Vintage Weddings: One Hundred Years of Bridal Fashion and Style

Hardcover | January 3, 2012

byMarnie Fogg

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Here comes the beautiful bride, in this followup to Marnie Fogg's popular Vintage Fashion: Knitwear.

Today's bride wants a wedding dress that expresses her personal style while also reflecting a rich tradition. Nothing achieves that goal as gracefully as a vintage or replica wedding gown. Whether it's a dazzling beaded tunic that captures the jazzy energy of the roaring twenties or a glamorous Hollywood-inspired dress from the 1950s, it can shape the entire wedding. With more than 250 photographs, this stunning volume takes readers on a dazzling tour of the past hundred years of bridal fashion, detailing the periods, styles, iconic designers, noteworthy ceremonies, cultural influences, and key looks.

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Here comes the beautiful bride, in this followup to Marnie Fogg's popular Vintage Fashion: Knitwear.Today's bride wants a wedding dress that expresses her personal style while also reflecting a rich tradition. Nothing achieves that goal as gracefully as a vintage or replica wedding gown. Whether it's a dazzling beaded tunic that captur...

Marnie Fogg is a fashion expert, lecturer, and media consultant. With a master's degree in art and design, she has been a senior lecturer in fashion and textiles at the University of Nottingham. Marnie is the author of several books and a contributor to The Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:Lark CraftsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1454702834

ISBN - 13:9781454702832

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"...Beautifully and chronologically organizes bridal fashion history from the past 100 years. From minimal to extravagant, flouncy to fitted, we get to follow the bridal gown's journey from decade to decade, as we learn how the iconic gown both reflects and influences moments in history. Toward the end of the book, Vintage Weddings provides a helpful wedding planner filled with tips and ideas for the modern bride who seeks to plan her wedding in the spirit of a particular era." - Crescendoh