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.
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.