Iconic wedding dresses of the ’60s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’60s Instead of producing one singular style, the ’60s much like the ’70s brought with it a range of new trends. It wasn’t the fashion houses setting the trends but rather the ‘it girls’ and their unique styles – we’re talking the likes of Bridgette Bardot, Audrey Hepburn and Twiggy. […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’50s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’50s Celebrating the end of WWII and the much-anticipated lift in rationing, the 1950s saw a significant new era of experimental and soon-to-be iconic bridal fashion. This age is still a source of inspiration for dressmakers today. Hooped skirts and corsets were popularised, creating exaggerated feminine waistlines and silhouettes. The […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’40s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’40s Women’s fashion in the 1940s, focused on creating an hourglass silhouette, whilst incorporating masculine details. A big favourite of the time, was of course, shoulder padding. Women were most notably seen in tailored high waist tops and A-line skirts that came down to the knee. Accessories consisted of hats, […]

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’30s

Iconic wedding dresses of the ’30s 1930’s Context: The 1930’s was an era of both austerity and uncertainty, the Wall Street Crash in 1929 culminated in the Great Depression which generated widespread fear over economics and finance. This arguably led to the rise in favour for strict right wing politics and ultimately the Second World […]

Royal Wedding Dresses : Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Wedding Dresses : Queen Elizabeth II The Queen’s wedding dress was one of unparalleled beauty, that caught the eye of the entire nation. Queen Elizabeth set the tone for intricate, detailed and extraordinary wedding gowns, with her hand-crafted satin wedding dress. Similarly, to many other brides marrying just after the Second World War, Princess […]