The "traditional" wedding garb as we know it today first appeared in the late eighteenth century. With the introduction of machine made fabrics and cheap muslins imported from India, and styles inspired by the classical world, by 1800 the white dress with a veil was definitely the one to wear. In 1840 Queen Victoria  chose white silk and Honiton lace for her own wedding, and setting the wedding dress rule.The Queen was first to have bridesmaids to carry her train, which also set a tradition.

The "traditional" wedding garb as we know it today first appeared in the late eighteenth century. With the introduction of machine made fabrics and cheap muslins imported from India, and styles inspired by the classical world, by 1800 the white dress with a veil was definitely the one to wear. In 1840 Queen Victoria chose white silk and Honiton lace for her own wedding, and setting the wedding dress rule.The Queen was first to have bridesmaids to carry her train, which also set a tradition.

Do you know the six classic wedding dress silhouettes?

Do you know the six classic wedding dress silhouettes?

Did you know Queen Victoria started the whole white wedding dress thing in 1840? The Victoria honors her audacious charm by transforming ivory silk charmeuse into today's quintessential bridal gown.

Did you know Queen Victoria started the whole white wedding dress thing in 1840? The Victoria honors her audacious charm by transforming ivory silk charmeuse into today's quintessential bridal gown.

Did you know that before Queen Victoria wore a white wedding dress in the 19th century, it was the norm to wear a coloured gown on your wedding day! | VIA #WEDDINGPINS.NET

Did you know that before Queen Victoria wore a white wedding dress in the 19th century, it was the norm to wear a coloured gown on your wedding day! | VIA #WEDDINGPINS.NET

Did you know that the trend to wear a white wedding dress started in 1840 with Queen Victoria?

Did you know that the trend to wear a white wedding dress started in 1840 with Queen Victoria?

My  cousins blog.....she is a great writer! Who Gives This Bride? Blog: ---The history of  "giving away the bride"

My cousins blog.....she is a great writer! Who Gives This Bride? Blog: ---The history of "giving away the bride"

Im 19. Jahrhundert leitete Königin Victoria den Trend der weißen Brautkleider ein, und ab dem Zeitpunkt waren Brautkleider eigentlich nur noch weiß. Weil in 2016 aber alles zugelassen ist, war diese junge Braut der Auffassung, dass sie ihrem Brautkleid ein wenig Farbe verleihen konnte. Sie gab ihrem Kleid einen echten Dip Dye Effekt. Wie das …

Im 19. Jahrhundert leitete Königin Victoria den Trend der weißen Brautkleider ein, und ab dem Zeitpunkt waren Brautkleider eigentlich nur noch weiß. Weil in 2016 aber alles zugelassen ist, war diese junge Braut der Auffassung, dass sie ihrem Brautkleid ein wenig Farbe verleihen konnte. Sie gab ihrem Kleid einen echten Dip Dye Effekt. Wie das …

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HISTORY STYLE The White Dress That Changed Wedding History Forever Sarah Begley @SCBegley  Feb. 10, 2015

The White Dress That Changed Wedding History Forever

HISTORY STYLE The White Dress That Changed Wedding History Forever Sarah Begley @SCBegley Feb. 10, 2015

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The real Royal Wedding – what were Victoria and Albert's nuptials actually like?

Victoria's wedding dress

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