Celebrating the end of WWII and rationing, the 1950s saw a significant new era of experimental and iconic bridal fashion. This decade is still a source of inspiration for dressmakers today.
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.
If you want the Force to be with your marriage, what better way is there than emulating the style of Padmé Amidala’s wedding dress? Okay, so that may be slightly ambitious, as the dress is very complicated. But, it would make a beautiful tribute to the film series, or a wedding on 4th May. However, […]
Most often, wedding dresses in film usually means a marriage is about to occur. Sometimes, the drama requires one half of the happy couple, and in this case there is no actual wedding. However, the 1957 film Funny Face goes even further: there was never meant to be a wedding in the first place!
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.
Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe had her fair share of lovers. The infamous blonde bombshell married not once but three times in her short life.
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.
The Second World War saw both more and fewer marriages – more because of men devoted to their sweethearts, and fewer because of the cost and timing. The 1940s were a time of great change, in everything, and we see that too in fashion and wedding wear.
Married eight times to seven different men, Elizabeth Taylor wore plenty of wedding dresses in her lifetime. However, she adorned wedding gowns before this, most notably in the film Father of the Bride.