Everyone who visits ENGAGING BRIDE knows we are in love with everything vintage and it goes without saying that we simply adore this timeless book on Vintage Weddings! Author Marnie Fogg takes you on a resplendent journey in lovely vintage bridal fashions from a bygone era that will provide any bride more than enough bridal inspiration for their own vintage wedding gown! There’s even a comprehensive shopping guide section with a complete list of chic vintage wedding sources and suppliers for vintage bridal gowns as well as vintage wedding accessories.
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.
As a finishing touch to this inspiring and beautiful volume, Vintage Weddings concludes with a wedding planner to help you create a period-style wedding, glossaries on lace and fabrics, and a shopping guide for vintage wedding dresses and accessories.
About the Author
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.
One Hundred Years of Bridal Fashion and Style
By Marnie Fogg
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
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