Category Archives: vintage

In the words of that lovelorn teen Taylor Swift, “go pick out a white dress” … 1890 style

Ah, the big princessy wedding gown. It was worn through the early/mid Victorian era (when Queen Victoria made white the bridal colour), in the 50s by Grace Kelly, and in the 80s by Princess Di. But what about wedding fashion in the non-poofy decades? For … Continue reading

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And you thought the wedding industry was nutty now…

The Art of Dressing a Bride, March 1894 “Of all people in the world the French are the ones who most positively combine sentiment and frocks. The rich lace, the costly jewel, the much-trimmed gown never belongs to the unmarried … Continue reading

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“Keeping women happy” in 1943

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What “all thoughtful women realize”

Found by Susan 🙂

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