There are some couples whose names are so synonymous with each other that it is hard to imagine them apart. Romeo and Juliet; Marge and Homer; John and Yoko.
There are so many traditions that many of us adhere to when marrying. The royal family has a lot of expectations on their weddings, too. But, did you know that a lot of these started with the wedding of Queen Victoria to Prince Albert?
Before wearing one of the most iconic wedding dresses of our time, Grace Kelly wore another on the silver screen. After just six years in the industry, High Society proved to be Grace’s last picture. MGM released the film in 1956, shortly before her real-life marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
Some romantic comedies end with a wedding, but few have so many failed attempts in the lead up. The 1999 film Runaway Bride stars Julia Roberts as the titular commitment-phobe who left three fiancés at the altar. Opposite her, Richard Gere stars as a columnist desperate to work her out.
Imagine the 1970s and it’s hard not to think of a time of change, of hippie mentality and bright technicolour. Political movements from the 1960s reignited and evolved. Similarly, the fashion was ever changing, and wedding wear was no exception to that. So, let’s have a look at some iconic wedding dresses of the ’70s.