterfly is just gorgeous on a classic outfit for a special afternoon tea.

We love this cute set of brooches for all outfits. You will never be without a statement brooch.

Geo glamour! This art deco style brooch is our pick for a classic understated look.

Wow! This pretty brooch is just lovely on a simple black dress! Show of your style with this lovely brooch.

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