Although the years from 1939 to 1945 were full of tragedy, that didn’t stop plenty of couples from tying the knot. In fact, it may have encouraged premature nuptials as soldiers wanted to protect their sweethearts financially during World War Two.
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, arguably, the Second World War.
We find that a lot of couples are interested in historical weddings. Whether they are looking for a theme, or just interested in the origin of traditions, we are always happy to oblige. Today we thought we would dive back to wartime and explore bridal fashion of World War One.
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.
As the origin of a lot of our traditions today, it can come as no surprise that the Ancient Romans did a lot for weddings. Bridesmaids, rings, and of course feasts! They did it all.