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.
In 2010 former bridal designer Alfred Angelo teamed up with powerhouse Disney to create a unique collection of Disney wedding dresses inspired by renowned princesses. Brides were able to look like real princess on their big day by investing in a gown that was influenced by their favourite characters.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is an iconic musical comedy film that hit the silver screens in the 1950s. Staring Lorelei (Marilyn Monroe) and Dorothy (Jane Russell), the two women go on a quest for love enticing men along the way.