Audrey Hepburn was a much beloved actress, both on-screen and in real life. She became a film and fashion icon shortly after entering the world of Hollywood. Because of this, she had many admirers who tried to win her heart, and two that won her hand.
Elizabeth Taylor, as well as being an acclaimed actress of the 1950s and ’60s, was also a prolific bride! As she was a style icon, her private life received almost as much scrutiny as her characters on screen. And, she clearly loved marriages, or at least weddings, as she tied the knot eight times.
The 1920s were a brief respite from the horrors of World War One before the austerity of the Great Depression. It was a time of great advancement from civil rights to a social revolution. Likewise, it was a great era for watching the changing fashions of wedding dresses.
The 1930s were an unusual period of history. The happiness that followed the end of the Great War came to an abrupt stop in October 1929. The Wall Street Crash culminated in The Great Depression and widespread fear over economics and finance. This ultimately led to the rise in favour of strict right-wing politics and, […]
Your wedding dress is, of course, the most important thing you will be wearing on your wedding day. Although, that is not to say that nothing else is important. When it comes to what you will be wearing underneath, your wedding underwear, you need to put some thought in.
Let’s face it, Downton Abbey may be off our screens (for now) but the mania is never far away. We all can’t get enough of this popular period drama that swept the globe.
If you choose to have children at your wedding, it can be nice to get them involved in the ceremony. It stops them from being bored! A lot of couples choose to have flower girls and page boys – but what should they wear?
Planning the perfect 1950s’ wedding complete with a Rock n Roll band, retro food, and plenty of dancing? You certainly need a 1950s’ vintage wedding dress to complete the look! Here’s some tips, some history and some advice to help you find the perfect dress.
In the Dark Ages, black was the norm for wedding dresses. In fact, white was the anomaly right up until Queen Victoria and Prince Albert tied the knot. So, if you’re a bride who wants to go against the grain or if white simply isn’t your colour, take a look at what we have to […]
We love wedding veils here at The Wedding Secret HQ. A tradition that has lasted generations, veils are an iconic bridal symbol and are still incorporated into bridal fashion today. However, they do come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, so it can be tricky to know where to start. That’s where we come […]