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 In Film : ‘Star Wars’

Iconic Wedding Dresses In Film : ‘Star Wars’ Though only in the film for a very brief scene, this next wedding dress did not disappoint! Padmé Amidala’s breathtakingly intricate wedding dress in ‘Star Wars: Attack of the Clones’ was modelled on Edwardian-era gowns, and features romantic trailing sleeves, a fitted cap veil and an exquisite […]

Iconic wedding dresses from the movies : ‘Funny Face’

Iconic Wedding Dresses From The Movies : ‘Funny Face’ Today our iconic wedding dress of choice is the beautiful Givenchy creation featured in Funny Face. In 1957 Audrey Hepburn starred alongside film and Broadway star Fred Astaire as Jo Stockton, an intellectual bookworm transformed into a high-fashion model against her will. Throughout the film she […]

Iconic Wedding Dresses : Priscilla Presley

Iconic Wedding Dresses : Priscilla Presley Elvis Presley met Priscilla Beaulieu at a party in Germany during his tour of duty in the US army. At the time of their meeting, Priscilla was just 14 years old and Elvis 24 years old. Although Elvis fell in love with her instantly, the couple waited until she […]

Iconic Wedding Dresses : Queen Mary, 1893

Iconic Wedding Dresses : Queen Mary, 1893  Princess Mary of Teck married the future King George V, grandson of Queen Victoria, in 1893, wearing a beautiful gown created by London-based designers Linton and Curtis. The wedding dress was an ornate Victorian masterpiece featuring floral appliques, a bardot neckline, corseted waist and an A-Line skirt. Unlike […]