Welcome to Way Back When…

Welcome! Way Back When Is On The Move!

20160126_164613We are now officially closed at our current location.  We thank you for your patronage at our Locke Street address. If you are planning a wedding, we will continue to offer historically inspired women’s and men’s wedding attire and special order custom made items including one of a kind jewelry, masks and gift items.

Soon we will be updating Our On Line Shop for your shopping convenience.

We will also offer an array of exciting classes in sewing and the making of other handicrafts and costumes ‘by appointment’ at our new location, starting July 2, 2016.  In  the meantime, please reach us on line by using the “Contact Us”

BACKGROUND: Way Back When…Historic Bridal Fashions was created from two parts of a business.   For over 20 years, owner Christine Bingham has researched, designed and created historic clothing for museums, re-enactors and historians alike.  The last 5 years found Christine creating modern wedding dresses, reinventing vintage wedding attire and altering clothing in all bridal areas.  Combining the two has created a unique niche in the market for those looking for alternative choices.

Theme weddings (steampunk & goth), historic and vintage fashions, mardi gras, recreating your great grandmother’s dress, men’s fashions that reflect their inner fashionista,  whatever you so desire (as long as it is moral, legal or worth the bail money) we will create your dream wedding attire!   Bridesmaids and groomsmen,  flower girls and ring bearers,   and if they so dare:  parents of the bride and groom!  Artisan jewelry, hats, masks, accessories, books and gift baskets are also available in the shop.


Owner operator:  Christine Bingham
Artist in residence:  Janine Marcoux
*As we cater to a unique market, we do not carry modern wedding dresses and tuxedos.  However, alterations are available.*