38 Incredible Wedding Dresses From Many Different Periods in Time

38 Incredible Wedding Dresses From Many Different Periods in Time.

 

#1. 1840.

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The Royal Forums Surprisingly enough, brides didn’t always wear white to their weddings. It was Queen Victoria who started the trend, inadvertently spawning the tradition.

 

#2. 1850.

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George Eastman House Collection An early daguerreotype photo of an unidentified bride posing on her wedding day.

 

#3. 1878.

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Rischgitz / Getty Images A typical Victorian wedding dress featured a bustle, which was usually adorned with flowers.

 

#4. 1900.

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London Stereoscopic Company / Getty ImagesActress Dorothea Baird’s wedding portrait.

 

#5. 1905.

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History Today Eleanor Roosevelt in her wedding dress, photographed in New York City.

 

#6. 1910.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images The Ernstein newlyweds.

 

#7. 1912.

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Rischgitz / Getty ImagesMiss Ruby Ray in bridal attire, featuring a long train and a feather headdress and veil.

 

#8. 1915.

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Topical Press Agency / Getty Images Flight Commander Sipper with his new bride Miss D’Arcy in her fur-trimmed wedding dress.

 

#9. 1918.

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Topical Press Agency / Getty Images Lieutenant Wissler looks on as his bride, Miss Annie Hodge, cuts their wedding cake with a sword.

 

#10. 1920.

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General Photographic Agency / Getty Images Canadian-American film actress Mary Pickford is pure radiance in her wedding dress.

 

#11. 1922.

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Flickr A young African-American couple sit for their wedding portrait.

 

#12. 1922.

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Hello! Princess Mary’s wedding dress was designed by William Wallace Terry, London’s leading court dressmaker.

 

#13. 1924.

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Knight / Getty ImagesA newlywed couple’s wedding portrait, featuring a parrot.

 

#14. 1925.

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Paul O’doye / Getty Images Mademoiselle Loewenstein in a white wedding dress with a very long veil.

 

#15. 1926.

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Sasha / Getty Images A wedding dress from the Solosign fashion house.

 

#16. 1927.

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Sasha / Getty Images The new Mrs Hampton in a wedding dress with an embroidered headdress and long lace train.

 

#17. 1928.

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Nantucket Historical Association“Before the dress was given to the NHA in 1987, it was altered and worn by four other young women in the family.” This was written about the dress that Arline Wilma Preston wore when she wed Clark Wallace Bishop.

 

#18. 1929.

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Sasha / Getty Images A bride in the late 1920s.

 

#19. 1930.

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Flickr: blackheritageMr and Mrs Lewis Johnson cutting their wedding cake together. She wore a simple wedding dress with gloves.

 

#20. 1931.

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Sasha / Getty Images Society bride Inez McNamara after her wedding to William McNamara in London. The cross she is wearing on her chest is made of diamonds.

 

#21. 1933.

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Sasha / Getty Images Actress Ann Todd models her own wedding gown, which was designed and made by Helene Galin. It includes a long train edged with lace that belonged to her great-great-grandmother.

 

#22. 1937.

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Keystone / Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Chateau de Conde in France after their wedding.

 

#23. 1938.

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Fox Photos / Getty Images A wedding gown made of forty-eight yards of satin and twenty yards of tulle, modeled at London’s Grosvenor House.

 

#24. 1942.

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Pinterest Official wedding portrait of Gov. William Scranton’s bride, Mary L. Chamberlin.

 

#25. 1944.

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Telegraph Actress Elyse Knox had a wedding gown fashioned with the fabric from the bullet-riddled parachute that saved her fiance’s life when he was shot down over China.

 

#26. 1945.

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Sam Shere / Getty Images Hazel Scott on her way to wed Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

 

#27. 1946.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images Actress Martha Vickers’s portrait in her wedding gown.

 

#28. 1947.

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Tumblr Dancer Josephine Baker married orchestra leader Jo Bouillon in a simple suit.

 

#29. 1950.

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George Marks / Getty Images A bride posing in her dress with a bouquet in hand.

 

#30. 1951.

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Chaloner Woods / Getty Images A flowing wedding dress with lace sleeves designed by Mercia.

 

#31. 1952.

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Chaloner Woods / Getty Images A satin wedding dress with a long veil, also by Mercia.

 

#32. 1955.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images A model posing in a typical 1950s wedding dress.

 

#33. 1957.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images A model posing in a wedding dress and veil in the late 50s.

 

#34. 1960.

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Keystone / Getty Images British actress Jackie Collins in her wedding dress.

 

#35. 1962.

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Tumblr A young Colin Powell with his bride, Alma.

 

#36. 1964.

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Pinterest A gown from French designer Yves Saint Laurent’s spring collection in 1964. Made of white damask cotton, the dress is accessorized with white elbow gloves and a long tress trimmed with flowers.

 

#37. 1966.

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Flickr A white silk wedding dress from the winter collection of French designer Hubert de Givenchy. It features a matching cape, a white mink tail hat, and white gloves.

 

#38. 1969.

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Pinterest A very daring wedding dress that was well ahead of its time (and still is). It was made of white rose petals and had a large tulle veil in the shape of a cape.

 

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